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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 937407, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/937407
Research Article

Differences and Similarities among Parotoid Macrogland Secretions in South American Toads: A Preliminary Biochemical Delineation

1Laboratório de Bioquímica e Biofísica, Instituto Butantan, Av. Vital Brasil 1500, 05503-900 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
2Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas da Universidade de São Paulo, Av. Prof. Lineu Prestes 2415, 05508-000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
3Laboratório de Biologia Celular, Instituto Butantan, Av. Vital Brasil 1500, 05503-900 São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Received 19 March 2013; Accepted 11 April 2013

Academic Editors: F. Garcia-Gonzalez and A. I. Kehr

Copyright © 2013 Juliana Mozer Sciani et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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