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Taste and Smell Receptors

Taste and Smell Receptors The Receptors For Taste And Smell Are Chemoreceptors The receptors for taste and smell are stimulated by certain types of chemicals.

Neurons, Receptors, Neurotransmitters, and Alcohol

Communication Networks in the Brain Neurons, Receptors, Neurotransmitters, and Alcohol David M. Lovinger, Ph.D. D AVID M. L O VINGER , P H .D., is chief of the Laboratory for Integrative Neuroscience at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, Maryland.


J. exp. Biol. (1982), ioo, 41-57 4 1 With 7 figures Printed in Great Britain PULMONARY AND RESPIRATORY TRACT RECEPTORS BY J. G. WIDDICOMBE Department of Physiology, St George's Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London S WIJ oRE SUMMARY Nervous receptors in the lungs and respiratory tract ...


Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093-064, USA. e-mails: vperissi@ucsd.edu; mrosenfeld@ucsd. edu doi:10.1038/nrm1680 ORPHAN RECEPTOR A subclass of nuclear receptors that were originally ...


GABA RECEPTORS Ian LMartinand Susan MJDunn Ian MartinisProfessor of Pharmacology in the School of Life and Health Sciences at the University of Aston, Birmingham B47ET, UK.

Molecular Diversity of the Dopamine Receptors

282 CIVELLI ET AL led to the proposition that the etiology of movement disorders and psychoses involve different neuronal pathways and that the dopamine receptors may differ in these pathways.


The steroid receptor superfamily: mechanisms of diversity 3092 0892-6638/91/0005-3092/$01.50. © FASEB PETERJ. FULLER’ Prince Henry’s Institute of Medical Research, Prince Henry’s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004 Australia ABSTRACT The steroid receptor superfamily of ligand-dependent ...

Sensory Receptors

1 Sensory Receptors Sensations --Action potentials that reach the brain via sensory neurons Perceptions -the brain's interpretation of sensations Sensory reception -the detection of the energy of a stimulus by receptors in sensory cells Sensory receptors specialized neurons or epithelial cells ...

Evaluation of Cannabinoid Receptor Agonists and Antagonists ...

The possible existence of CB 2 receptors in the cerebellum maybe more conclusively tested using a CB 2 agonist with negligibleCB 1 affinity or with the recently announced CB 2-selective antagonist, SR144528 (Barth et al ., 1997).

Histology of Sensory Receptors I. Introduction

1 Histology of Sensory Receptors I. Introduction A. Sensory receptors always contain a transducing system which converts the stimulus into an