General information about bitter taste and the PTC gene

More information about the PTC gene

PTC Receptor Project Lab Protocol

Please contact Dr. Julie Emerson at if you would like to adopt this activity for use in a course of yours. We are happy to provide you with a Word file, if you would like to tailor the activity to your course or program, as well as discuss implementation strategies with you.


Power Point slides for instructor use. See Note view for lots of helpful information.


Instructor keys to DNA sequence chromatograms. Unlabeled student handouts are linked to the subpage in left menu column.


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