Bactrian camel


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two-humped camel of the cold deserts of central Asia

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Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP4; cluster of differentiation 26) is the receptor for MERS-CoV As deduced from the human DPP4-MERS-CoV spike protein structural model, the differences in the amino acids in DPP4 molecules of dromedary and Bactrian camel were found in 2 small regions far from the binding interface of DDP4 and MERS spike protein (9).
Bactrian camels close their nostrils to keep sand out, while bushy eyebrows and long eyelashes help protect their eyes.
Bactrian camels have two humps and the Arabian camel, which is also called a dromedary, can easily be distinguished because it has one hump.
Sarefield said, while 20 of his students checked out a Bactrian camel at the farm.
Topics include the history of domestication, participatory approaches to using camels in desertification, the wild Bactrian camel, environmental education and public awareness, camel-breeding in Kalmykia and Turkmenistan, methods of advising producers, standards for camel milk and new dairy methods, new data on adipocyte size and plasma leptin, human treatment with camel chal, pasturing, and wool and meat production.
Bradford, a real young boy who suffered from the ravages of Ewing's Sarcoma, goes on a fictional journey to seek out and save the wild Bactrian camel.
Considerations include: aiding in flood control, fish or crop production, protecting food sources for endangered species like the wild Bactrian camel (more endangered than the giant panda), protection of other small grazing animals that are on the edge of extinction, preservation of habitats for endangered bird species that migrate through this area, preservation of endangered plant species and more.
Zoo staff did not even know their two-humped Bactrian camel Holly was pregnant.
To get there, you hoist yourself onto a Bactrian camel, which has -- (number) humps.
Compared to the domestic Bactrian camel, the wild Bactrian is greyer, slimmer, and has smaller sized humps spaced more widely apart.
Winter temperatures in the deserts where the Bactrian camel live can be 40 [degrees] F below zero.
Gobie - a baby Bactrian camel weighing in at 800 pounds - also will partake.
Hippo dung covered the walls and a crumpled note on the floor read: Send the Bactrian camel to Baghdad.
From saving wild horses and endorsing seahorse conservation, to educating children and adults about the critically endangered wild Bactrian camel that may hold a possible cure for cancer, our products are designed from the heart.
We describe the isolation, full-genome sequencing, and phylogenetic characterization of an influenza A(H3N8) virus of equine lineage isolated from a Bactrian camel, thereby identifying a novel route of influenza virus interspecies transmission and raising further questions about influenza A virus ecology in understudied regions such as Mongolia.