Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Gastrointestinal Chemosensation



Did you know that your tongue isn't the only organ that can taste sugar?

Your Gut Has Taste Receptors Too.

Fascinating article.

8 Comments:

At August 21, 2007 10:24 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

That photo requires a WARNING - GRAPHIC MATERIAL ALARM

 
At August 21, 2007 10:34 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Looks like that stomach is about to explode.

-pez

 
At August 21, 2007 11:53 AM, Blogger Shover Robot said...

Yeah! He's Gonna Bust That Balloon!!

 
At August 21, 2007 1:49 PM, Blogger nanc said...

EHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHAAAAAHHHHHHHHH!

my eyes - my eyes!

now i must go wash them out with soap!

*:(

 
At August 21, 2007 1:59 PM, Blogger cube said...

Imagine the aftertaste...

 
At August 21, 2007 4:40 PM, Blogger Brooke said...

GAH!

I'd use bleach if I were you, Nanc! :S

 
At August 21, 2007 6:18 PM, Blogger cube said...

brooke: This guy has taste -- receptors. Lots of them.

 
At August 21, 2007 8:41 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

MANY GI taste receptors.

-pez

 

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