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Table 2 Mean values (±SE) of taste thresholds (mmol/L) in fasting (FS) and satiated states (SS).

From: Effects of caloric deprivation and satiety on sensitivity of the gustatory system

  Threshold of recognition
  FS SS
Sucrose 23.1 ± 4.5 39.8 ± 6.0*
Salt 108.4 ± 15.4 191.2 ± 24.6**
Quinine 0.534 ± 0.081 0.565 ± 0.094
  1. * t = 2.23, P < 0.05; t = 2.86, P < 0.02 compare to corresponding value in FS