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Answered 2010-08-27 21:15:04

Sour taste is a result of a chemical property. Certain chemicals - acids in particular - produce a sour taste when they come in contact with the appropriate taste buds. The chemical interaction of those chemicals with the taste buds yeilds a stimulus of those taste buds that the brain interprets as "sour".

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The taste of something is a chemical property, not a reaction.

A sour taste results from chemical content -- the substance triggers chemical receptors on the tongue (sometimes also odor receptors in the nose). A sour flavor results from a chemical change within certain foods, or from the growth of microorganisms in the food.

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Sour taste is associated with acids (technically, pH less than 7).

A sour taste is chemical and it can be caused by anything from bad teeth; problems with digesting food; Acid Relux where the acid comes from the stomach up through the throat to the back of the throat giving off a acidic and sour taste in the mouth so, it's part hormonal and chemical.

Acids (pH <7) have a sour taste, like lemons; Bases (pH >7) have a bitter taste, like grapefruit.

one of the property of all acids is that they taste sour

one property of acids is that they taste sour.

chemical because u cant change it back into fresh milk

it is a base it has a sour taste

Milk going sour is a chemical change.

Milk turning sour is a chemical change.

Sour-tasting and corrosive substances will be acidic, or have a pH of

Milk going sour would be considered a chemical change. The sour taste and smell come from bacteria and chemicals reacting, and milk cannot revert to its original freshness once it has soured.

yes See Is Sour Milk a physical or chemical change for more info

no bases do not taste sour they taste bitter, acids taste sour

Sour!! it is also a strong chemical taste,take a swig of bleach you will find out

smells sharp and tastes sour

Acids taste sour because sour is acid.

Acids create the sour taste. Most of the fruits have sour taste.

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