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Bacillus thuringiensis crystal proteins that target nematodes
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) crystal proteins are pore-forming toxins used as insecticides around the world. Previously, the extent to which these proteins might also target the invertebrate phylumExpand
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Ascaroside Signaling Is Widely Conserved among Nematodes
BACKGROUND Nematodes are among the most successful animals on earth and include important human pathogens, yet little is known about nematode pheromone systems. A group of small molecules calledExpand
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Nematodes for Biological Control of Insects
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Interaction of anthelmintic benzimidazoles and benzimidazole derivatives with bovine brain tubulin.
The binding and inhibitory properties of 11 benzimidazoles for bovine brain tubulin were investigated. The effects of the benzimidazoles on the initial rates of microtubule polymerization wereExpand
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MOLECULAR SYSTEMATICS OF MESOCESTOIDES SPP. (CESTODA: MESOCESTOIDIDAE) FROM DOMESTIC DOGS (CANIS FAMILIARIS) AND COYOTES (CANIS LATRANS)
The genus Mesocestoides Vaillant, 1863 includes tapeworms of uncertain phylogenetic affinities and with poorly defined life histories. We previously documented 11 cases of peritoneal cestodiasis inExpand
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Mermithid nematodes.
  • E. Platzer
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  • Journal of the American Mosquito Control…
  • 2007
Mermithid nematodes (Order Mermithida) are generally long, thin and translucent white nematodes varying in length from 10 to 100 mm and are parasitic in the Phylum Arthropoda. Current taxonomicExpand
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Diagnostic procedures and treatment of eleven dogs with peritoneal infections caused by Mesocestoides spp.
An 8-year-old spayed Schnauzer with a distended abdomen was examined because of straining to urinate and suspected urinary tract infection. Abdominal radiography revealed a ground-glass appearance,Expand
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Biological evidence for the world's smallest tRNAs.
Due to their function as adapters in translation, tRNA molecules share a common structural organization in all kingdoms and organelles with ribosomal protein biosynthesis. A typical tRNA has aExpand
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Species-Specific Restriction Site Polymorphism in Root-knot Nematode Mitochondrial DNA.
Research was initiated to physically characterize the mitochondrial genomes of several Meloidogyne spp. and host-races, to address questions regarding their systematics and dispersal, and to assessExpand
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Immune response to a Trichinella spiralis infection in house mice from lines selectively bred for high voluntary wheel running
SUMMARY Four lines of mice bred for high voluntary wheel running (HR lines) have high baseline circulating corticosterone levels and increased daily energy expenditure as compared with fourExpand
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