Gender and Age Related Changes in Number of Dopaminergic Neurons in Adult Human Olfactory Bulb

Conclusion Factors such as gender and age may affect the number of dopaminergic neurons, and there is a correlation between increased dopaminergic neurons and olfactory performance. Moreover, the increase in dopaminergic cells in the olfactory bulb of the elderly may indicate the existence of rostral migratory stream in adult humans.
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