Signs consistent with neurotoxicity included increased expression of the inflammatory mediators, interleukin-6 and nitric oxide synthase-2, as well as decreased expression of vascular endothelial growth factor A in the olfactory bulb, striatum, hippocampus, and cerebellum.
What does OB stand for?
OB stands for Olfactory Bulb
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We have 18 other meanings of OB in our Acronym Attic
- Oh Baby
- Ohne Befund (German: Results Negative)
- Ohne Binde (German: without a pad; tampon brand)
- Oingo Boingo (band)
- Old Babylonian
- Old Bastard
- Old Bedfordian (Bedford School, UK)
- Old Bill (UK police)
- Old Boy
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It is well known that olfactory receptor cells and the granular cells of the olfactory bulb can regenerate.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Researchers found high levels of HHV-6 in the olfactory bulb, a smell-related part of the brain, in two of three autopsy brain samples.
Because light input can easily be controlled, they were able to design a series of experiments stimulating specific sensory neurons in the nose and looking at the patterns of activation downstream in the olfactory bulb.
While ruminating on man's best friend, what struck me was the fact that while a large visual cortex dominates my human brain, it is an olfactory cortex that dominates your dog's brain, roughly 40 times bigger than my olfactory bulb, relative to total brain size.
Among the 14 topics are timing excitation and inhibition in the cortical network, gap junctions and emergent rhythms, the feed-forward chain as a filter-amplifier motif, encoding and decoding target parameters in the primate parietofrontal system, stochastic synchrony in the olfactory bulb, and the large-scale computational modeling of the primary visual cortex.