Xiphosura

Known as: Horseshoe Crabs, Xiphosuras, Crab, Horseshoe 
An arthropod subclass (Xiphosura) comprising the North American (Limulus) and Asiatic (Tachypleus) genera of horseshoe crabs.
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1943-2018
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
The evolution of the host-pathogen relationship comprises a series of invasive-defensive tactics elicited by both participants… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
This work expands on a study from 2004 by Mallatt, Garey, and Shultz [Mallatt, J.M., Garey, J.R., Shultz, J.W., 2004. Ecdysozoan… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The complement system has been thought to originate exclusively in the deuterostomes. Here, we show that the central complement… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Relationships among the ecdysozoans, or molting animals, have been difficult to resolve. Here, we use nearly complete 28S+18S… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Most populations of migrant shorebirds around the world are in serious decline, suggesting that vital condition-dependent rates… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Sixty-six haplotypes at a locus containing a simple dinucleotide (CA)n microsatellite repeat were isolated by PCR-single-strand… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Several members of the chemokine receptor family have been shown to function in association with CD4 to permit human… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Porcine leukocytes contained three homologous peptides, PG-1, 2 and 3, that manifested potent microbicidal activity against… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
A cationic peptide, designated tachyplesin, was isolated from acid extracts of horseshoe crab (Tachypleus tridentatus) hemocyte… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Three techniques for the measurement of bacterial numbers and biomass in the marine environment are described. Two are direct… (More)
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