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New Paper Out on Newt Poison Glands

A new paper led by Pedro Luiz Mailho-Fontana and collaborators shows poison gland morphology correlates with TTX levels among populations of Taricha.


Mailho-Fontana, P. L., C. Jared, M. M. Antoniazzi, J. M. Sciani, D. C. Pimenta, A. N. Stokes, T. Grant, and E. D. Brodie III. 2019. Variations in tetrodotoxin levels in populations of Taricha granulosa are expressed in the morphology of their cutaneous glands. Scientific Reports 9:18490. PDF






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