144/150 - Glutamate a simple molecule with several faces

Organized by: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Colombia)
Track 5: Nutrients and Nutritional Assessment
Friday 20 October 8.00 - 10.00 h. Room 12 - Atalaya

Chair

Prof. Felix Reyes

University of Campinas. Brazil.

Assigned Co-Chair

Dr. Francisco D'Onofrio

Physician. Nutrition Specialist. Barcelo Foundation. Career Specialist in Health Communication. School of Journalism and C.S., UNLP. Argentina.

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Why do we like the umami taste of glutamate?

Speaker

Ana San Gabriel

Ajinomoto Co. Inc. International Glutamate Information Service. Japan.


Umami taste: A tool to reduce sodium intake

Speaker

Prof. Felix Reyes

University of Campinas. Brazil.


How does glutamate work in your brain?

Speaker

Dr. Sonia Luz Albarracin

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Colombia.


Glutamate in the control of energy balance

Speaker

Dr. Manuel Eduardo Baldeón

Center for Biomedical Research. School of Medicine. Universidad Tecnológica Equinoccial. Quito. Ecuador.