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2. What is the vibrational theory of odor receptors?

  • Lock and key theory - whether an odorant molecule smells the same or different to another is based on whether it has a complementary shape to the receptor binding site of the OSN
  • Whether a odorant smells the same or different to another is based on its IR vibrational spectrum
  • Molecules might have to be the right shape to ‘dock’ with receptor sites but then bond energies determine the final activation level

3. What were the results of Cain (1982)?

  • Women performed better overall identifying scents, but men performed better for scents in the 'male domain'
  • Men performed better overall identifying smells, but women performed better for scents in the 'female domain'
  • Men and women performed equally in identifying scents
  • Women performed better than men in identifying all scents

4. What 2 things CAN you smell?

  • Isobutylmethoxypyrazine and carbon monoxide
  • Menthol and isobutylmethoxypyrazine
  • Mentol and methane
  • Methane and isobutylmethoxypyrazine

5. How many basic tastes are there?

  • 11
  • 5
  • 6
  • 4

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