Neurobiology of Taste and Smell

Neurobiology of Taste and Smell

by Thomas E. Finger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0894646168

ISBN-13: 9780894646164

Pub. Date: 10/01/1991

Publisher: Krieger Publishing Company

This updated version is an introduction to the study of the chemical senses (taste and smell). The interdisciplinary study of the chemical senses has given us a window into many complex brain functions. It involves a wide range of disciplines, including neurobiology, molecular biology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, biochemistry, and psychology.  See more details below

Overview

This updated version is an introduction to the study of the chemical senses (taste and smell). The interdisciplinary study of the chemical senses has given us a window into many complex brain functions. It involves a wide range of disciplines, including neurobiology, molecular biology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, biochemistry, and psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780894646164
Publisher:
Krieger Publishing Company
Publication date:
10/01/1991
Edition description:
Reprint ed
Pages:
462
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Contributors
Pt. IChemical Sensitivity and Sensibility1
Ch. 1Overview and Introduction3
Ch. 2Chemoreception in Microorganisms11
Ch. 3Genetic Models of Chemoreception41
Ch. 4Chemesthesis: The Common Chemical Sense73
Ch. 5Chemical Communication and Pheromones: The Types of Chemical Signals and the Role of the Vomeronasal System101
Pt. IIOlfaction129
Ch. 6Cell Biology of Olfactory Epithelium131
Ch. 7Olfactory Transduction159
Ch. 8Molecular Biology of Olfaction179
Ch. 9Representation of Olfactory Information in the Brain201
Ch. 10Development of the Olfactory System233
Ch. 11Human Olfaction257
Pt. IIIGustation285
Ch. 12Cell Biology of Taste Epithelium287
Ch. 13Taste Transduction and Molecular Biology315
Ch. 14Neural Representation of Taste353
Ch. 15Gustatory System Development393
Ch. 16Human Gustation423
Index463

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