How We Smell: The Molecular Basis of Olfaction


Although smell is the oldest of animal senses, the molecular basis for how the olfactory system recognizes thousands of odors and translates them into odor perceptions has been a major enigma in neuroscience. Together, Richard Axel and I discovered a large (~1000) multigene family in mice that codes for an equal number of olfactory receptors (ORs). Since… (More)


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@inproceedings{Pahomov2011HowWS, title={How We Smell: The Molecular Basis of Olfaction}, author={Lisa Pahomov and Shubhik K Debburman}, year={2011} }