Expression of candidate pheromone receptor genes in vomeronasal neurons.
- BiologyChemical senses
The isolation of these receptors from the VNO might permit the analysis of the molecular events which translate the bindings of pheromones into innate stereotypic behaviors and help to elucidate the logic of phersomone perception in mammals.
A Multigene Family Encoding a Diverse Array of Putative Pheromone Receptors in Mammals
A Novel Family of Putative Pheromone Receptors in Mammals with a Topographically Organized and Sexually Dimorphic Distribution
A Novel Family of Candidate Pheromone Receptors in Mammals
Deficient pheromone responses in mice lacking a cluster of vomeronasal receptor genes
The behavioural impairment and chemosensory deficit support a role of V1r receptors as pheromone receptors, and the deletion of a ∼600-kilobase genomic region that contains a cluster of 16 intact V1R genes is deleted.
A Chemosensory Gene Family Encoding Candidate Gustatory and Olfactory Receptors in Drosophila
A putative pheromone receptor gene is expressed in two distinct olfactory organs in goats.
- BiologyChemical senses
The results suggest that the goat may detect pheromone molecules through two distinct olfactory organs, and the newly isolated goat receptor genes are members of the V1R gene family.
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Divergent seven transmembrane receptors are candidate chemosensory receptors in C. elegans
Expression of members of the putative olfactory receptor gene family in mammalian germ cells
The finding suggests that a common receptor gene family encodes olfactory receptors and sperm cell receptors that could be involved in chemotaxis during fertilization.
A novel multigene family may encode odorant receptors: A molecular basis for odor recognition
Olfactory receptor gene cluster on human chromosome 17: possible duplication of an ancestral receptor repertoire.
- BiologyHuman molecular genetics
The cloning of 16 human OR genes, all from chromosome 17 (17p13.3), suggest that the cluster identified may be one of several copies of an ancestral OR gene repertoire whose existence may predate the divergence of mammals.
Spatial segregation of odorant receptor expression in the mammalian olfactory epithelium
A zonal organization of odorant receptor gene expression in the olfactory epithelium
Allelic inactivation regulates olfactory receptor gene expression
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Golf: an olfactory neuron specific-G protein involved in odorant signal transduction.
Evidence is presented suggesting that this G protein, termed Golf, mediates olfaction, and the expression of Golf alpha in S49 cyc- kin- cells, a line deficient in endogenous stimulatory G proteins, demonstrates its capacity to stimulate adenylate cyclase in a heterologous system.
Coding of olfactory information: Topography of odorant receptor expression in the catfish olfactory epithelium