Tag : Snail

Biology

Macroevolutionary Analyses Suggest That Environmental Factors, Not Venom Apparatus, Play Key Role in Terebridae Marine Snail Diversification

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Abstract How species diversification occurs remains an unanswered question in predatory marine invertebrates, such as sea snails of the family Terebridae. However, the anatomical disparity...
Biology

Snail synchronizes endocycling in a TOR-dependent manner to coordinate entry and escape from endoreplication pausing during the <i>Drosophila</i> critical weight checkpoint

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by Jie Zeng, Nhan Huynh, Brian Phelps, Kirst King-Jones The final body size of any given individual underlies both genetic and environmental constraints. Both mammals...
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Marine snail venom reveals clues to developing faster-acting insulin for diabetic patients

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Although moderately mobile, marine cone snails have perfected several strategies to capture prey. Some fish-hunting species release venom into the surrounding water. Source link...

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