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Think You Know How Smell Works? Sniff Again

Author:
Dey, Sandeepa, Stowers, Lisa
Source:
Cell 2016 v.165 pp. 1566-1567
ISSN:
0092-8674
Subject:
detectors, odorant receptors, odors, smell
Abstract:
The sense of smell is mediated by GPCRs in the odorant receptor (OR) family. Greer et al. report a new family of odor detectors, MS4As, that have similar cellular localization and chemodetection ability as ORs but are not GPCRs and follow a strikingly different logic of odor coding at the periphery.
Agid:
5517835