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By Frank Zufall, Steven D. Munger

Written by way of leaders within the box of chemosensation, Chemosensory Transduction offers a finished source for figuring out the molecular mechanisms that let animals to notice their chemical international. The textual content focuses on mammals, but in addition contains numerous chapters on chemosensory transduction mechanisms in reduce vertebrates and bugs. This e-book examines transduction mechanisms within the olfactory, style, and somatosensory (chemesthetic) platforms in addition to in quite a few inner sensors which are answerable for homeostatic rules of the physique. Chapters conceal such issues as social odors in mammals, vertebrate and invertebrate olfactory receptors, peptide signaling in flavor and intestine nutrient sensing. encompasses a foreword through preeminent olfactory scientist Stuart Firestein, Chair of Columbia University’s division of organic Sciences in manhattan, NY.

Chemosensory Transduction describes cutting-edge methods and key findings relating to the examine of the chemical senses. hence, it serves because the go-to reference for this topic for working towards scientists and scholars with backgrounds in sensory biology and/or neurobiology. the amount can be worthwhile for researchers engaged within the layout or trying out of flavors, fragrances, meals and/or pharmaceuticals.

  • Provides a finished evaluate for all chemosensory transduction mechanisms
  • Valuable for teachers all in favour of sensory biology, neurobiology, and chemosensory transduction, in addition to researchers in new taste, body spray, and nutrients testing
  • Edited by means of major specialists within the box of olfactory transduction
  • Focuses on mammals, yet decrease vertebrates and invertebrate version platforms also are included

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