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Checklist of the Neotropical mantids (Insecta,Dictyoptera, Mantodea)
Introduction The order of Mantodea is a fascinating group of predatory insects. The name derives from the Greek word for a prophet or seer, an initial comparison to the Mantids habit of standingExpand
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Revision of the Species of Acanthops Serville 1831 (Mantodea, Mantidae, Acanthopinae) with Comments on Their Phylogeny
Abstract The species of the genus Acanthops Serville 1831 are revised. Seventeen valid species are recognized, and A. royi sp.n., A. centralis sp.n., A. occidentalis sp.n., A. onorei sp.n., A.Expand
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Androgenetic alopecia: a review
PurposeAndrogenetic alopecia, commonly known as male pattern baldness, is the most common type of progressive hair loss disorder in men. The aim of this paper is to review recent advances inExpand
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A review of the genus Decimiana Uvarov, 1940 (Insecta: Mantodea), with description of a new species
The systematic position of the genus Decimiana Uvarov and its species are re-examined. Based on the anatomical structure of the copulatory apparatus, four species are now recognized in this genus,Expand
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Increase of fecundity by probiotic administration in zebrafish (Danio rerio).
It is well known established that reproduction is sensitive to the state of energy reserves, and that there is a balance between energy homeostasis and fertility. In this view, this study examinedExpand
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The mantids from Ecuador, with some biogeographic considerations
Abstract The authors studied a rich collection of mantids from Ecuador, belonging to the Pontificia Universidad of Quito. Forty species were identified, among them 18 are new for the Ecuadorian faunaExpand
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A taxonomic revision of Otomantis Bolivar, 1890 (Mantodea: Hymenopodidae, Acromantinae) with description of five new species.
The African genus Otomantis Bolivar, 1890, is taxonomically treated via the re-description of its species on the basis of new morphological features (pronotum and male genitalia). Five new species,Expand
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Differential expression of miRNAs in the seminal plasma and serum of testicular cancer patients
Various microRNAs from the miR-371-3 and miR-302a–d clusters have recently been proposed as markers for testicular germ cell tumours. Upregulation of these miRNAs has been found in both the tissueExpand
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The Mediterranean species of the genus ameles burmeister, 1838 (insecta, mantodea: amelinae): with a biogeographic and phylogenetic evaluation
The Mediterranean species of the genus Ameles Burmeister are revised. Ameles paradecolor sp. n., from the Iberian Peninsula, and Ameles insularis sp. n., from the island of Mallorca, are described.Expand
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