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Olfactory system

The parts of the body involved in sensing smell, including the nose and many parts of the brain. Smell may affect emotion, behavior, memory, and… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Olfactory deficits are present in numerous neurodegenerative disorders and are accompanied by pathology in related brain regions… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
In insects, olfaction plays a crucial role in many behavioral contexts, such as locating food, sexual partners, and oviposition… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Olfactory receptor neurons (ORNs) convey chemical information into the brain, producing internal representations of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The main parts of the central olfactory system are the bulb (OB), anterior nucleus (AON), and prepyriform cortex (PC). Each part… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The brain faces many complex problems when dealing with odorant signals. Odours are multidimensional objects, which we usually… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
The human nose is often considered something of a luxury, but in the rest of the animal world, from bacteria to mammals… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We have isolated the "complete" repertoire of genes encoding the odorant receptors in Drosophila and employ these genes to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
In the mammalian olfactory system, information from approximately 1000 different odorant receptor types is organized in the nose… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The mammalian olfactory system can recognize and discriminate a large number of different odorant molecules. The detection of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
Three species were studied, the rabbit, opossum and rat. Lesions of the main olfactory bulb caused terminal degeneration, assayed… Expand
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