Umami Taste Strips (4 x 50)

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The umami taste strips consists of four concentrations, per concentration you receive 50 strips. So in total 200 strips.

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Umami Taste Strips (4 x 50)

The Umami taste strips are an optional addition to the standard taste strips set. The set consists of four concentrations of the Umami flavor, per concentration you receive 50 strips. So in total 200 strips.

Umami is a Japanese word that means ‘glory’ or ‘savory’; it is one of the five basic flavors, along with salt, sweet, sour and bitter.

Umami taste test

Assessment of gustatory function is a central part of the diagnosis of patients with chemosensory dysfunctions. The taste of monosodium glutamate was described as umami taste a century ago by Ikeda. The aim of this study was to extend a validated gustatory test with 4 concentrations of monosodium glutamate. More information about the background of the umami taste strips can be found in this study: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21774441/