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Olfactory receptors are nothing to sniff at

Cosmos Magazine - Sun 15 Jul 18

Proteins essential to smelling are found throughout the body – but their function remains mysterious. Andrew Masterson reports.

Olfactory cells found throughout the body may help or harm depending on location

Phys.org - Thu 12 Jul 18

A review of more than 200 studies reveals that olfactory receptors—proteins that bind to odors that aid the sense of smell—perform a wide range of mostly unknown functions outside the nose. ...

Smell Receptors in the Body Could Help Sniff out Disease

Laboratory Equipment - Thu 12 Jul 18

NewsA review of more than 200 studies reveals that olfactory receptors, proteins that bind to odors that aid the sense of smell, perform a wide range of mostly unknown functions outside the ...

Smell receptors in the body could help sniff out disease, ScienceDaily - Thu 12 Jul 18
Smell receptors in the body could help sniff out disease, Eurekalert - Thu 12 Jul 18

Olfactory receptors have more functions than merely smell perception

Eurekalert - 21 hours ago

Numerous studies to date have shown that olfactory receptors are relevant not only for smell perception, but that they also play a significant physiological and pathophysiological role in all ...