pond snail


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pond snail

n
(Animals) a general term for the freshwater snails: often specifically for the great pond snail (Limnaea stagnalis) and others of that genus. L. truncatula is a host of the liver fluke
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According to the study from the University of Waterloo, T-type channels in the pond snail, Lymnaea stagnalis, can shift from using calcium ions to using sodium ions to generate the electrical signal because of an outer shield of amino acids called a turret situated above the channel's entrance.
The researchers discovered T-type channels in the pond snail, Lymnaea stagnalis, can shift from using calcium ions to using sodium ions to generate the electrical signal because of an outer shield of amino acids called a turret situated above the channel's entrance.
001 [micro]g/L) and predation cues imparted on immune system function and reproductive output in individuals in the pond snail species Lymnaea stagnalis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Gastropoda: Pulmonata).
To find out, Ken Lukowiak, professor in the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the University of Calgary, turned to a unique model organism: the great pond snail (Lymnaea stagnalis).
These spring systems are home to a variety of aquatic invertebrates, including the endemic Three Forks springsnail and a cosmopolitan pond snail (Physa gyrina; say, 1821).
Hemocytes of the pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis generate reactive forms of oxygen Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 49(3): 321-331.
And the last recorded evidence of the mud pond snail was in 1979 before it was "lost to habitat destruction".
Common pond snail crawling down the length of a three-inch Ramshorn
Pond Snail The last kind of common freshwater snail is the bladder, plant or pond snail.
The humble pond snail may pave the way to healthier ageing in humans.
However, figuring out how a single component of chocolate might improve human memory is almost impossible -- too many external factors influence memory formation -- so Lukowiak turned to his favorite animal, the pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis, to find out whether the dark chocolate flavonoid could improve their memories.