Lymnaea


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Lymnaea

(lim-nē'ă),
A genus of snails, species of which are invertebrate hosts for the liver or sheep liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica, and other trematodes.
[G. limnē, marsh]

Lymnaea

a genus of snails, some of which act as intermediate hosts of Fasciola hepatica. The snails are L. truncatula, L. tomentosa, L. columella, L. viridis.
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Expression of the egg-laying hormone genes in peripheral neurons and exocrine cells in the reproductive tract of the mollusc Lymnaea stagnalis.
Effects of DDT and permethrin on neurite growth in cultured neurons of chick embryo brain and Lymnaea stagnalis.
Lymnaea, Indoplanorbis, Bulinus, Physa, Gyraulus, Bellamaya and Oncomelania.
To get an idea of how snails respond to predators, the team looked at how pond snails, or Lymnaea stagnalis, responded to smell from a predatory fish, tench.
Operant conditioning of aerial respiratory behavior in Lymnaea Stagnalis.
testacea Loew, 1862, larvae of which are polyphagous predators of the freshwater molluscs Physa, Biomphalaria, Lymnaea and Planorbis (Barraclough 1983); lifecycle and biology of S.
A similar result was obtained when the hermaphroditic freshwater snail lymnaea stagnalis was used as a model to test heterosis and inbreeding depression in bottlenecked populations (Coutellec and Caquet, 2011).
According to the study from the University of Waterloo, T-type channels in the pond snail, Lymnaea stagnalis, can shift from using calcium ions to using sodium ions to generate the electrical signal because of an outer shield of amino acids called a turret situated above the channel's entrance.
The researchers discovered T-type channels in the pond snail, Lymnaea stagnalis, can shift from using calcium ions to using sodium ions to generate the electrical signal because of an outer shield of amino acids called a turret situated above the channel's entrance.
Primary structure determination of seven novel N-linked carbohydrate chains derived from hemocyanin of Lymnaea stagnalis.
2,3,4] Fascioliasis represents the widest latitudinal, longitudinal and altitudinal distribution of any vector-borne disease known, a reflection of the parasite's ability to infect a broad range of definitive hosts, and the adaptability of the intermediate snail host Lymnaea, to a wide variety of biotypes.