A J Perlman

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We have used primary cell cultures of hepatocytes from male or female Xenopus laevis to study the mechanisms by which estrogen induces vitellogenin gene transcription and how primary exposure to estrogen renders cells more responsive to secondary stimulation. We have characterized the estrogen receptor in hormonally naïve cells and in hepatocytes treated(More)
1. The defensive withdrawal reflex of the siphon of Aplysia is a local response (exhibited by the organ that is stimulated) mediated by the conjoint action of both the central and peripheral nervous systems. 2. Three independent methods were used to determine the contribution of the central and peripheral nervous systems to the siphon-withdrawal reflex: 1)(More)
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