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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Tunicates or urochordates (appendicularians, salps and sea squirts), cephalochordates (lancelets) and vertebrates (including… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Hunger and satiety are usually discussed from the perspective of the central nervous system. In this paper we instead find the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
 
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