From genes to social communication: molecular sensing by the vomeronasal organ.
What does VNO stand for?
VNO stands for Vomeronasal Organ
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We have 11 other meanings of VNO in our Acronym Attic
- Viet Nam Network Information Centre
- VLSI (Very Large-Scale Integration) and Neural Net Systems (Boston University; Boston, MA)
- Viral Nervous Necrosis Virus (found in fish and oysters)
- Vision Network of New Zealand
- Maximum Structural Cruising Velocity
- Vendor Number
- Verbond Van Nederlandse Ondernemingen
- Vereniging Nederlandse Openluchttheaters (Dutch: Dutch Association of Outdoor Theatres)
- Vilnius, Lithuania - Vilnius Airport (Airport Code)
- Virtual Network Operator
- Verbond van Nederlandse Ondernemingen-Nederlands Christelijk Werkgeversverbond
- Virtual Network Operations Center
- Video News on Demand
- Vietnamese National Oceanographic Data Center
- Voya Nui Online Game (video game)
- Viet Nam On-Line
- Voya Nui Online Game (role-playing game)
- Visual Network Operating System (Singlestep)
- Vietnamese Office For Seeking Missing Persons
- Koninklijke Vereniging van Nederlandse Papier en Kartonfabrieken (Dutch: Royal Association of Dutch Paper and Paperboard; Netherlands)
Samples in periodicals archive:
They found that mice who lack a critical gene in the pheromone-detecting region of the nose, called the vomeronasal organ (VNO), were able to locate the mother's nipple and to suckle.
The role of the vomeronasal organ in rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis oreganus) predatory behavior.
Pheromone signals are detected through an organ three inches inside the nose called the Vomeronasal Organ, which sends a sexual response signal to the brain.
[FIGURE 1 OMITTED] The human vomeronasal organ (VNO) has long been a source of curious interest in the scientific literature.
The Vomeronasal Organ (VNO) within the nose detects pheromones emitted by other people and sends response signals to the hypothalamus, the brain's center of emotions.
The vomeronasal organ in rodents is an important social and sexual signaling pathway.
The odorless chemicals drift through air until they're sniffed into an animal's nose where the vomeronasal organ (VNO), a supersensitive organ wired directly to the midbrain, registers the chemicals.