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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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Nevertheless, research and strategic partnerships are enabling stakeholders to expand the scope of polymer chameleons.
Chameleons typically have resting colors that range from brown to green, with hints of yellow, but each chameleon has unique markings.
Using elastic collagen instead of muscle power to shoot its tongue at prey lets a chameleon catch breakfast even when its muscles are stiff from the cold, the duo contend online March 8 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Naturally, some chameleons may have stripes or spots, and they may especially have interesting design patterns on their face or around their eyes.
An approximate 4-by-6 in the Chameleon Collection has the suggested retail of $328.
Chameleons spend a great deal of their lives sitting still.
Following my example, and relying on their observations of chameleons, students eagerly drew their creatures and then cut them out.
The lizards will drop their disguises to go on show at a Tokyo display of rare chameleons this month.
For the study, Anderson and co-author Stephen Deban filmed five veiled chameleons (Chamaeleo calyptratus) feeding on crickets at a range of distances.
Many people think chameleons change colour to blend with their surroundings.