Gila monster


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Synonyms for Gila monster

large orange and black lizard of southwestern United States

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dissertation (Haxel 1977), the junior author observed a Gila Monster at close range on the south side of Black Mountain in the southern Chocolate Mountains of southeasternmost California (Fig.
A pounds 210,000 project funded by the Parkinson's Disease Society has been set up to investigate the benefits of Exendin-4 from the Gila Monster - America's largest lizard.
These areas offer healthy, intact ecosystems to dozens of imperiled, border-crossing species like the black bear, desert bighorn sheep, Gila monster, and tropical kingbird.
Clapp said France told him: "A gila monster couldn't survive out here.
This has been isolated from a compound found in Gila monster saliva
A long-acting analogue (chemical compound) derived from the saliva of the Gila monster, Byetta (exenatide) boasts real advantages over insulin for people with type 2 diabetes.
An analogue of glucagon-like peptide was discovered in the saliva of the Gila monster by Dr.
There are only two lizard species that are venomous: the Gila monster and the Mexican beaded lizard.
The Return of Pete Pack Rat presents three picturebooks in a conveniently sized hardcover format: "Pete Pack Rat", "Sheriff Sally Gopher and the Haunted Dance Hall", and "Pete Pack Rat and the Gila Monster Gang".
Perhaps it was another word on the same page of the dictionary that I meant to use: gila monster - a venomous lizard.
Derived from the saliva of the Gila monster, Byetta is formulated for self-administered subcutaneous injection within 1 hour of consuming morning and evening meals.
Exenatide is a synthetic form ofexendin4, a compound found in the venomous saliva of the Gila monster (SN.
Are you searching for a Gila monster to call your very own?