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Gustin Gene Polymorphism and 6-n-propylthiouracil (PROP) Taste

2014-08-27 03:14:47 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The investigators investigate the possible association of PROP taste with gustin gene polymorphism rs2274333 (A/G), salivary zinc ion concentration and BMI.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

PROP Taste Sensitivity

Location

Sezione di Farmacologia Clinica del Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, San Giovanni di Dio Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Cagli
Cagliari
Ca
Italy
09124

Status

Completed

Source

University of Cagliari

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:47-0400

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