Combinatorial co‐expression of pheromone receptors, V2Rs

@article{Silvotti2007CombinatorialCO,
  title={Combinatorial co‐expression of pheromone receptors, V2Rs},
  author={L. Silvotti and A. Moiani and R. Gatti and R. Tirindelli},
  journal={Journal of Neurochemistry},
  year={2007},
  volume={103}
}
Basal neurons of the vomeronasal organ of the mouse express a superfamily of about 120 pheromone receptors, named V2Rs, that are grouped in four families, A, B, C, and D, according to sequence homology. Family‐A, ‐B, and ‐D V2Rs are expressed as one receptor gene per cell, but we previously reported their co‐expression with family‐C V2Rs. Here, we show that basal neurons can be further grouped according to the combinatorial expression of different V2Rs. Altogether, these findings suggest that… Expand
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