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HEMIGRAPSUS TAKANOI, NEW SPECIES, A SIBLING SPECIES OF THE COMMON JAPANESE INTERTIDAL CRAB H. PENICILLATUS (DECAPODA: BRACHYURA: GRAPSOIDEA)
Abstract The two forms of Hemigrapsus penicillatus (de Haan, 1835), recently distinguished on the basis of electrophoresis and differences in the size of the setal patches on the male chelae, areExpand
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Sexual Differences in Life History and Resource Utilization by the Hermit Crab
Evolutionary causes and ecological consequences of sexual differences in hermit crabs were examined through their life history patterns, habitats, behavioral re- sponses to seasonal and sizeExpand
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Using Snow Melting Pipes to Verify the Water Sprinkling s Effect over a Wide Area
It is becoming most urgent to find solutions for the heat island phenomenon as it grows into a bigger problem in many cities in Japan. “Water sprinkling” is getting noticed as a possibleExpand
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Distribution, reproduction and shell utilization patterns in three species of intertidal hermit crabs on a rocky shore on the Pacific coast of Japan
Abstract The spatial distribution, reproduction, and shell utilization patterns of three species of common intertidal hermit crabs Pagurus geminus McLaughlin, Pagurus lanuginosus De Haan andExpand
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A revision of the hermit crabs of the genera Catapagurus A. Milne-Edwards and Hemipagurus Smith from the Indo-West Pacific (Crustacea : Decapoda : Anomura : Paguridae)
A systematic review of the genus Catapagurus A.Milne-Edwards, 1880 from the Indo-West Pacific is presented. The genusCatapagurus is rediagnosed and its type species,C. sharreri A. Milne-Edwards, 1880Expand
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Isolation and Characterization of a New Quinoprotein Dehydrogenase, L-Sorbose/L-Sorbosone Dehydrogenase.
Gluconobacter oxydans DSM 4025 effectively oxidizes L-sorbose to 2-keto-L-gulonic acid (2 KGA), an industrial precursor of vitamin C. From this microorganism, we purified the enzyme involved in thisExpand
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Influence of the distribution of emphysema on diaphragmatic motion in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
PurposeWe investigated whether the distribution of emphysema on computed tomography (CT) images can affect chest wall motion in patients with chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD).Materials andExpand
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Infraorder Anomura MacLeay, 1838
This chapter briefly discusses that the Infraorder Anomura Macleay, 1838. Anomura, of all the decapod infraorders, has had a particularly unstable taxonomic history, with groups such as theExpand
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