07:00 , Mar 27, 2014 |  BC Innovations  |  Cover Story

A bitter taste for sinus infections

Modulating taste receptors in upper airways might provide a new way to treat chronic rhinosinusitis, according to a study from the University of Pennsylvania that shows bitter taste agonists stimulate the release of antimicrobial peptides...
08:00 , Nov 8, 2012 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Technology: Markers

Approach Summary Licensing status Publication and contact information Markers Taste receptor type 2 member 38 (TAS2R38) genotyping for Gram-negative bacterial infection susceptibility In vitro studies suggest TAS2R38 genotyping could help determine treatment regimens for Gram-negative...