ANAT 2647 Olfactory System - PNS Version

ANAT 2647 Olfactory System - PNS Version - Granule cells...

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Richard Axel and Linda Buck 2004 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “Odorant receptors and the organization of the olfactory system“ http://vimeo.com/7966309
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Olfactory System Differs from other sensory systems 1. Nontopographical 2. Receptors are epithelia 3. Replaced every 1-3 months
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Olfactory Epithelium Olfactory neurons (bipolar) 25 million unmyelinated Sustentacular cells Basal Cells (replacements)
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Olfactory Bulb Mitral cells and tufted cells Glomeruli Periglomerular cells
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Unformatted text preview: Granule cells Olfactory receptor Periglomerular cell Mitral cell +-+ Central Connections Olfactory tract (mitral cell axons) medial olfactory striae anterior olfactory nucleus septal area (via Diagonal band of Broca) contralateral bulb (via anterior commissure) inhibits mitral cells by exciting granule cells Central Connections Lateral olfactory striae piriform lobe MD of thalamus orbitofrontal cortex...
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