Polyplacophora

Known as: Chiton, Chitons, Polyplacophoras 
A class in the phylum MOLLUSCA comprised of flattened, elongated marine mollusks, commonly called chitons. They are unique in that they possess seven… (More)
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2013
2013
Molluscs are a diverse animal phylum with a formidable fossil record. Although there is little doubt about the monophyly of the… (More)
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2013
2013
Eye evolution is driven by the evolution of visually guided behavior. Accumulation of gradually more demanding behaviors have… (More)
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2011
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2011
Evolutionary relationships among the eight major lineages of Mollusca have remained unresolved despite their diversity and… (More)
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2009
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2009
Enamel, the hardest tissue in the body, begins as a three-dimensional network of nanometer size mineral particles, suspended in a… (More)
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2006
2006
Living at the interface between the marine and terrestrial environments, intertidal organisms may serve as a bellwether for… (More)
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2002
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2002
Chitons are the most primitive molluscs and, thus, a matter of considerable interest for understanding both basic principles of… (More)
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1995
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1995
We have determined the complete nucleotide (nt) sequence of the mitochondrial genome of an oligochaete annelid, the earthworm… (More)
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1993
1993
NADPH-diaphorase (NADPHd) is known to be identical to nitric oxide (NO) synthase in the mammalian nervous system, and is… (More)
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1985
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1985
Previous studies indicated that at Taboguilla Island (Gulf of Panama), persistence of many intertidal organisms depended on holes… (More)
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1981
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1981
Bacteria, sharks, honey bees, and homing pigeons as well as other organisms seem to detect the direction of the earth's magnetic… (More)
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