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Odorants

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

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Review
2013
Review
2013
  • W. Leal
  • Annual review of entomology
  • 2013
  • Corpus ID: 44379711
Our knowledge of the molecular basis of odorant reception in insects has grown exponentially over the past decade. Odorant… Expand
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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Candidate mammalian odorant receptors were first cloned some 6 years ago. The physiological function of these receptors in… Expand
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… Expand
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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… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The mammalian olfactory system can recognize and discriminate a large number of different odorant molecules. The detection of… Expand
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