A nose for smells? Practice makes perfect!

The teams of Alan Carleton and of Ivan Rodriguez have identified the complementary role played by two kinds of mouse olfactory neurons in forming, maintaining and reshaping the representations of odours. Their study, published on March 8, 2017 in Neuron, shows that it is their very combination that enables to recognise and distinguish similar smells.

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8 Mar 2017

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