Bitter taste as a mediator of food intake and postprandial glycaemia in health and type 2 diabetes [ 2018 - 2020 ]

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Researchers: A/Pr Richard Young Prof Christine Feinle-Bisset Prof Christopher Rayner Prof Karen Jones

Brief description The gut “tastes” contents passing through it in a similar manner to the tongue. Recent evidence suggests that bitter substances in the gut can reduce appetite and slow the emptying of meals from the stomach, by stimulating gastrointestinal hormone release. We propose studies to understand how this system functions in health and type 2 diabetes, and whether it can be targeted to provide new diabetes treatments

Funding Amount $AUD 735,430.26

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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