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The Star-Nosed Mole Reveals Clues to the Molecular Basis of Mammalian Touch

  • Kristin A. Gerhold equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kristin A. Gerhold, Maurizio Pellegrino

    Affiliations: Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Maurizio Pellegrino equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kristin A. Gerhold, Maurizio Pellegrino

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Makoto Tsunozaki,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Takeshi Morita,

    Affiliations: Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Duncan B. Leitch,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Pamela R. Tsuruda,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Rachel B. Brem,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Kenneth C. Catania,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Diana M. Bautista mail

    dbautista@berkeley.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Published: January 30, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055001

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