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CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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(2005) who also found no expression of these proteins in mitral cells. The work of these authors was carried out with the same strain of mice (ICR) but they were male animals; even so, the distribution of proteins was similar to that found in females.
The particular neurons Baldwin studies, called mitral cells, are smell go-betweens, carrying odor information from scent-detecting cells in the nose to higher brain regions.