NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository

NISCAIR ONLINE PERIODICALS REPOSITORY (NOPR)  >
NISCAIR PUBLICATIONS >
Research Journals >
Indian Journal of Experimental Biology (IJEB) >
IJEB Vol.48 [2010] >
IJEB Vol.48(11) [November 2010] >


Title: Olfactory bulb serotonin level modulates olfactory recognition in neonate rat
Authors: Dulcy, C Prisila
Ganesh, A
Rajan, K Emmanuvel
Keywords: 5,7- Dihydroxytryptamine
Neonate rat
Neurotransmitters
Olfactory recognition
Serotonin
Issue Date: Nov-2010
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Role of serotonin in olfactory recognition was tested by depleting the olfactory bulb serotonin during postnatal day (PND)1- 4 following administration of 5,7-dihydroxytryptamine. Significant difference in the olfactory recognition test was observed during PND5-7; control pups successfully recognized and oriented towards their mother; whereas treated pups failed to recognize their mother odour. Later on, during PND12-14, both group of pups responded equally in the recognition test. Levels of olfactory bulb serotonin were depleted (53.3%) in the treated pups on PND-8, which was restored on PND-14 with only 15% variation. Further analysis demonstrated that depletion of serotonin in olfactory bulb did not affect the normal suckling and weight gain, it only modulates olfactory recognition.
Page(s): 1078-1082
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1009 (Online); 0019-5189 (Print)
Source:IJEB Vol.48(11) [November 2010]

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
IJEB 48(11) 1078-1082.pdf96.3 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
 Current Page Visits: 553 
Recommend this item

 

National Knowledge Resources Consortium |  NISCAIR Website |  Contact us |  Feedback

Disclaimer: NISCAIR assumes no responsibility for the statements and opinions advanced by contributors. The editorial staff in its work of examining papers received for publication is helped, in an honorary capacity, by many distinguished engineers and scientists.

CC License Except where otherwise noted, the Articles on this site are licensed under Creative Commons License: CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India

Copyright © 2012 The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. All rights reserved.

Powered by DSpace Copyright © 2002-2007 MIT and Hewlett-Packard | Compliant to OAI-PMH V 2.0

Home Page Total Visits: 606403 since 06-Feb-2009  Last updated on 21-Oct-2014Webmaster: nopr@niscair.res.in