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an independent team of operatives who work together in a CELLULAR MANUFACTURING production environment.
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Scientists believe that taste is tailored to nutritional need, so a cat may use its gustatory cells to choose foods containing chemicals important for their nutrition, and refrain from eating others.
Fushiki and others detected CD36, a protein that takes in fat for muscles and body fat, in the gustatory cells of taste buds in the tongues of mice.