The vomeronasal system

@article{Brennan2001TheVS,
  title={The vomeronasal system},
  author={Peter A. Brennan},
  journal={Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences CMLS},
  year={2001},
  volume={58},
  pages={546-555}
}
  • P. Brennan
  • Published 1 April 2001
  • Biology
  • Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences CMLS
Abstract. In addition to the main olfactory system, many vertebrates possess a vomeronasal system that conveys more specialized chemosensory information. Unlike the airborne, volatile stimuli detected by the main olfactory system, vomeronasal stimuli are typically proteins of the lipocalin family which bind small, volatile ligands. Despite the smaller number of vomeronasal receptor types, the projection patterns of the vomeronasal receptor neurons to multiple glomeruli in the accessory… 
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