Precision and diversity in an odor map on the olfactory bulb

@article{Soucy2009PrecisionAD,
  title={Precision and diversity in an odor map on the olfactory bulb},
  author={Edward R. Soucy and Dinu F. Albeanu and Antoniu L. Fantana and Venkatesh N. Murthy and Markus Meister},
  journal={Nature Neuroscience},
  year={2009},
  volume={12},
  pages={210-220}
}
We explored the map of odor space created by glomeruli on the olfactory bulb of both rat and mouse. Identified glomeruli could be matched across animals by their response profile to hundreds of odors. Their layout in different individuals varied by only ∼1 glomerular spacing, corresponding to a precision of 1 part in 1,000. Across species, mouse and rat share many glomeruli with apparently identical odor tuning, arranged in a similar layout. In mapping the position of a glomerulus to its odor… 
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