Chapter 15. Computer Correlation of Molecular Shape with Odour: A Model for Structure-Activity Relationships

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme and
  2. Julie Knight
  1. John E. Amoore

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470715369.ch15

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Taste and Smell in Vertebrates

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Taste and Smell in Vertebrates

How to Cite

Amoore, J. E. (2008) Computer Correlation of Molecular Shape with Odour: A Model for Structure-Activity Relationships, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - Taste and Smell in Vertebrates (eds G. E. W. Wolstenholme and J. Knight), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470715369.ch15

Author Information

  1. Western Regional Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, US. Department of Agricultre, Albany, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1970

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780700014545

Online ISBN: 9780470715369

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Keywords:

  • biological system;
  • olfactory process;
  • hormones;
  • antibiotics;
  • perfumery ingredients

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Receptor Proteins

  • Primary Odours

  • Specific Anosmia to Isovaleric Acid

  • The Conformation of a Protein Receptor Site

  • Computer Assessment of Molecular Shape

  • Future Possibilities for Correlation of Structure and Activity

  • Summary

  • Discussion

  • References