1. Each glomerulus in the olfactory blub receives input from...
- One OSN
- OSNs expressing the same surface receptor
- OSNs expressing multiple surface receptors
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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?