Odorants

Known as: Odorant 
The volatile portions of chemical substances perceptible by the sense of smell.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
From worm to man, many odorant signals are perceived by the binding of volatile ligands to odorant receptors that belong to the G… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Drosophila olfactory sensory neurons (OSNs) each express two odorant receptors (ORs): a divergent member of the OR family and the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Fruit flies are attracted by a diversity of odors that signal the presence of food, potential mates, or attractive egg-laying… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We adapted the technique of intrinsic signal imaging to visualize how odorant concentration and structure are represented… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Although insects have proven to be valuable models for exploring the function, organization, and development of the olfactory… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Odors are thought to be represented by a distributed code across the glomerular modules in the olfactory bulb (OB). Here, we… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Olfaction is a versatile and sensitive mechanism for detecting volatile odorants. We show that the nematode C. elegans detects… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The signal elicited by the interaction of odorous ligands with receptors on olfactory sensory neurons must be decoded by the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The mechanisms by which mammals discriminate a vast array of diverse odors are poorly understood. To gain insight into the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The mammalian olfactory system can recognize and discriminate a large number of different odorant molecules. The detection of… (More)
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