Anemone


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Anemone

a genus of the plant family Ranunculaceae. Contains the toxic glycoside protoanemonin which causes abdominal pain, oral mucosal erosions, salivation, diarrhea. Includes A. hortensis (A. stellata), A. nemorosa (wood anemone), A. patens (A. pavonina), A. pulsatilla (pasque flower).
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Anyone lucky enough to walk through a British wood at this time of year will be aware of our native Cinderellas, celandines, wood anemones, primroses and last to leave the ball - bluebells.
The Heidelberg researchers also uncovered an initial indication that another signal path is active in the neurogenesis of sea anemones -- the BMP pathway, which is instrumental for the centralization of nerve cells in vertebrates.
Since the discovery in Hele Bay near Ilfracombe, more fairy anemones have been found at Newlyn, Cornwall.
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Japanese anemones are very hardy and generally trouble free although powdery mildew and leaf spot can sometimes be troublesome.
An anemone swipes passing fish or shrimp with its tentacles, which triggers the toxic darts.
The hermit crab and the anemone are a perfect example of a symbiotic relationship known as mutualism, whereby two parties benefit from maintaining a close relationship with one another.
The media said it was seized by investigators from Anemone, who was arrested in February in a wide-ranging probe into huge public work contracts such as building the original site of last year s G8 summit.
I come to a familiar break in the ledge and there he is, my giant anemone, safe and sound for another year
The Hydra genome is twice as large as the sea anemone genome, which is mainly due to transposons (parasitic segments of DNA that can replicate and move around in a genome or between genomes) from more than 500 different families.