, Volume 33, Issue 5, pp 618–619

Olfactory discrimination between glycine and deuterated glycine by fish



Electrophysiological and behavioural experiments showed that whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) were able to discriminate between glycine and fully deuterated glycine by olfaction, while both chemicals stimulated the olfactory receptors to induce bulbar responses of similar magnitude.


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© Birkhäuser-Verlag 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Hara
    • 1
  1. 1.Freshwater InstituteCanada Department of the EnvironmentWinnipegCanada

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