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STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE ALLIGATOR SNAPPING TURTLE, MACROCHELYS TEMMINCKII, IN OKLAHOMA
Abstract Although historic records of the alligator snapping turtle, Macrochelys temminckii, show a past distribution throughout eastern Oklahoma, little is known about the current status andExpand
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Status and Distribution of the Alligator Snapping Turtle (Macrochelys temminckii) in Southeastern Missouri
Abstract Macrochelys temminckii Harlan (Alligator Snapping Turtle) is a large aquatic turtle species that has been experiencing population declines throughout its range. Unfortunately, little isExpand
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Quantitative variation in obesity-related traits and insulin precursors linked to the OB gene region on human chromosome 7.
Despite the evidence that human obesity has strong genetic determinants, efforts at identifying specific genes that influence human obesity have largely been unsuccessful. Using the sibship dataExpand
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Evidence for linkage of regions on chromosomes 6 and 11 to plasma glucose concentrations in Mexican Americans.
The genetic factors involved in type II diabetes are still unknown. To address this problem, we are creating a 10 to 15 cM genetic map on 444 individuals from 32 Mexican American families ascertainedExpand
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MICROHABITAT USE, HOME RANGE, AND MOVEMENTS OF THE ALLIGATOR SNAPPING TURTLE, MACROCHELYS TEMMINCKII, IN OKLAHOMA
Abstract Little is known about the ecology of the alligator snapping turtle, Macrochelys temminckii, particularly demography and behavior. To learn more about the species in Oklahoma, we conducted aExpand
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Herpetofaunal species richness responses to forest landscape structure in Arkansas
The project was funded by a grant from the National Commission on Science for Sustainable Forestry. We thank the USDA Forest Service, Weyerhaeuser Company, and the National Council for Air and StreamExpand
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Evidence for Linkage of Postchallenge Insulin Levels With Intestinal Fatty Acid-Binding Protein (FABP2) in Mexican-Americans
Single genes with large effects may contribute to insulin resistance or influence susceptibility to non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM). In the Pima Indians, results from sib-pairExpand
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Population Structure of the Alligator Snapping Turtle, Macrochelys temminckii, on the Western Edge of its Distribution
ABSTRACT A mark-recapture project on Macrochelys temminckii was conducted between 1997 and 2000 at Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge, Muskogee and Sequoyah counties, in eastern Oklahoma. Turtles wereExpand
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Middle Pennsylvanian Ichnofauna from Eastern Oklahoma, USA
The Keota site, in the Middle Pennsylvanian (Desmoinesian) Keota Sandstone Member, McAlester Formation (Krebs Group) of Haskell County, Oklahoma, yields an extensive ichnofossil assemblage ofExpand
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Distribution of the Alligator Snapping Turtle (Macroclemys temminckii) in Kansas
During the spring and summer of 1991 we investigated the distribution of the alligator snapping turtle (Macroclemys temminckii) in Kansas by surveying 12 historical sites and 72 other possible sitesExpand
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