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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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Nyala and impala collectively compromise 75% of the mean species preyed upon.
Although both owl species preyed heavily on juveniles of Apodemus draco, Japanese scops owls consumed more juveniles than Ural owls.
It's impossible to determine whether the Brazilian spinosaur preyed on alive pterosaur or merely scavenged a carcass, Buffetaut notes.
Use of a retreat may reduce energy expenditure, or decrease the spider's chance of being preyed upon or injured (see Uetz 1989).
Feral and house cats in rural southern Sweden preyed predominantly on rabbits (Liberg 1982, 1984).
To examine the effect of study extent on estimates of tiger diet, we compared the percent biomass contribution and the number of species preyed upon from McDougal and Sunquist to their aggregate estimates.