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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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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The complement system has been thought to originate exclusively in the deuterostomes. Here, we show that the central complement… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Most populations of migrant shorebirds around the world are in serious decline, suggesting that vital condition–dependent rates… Expand
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1995
Review
1995
Host defense peptides are widely distributed in nature, being found in species from bacteria to humans. The structures of these… Expand
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Review
1994
Review
1994
Carl Nathan and Qiao-wen Xie Beatrice and Samuel Seaver Laboratory Department of Medicine Cornell University Medical College New… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
NHZ-K-W-C-F-R-V-C-Y-R-G-I-C-Y-R-R-C-R-CONE The carbosyl-terminal end of this peptide was identi- fied as arginine a-amide, and… Expand
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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… Expand
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1974
Review
1974
Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the interactions of lectins with animal cell surfaces. Lectin interactions with cell… Expand
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