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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… 
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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… 
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Hagfish and lampreys are the only living representatives of the jawless vertebrates (agnathans), and compared with jawed… 
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Jawless vertebrates use variable lymphocyte receptors (VLR) comprised of leucine-rich-repeat (LRR) segments as counterparts of… 
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Tunicates or urochordates (appendicularians, salps and sea squirts), cephalochordates (lancelets) and vertebrates (including… 
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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… 
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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… 
Review
1995
Review
1995
The networks of the brainstem and spinal cord that co-ordinate locomotion and body orientation in lamprey are described. The… 
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
A new class of excitatory premotor interneurons that are important in the generation of locomotion in the lamprey has now been… 
Review
1985
Review
1985
The general principles governing the nervous control of innate motor acts in vertebrates are discussed. Particular consideration… 
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
We present a theoretical model which is used to explain the intersegmental coordination of the neural networks responsible for…