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..The isolated nature of these gene families probably reflects a specialization of different receptor classes in the detection of specific types of chemicals. ..
Rodriguez I. Pheromone receptors in mammals. Horm Behav. 2004;46:219-30 pubmed
..Recent molecular findings, particularly the identification of two large pheromone receptor gene superfamilies, provide today invaluable tools to better understand the way mammals make sense of pheromonal information. ..
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Rodriguez I, Boehm U. Pheromone sensing in mice. Results Probl Cell Differ. 2009;47:77-96 pubmed publisher
..These mouse models suggest that both the main and the accessory olfactory systems can converge and synergize to express the complex array of stereotyped behaviors and hormonal changes triggered by pheromones. ..