Food science and technology 135Genetic Variation in Taste Sensitivity [1ed.]9780824740870, 0-8247-4087-4

Author : John Prescott, Beverly J. Tepper
Description:Featuring results presented at the Sensitivity to PROP (6-n-propylthiouracil) symposium held as a satellite to the European Chemosensory Research Organisation conference in Erlangen, Germany, this volumes field-shaping selections review all sides of PROP sensitivity measurementfrom its descriptive worth with regard to sensory experiences, individual taste perceptions, and food choices to its predictive power in the nutrition and public health arenas. Discusses the use of genetic variation in taste as a biomarker for risk of cardiovascular disease, obesity, and chronic disease.
Categories: Biology Genetics
Year :2004
Publisher : Marcel Dekker, Inc
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 274
File Info : pdf 2 Mb