American cockroach

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Related to American cockroach: German cockroach, oriental cockroach
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Synonyms for American cockroach

large reddish brown free-flying cockroach originally from southern United States but now widely distributed

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The American cockroach presents some of the same challenges, with the added difficulty of being considerably smaller.
Extracts of ground-up brain and other nerve tissue from the American cockroach, Periplaneta americana, and desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria, killed more than 90 percent of a type of E.
Scientists at the National Research Institute of Italy measured how the American cockroach (Periplaneta americana) responded to a threat stimulus.
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In 2003, two murine hybridomas, clones 3C2 and 38G6, secreting specific monoclonal antibodies (MAb) to allergens derived from the American cockroach, Periplaneta americana, were produced in our laboratory (Sookrung et al.
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