Pharmacology Pharmacology

Current Topics in Pharmacology

12:30 PM, Thursday, June 3, 2010 | Room T-747 HSC
Speaker: Bill Catterall
Topic: Flies, Snakes, and Smokers: A New Range of Sensory Activities for TRPA1 Channels

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