Table 2

Mean values (±SE) of taste thresholds (mmol/L) in fasting (FS) and satiated states (SS).

Threshold of recognition


FS

SS


Sucrose

23.1 ± 4.5

39.8 ± 6.0*

Salt

108.4 ± 15.4

191.2 ± 24.6**

Quinine

0.534 ± 0.081

0.565 ± 0.094


* t = 2.23, P < 0.05; t = 2.86, P < 0.02 compare to corresponding value in FS

Zverev BMC Neuroscience 2004 5:5   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-5-5

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