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… (More)
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1940-2017
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2011
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2011
The vomeronasal organ (VNO) has a key role in mediating the social and defensive responses of many terrestrial vertebrates to… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
The identification of receptors that detect environmental stimuli lays a foundation for exploring the mechanisms and neural… (More)
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2005
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2005
In mammals, social and reproductive behaviours are modulated by pheromones, which are chemical signals that convey information… (More)
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2004
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2004
The mammalian vomeronasal organ detects social information about gender, status, and individuality. The molecular cues carrying… (More)
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2003
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2003
Pheromones are water-soluble chemicals released and sensed by individuals of the same species to elicit social and reproductive… (More)
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2003
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2003
It is commonly assumed that odorants are detected by the main olfactory epithelium (MOE) and pheromones are sensed through the… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The mouse vomeronasal organ (VNO) is thought to mediate social behaviors and neuroendocrine changes elicited by pheromonal cues… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The vomeronasal organ (VNO) of mammals plays an essential role in the detection of pheromones. We obtained simultaneous… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
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2000
The vomeronasal organ (VNO) is a chemoreceptive organ that is thought to transduce pheromones into electrical responses that… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
In mammals, olfactory sensory perception is mediated by two anatomically and functionally distinct sensory organs: the main… (More)
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