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Spisula

Known as: Spisulas 
A genus of surf clams in the family Mactridae, class BIVALVIA. They are often used in EMBRYOLOGY research.
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Nature has been instrumental as a source for therapeutics. Despite the fact that we live in an oceanic planet, a number of… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
This is a critical review of the global distribution, sources of variation in toxicity, anatomical partitioning, metabolism, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
A cell-free system has been developed that executes centriole duplication. Surf clam (Spisula solidissima) oocytes, arrested at… Expand
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Particle retention efficiency in 6 species of suspension-feeding Northeast American bivalves was determined by simultaneous… Expand
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Cleavage in embryos of the sea urchin Arbacia punctulata consists of eight very rapid divisions that require continual protein… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
A dramatic change in the pattern of protein synthesis occurs within ten minutes after fertilization of Spisula oocytes. This… Expand
Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Particle selection was studied in 10 species of suspension-feeding bivalves by comparing the proportion of algae in the… Expand
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Abstract Striking changes in the pattern of protein synthesis occur shortly after the fertilization of Spisula solidissima… Expand
Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1969
Fine structural studies of sperm differentiation in the surf clam Spisula solidissima have demonstrated the development of the… Expand
Highly Cited
1956
Highly Cited
1956
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  • The Journal of biophysical and biochemical…
  • 1956
  • Corpus ID: 215768
Highly basophilic plate-shaped regions from oocytes of the surf clam have been examined with the electron microscope. The regions… Expand
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