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The main olfactory bulb and innate behavior: different perspectives on an olfactory scene

Nature Neuroscience volume 10, pages 15111512 (2007) | Download Citation

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A recent study in Nature now shows that the main olfactory bulb contains a particular zone required for innate odor aversion, indicating that olfactory receptors have behavioral as well as chemical specificity.

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