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Research Article

Diet-Induced Obesity Reduces the Responsiveness of the Peripheral Taste Receptor Cells

  • Amanda B. Maliphol,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, United States of America

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  • Deborah J. Garth,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, United States of America

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  • Kathryn F. Medler mail

    kmedler@buffalo.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: November 13, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079403

About the Authors

Amanda B. Maliphol, Deborah J. Garth, Kathryn F. Medler
Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: kmedler@buffalo.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KM. Performed the experiments: AM DG KM. Analyzed the data: AM DG KM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KM. Wrote the paper: AM DG KM.