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: The Molecular Basis of Smell and Taste Transduction (Novartis Foundation Symposia) (): CIBA Foundation Symposium: Books. This book is another in a long series that purports to describe the molecular basis of olfaction by dealing with one set of constructs and one approach to the problem. In this sense this book provides a highly personal approach to the problems of . It begins with an introduction to the history of odours and the molecular basis of olfaction, including structure–odour relationships. The main part of the book consists of a series of chapters. The book details on the molecular basis of olfaction, olfactory characterization of perfumery materials, structure-odor relationships, the chemical synthesis of odorants, and the chemistry of essential oils and odorants from the animal kingdom, backed up by ca. perfumery examples and historical s:
The mammalian olfactory system can recognize and discriminate a large number of different odorant molecules. The detection of chemically distinct odorants presumably results from the association of odorous ligands with specific receptors on olfactory sensory neurons. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Amoore, John E., Molecular basis of odor. Springfield, Ill., Thomas  (OCoLC) Online version. Molecular basis of odor (Amoore, John E) book reviews. The major failing of this work is its lack. of any mention of the role of computers in. controlling, evaluating, and storing the. clinical data. Although s. thorough treat-. ment is not necessary, it is the reviewer's. The book details on the molecular basis of olfaction, olfactory characterization of perfumery materials, structure-odor relationships, the chemical synthesis of odorants, and the chemistry of essential oils and odorants from the animal kingdom, backed up by ca. perfumery examples and historical aspects/5(1).
In order to understand the molecular basis of odor coding in the larva, it is necessary to identify larval odor receptors and then to characterize their responses to odorants. Odor coding in the adult depends on the activation of seven-transmembrane domain receptors encoded by a family of 60 Or genes (Clyne et al., , Gao and Chess, , Vosshall et al., , Robertson et al., ). Recent application of the techniques of molecular biology and patch-clamp physiology has led to rapid advances in understanding the molecular events in chemosensory transduction. In this book, the latest results are presented and discussed by leading scientists. The role of the axillary microbiota in the formation body odour has long been established 1,9; however, the molecular basis of malodour pathways from Author: Michelle Rudden. A significant effect of molecular complexity on odor pleasantness was found (F2,51 = , p = ; Fig. 3b): low complexity odorants were rated as more unpleasant than medium (t(34) = .