Helisoma trivolvismedical dictionary

Pulmonate mollusc whose relatively simple nervous sytsem contains large identifiable cells and is consequently, like Hirudo and Aplysia a favorite preparation for studying neural mechanisms at the cellular level and in particular for studying isolated neurones in culture.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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