9.12 | Fall 2006 | Undergraduate

Experimental Molecular Neurobiology


1 Introduction

Presentation by Course Writing Instructor (PDF) (Courtesy of Marilee Ogren. Used with permission.)

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3 Buck, Linda, and Richard Axel. “A Novel Multigene Family May Encode Odorant Receptors: A Molecular Basis for Odor Recognition.” Cell 65 (1991): 175-187.
4 Question and Answer Session
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11 MacLauren, R. E., R. A. Pearson, A. MacNeil, R. H. Douglas, T. E. Salt, M. Akimoto, A. Swaroop, J. S. Sowden, and R. R. Ali. “Retinal Repair by Transplantation of Photoreceptor Precursors.” Nature 444 (2006): 203-207.
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13 Brown, Arthur, Paul A. Yates, Patrick Burrola, Dan Ortuno, Ashish Vaidya, Thomas M. Jessell, Samuel L. Pfaff, Dennis D.M. O’Leary, and Greg Lemke. “Topographic Mapping from the Retina to the Midbrain Is Controlled by Relative but not Absolute Levels of EphA Receptor Signaling.” Cell 102 (2000): 77-88.

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