Electrophysiological measurements from a moth olfactory system

Zainulabeuddin Syed, Walter S. Leal

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Abstract

Insect olfactory systems provide unique opportunities for recording odorant-induced responses in the forms of electroantennograms (EAG) and single sensillum recordings (SSR), which are summed responses from all odorant receptor neurons (ORNs) located on the antenna and from those housed in individual sensilla, respectively. These approaches have been exploited for getting a better understanding of insect chemical communication. The identified stimuli can then be used as either attractants or repellents in management strategies for insect pests.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere2489
JournalJournal of Visualized Experiments
Issue number49
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2011

Keywords

  • Electroantennogram (EAG)
  • Insect olfaction
  • Issue 49
  • Navel orangeworm
  • Neuroscience
  • Single sensillum recordings (SSR)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience (all)
  • Chemical Engineering (all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (all)
  • Immunology and Microbiology (all)

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