why acids are sour in taste

why acids are sour in taste


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Harishwar IIT Roorkee
askIITians Faculty 50 Points
9 years ago
Hi Students,

Acidic foods are believed to taste sour because of their hydrogen ion concentration. Scientists believe that the human tongue determines taste through several different channels. The taste buds that register sour and salty flavors do so through ion channel

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