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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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chamaeleon que, en Israel, ha logrado reducir la densidad poblacional de su huesped al cabo del primer ano desde su introduccion (Protasov et al.
i am at home in it as much as the chamaeleon constellation is in it's skies
Luhman (Penn State University) and six collaborators have found a disk around a very-lowmass brown dwarf in Chamaeleon.
However, Chamaeleon contains another remarkable deep-sky object.
Together they formulated 12 new southern constellations and named them after animals, people, shipboard instruments, and mythological creatures: Apus (Bird of Paradise), Chamaeleon (Chameleon), Dorado (Golden Fish), Grus (Crane), Hydrus (Water Serpent), Indus (American Indian), Musca (Fly), Pavo (Peacock), Phoenix, Triangulum Australe (Southern Triangle), Tucana (Toucan), and Volans (Flying Fish).
Several cases have been reported; the best is GRB 011121, a burst that went off last November 21st in Chamaeleon.
The best examples of stars displaying them are HD 97048 in the Chamaeleon dark cloud and Elias 1 in the Taurus dark cloud.
It's a small, inconspicuous group, composed mostly of faint red dwarfs, in the constellation Chamaeleon near the south celestial pole.
Lost amid glorious surroundings, Chamaeleon is easy to overlook.
Rosat observations of star-forming regions in the Orion Nebula, the gas clouds in Chamaeleon, the Pleiades, and the Hyades provide dazzling confirmation of these expectations.
Hydrus the Water Serpent and Chamaeleon the Chameleon were both contrived at the tend of the 16th century by the Dutch navigators Frederick de Houtman and Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser.