By Frank Zufall,Steven D. Munger

Written through leaders within the box of chemosensation, Chemosensory Transduction presents a complete source for figuring out the molecular mechanisms that permit animals to notice their chemical global. The textual content focuses on mammals, but in addition contains a number of chapters on chemosensory transduction mechanisms in reduce vertebrates and bugs. This publication examines transduction mechanisms within the olfactory, style, and somatosensory (chemesthetic) platforms in addition to in numerous inner sensors which are chargeable for homeostatic rules of the physique. Chapters conceal such subject matters as social odors in mammals, vertebrate and invertebrate olfactory receptors, peptide signaling in style and intestine nutrient sensing. incorporates a foreword via preeminent olfactory scientist Stuart Firestein, Chair of Columbia University’s division of organic Sciences in long island, NY.

Chemosensory Transduction describes cutting-edge techniques and key findings concerning the learn of the chemical senses. therefore, it serves because the go-to reference for this topic for practising scientists and scholars with backgrounds in sensory biology and/or neurobiology. the amount can also be beneficial for researchers engaged within the layout or trying out of flavors, fragrances, meals and/or pharmaceuticals.

  • Provides a entire assessment for all chemosensory transduction mechanisms
  • Valuable for teachers taken with sensory biology, neurobiology, and chemosensory transduction, in addition to researchers in new taste, body spray, and nutrition testing
  • Edited by way of best specialists within the box of olfactory transduction
  • Focuses on mammals, yet reduce vertebrates and invertebrate version platforms also are included

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