Neuropeptide S facilitates mice olfactory function through activation of cognate receptor-expressing neurons in the olfactory cortex.

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Shao, Yu-Feng; Zhao, Peng; Dong, Chao-Yu; Li, Jing; Kong, Xiang-Pan; Wang, Hai-Liang; Dai, Li-Rong; Hou, Yi-Ping;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 8, issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0062089, pmc: PMC3628337
  • Subject: Animal Models | Research Article | Molecular Cell Biology | Mathematics | Neuropeptides | Neurochemistry | Immunohistochemical Analysis | Mouse | Immunology | Biostatistics | Biology | Neuroscience | Olfactory System | Medicine | Immunologic Techniques | Q | R | Model Organisms | Biochemistry | Science | Behavioral Neuroscience | Sensory Systems | Neurochemicals | Gene Expression | Statistics
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Neuropeptide S (NPS) is a newly identified neuromodulator located in the brainstem and regulates various biological functions by selectively activating the NPS receptors (NPSR). High level expression of NPSR mRNA in the olfactory cortex suggests that NPS-NPSR system mig... View more
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