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Olfactory Receptor Neurons

"Olfactory Receptor Neurons" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Neurons in the OLFACTORY EPITHELIUM with proteins (RECEPTORS, ODORANT) that bind, and thus detect, odorants. These neurons send their DENDRITES to the surface of the epithelium with the odorant receptors residing in the apical non-motile cilia. Their unmyelinated AXONS synapse in the OLFACTORY BULB of the BRAIN.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Olfactory Receptor Neurons" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Olfactory Receptor Neurons" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 84 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2010
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