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Surveys of Gene Families Using Polymerase Chain Reaction: PCR Selection and PCR Drift
with the potential to be phylogenetically informative (e.g., sequence variation, vari? ation within gene clusters, and number of gene clusters [Koop et al., 1989; Bartels et al., 1993; Cartwright etExpand
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Intertidal Bryozoa (Cheilostomata) of Ketchikan, Alaska
Assemblages of intertidal bryozoans are proving to be more species‐rich than generally previously appreciated. This study found 31 species of cheilostome bryozoans at three rocky‐intertidal sites atExpand
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NEOGENE CUPULADRIIDAE OF TROPICAL AMERICA. I: TAXONOMY OF RECENT CUPULADRIA FROM OPPOSITE SIDES OF THE ISTHMUS OF PANAMA
Abstract We used up to 28 morphological characters to discriminate and describe species of the genus Cupuladria based on entire colony specimens collected from both coasts of the Isthmus of Panama.Expand
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Neogene Cupuladriidae of Tropical America. II: Taxonomy of Recent Discoporella from Opposite Sides of the Isthmus of Panama
Abstract We used up to 30 morphological characters to discriminate and describe species of the genus Discoporella based on complete colony specimens collected from both coasts of the Isthmus ofExpand
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Homeoboxes in cnidarians.
Homeoboxes have previously been documented from various phyla of triploblastic, coelomate and pseudocoelomate, animals. We report here the first homeoboxes from cnidarians, a phylum of diploblasticExpand
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Molecular phylogeny and phylogeography of free-living Bryozoa (Cupuladriidae) from both sides of the Isthmus of Panama.
Genetic data were used to identify Recent species of free-living bryozoans (Cupuladriidae) from both sides of the Isthmus of Panama, and to examine their phylogenetic relationships, species richness,Expand
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Epibionts of the Tanner Crab Chionoecetes Bairdi in the Region of Kodiak Island, Alaska
ABSTRACT We examined the epibionts on 98 legal male Tanner crabs (Chionoecetes bairdi) of varying, known shell ages, which were tagged in the region of Kodiak Island, Alaska, and recovered in theExpand
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Two Kinorhynch Species (Cyclorhagida, Echinoderidae, Echinoderes) Show Different Distribution Patterns Across Tsugaru Strait, Northern Japan
We investigated the geographic population structures of two intertidal kinorhynch species, Echinoderes sensibilis and Echinoderes sp. A, in the vicinity of Tsugaru Strait between Honshu and HokkaidoExpand
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Membrane depolarization mediates phosphorylation and nuclear translocation of CREB in vascular smooth muscle cells.
Diverse signals have the potential to modulate gene transcription through the Ca2+ and cAMP response element binding protein (CREB) in vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs). A key step in theExpand
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Over one-half billion years of head conservation? Expression of an ems class gene in Hydractinia symbiolongicarpus (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa).
We report the isolation of an empty spiracles class homeodomain-containing gene, Cn-ems, from the hydrozoan Hydractinia symbiolongicarpus, the first gene of this class characterized in a lowerExpand
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