Stimulus Properties and Binding to Receptors

  • Maurice Chastrette
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 39)


Structure-odour relationships (SOR) are important in the design of new odorants as well as in the understanding of interactions between molecules and receptor sites. Ideally interpretations of SOR should be related to the structure of the receptors. Unfortunately no receptor structure is presently known, so we have to rely on indirect approaches.


Pure Substance Lower Energy Conformation Musk Scent Nitro Musk Human Olfactory Receptor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maurice Chastrette
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  1. 1.Laboratoire de Chimie Organique Physique, UA CNRS 463Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1VilleurbanneFrance

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