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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The researchers say restoring the population of stem cells in the olfactory epithelium by regenerating them or by administering the right drug as a nasal spray may prevent deterioration in the sense of smell.
The investigators showed aggregation of Ag in the turbinated areas of the nasal cavity lined with olfactory epithelium, which is one of the main direct portals of entry to the OB (Center et al.
Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) revealed broad knowledge about the characteristic features of the olfactory epithelium in different teleosts (Mana et al.
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Jafek's causation opinion and finding that there is no reasonable scientific evidence supporting his opinions that Zicam actually reaches the olfactory epithelium, that Zicam is toxic to the olfactory epithelial tissue, or that Zicam is delivered in a dose sufficient to permanently damage olfactory epithelial tissue); OHanlon v.
Different odors evoked different patterns of activity across the olfactory epithelium," says Hadas Lapid, a neuro-biologist at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel.
Rawson developed her professional career in chemosensation at the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, PA, as an Assistant and then an Associate Member, studying the cellular and molecular basis for odor and taste detection, and the impact of aging and inflammation on the olfactory epithelium.
2004) reported that BDNF suppressed degeneration of bulbectomized olfactory epithelium and Briscoe et al.
Study of the olfactory epithelium supports the association between disrupted neurogenesis and schizophrenia.
An indirect relationship with high ventilation rates may possibly exist, however, as the shape and orientation of the ethmoturbinals appear to help protect the olfactory epithelium from exposure to strong air currents.
The presentation, entitled "Increased Oxidative Stress Involving Olfactory Epithelium In Alzheimer's Disease," outlined changes in five key oxidative stress markers and the usefulness of cultured olfactory neurons to provide an AD-specific oxidative stress model.
May 11, 2017-The sensory tissue known as the olfactory epithelium, comprising various types of cells, lines the nose.