Q: Is taste the sensation produced when a substance in the mouth reacts chemically with taste receptor cells located on taste buds in the oral cavity? ¶
A: Yes, and mostly on the tongue.
Q: Are tastes classified as either aversive or appetitive? ¶
A: Yes, and depending upon the effect the things they sense have on our bodies.
Q: Is taste also present in tomatoes? ¶
A: Yes, and grains, and beans.
Q: Is taste a form of chemoreception which occurs in the specialised taste receptors in the mouth? ¶
Q: Is taste significantly more sensitive than average? ¶
Q: Is taste commonly related to other? ¶
A: Yes, and more negative, tastes such as bitter and sour due to how unpleasant the taste is for humans.
Q: Is taste conveyed via three of the twelve cranial nerves? ¶
Q: Are tastes astringency? ¶
A: Yes, In Sinhala and Sri Lankan English it is referred to as kahata.
Q: Is taste detected by a small subset of cells that are distributed across all taste buds in the tongue? ¶
Q: Are tastes triggered by the binding of molecules to G protein-coupled receptors on the cell membranes of taste buds? ¶
Q: Is taste a last-line warning system before the compound is ingested and can do damage? ¶
Q: Were tastes sweet and bitter? ¶
Q: Is taste almost universally unpleasant to humans? ¶