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Themed collection Olfaction, Taste and Chemoreception

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From the themed collection: Olfaction, Taste and Chemoreception
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From the themed collection: Olfaction, Taste and Chemoreception
Editorial

Olfaction, taste and chemoreception: scientific evidence replaces “Essays in biopoetry

Giovanni Appendino, Mark Brönstrup and Julia Kubanek introduce the Natural Product Reports themed issue on ‘Olfaction, taste and chemoreception’.

Graphical abstract: Olfaction, taste and chemoreception: scientific evidence replaces “Essays in biopoetry”
From the themed collection: Olfaction, Taste and Chemoreception
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Contact chemosensation of phytochemicals by insect herbivores

Contact chemosensation, or tasting, enables insect herbivores to identify nonvolatile metabolites in complex mixtures present in plants. The interplay of primary and secondary plant metabolites with gustatory receptors is outlined.

Graphical abstract: Contact chemosensation of phytochemicals by insect herbivores
From the themed collection: Olfaction, Taste and Chemoreception
Viewpoint

Decoding chemical communication in nematodes

We highlight recent studies that are uncovering the specific biological roles of individual ascaroside pheromones in nematodes.

Graphical abstract: Decoding chemical communication in nematodes
From the themed collection: Olfaction, Taste and Chemoreception
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Human cell-based taste perception – a bittersweet job for industry

On the molecular level humans sense food by a variety of specialized tissues which express sensory receptors to handle nutritive value.

Graphical abstract: Human cell-based taste perception – a bittersweet job for industry
From the themed collection: Olfaction, Taste and Chemoreception
Review Article

The role of metals in mammalian olfaction of low molecular weight organosulfur compounds

We highlight the role that copper and other metals play in mammalian olfaction of low molecular weight organosulfur compounds from both natural and non-natural sources.

Graphical abstract: The role of metals in mammalian olfaction of low molecular weight organosulfur compounds
From the themed collection: Olfaction, Taste and Chemoreception
Review Article

Taste and smell in aquatic and terrestrial environments

The review summarizes results up to 2017 on chemosensory cues occurring in both aquatic and terrestrial environments.

Graphical abstract: Taste and smell in aquatic and terrestrial environments
From the themed collection: Olfaction, Taste and Chemoreception
Review Article

Finding food: how marine invertebrates use chemical cues to track and select food

This review covers recent research on how marine invertebrates use chemical cues to find and select food.

Graphical abstract: Finding food: how marine invertebrates use chemical cues to track and select food
From the themed collection: Olfaction, Taste and Chemoreception
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About this collection

Natural Product Reports is delighted to present a themed issue dedicated to the role of natural products in olfaction, taste and chemoreception. The Guest Editors for this issue are Professors Julia Kubanek, Mark Bronstrup, Giovanni Appendino.

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