Pharmacology Pharmacology

Current Topics in Pharmacology

12:30 PM, Thursday, May 29, 2008 | Room T-473 HSC
Speaker: Dr. Joe Beavo
Topic: DEET Receptors: Why it pays to have sweaty friends!

  1. Sato K, Pellegrino M, Nakagawa T, Nakagawa T, Vosshall LB, Touhara K. Insect olfactory receptors are heteromeric ligand-gated ion channels. Nature. 2008 Apr 24;452(7190):1002-6. Epub 2008 Apr 13.
  2. Ditzen M, Pellegrino M, Vosshall LB. Insect odorant receptors are molecular targets of the insect repellent DEET. Science. 2008 Mar 28;319(5871):1838-42. Epub 2008 Mar 13.
  3. Odor coding in the maxillary palp of the malaria vector mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Curr Biol. 2007 Sep 18;17(18):1533-44. Epub 2007 Aug 30.

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