Chemical biology: Sticky spices

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Abstract

The spiciness of foods such as horseradish is perceived through sensory neurons of the pain pathway. The lingering pungency of some such foods results from chemical modification of the channels that trigger these neurons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)491-492
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume445
Issue number7127
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2007

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