olfactory epithelium


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ol·fac·to·ry ep·i·the·li·um

an epithelium of the pseudostratified type that contains olfactory, receptor, nerve cells the axons of which extend to the olfactory bulb of the brain.

ol·fac·to·ry ep·i·the·li·um

(ōl-fak'tŏr-ē ep'i-thē'lē-ŭm)
An epithelium of the pseudostratified type that contains olfactory and receptor nerve cells with axons that extend to the olfactory bulb of the brain.
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NGF is produced in the olfactory bulb (Ebendal, 1992), and transported to the olfactory epithelium (OE) (Miwa et al.
1993, Nerve growth factor (NGF) and its receptor in rat olfactory epithelium.
Current research involves attempts to grow biopsied neurons in cultures to observe how they respond to various pharmaceutical agents, and also to isolate the genes that are expressed in the olfactory epithelium and bulb, he said.
The odor molecules travel to a membrane called the olfactory epithelium.
Once the molecules of an odor dissolve in mucus, electrical impulses are sent to the dog's olfactory epithelium.
1992), and in rats, the nasal olfactory epithelium was a prominent target after 105 weeks of exposure (Abdo et al.
The olfactory epithelium is a -- located at the roof of your nasal cavity.
Any residual capability to sense pheromones has probably shifted from the VNO to the main olfactory epithelium, suggests Emily R.
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Nasal sections from mice that received a single instillation of SG at various doses and were sacrificed 24 hr PI were scored for the amount of toxin-induced, light microscopic lesions in the olfactory epithelium (OE).
Tissues found to be positive for hsp70 (Figure 3) and hsp70-eGFP (Figure 4) in our experiments are considered target tissues or accumulators of Cd in fish (30-32), and histopathologic lesions in skin, digestive tract, olfactory epithelium, kidney, and gills have been reported after a 96-hr acute exposure to 12 ppm Cd[Cl.