olfactory bulb


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one of two enlargements at the terminus of the olfactory nerve at the base of the brain just above the nasal cavities

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Quantitative analysis of neuronal diversity in the mouse olfactory bulb.
Variant brain-derived neurotrophic factor (Val66Met) alters adult olfactory bulb neurogenesis and spontaneous olfactory discrimination," The Journal of Neuroscience, vol.
In the rodent, the olfactory bulb receives an estimated several thousand newly generated interneurons per day throughout the animal's life.
The results of this study show that neurons are added to the procerebrum of Helix aspersa throughout the life of the snail though, as in neuron addition to the mouse olfactory bulb (Pomeroy et al.
An enlarged olfactory bulb implies an exquisitely sensitive sniffer.
Consequently, with olfactory bulbs the size of boxing gloves so that they posses the ability to distinguish the top, middle, and bass notes of.
Among the 14 topics are timing excitation and inhibition in the cortical network, gap junctions and emergent rhythms, the feed-forward chain as a filter-amplifier motif, encoding and decoding target parameters in the primate parietofrontal system, stochastic synchrony in the olfactory bulb, and the large-scale computational modeling of the primary visual cortex.
This triggers the cells to send electrical signals to the dog's olfactory bulb and other areas of the brain that analyze smells.
Neural degeneration has been described in the caudate nucleus, putamen, globus pallidus, olfactory bulb, substantia nigra, and the hypothalamus of experimental animals and humans, intoxicated with manganese [8, 11, 12, 22, 46].
Site/origin of neural stem cells: In the mammalian adult brain, the genesis of new neurons continues throughout life within two 3-layered cortical regions, the hippocampus and olfactory bulb (OB), where it is sustained by endogenous stem cells.
These cells then transmit electrical signals to the olfactory bulb, where mitral cells forward the signals to the brain for processing.
When the air reaches your olfactory bulb at the top of the inside of your nose, it swirls around and messages are sent from there to your brain to be decoded.
We have obtained maps of the input to the olfactory bulb that define the responsiveness of individual olfactory receptor proteins.
Using a macrophotography apparatus, selected sections, primarily from the lugol fast blue-cresyl echt violet series, beginning with the olfactory bulb and ending with the medulla oblongata, were photographed with gaps of about 300-560 [micro]m between sections.