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Olfaction refers to the sense of smell. This sense is mediated by specialized sensory cells of the nasal cavity of vertebrates, and, by analogy, sensory cells of the antennae of invertebrates. For air-breathing animals, the...
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The olfactory system is the sensory system used for olfaction, or the sense of smell. Most mammals and reptiles have two distinct parts to their olfactory system: a main olfactory system and an accessory olfactory system. The...
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Unlike most of our sensory systems that detect only one type of stimuli, our sense of smell works double duty, ... reaction in the olfactory neurons. ...
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olfaction n. The sense of smell. The act or process of smelling. [Latin olfactus , past participle of olfacere , to smell; see olfactory + –ION
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olfactory adj. Of, relating to, or contributing to the sense of smell. ... The cell bodies are situated in the olfactory mucous membrane of the nose. ...
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The olfactory nerve is actually a collection of sensory nerve rootlets that ... Olfactory bulb cells then transmit electrical activity to other parts of the ...
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In all olfactory systems, even in animals as phylogenetically diverse as flies, ... The recognition and conversion of olfactory stimuli begins with the interaction ...
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Olfactory responses in a gustatory organ of the malaria vector mosquito Anopheles gambiae. ... Multiple Receptors: Increased Complexity in Olfactory Coding? ...
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Definition of olfactory from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games.
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Each olfactory receptor cell possesses only one type of odorant receptor, and ... The olfactory system is the first of our sensory systems that has been ...
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Experiment: Olfactory Fatigue ... Students learn how to investigate the olfactory system and then find out how to ... is the story of olfactory sensory cells. ...
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Sema-1a also regulates PN axon targeting in higher olfactory centers. ... Representation of the Glomerular Olfactory Map in the Drosophila Brain ...
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Excitatory Interactions between Olfactory Processing Channels in the Drosophila Antennal Lobe ... Functional Organization of the Drosophila Olfactory System ...
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The olfactory processing we detected parallels processing in the ... Researchers Closer to Learning the Underlying Logic of the Olfactory System (05.23.05) ...
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Olfactory dysfunction can arise from a variety of causes and can profoundly ... Approximately 2 million Americans experience some type of olfactory dysfunction. ...
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Progression of alachlor-induced olfactory tumors in rats is accompanied by ... No olfactory mucosal tumors were observed in any of the mice, although alachlor ...
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... in human olfactory perception, implying that a given set of olfactory receptors activated by ... discrete patches or clusters within glomeruli of the olfactory ...
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Gated currents in isolated olfactory receptor neurons of the ... Trotier D, MacLeod P. Intracellular recordings from salamander olfactory receptor cells. ...
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The mechanism of excitatory olfactory receptor transduction has been intensely studied. ... the other hand, studies on olfactory receptor neurons from a wide ...
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Thus the olfactory granule cells possess an LTS, with intrinsic kinetics that ... The olfactory bulb was isolated, and each hemisphere was hemisected (Mori et al. ...
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