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Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 189402, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/189402
Review Article

Umami the Fifth Basic Taste: History of Studies on Receptor Mechanisms and Role as a Food Flavor

Aomori University, Aomori 030-0943, Japan

Received 23 March 2015; Accepted 16 June 2015

Academic Editor: Francesco Perticone

Copyright © 2015 Kenzo Kurihara. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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