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.

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

That photo requires a WARNING - GRAPHIC MATERIAL ALARM

Anonymous said...

Looks like that stomach is about to explode.

-pez

Shover Robot said...

Yeah! He's Gonna Bust That Balloon!!

nanc said...

EHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHAAAAAHHHHHHHHH!

my eyes - my eyes!

now i must go wash them out with soap!

*:(

cube said...

Imagine the aftertaste...

Brooke said...

GAH!

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

cube said...

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

Anonymous said...

MANY GI taste receptors.

-pez

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