Accessory chemosignaling mechanisms in primates

@article{Evans2006AccessoryCM,
  title={Accessory chemosignaling mechanisms in primates},
  author={Charles S. Evans},
  journal={American Journal of Primatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={68}
}
  • C. S. Evans
  • Published 2006
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American Journal of Primatology
Accessory olfaction is defined as the chemoreceptive system that employs the vomeronasal complex (VNC) and its distinct central projections to the accessory olfactory bulb (AOB) and limbic/cortical systems. Comparisons of the structural and functional features of primate accessory olfaction can now be made at many levels. Advances in the understanding of molecular mechanisms of odorant transfer and detection, physiological analyses of signal processing, and appreciation of ontogenetic… Expand
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