Periglomerular cell

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Periglomerular cells mediate lateral inhibition in the olfactory system together with granule cells. They have inhibitory synapses on mitral cells and tufted cells.[1]


  1. ^ Martinez, Diane P.; Freeman, Walter J. "Periglomerular cell action on mitral cells in olfactory bulb shown by current source density analysis". Brain Research. 308 (2): 223–233. doi:10.1016/0006-8993(84)91061-8.