TITLE

How a mouse nose knows it's found a mate

AUTHOR(S)
Palmer, D. Jason
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
New Scientist;8/5/2006, Vol. 191 Issue 2563, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explains the role that scent plays in the mate selection of mice and humans. Scientists have found that mice and humans both have a number of trace amine-associated receptors (TAARs) in their nasal lining. These receptors are thought to pick up on pheromones released by bodily secretions.
ACCESSION #
27669876

 

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