Myxinidae

Known as: Hagfish, Hagfishs, Hagfishes 
Common name for a family of eel-shaped jawless fishes (Myxinidae), the only family in the order MYXINIFORMES. They are not true vertebrates.
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Cyclostomes, comprising jawless vertebrates such as lampreys and hagfishes, are the sister group of living jawed vertebrates… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Two rounds of whole-genome duplications are thought to have played an important role in the establishment of gene repertoires in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Hagfish, which lack both jaws and vertebrae, have long been the subject of intense interest owing to their position at a crucial… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
A clonally diverse anticipatory repertoire in which each lymphocyte bears a unique antigen receptor is the central feature of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The phylogenetic relationships among deuterostome animals have been debated for many years, and a diversity of hypotheses have… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
A previously uncharacterized type of variable lymphocyte receptors (VLR) was identified recently in the Sea lamprey. This jawless… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Intermediate filaments (IFs) impart mechanical integrity to cells, yet IF mechanics are poorly understood. It is assumed that IFs… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Agnathan fish hold a key position in vertebrate evolution, especially regarding the origin of the head and neural-crest-derived… (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
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The first fossil chordates are found in deposits from the Cambrian period (545–490 million years ago), but their earliest record… (More)
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