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The 18S rDNA sequences support polyphyly of the Hypsibiidae (Eutardigrada)
To extend data on 18S rDNA gene phylogeny within the Eutardigrada and to provide additional information on unclear taxonomic status of a glacier tardigrade Hypsibius klebelsbergi, gene sequences fromExpand
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Molecular phylogeny of isolates of Ctenocephalides felis and related species based on analysis of ITS1, ITS2 and mitochondrial 16S rDNA sequences and random binding primers
The phylogenetic relationships among 31 different flea isolates representing seven different species were studied by nucleotide sequence comparison of the internal transcribed spacer 1 (ITS1),Expand
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Investigations on the life cycle and morphology of Tunga penetrans in Brazil
In the present study, the life cycle of Tunga penetrans was established in Wistar rats in the laboratory, and the morphology of the resulting developmental stages was studied by means of light andExpand
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Butox® 7.5 pour on: a deltamethrin treatment of sheep and cattle: pilot study of killing effects on Culicoides species (Ceratopogonidae)
Topical treatment (at the neck and along the vertebral column) with deltamethrin (Butox® 7.5 pour on) of cattle (30 ml/400-kg body weight) and sheep (10 ml/60-kg body weight) was done to find out,Expand
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Involvement of a gelsolin-related protein in spermatogenesis of the earthworm Lumbricus terrestris
A gelsolin-related protein was isolated from seminal vesicles of the annelid Lumbricus terrestris. Compared with the isoforms of the gelsolin-related protein previously found in the muscle of theExpand
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A cDNA library of the eutardigrade Hypsibius klebelsbergi Mihelčič, 1959 and analysis of the actin gene
A cDNA library was constructed from the glacier-dwelling eutardigrade Hypsibius klebelsbergi from more than 2000 individuals collected in the Austrian Central Alps. RNA, DNA and proteins wereExpand
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Evidence of horizontal transmission of feline leukemia virus by the cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis)
The feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is a naturally occurring and widespread retrovirus among domestic cats. The virus is mainly transmitted horizontally through saliva, blood and other body fluids byExpand
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Repetitive sequences in the ITS1 region of the ribosomal DNA of Tunga penetrans and other flea species (Insecta, Siphonaptera)
Different Tunga penetrans isolates from various hosts obtained from South America (Fortaleza. Brazil) have been studied by nucleotide sequence comparison of the first and the second internalExpand
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Effects of Bayofly™ on specimens of Culicoides species when incubated in hair taken from the feet of previously treated cattle and sheep
Sheep and cattle were treated with Bayofly™ pour-on containing 1 g cyfluthrin per 100 ml ready-to-use solution. Seven, 14, 21 and 28 days after treatment, hair was clipped off from the back and feetExpand
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