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 ====5. Gustatory System==== ====5. Gustatory System====
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 +Tastant molecules are detected by taste receptors, located on cells within taste buds on the tongue. From here, information travels through cranial nerves until it reaches the first taste relay in the nucleus of the solitary tract. From here, gustatory information travels to the gustatory cortex (located in the insular cortex), as well as other brain regions such as the amygdala. ​