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Biogenic Amines and Active Polypeptides in the Skin of Australian Amphibians

Nature volume 212, page 204 (08 October 1966) | Download Citation

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IN the course of an extensive study of biogenic amines and active polypeptides in the skins of amphibians collected throughout the world, extracts of the skin of a number of Australian species were subjected to paper chromatographic and biological screening. Research on the Australian species is still in progress and this report is intended to communicate only some preliminary results.

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  1. Institute of Pharmacology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy.

    • V. ERSPAMER
    •  & M. ROSEGHINI
  2. Department of Zoology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

    • R. ENDEAN
  3. Research Institute, Farmitalia, Milano, Italy.

    • A. ANASTASI

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