blood clam


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Noun1.blood clam - red-blooded clam
bivalve, lamellibranch, pelecypod - marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
Arca, genus Arca - type genus of the family Arcidae: ark shells and blood clams
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It started with mouthwatering appetizers, two of which I already tried before: smoked milkfish mousse with chili leaf emulsion on a buckwheat tart topped with cheese and broth of blood clam topped with pandan oil and cilantro oil.
ABSTRACT A genetic linkage map of the blood clam (Tegillarca granosa) was constructed based on simple sequence repeat (SSR) and amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) markers.
The blood clam Tegillarca granosa lives in the lower-to mid-intertidal zones along the western Pacific Ocean Coasts of China, Korea, Thailand, Philippines, and Malaysia.
The blood clam T.granosa is one of the few invertebrates that have hemoglobins.
Lin, "Structure and immune expression analysis of hemoglobin genes from the blood clam Tegillarca granosa," Genetics and Molecular Research, vol.
Whereas normally the MB of the blood clam erythrocyte appears to deform the MS and maintain its shape (Joseph-Silverstein and Cohen, 1985), the mechanism at work here generates sufficient force to produce substantial secondary deformation of the MB (Fig.
Thus there is sufficient precedent for serious consideration of such a mechanism in blood clam erythrocytes.
Larval development of the large blood clam, Noetia ponderosa (Say).
In developing the procedure, "blood clam" and amphibian erythrocytes, sea urchin sperm, and sea urchin zygotes were used as test material.
The images of blood clam erythrocyte cytoskeletons obtained with the new method (e.g., [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1A, A[PRIME] OMITTED]) are superior, in terms of three-dimensional structure and retention of representative samples to those obtained previously with polylysine.