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Zoology news: October's animal antics from round the globe – in pictures - The Guardian

The Guardian
The Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog appears to be hopping back from the brink of extinction. The introduction of non-native fish like trout to formerly fishless water courses more than a century ago and the appearance of the deadly amphibian chytrid ...

Macrophage muscle man -
Immune cells, in particular macrophages, support the regeneration of injured tissues. But how macrophages sense and remove the damaged tissue, then initiate the repair process is not fully understood. Recent research published in Immunity indicates ...

Skulpt Chisel Scanner - VeloNews (blog)

VeloNews (blog)
Want to round out your cycling fitness this winter with strength work and cross-training but not sure where to start? Skulpt's Chisel scanner helps athletes identify their physiological strengths and weaknesses by scanning different muscle groups and ...

Anatomy and physiology students get hands-on - The Torch

The Torch
Students in Stuart Nurres' class dissected a cow eye on Thursday, Nov. 3. The eye takes on a cloudy bluish tint when the cow dies. The fat and muscle is cut away from the eye, which exposes the muscles that control the eye movement. The layer in front ...

Gene mutation appears to increase risk of Parkinson's disease in Caucasians -
The study is published in the journal Neurobiology of Aging. Researchers know that rigidity and loss of muscle function associated with Parkinson's is linked to a depletion of dopamine in the part of the brain that controls movement. Willette and Webb ...

Mammalian Bone Gene May be Repurposed to Fuel Cognition in ... - Laboratory Equipment

Laboratory Equipment
A gene that regulates bone growth and muscle metabolism in mammals may take on an additional role as a promoter of brain maturation, cognition and learning ...

It's how you splice it: Scientists discover possible origin of muscle, heart defects - Science Daily

Science Daily
The findings, published in Cell Reports, highlight the biological process known as "alternative splicing," by which a single gene may give rise to multiple forms of a protein. Normally, when a gene is first transcribed into a strand of RNA, nearby ...

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

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