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“Sugar and Fat Appetite: Role of Nutrient Sensors in Mouth and Gut ”

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Synopsis: Food appetite and preference are greatly influenced by taste stimuli. Sugar taste is mediated by sweet receptors and fat taste receptors also exist. Sugar and fat are also "tasted" in the gut where nutrient sensors stimulate eating and flavor preferences through an "appetition" process.
Start Time: Friday, November 3, 2017 9:15 AM
End Time: Friday, November 3, 2017 10:15 AM
Location: Foran Hall
Address: 59 Dudley Road
Campus: George H. Cook
Room: 138A
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: N/A
Speaker: Anthony Scalafani, PhD
Sponsor: Animal Sciences
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Contact Name: Nick Bello, Ph.D.
Contact Email: ntbello@rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-2996