By Frank Zufall, Steven D. Munger
Written by means of leaders within the box of chemosensation, Chemosensory Transduction offers a complete source for figuring out the molecular mechanisms that let animals to realize their chemical international. The textual content makes a speciality of mammals, but additionally comprises numerous chapters on chemosensory transduction mechanisms in decrease vertebrates and bugs. This ebook examines transduction mechanisms within the olfactory, flavor, and somatosensory (chemesthetic) structures in addition to in numerous inner sensors which are chargeable for homeostatic rules of the physique. Chapters disguise such issues as social odors in mammals, vertebrate and invertebrate olfactory receptors, peptide signaling in style and intestine nutrient sensing. contains a foreword via preeminent olfactory scientist Stuart Firestein, Chair of Columbia University’s division of organic Sciences in long island, NY.
Chemosensory Transduction describes state of the art techniques and key findings regarding the learn of the chemical senses. hence, it serves because the go-to reference for this topic for practising scientists and scholars with backgrounds in sensory biology and/or neurobiology. the quantity can also be priceless for researchers engaged within the layout or trying out of flavors, fragrances, meals and/or pharmaceuticals.
- Provides a complete evaluation 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 nutrition testing
- Edited by way of top specialists within the box of olfactory transduction
- Focuses on mammals, yet decrease vertebrates and invertebrate version platforms also are included
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