PTC: Genes and Bitter Taste
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PTC: Genes and Bitter Taste

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The University of Utah's Genetic Science Learning Center provides a wonderful site discussing PTC, the PTC gene and the evolutionary history of bitter taste. There are also two links that students may click to listen to Dr. Stephen Wooding, Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, exchange information about the evolutionary importance of bitter taste and about PTC testing in chimpanzees.
Material Type: Reference Material
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Date Added to MERLOT: October 04, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: October 27, 2013
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Submitter: Jim Bidlack
Keywords: PTC gene, TAS2R38, alleles, phenylthiocarbamide, bitter taste, PTC, phenylthiourea, poisonous plants

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