olfactory receptor cell


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olfactory receptor cell

A cell of the olfactory mucosa that has receptors for the sense of smell. Olfactory cells are continuously replaced from stem cells throughout adult life.
Synonym: olfactory cell
See also: cell
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Responses of olfactory receptor cells of spiny lobsters to binary mixtures.
Whole cell recording from lobster olfactory receptor cells: responses to current and odor stimulation.
Voltage- and current-clamp recordings of the receptor potential in olfactory receptor cells in situ.