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International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste

Edited by Edited by Thomas Finger (Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado)
International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste

Published: July 2009

Volume 1170

The collection of papers in this Annals volume provides an integrative approach to modern research in the field of the chemical senses, including smell and taste in disease, nutrition, and social interactions in humans as well as animals.
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The volume provides, in a multi-author format, the proceedings of the International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste held in San Francisco in July 2008. The collected proceedings offer an up-to-date description of the status of research in the areas of taste, smell, and trigeminal chemoreception. The presentations are grouped into four thematic areas: peripheral events in chemoreception, central processing of chemosensory signals, chemosignals in behavior, and chemical senses in health and disease. Included are unique chapters offering the most recent syntheses unavailable elsewhere.