Nose thyself: Individuality in the human olfactory genome

  • Zhang X
  • Firestein S
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Abstract

A recent study using cell-based assays together with an olfactory psychophysical survey in humans has established a link between a genetic polymorphism in an odorant receptor and variability in perception of the smell of the steroid androstenone.

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Authors

  • Xiaohong Zhang

  • Stuart Firestein

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