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Olfactory receptor cells

olfactory receptor cells

Very slender nerve cell's, with large nuclei and surmounted by six to eight long, sensitive cilia in the olfactory epithelium at the roof of the nose; they are the receptors for smell.

Synonym: olfactory cells, schultze's cells.


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Motion of Olfactory Cilia?

... clarify what Darby has already explained. The olfactory pathway has 2 neurons. The cilia are part ... necessary mean that: almost all mammalian cells have a specialized structure called the primary ... same volume in order to accommodate the many receptor molecules each of these receptor neurons ...

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by MrMistery
Wed Jun 04, 2008 4:57 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Motion of Olfactory Cilia?
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Receptor

... of sensory systems. For instance, the touch receptor cells in the skin adapt to the stimulation of our clothes, ... smoke in a room, more quickly than the properties of olfactory receptor cells would predict. Thus, they believe ...

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by dipjyoti
Sat Feb 17, 2007 3:20 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Receptor
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The Fiber Disease

... ..... forming a reflective cognating olfactory system we call "clouds" ... ... on their ability to agglutinate red blood cells and the homology of their genomes, Ads have ... 26) and the so-called coxsackievirus and Ad receptor (CAR) (4, 39). Spe- cifically, the carboxy-terminal ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Fri Dec 15, 2006 1:23 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... use in nature of arrays of mechanical sensory cells for the extraction of significant information ... control." "In both the visual and olfactory systems a "quantal" mechanism ... greater than the thermal noise in the receptor molecule. In hearing, on the other hand, ...

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by Skytroll
Wed Nov 01, 2006 6:35 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Pheromones

... vomeronasal organ, which is where pheromone receptors are located in most other mammals, does ... one on people with complete blockage of their olfactory centers, the other on people whose vomeronasal ... has also been isolated from human olfactory cells, indicating that these receptors are being ...

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by JacobK
Thu Feb 02, 2006 1:58 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Pheromones
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Views: 11055


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