Isolation and structure of bombesin and alytesin, 2 analogous active peptides from the skin of the European amphibians Bombina and Alytes.

  title={Isolation and structure of bombesin and alytesin, 2 analogous active peptides from the skin of the European amphibians Bombina and Alytes.},
  author={Ada Anastasi and Vittorio Erspamer and M. Bucci},
  volume={27 2},
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