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Vomeronasal organ structure

Known as: Jacobson Organ, Vomeronasal Organs, Vomeronasale, Organum 
An accessory chemoreceptor organ that is separated from the main OLFACTORY MUCOSA. It is situated at the base of nasal septum close to the VOMER and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The vomeronasal organ (VNO) has a key role in mediating the social and defensive responses of many terrestrial vertebrates to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Potential predators emit uncharacterized chemosignals that warn receiving species of danger. Neurons that sense these stimuli… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Mammals rely heavily on olfaction to interact adequately with each other and with their environment. They make use of seven… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The identification of receptors that detect environmental stimuli lays a foundation for exploring the mechanisms and neural… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
In mammals, social and reproductive behaviours are modulated by pheromones, which are chemical signals that convey information… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The mammalian vomeronasal organ detects social information about gender, status, and individuality. The molecular cues carrying… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The chemical senses (smell and taste) have evolved complex repertoires of chemosensory receptors — G-protein coupled receptors… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Several developments during the past 15 years have profoundly affected our understanding of the vomeronasal system (VNS) of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The vomeronasal organ (VNO) is a chemoreceptive organ that is thought to transduce pheromones into electrical responses that… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
The vomeronasal organ (VNO) is a chemoreceptor organ enclosed in a cartilaginous capsule and separated from the main olfactory… Expand
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