Odor discrimination and odor quality perception in rats with disruption of connections between the olfactory epithelium and olfactory bulbs.


Rats were trained using olfactometry and operant conditioning to discriminate among homologous fatty acids, homologous aldehydes, and a series of unrelated odors. Their memory for the positive and negative assignment of each odor (tested under extinction) was assessed before and after they had received selective lesions of the olfactory bulbs or injection… (More)

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