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Prey chemical signal transduction in the vomeronasal system of garter snakes

  • Mimi Halpern
  • Angel R. Cinelli
  • Dalton Wang
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Keywords

Adenylate Cyclase Main Olfactory Bulb Vomeronasal Organ Garter Snake Accessory Olfactory Bulb 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mimi Halpern
  • Angel R. Cinelli
  • Dalton Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.SUNY Downstate Medical CenterBrooklyn

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