Therapeutic potential of ectopic olfactory and taste receptors

Therapeutic potential of ectopic olfactory and taste receptors

Therapeutic potential of ectopic olfactory and taste receptors, Published online: 30 November 2018; doi:10.1038/s41573-018-0002-3

Olfactory and taste receptors are ectopically expressed in multiple extra-nasal and extra-oral tissues, exhibiting potential functions in a diverse range of biological processes. Here, Lee et al. discuss the physiological roles of these ectopic olfactory and taste receptors, assessing their emerging therapeutic and diagnostic potential in conditions including asthma, wound healing, obesity and cancer.

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