The main and the accessory olfactory systems interact in the control of mate recognition and sexual behavior

@article{Keller2009TheMA,
  title={The main and the accessory olfactory systems interact in the control of mate recognition and sexual behavior},
  author={M. Keller and M. J. Baum and O. Brock and P. Brennan and J. Bakker},
  journal={Behavioural Brain Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={200},
  pages={268-276}
}
In the field of sensory perception, one noticeable fact regarding olfactory perception is the existence of several olfactory subsystems involved in the detection and processing of olfactory information. Indeed, the vomeronasal or accessory olfactory system is usually conceived as being involved in the processing of pheromones as it is closely connected to the hypothalamus, thereby controlling reproductive function. By contrast, the main olfactory system is considered as a general analyzer of… Expand
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