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PIGY

A gene on chromosome 4q22.1 that encodes a component of the GPI-GlcNAc transferase (GPI-GnT) complex in the endoplasmic reticulum which catalyses the transfer of GlcNAc to an acceptor phosphatidylinositol, the first step in the production of GPI-anchors for cell surface proteins.

prey

any animal species that is fed upon by another (the PREDATOR).
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Carnivorous plants consume insect prey to supplement soil sources for nutrients such as nitrogen or phosphorus (Juniper et al.
Their diversified feeding habits enable them to stay in the crop field when the prey density is low.
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Scorpions, Foraging, Prey, Hottentotta tumulus, Odontobuthus odonturus
Key words: Japanese scops owl, Ural owl, rodent, foraging, prey selection
Prey species diversity was calculated using the following formula: H = -[sup.
A possible explanation would be that small snakes are eating preys almost as large as their maximum prey size, which is limited by gape size, while it is not a problem for the large ones (Shine, 1991).
THE headline of your article 'More than 40 Birds of Prey Killed in Region Last Year' (The Journal, November 27) is, I am glad to say, incorrect.
WOLVES ON THE HUNT: THE BEHAVIOR OF WOLVES HUNTING WILD PREY.
75, indicating that the predator biomass increases less rapidly than prey biomass.
That's the view of zoologist Professor Rory Wilson and sports science expert Dr Iwan Griffiths, from Swansea University, who with an international team of experts have conducted research revealing hunting and evasion techniques used by predators and prey.
ABSTRACT Naticid gastropods provide a highly tractable system for exploring ontogenetic changes in diet because the telltale boreholes they leave behind in their hard-shell molluscan prey can be linked reliably to naticid size.