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Salivary Proteome and Sensitivity to Bitterness (PROTAMER)

This study has been completed.
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Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique Identifier:
First received: March 2, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: February 2010
History: No changes posted
This study aims to establish whether the protein composition of healthy males contribute to their sensitivity to the bitterness of caffeine.

Condition Intervention
Other: caffeine

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Basic Science

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Further study details as provided by Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique:

Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: caffeine Other: caffeine


Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy volunteers

Exclusion Criteria:

  • smokers
  • currently suffering from oral pathologies
  • sensory aversion to bitterness
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01079338

Sponsors and Collaborators
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
Principal Investigator: Martine Morzel, PhD Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
  More Information Identifier: NCT01079338     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AFSSAPS-2009-A00320-57
Study First Received: March 2, 2010
Last Updated: March 2, 2010

Keywords provided by Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique:
sensitivity to caffeine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Purinergic P1 Receptor Antagonists
Purinergic Antagonists
Purinergic Agents
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