Odorant and pheromone receptors in insects

Since the emergence of the first living cells, survival has hinged on the ability to detect and localize chemicals in the environment. Modern animal species ranging from insects to mammals express large odorant receptor repertoires to detect the structurally diverse array of volatile molecules impor...

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Main Authors: TAL S HA, Dean p Smith
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2009-09-01
Series:Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience
Online Access:http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/neuro.03.010.2009/full