Our newest paper on a skeleton key for insect olfaction!

Congratulations to Srishti Batra on her newest publication describing a well-known food favoring agent that elicits behavioral and olfactory activity across the Insects. As Srishti notes:  “this known food additive elicits a behavioral response for several insects, including mosquitoes, flies, and cockroaches. A broad-scale behaviorally active molecule non-toxic to humans thus has significant implications for health and agriculture. Coffee furanone serves as a unique tool to unlock molecular, physiological, and behavioral relationships across this diverse receptor family and animal taxa.”

Read the open-access paper here!

A Functional Agonist of Insect Olfactory Receptors: Behavior, Physiology and Structure https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fncel.2019.00134

  One thought on “Our newest paper on a skeleton key for insect olfaction!

  1. Kesavan Subaharan
    May 9, 2019 at 4:14 pm

    Interesting paper

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