Affiliation: Monell Chemical Senses Center
- Major taste loss in carnivorous mammalsPeihua Jiang
Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:4956-61. 2012..These data provide strong support for the view that loss of taste receptor function in mammals is widespread and directly related to feeding specializations...
- The bamboo-eating giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) has a sweet tooth: behavioral and molecular responses to compounds that taste sweet to humansPeihua Jiang
Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
PLoS ONE 9:e93043. 2014..We consider possible explanations for retained sweet perception in this species, including the potential extra-oral functions of sweet taste receptors that may be required for animals that consume plants. ..
- Comparative Genetics of Sweet Taste in CarnivoraPeihua Jiang; Fiscal Year: 2011....