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From: The important role of umami taste in oral and overall health

Figure 4

Labial minor salivary gland flow responses to the five tastes. Minor salivary gland flow responses from highest to lowest were monosodium glutamate (umami) > citric acid (sour) > NaCl (salt) = sucrose (sweet) = quinine (bitter). The salivary secretion was expressed as a percentage of the control.

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