Crystal Structure of Thaumatin I, a Sweet Taste Receptor Binding Protein

  • Abraham de Vos
  • Sung-Hou Kim
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 126)


Among sensory perceptions, taste is one of the least understood. Taste perception is associated with many properties, of which some are similar to, but others quite different from, those in hormone-hormone receptor interaction.


Taste Perception Beta Strand Snake Venom Toxin Sweet Protein Sweet Receptor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abraham de Vos
    • 1
  • Sung-Hou Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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