Lampreys

Known as: Lamprey Eels, Eels, Lamprey, Eel, Lamprey 
Common name for the only family (Petromyzontidae) of eellike fish in the order Petromyzontiformes. They are jawless but have a sucking mouth with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Lampreys are representatives of an ancient vertebrate lineage that diverged from our own ∼500 million years ago. By virtue of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Immunologists and evolutionary biologists have been debating the nature of the immune system of jawless vertebrates—lampreys and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Lampreys are the most scientifically accessible of the remaining jawless vertebrates, but their evolutionary history is obscure… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Although jawless vertebrates are apparently capable of adaptive immune responses, they have not been found to possess the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
We show that reproductively mature male sea lampreys release a bile acid that acts as a potent sex pheromone, inducing preference… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
It has been proposed that two events of duplication of the entire genome occurred early in vertebrate history (2R hypothesis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Resolving the interrelationships of three major extant lineages of vertebrates (hagfishes, lampreys, and gnathostomes) is a… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
The networks of the brainstem and spinal cord that co-ordinate locomotion and body orientation in lamprey are described. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Previous studies have led to the identification of two molecular forms of GnRH (GnRH-I and II) in the brain of the sea lamprey… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
A comparison has been made of the patterns of muscle activity during swimming in the intact and spinal lamprey, and the patterns… (More)
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