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Pulex

 [pu´leks]
a genus of fleas, several species of which transmit the microorganism causing plague.
Pulex ir´ritans a widely distributed species, known as the human flea, which infests domestic animals as well as humans, and may act as an intermediate host of certain helminths.

Pulex

(pū'leks),
A genus of fleas (family Pulicidae, order Siphonaptera).
[L. flea]

Pu·lex

(pyū'leks)
A genus of fleas (family Pulicidae, order Siphonaptera).
[L. flea]
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Pitts, "Toxic effects of combined stressors on Daphnia pulex: interactions between diazinon, 4-nonylphenol, and wastewater effluent," Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, vol.
Some other crustacean mtDNAs have also been reported, including those of the waterflea Daphnia pulex (Crease 1999), the tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon (Wilson et al.
Opuszynski (1987), ortamda bulunan balik turlerinin zooplankton kompozisyonunu etkiledigini; Rotifera'larin bahar sonrasi degisimlerinin balik yogunluguna bagli oldugunu, bu degisimin bahar aylarinin basinda baliklarin tuketim gucu az oldugundan Rotifera'larin artisi ile sonuclandigini, balik yogunlugu artisinin Crustacea topluluklarinin kalitatif yapisinda degisikliklere neden oldugunu, Daphnia magna ve Daphnia pulex gibi buyuk turlerin oraninda bir azalma gorulurken, Daphnia longispina, Moina sp.
Name of bays Llanquihue Puerto Chico Kind of bay Town Town Geographical location 41[degrees]14'00"S; 41[degrees]19'00 "S; 72[degrees]02'00"W 72[degrees]58'00 'W Soluble reactive phosphorus 1.80 1.00 Dissolved inorganic nitrogen 10.50 2.79 N/P 3.07 5.97 Chlorophyll "a" 15.95 6.5 % Daphnidae 56.34 33.33 % Other Cladocerans 0.00 66.67 % Calanoids 43.19 0.00 % Cyclopoids 0.47 0.00 Ceriodaphnia dubia Richard, X 1894 Daphnia pulex Ley dig, 1860 X X Neobosmina chilensis (Daday, X 1902) Diaphanosoma chilense Daday, 1902 Boeckella gracilipes Daday, X X 1902 Tumeodiaptomus diabolicus (Brehm, 1935) Mesocyclops arauconus X Loffler, 1962.
However, contradicting this hypothesis is the observation that no significant changes in refuge use were observed in Gammarus pulex that were infected with Pomphorhynckus laevis under different survival conditions (Labaude et al., 2015a).
A large part of these studies were conducted with crustaceans such as Gammarus pulex (ADAM et al., 2009), Daphnia magna, and Americamysis bahia (USEPA, 2013), fish such as Rhamdia quelen (KREUTZ et al., 2008), Danio rerio (ANDREU-SANCHEZ et al., 2012), Cyprinodon variegatus, and Oncorhynchus mykiss (USEPA, 2013), and mollusks such as Crassostrea virginica (USEPA, 2013).
Metformin preconditioning protects Daphnia pulex from lethal hypoxic insult involving AMPK, HIF and mTOR signaling.