Periplaneta americana

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Related to Periplaneta americana: Blattella germanica
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Synonyms for Periplaneta americana

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

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Determination of membrane reserve of Periplaneta americana and Blaberus craniifer's hemocytes and study of hyposmotic load's influence on cell volume.
Specific IgE responses have been reported to all three of the major cockroach species seen around the world--Blattella germanica, Periplaneta americana and the Oriental cockroach.
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.
However, thorough as ever, we checked it out, and it was in fact the common American cockroach, or the Periplaneta Americana, as all you entomologists know it.
The Periplaneta Americana cockroach has been timed at 5.
Chiel decided to create Periplaneta computatrix--a make-believe cockroach with walking capabilities inspired by what neurobiologists knew about locomotion in Periplaneta americana, a real cockroach commonly found outdoors in the United States.