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Curr Opin Neurobiol. 1996 Aug;6(4):481-6.

Targeting olfaction.

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  • The Rockefeller University, Box 242, 1230 York Avenue, New York, New York 10021, USA. mombaer@rockvax.rockefeller.edu

Abstract

An olfactory sensory neuron most probably expresses a single olfactory receptor gene, out of 1000 choices. Olfactory neurons expressing the same olfactory receptor are distributed over a wide area of the olfactory epithelium, but they project their axons to a few discrete positions in the olfactory bulb, out of 2500 choices. How?

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