NEUROBIOLOGY OF TASTE & SMELL 2E
Chemical sensitivity and sensibility
Genetic models of chemoreception
Transduction and the molecular biology of olfaction and taste
And much more
Covering a wide range of disciplines including neurobiology, molecular biology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, biochemistry, and psychology, The Neurobiology of Taste and Smell, Second Edition provides a comprehensive description of the crucial issues and important developments within each area. Students and researchers in neuroscience and cell and molecular biology, in addition to new investigators to the field, will find the Second Edition an essential reference of updated information.
Table of Contents:
CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY AND SENSIBILITY.
Overview and Introduction.
Chemoreception in Microorganisms.
Genetic Models in Chemoreception.
Chemesthesis: The Common Chemical Sense.
Chemical Communication and Pheromones: The Types of Chemical Signals and the Role of the Vomeronasal System.
Cell Biology of Olfactory Epithelium.
Molecular Biology of Olfaction.
Representation of Olfactory Information in the Brain.
Development of the Olfactory System.
Cell Biology of Taste Epithelium.
Taste Transduction and Molecular Biology.
Neural Representation of Taste.
Gustatory System Development.