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chameleon

(kă-mēl'yon),
A fluorescent indicator engineered to bind to specified intracellular locations for investigation of biologic reactions (for example, calcium-mediated signals).

chameleon

lizard member of the genus Chameleo.
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We could hardly believe our eyes when we illuminated the chameleons in our collection with a UV lamp, and almost all species showed blue, previously invisible patterns on the head, some even over the whole body," David PrAaAaAeA tzel, lead author of the new study and a Ph.
It took a month of hunting for chameleons and fattening them in our backyards to realise that this was all a hoax.
Pascal Damman knew that chameleons could carry large prey with their tongues and had felt the sticky tip of the animal's tongue.
Last year, Clare Burrage (University of Nottingham, UK) and colleagues suggested looking for chameleons using a vacuum.
The eyes of the chameleon have no upper or lower lids, but instead one large cone-like lid which encases the entire eye.
Arizona State University researchers found that when male chameleons challenge each other for territory or a female, their coloring becomes brighter and much more intense.
Chameleons can't change the pattern of the chromatophores on their skin.
It would have been nice to have a real live chameleon as a model for the students to draw, but the next best thing were the many pictures of chameleons I found on the Internet to inspire their drawings.
When customs agents intercept smuggled chameleons from Africa or Madagascar at Los Angeles International Airport, they often end up at Martin's sanctuary.
Hatched just two weeks ago, the chameleons scoff 40 fruit flies a day.
DALLAS-Feizy Rugs has introduced the Chameleon Collection, a new set of hand-tufted wool rugs whose construction plays on the characteristics of the reptile from which it gets its name.
But when the baby in question is a chameleon measuring less than an inch long, the job is even harder.