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.
In the water where it is neutrally buoyant, the pond snail Lymnaea can glide on the substrate or by attaching to the water surface; when it is out of the water, locomotion is by muscular contraction of the foot to advance the anterior part of the foot, followed by drawing forward the posterior part of the foot (Winlow and Haydon, 1986).
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).
For example, th heamocytes population studies in the pond snail Lymnaea staginalis (Dikkeboom et al.
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".
An average of 483 pea clams and 833 valve snails per fish were observed to have survived complete gut passage, while only a single surviving pond snail was found.
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.