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UMAMI THE FIFTH BASIC TASTE

UMAMI THE FIFTH BASIC TASTE Umami the socalled fifth basic taste in addition tosweet, sour, salt and bitter is the descriptive term given to glutamatefound naturally in foods or added as the flavourenhancer monosodiumglutamate, as well as other combinations of glutamate and nucleotides.Discusses natural sources of glutamate, as well as commercial productionand uses of these flavourenhancers. Reviews legislation, thus providinga rounded uptodate picture of this new and fascinating subject area. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nutrition & Food Science Emerald Publishing

UMAMI THE FIFTH BASIC TASTE

Nutrition & Food Science , Volume 92 (2): 3 – Feb 1, 1992

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0034-6659
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000000953
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Abstract

Umami the socalled fifth basic taste in addition tosweet, sour, salt and bitter is the descriptive term given to glutamatefound naturally in foods or added as the flavourenhancer monosodiumglutamate, as well as other combinations of glutamate and nucleotides.Discusses natural sources of glutamate, as well as commercial productionand uses of these flavourenhancers. Reviews legislation, thus providinga rounded uptodate picture of this new and fascinating subject area.

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Nutrition & Food ScienceEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 1, 1992

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