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Research Article

Rapid Encoding and Perception of Novel Odors in the Rat

  • Daniel W Wesson equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Daniel W Wesson, Ryan M Carey, Justus V Verhagen

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Ryan M Carey equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Daniel W Wesson, Ryan M Carey, Justus V Verhagen

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Justus V Verhagen equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Daniel W Wesson, Ryan M Carey, Justus V Verhagen

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    ¤ Current address: The John B. Pierce Laboratory, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Matt Wachowiak mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: dmattw@bu.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: April 08, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0060082

About the Authors

Daniel W Wesson, Ryan M Carey, Justus V Verhagen, Matt Wachowiak
Department of Biology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Ryan M Carey, Matt Wachowiak
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: dmattw@bu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

DWW, JVV, and MW conceived and designed the experiments. DWW and JVV performed the experiments. RMC and MW analyzed the data. RMC and JVV contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. DWW, RMC, JVV, and MW wrote the paper.