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Pulex

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

(pew-leks)

a genus of widely distributed fleas. P. irritans the human flea: a common parasite whose bite may give rise to intense irritation and bacterial infection.

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Pulex

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

(pew-leks)

a genus of widely distributed fleas. P. irritans the human flea: a common parasite whose bite may give rise to intense irritation and bacterial infection.

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Pulex

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 60 words.

n. a genus of widely distributed *fleas. P. irritans, the human flea, is a common parasite whose

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Pulex <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 28 words.

a genus of widely distributed fleas. P. irritans the human flea: a common parasite whose bite may give rise to

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Pulex <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 28 words.

a genus of widely distributed fleas. P. irritans the human flea: a common parasite whose bite may give rise to

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Pulex <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 30 words.

a genus of widely distributed fleas. P. irritans the human flea: a common parasite whose bite may give rise to intense irritation and bacterial infection....

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Pulex <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 61 words.

a genus of widely distributed *fleas. P. irritans, the human flea, is a common parasite whose bite may give rise to intense irritation and bacterial infection. It is an intermediate host...

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Resistance variation within a <i>Daphnia pulex</i> population against toxic cyanobacteria

Xiaodong Jiang, Lihua Zhang, Huishuang Liang, Qingmei Li, Yunlong Zhao, Liqiao Chen, Wei Yang and Shiye Zhao.

in Journal of Plankton Research

September 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 2064 words.

Thirteen sympatric Daphnia pulex clones differed significantly in fitness when fed Chlorella pyrenoidosa and toxic Microcystis aeruginosa. The least susceptible clone was 12 times less...

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Direct distributional response in <i>Daphnia pulex</i> to a predator kairomone

Ole T. Kleiven, Petter Larsson and Anders Hobæk.

in Journal of Plankton Research

August 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

The hypothesis that zooplankton are capable of direct and differentiated behavioural responses to different biotic factors was tested. A multichamber flow-through technique enabled...

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Hybridization and the Origin of Contagious Asexuality in <i>Daphnia pulex</i>

Sen Xu, Ken Spitze, Matthew S. Ackerman, Zhiqiang Ye, Lydia Bright, Nathan Keith, Craig E. Jackson, Joseph R. Shaw and Michael Lynch.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

December 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 7562 words.

Hybridization plays a potentially important role in the origin of obligate parthenogenesis (OP) in many organisms. However, it remains controversial whether hybridization directly triggers...

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High Mutation Rates in the Mitochondrial Genomes of <i>Daphnia pulex</i>

Sen Xu, Sarah Schaack, Amanda Seyfert, Eunjin Choi, Michael Lynch and Melania E. Cristescu.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

February 2012; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4947 words.

Despite the great utility of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) sequence data in population genetics and phylogenetics, key parameters describing the process of mitochondrial mutation (e.g., the...

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Horizontal distribution of <i>Daphnia pulex</i> in response to toxic and non-toxic algal extracts

Camilla Laurén-Määttä, Ole Kleiven and Jari Kiviranta.

in Journal of Plankton Research

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

We studied the horizontal distribution of Daphnia pulex as a response to gradients of toxic extracts of two cyanobacteria, Microcystis aeruginosa and Oscillatoria agardhii and non-toxic...

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No evidence of <i>Wolbachia</i> among Great Lakes area populations of <i>Daphnia pulex</i> (Crustacea: Cladocera)

Jay M. Fitzsimmons and David J. Innes.

in Journal of Plankton Research

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 2380 words.

Wolbachia endobacteria are commonly associated with a variety of arthropod species as hosts and induce known changes in their hosts’ life-history traits. Despite exhibiting...

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Ecotoxicology of salinity tolerance in <i>Daphnia pulex</i>: interactive effects of clonal variation, salinity stress and predation

Xinwu Liu and Christopher F. Steiner.

in Journal of Plankton Research

July 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6937 words.

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Despite decades of research on the impacts of salinity in freshwater systems, the effects of salinity stress on planktivore–zooplankton interactions...

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<i>Gammarus pulex</i> show a grouping response to conspecific injury cues but not to predator kairomones

Lynsey A. Smith and Mike M. Webster.

in Behavioral Ecology

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6450 words.

Many species gain protection from predators by forming groups, but there is also evidence that some predators are better able to detect or more likely to attack grouped prey. Given this, it...

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Does ultraviolet radiation alter kairomones? An experimental test with <i>Chaoborus obscuripes</i> and <i>Daphnia pulex</i>

Barbara Sterr and Ruben Sommaruga.

in Journal of Plankton Research

December 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4589 words.

The kairomone released by Chaoborus (phantom-midge) larvae induces neck protuberances (neckkeel with neckteeth) in the dorsal anterior margin of the head of Daphnia that are part of the...

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Genetic differentiation among Oregon lake populations of the <i>Daphnia pulex</i> species complex

DJ Straughan and N Lehman.

in Journal of Heredity

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 0 words.

Gene flow among invertebrate populations inhabiting bodies of nonflowing freshwater such as ponds or lakes must at some stage involve transport across habitat unsuitable for adult stages....

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Daphnia pulex didomain hemoglobin: structure and evolution of polymeric hemoglobins and their coding genes.

S Dewilde, M L Van Hauwaert, K Peeters, J Vanfleteren and L Moens.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 0 words.

The high-molecular-weight extracellular hemoglobin of Daphnia pulex is composed of at least three different didomain globin chains. The primary structure of one of these chains was...

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Multiple predator defence strategies in <i>Daphnia pulex</i> and their relation to native habitat

Wiebke J. Boeing, Charles W. Ramcharan and Howard P. Riessen.

in Journal of Plankton Research

June 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 8512 words.

Daphnia may respond with an array of anti-predator defences (behavioural, morphological and life history) to a chemical cue (kairomone) exuded by its predators: fish and Chaobo...

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COMPETITIVE GRAZERS AND THE PREDATORY WHELK <i>LEPSIELLA FLINDERSI</i> (GASTROPODA: MURICIDAE) STRUCTURE A MUSSEL BED (<i>XENOSTROBUS PULEX</i>) ON A SOUTHWEST AUSTRALIAN SHORE

BRIAN MORTON.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

November 1999; p ublished online November 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

On a southwest Australian exposed rocky shore within King George Sound, the predatory muricid Dicathais orbita was observed feeding non-selectively on an array of sessile prey, including Au...

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Effects of endosulfan on <i>Chaoborus</i>-induced life-history shifts and morphological defenses in <i>Daphnia pulex</i>

Michael J. Barry.

in Journal of Plankton Research

September 2000; p ublished online September 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5487 words.

Daphnia pulex respond to water-borne chemicals released by predatory phantom midge larvae (Chaoborus spp.) with adaptive life-history and morphological responses. These...

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