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The Effect of Glucose on Electronic Taste Analyzer

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.org

Citation:  Paper number  131619422,  2013 Kansas City, Missouri, July 21 - July 24, 2013. (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.13031/aim.20131619422) @2013
Authors:   Daniel Szöllosi, Zoltan Kovács, Evelin Várvölgyi, Andras Fekete
Keywords:   electronic tongue sweet taste glucose taste masking

Abstract. Instrumental taste measurement is in the center of attention both for sensory experts and sensor developers. However, the measurement of sweetness in a hard task. Our work reported here presents the measurability of glucose with an electronic taste analyzer. Our results showed that the system is sensitive for pure glucose but in a very “un-monotonic” way. However in the presence of other components a monotonic change in some sensor signals could be observed. Our opinion is that these sensors are not measuring the glucose itself but a kind of masking effect covering the other components.

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