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Physiology behind the great power of skipjacks - Lahaina News

Lahaina News
The power-to-weight ratio of little tunas has a lot to do with their physiology (internal make-up). They are amazingly adapted for high-speed life in the open ocean. For starters, the skipjack has proportionately more red muscle (which is designed for ...

USC stem cell research could lead to the progress of skeletal repair - USC News

USC News
... reconstructive surgery,” said Mariani, assistant professor of cell and neurobiology and principal investigator in the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC. “At the early stages in our understanding ...
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Science Codex
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Akashi Acquires Global Rights to Novel DMD Treatment - Drug Discovery & Development

Drug Discovery & Development
... through stretch-activated channels, in muscle cells of DMD boys is a key initiating process of DMD pathology leading to muscle degeneration and muscle function loss,” said Professor Urs Ruegg, Department of Pharmacology at the University of Geneva.
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
The Pharma Letter

Researchers discover the healing power of 'rib-tickling' - Medical Xpress

Medical Xpress
... where an acute clinical need is present for ameliorating skeletal injury, chronic osteoarthritis and the severe problems associated with reconstructive surgery," said Mariani, assistant professor of Cell and Neurobiology and principal investigator ...
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Boston biotech vows drugs to fight cramps that work better than bananas - Boston Business Journal (blog)

Boston Business Journal (blog)
... in the esophagus in order to keep neurons in the spinal cord causing muscle contractions. Besides Westphal, founder of the company are Rod MacKinnon, a 2003 Nobel Laureate and Bruce Bean, both experts in the fields of ion channels and neurobiology.

NSF funds ASU, Caltech workshop on synthetic biology - Arizona State University

Arizona State University
Biologists at the University of Newcastle in Australia implanted preserved nuclei – collected from the frogs in the 1970s and kept on ice – into the egg of another frog species. The eggs divided spontaneously and developed into an embryo. Though none ...

Biologists find new flora, fauna in Myanmar - Pueblo Chieftain

Pueblo Chieftain
YANGON, Myanmar — A dragon fish with intricate, maze-like markings on every scale, a frog with chocolate-colored skin and a ginger plant are among more than two dozen flora and fauna species found in Myanmar since it emerged from a half-century of ...

Frog Skeletal Muscle

Netfrog-Interactive Frog Dissection
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Really instructive frog dissection photo images, movies, text, and practical interaction. Designed for use in high school biology classes by ...

Tree Frog Land

Information on how to keep and care for tree frogs including White's Tree Frogs and Cuban Tree Frogs.

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Provider of physiology experimentation instrumentation products for studying neurology, muscle physiology, and electrocardiography.

Amphibian Research Centre
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Dedicated to the research and conservation of Australia's unique frogs. Provides information on how to get involved in conservation, research, ...

Monte Iberia Eleuth
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Information from Wikipedia on this frog, Eleutherodactylus iberia, which is the smallest living frog in the northern hemisphere.

Warshaw, David M.
United States

Research on the structure and function of proteins associated with muscle contraction at the intracellular level. From the Health Science ...

Mountain Yellow-legged Frog (Rana muscosa)
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Providing up-to-date information on the natural history and conservation.

Heart Attack Overview
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The heart is a muscle like any other in the body. Arteries supply it with oxygen-rich blood so that it ...

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Provides diagnosis, treatment, and study of the nervous system.

Animal Planet Reptile Guide: Poison Arrow Frog Stats & Facts
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Background information on the small, brightly colored frog species.

Medpedia: Articular System
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The joints are the places of union between skeletal elements, that are more or less moveable. Joints are commonly defined ...

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An old-fashioned county fair held annually on the third weekend in May.

Evaluation of Critical Habitat for the California Red-Legged Frog
United States

Summary and PDF reproduction of a paper on California's Red-Legged frog recovery plan.

Queensland Frog Society

Main aims are to encourage an interest in frogs, provide assistance for newcomers and undertake a continuous survey of the ...


Illustrates both the skeletal and muscular anatomy.

ARKive: Golden Frog (Mantella Aurantiaca)
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Description, habitat, and conservation information about the Madagascan frog species.


Axiogenesis provides in vitro differentiated cardiomyocytes, endothelial cells and smooth muscle cells for drug development and toxicological testing. The cells ... Reptiles and Amphibians
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Articles, photographs and links related to herpetology, herpetoculture and herpetofauna.

BioMechanic Physical Therapy
United States

The idea behind the name BioMechanic Physical Therapy has to do with the mechanics of how the body works. We ...

African Clawed Frog (Xenopus laevis)
United States

Contains a background on the frog, housing, and mating information.

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