Gene TAS2R38 and Supertasters
Do you cringe at the taste of Brussels sprouts? Do artificial sweeteners taste sickeningly sweet? You may be a supertaster. A mutation on the TAS2R38 gene, a marker gene for taste hypersensitivity, yields increased sensitivity to bitter tasting compounds. So, what's your taster status?
Science Experiment – Taster Status
Do you know your taster status? Using PTC strips and blue food coloring, you can find out! Do these fun science experiments to see if you are an average taster or a super taster. What's your status?
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