planaria


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planaria

(pləˈnɛːrɪə)
pl n
(Animals) freshwater or saltwater flatworms of the family Planariidae, that are widely used in laboratory work because of their ability to regenerate parts of the body easily
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Noun1.planaria - free-swimming mostly freshwater flatwormsplanaria - free-swimming mostly freshwater flatworms; popular in laboratory studies for the ability to regenerate lost parts
flatworm, platyhelminth - parasitic or free-living worms having a flattened body
class Turbellaria, Turbellaria - free-living flatworms
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The existence of a division of the genus Planaria, which inhabits the dry land, interested me much.
Strong Aryan features also play a critical role in Planaria Price's Claiming My Place: Coming of Age in the Shadow of the Holocaust, a biography crafted from hours of interviews.
Citation: An Zeng et al., Prospectively Isolated Tetraspanin Neoblasts Are Adult Pluripotent Stem Cells Underlying Planaria Regeneration.
For instance, they are known to mediate epigenetic regulation and stem cell maintenance in Drosophila as well as maintenance of neoblast cells in planaria [138, 139].
Meanwhile, maresin 1 markedly reduced vincristine-induced mechanical allodynia and accelerated surgical regeneration in planaria, increasing the rate of head reappearance.
One study, with planaria, demonstrated that both LVM and cocaine increased stereotyped movements and that the two drugs interacted synergistically when combined (Tallarida et al., 2014).
Because these genes form a duplex, loss of either of them has been documented to lead to the loss of eye formation in Drosophila (Cheyette et al., 1994; Bonini et al., 1997; Pignoni et al., 1997) and Tribolium castaneum (Yang et al., 2009), and loss of function of the so ortholog prevents eye formation during regeneration in planaria (Pineda et al., 2000).
Walker, "Behavioral characterization of serotonergic activation in the flatworm Planaria," Behavioural Pharmacology, vol.
Las especies mas abundantes por grupo fueron para anelidos el poliqueto Ophelina acuminata; para artropodos el anfipodo Ampithoe dalli; para briozoarios el briozoo Heteropora magda; para cordados la ascidia Pyura miranilis; para cnidarios la anemona Aulactina incubans; para equinodermos el ofiuro Ophiactis sp.; para moluscos el pequeno gasteropodo Caecum carpenteri; para nemertinos el genero Nipponnemertes sp.; para platelmintos la unica especie registrada fue la planaria Pacifides psammophilus; para poriferos la esponja Sigmadocia edapha; y para sipunculidos el gusano cacahuate Golfingia sp.
[29.] Murugan NJ, Karbowski LM, Lafrenie RM, Persinger MA (2013) Temporally-patterned magnetic fields induce complete fragmentation in planaria. PLoS One, on line.