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lamprey

a jawless fish of the class AGNATHA.
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Lamprey is an eel-like jawless fish which has the capacity to heal its own spinal cord injuries, so is it possible humans can do the same?
Environmental water released to the Coorong and Murray Mouth this winter is helping populations of pouched lamprey, a rare and primitive fish, migrate upstream to spawn.
3); lampreys in the Entosphenus genus possess a lighter caudal ridge, whereas the caudal ridge of Lampetra spp.
Preserved lampreys analyzed during this study were collected during the period 1998-2012 by the City of Elkhart Public Works and Utilities during routine fish surveys in the Saint Joseph River mainstem and its tributaries (Fig.
To address this deficiency, we provide the first analysis of anadromous western river (Lampetra ayresii) and Pacific (Entosphenus tridentatus) lampreys in the Columbia River estuary, using data from 2 fish assemblage studies that span 3 decades (1980-1981 and 2001-2012).
Lampreys, in contrast to humans, don't have myelin, an insulating sheath around neurons that allows faster conduction of nerve impulses.
Today, the Lampreys are devoid of income and struggling to muster the $850 a month rent for the three-bedroom apartment.
They are well documented in trout and whitefish, as well as in goldfish and lampreys.
LA GRANDE - The Nez Perce Tribe is working to bring the lampreys back to their homeland.
After describing how we propose to apply a GRN analysis to regenerating and non-regenerating giant RS neurons of lampreys, we return to a discussion of RS neuron regeneration in other non-mammalian vertebrates-zebrafish and African clawed frog-and how the GRN approach can be used to elucidate additional molecular features underlying successful CNS regeneration.
Unlike most other vertebrates, including humans, lampreys spontaneously recover to an extraordinary degree after SCI.