Activation of thermoreceptors mediates raw garlic's burning pungency
...in folklore both stem in part from the distinctive pungency
associated with its raw, uncooked state. Researche...cantly milder taste of roasted garlic.
most likely evolved as a defense mechanism against...R. Eid, SunWook Hwang, and Ardem Patapoutian: "The pungency
of Garlic: Activation of TRPA1 and TRPV1 in Respon...