Olfaction: Chemical Signposts along the Silk Road

Mark C. Mescher, Consuelo M. De Moraes

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A recent study on the reception of olfactory cues by silkworm larvae illustrates how the convergence of genomic, physiological and ecological data promises to shed light on the origins and evolution of chemically mediated interactions between plants and insects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R491-R493
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number12
StatePublished - Jun 23 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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