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olfactory neuroepithelium

the olfactory neuroepithelium is composed of receptor and supporting cells and olfactory glands of Bowman, located in the superior part of the nasal cavities. The receptor cells are neurons with dendritic extensions into the overlying mucus and axons that transverse the cribriform plate as the olfactory fila and synapse with second-order neurons in the glomeruli of the olfactory bulb.
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Antennules are olfactory organs involved in detection of odorants that stimulate upstream locomotion and tracking of distant odor sources by diverse malacostracan crustaceans (e.g., Devine and Atema, 1982; Atema, 1998; Mead, 2002; Mead et al., 2003; Weissburg et al., 2012; Moore and Kraus-Epley, 2013).
Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM) showing (a) full picture of olfactory organ with lamellae (L) and raphe (R); and surface of the lamellae (b-f).
The 125-[micro]M dose caused eGFP fluorescence in the developing olfactory organ, gill, skin, liver, and pronephros.
Palmstrom builds an olfactory organ And on it plays Korf's sneezewort sonata.
In aquatic systems, relationships between structure and function have been analyzed in detail for antennae (arthropod olfactory organs), laying the foundations for our understanding of the biophysical principles that govern the olfactory sense.
Identification and partial characterization of putative taurine receptor proteins for the olfactory organ of the spiny lobster.
Behavioral responses to chemical stimulation of the olfactory organ in the squid Loligo opalescens.
Indeed, local application of diluted squid ink to the olfactory organ of restrained squid caused strong escape jetting responses (Gilly and Lucero, 1992).
To enable a correlation of vascular corrosion casts with olfactory organs' anatomy and morphology one adult female (body weight: 78.8 grams, snout-vent length: 90 mm) and one male Xenopus (body weight: 78 grams; snout-vent length: 70 mm) were killed by immersion within an overdose of MS 222 (0.5 %; Aldrich Chemicals, St.
This would tend to indicate that top-tier predators such as bass and even Africa's tigerfish--species which rely more on sight when hunting--have less well developed olfactory organs compared to those species who muzzle around in the murky depths locating their food--(i.e.
Friday evening celebrated the event, and we entered the charming, spruced-up art deco auditorium to find very little had changed, apart from newly-upholstered seating (people referred to the improved impact upon the olfactory organs, but my own had never been bothered over more than 40 years).
If a deer's olfactory organs are anywhere as sensitive at discriminating scents as they are at detecting them (which seems to be the case), subtle differences in odor could convey many different messages, which may have something to do with the particular attractiveness of some rubs.