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The Chemistry of Chemoreception in Vertebrate Sensory Systems

  • E. Bignetti
  • A. Cavaggioni
  • R. Tirindelli
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 194)

Abstract

In a first section we will try to understand the organization of chemoreception from the chemical-structure/sensation relationship. In a second section we will briefly touch on the biochemical evidence for olfactory and taste receptors. In the last section we will study a family of proteins that are models for olfactory receptors.

Keywords

Odorant Binding Protein Bitter Modality Olfactory Cilium Primary Odour Specific Anosmia 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Bignetti
    • 1
  • A. Cavaggioni
    • 1
  • R. Tirindelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Biologia Molecolare and Istituto di FisiologiaUniversita’ di ParmaItaly

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