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Snakes

Known as: Ophidia, Serpentes, Snake 
Limbless REPTILES of the suborder Serpentes.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BackgroundThe extant squamates (>9400 known species of lizards and snakes) are one of the most diverse and conspicuous radiations… 
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Snakes possess a unique sensory system for detecting infrared radiation, enabling them to generate a ‘thermal image’ of predators… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
At least 2000 persons are bitten by venomous snakes in the United States each year. This article reviews the diagnosis and… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Snakes, or active contours, are used extensively in computer vision and image processing applications, particularly to locate… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
VENOM composition within snake species can show considerable geographical variation1, an important consideration because bites by… 
Review
1973
Review
1973
Strictly speaking, a community is composed of all the organisms that live together in a particular habitat. Community structure… 
Highly Cited
1964
Highly Cited
1964
The presence in mammalian liver microsomes of a carbon monoxide-binding pigment has been reported by Klingenberg (1) and by… 
Highly Cited
1964
Highly Cited
1964
The presence in mammalian liver microsomes of a carbon monoxide-binding pigment has been reported by Klingenberg (1) and by… 
Highly Cited
1946
Highly Cited
1946
  • J. Gray
  • The Journal of experimental biology
  • 1946
  • Corpus ID: 18878678
1. Of the four main types of locomotion observed in snakes, three (serpentine, concertina and crotaline) can be elicited from the…