pufferfish

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Synonyms for pufferfish

delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver

any of numerous marine fishes whose elongated spiny body can inflate itself with water or air to form a globe

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dagger]) Amino acid residue present in the Factor VIII sequence for each of the following species: Homo sapiens/Bos Taurus/ Canis lupus familiaiis/Mus musculus/ OryctoJagus cuniculus/Rattus norvegicus/ Sus scrofa/ Takifugu rubripes.
Fish meal replacement by soybean meal in diets for Tiger puffer, Takifugu rubripes.
aculeatus, the Japanese rice fish Oryzias latipes, the Japanese pufferfish Takifugu rubripes, and the spotted green pufferfish Tetraodon nigroviridis appear to encode the following eight MARCH genes: MARCH2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 11.
The first PrP-like proteins were identified in Takifugu rubripes using genomic database analysis.
Hwang DF, Chyuan-Yuan Shiau TC and S Jeng Seasonal variations of free amino acids and nucleotide related compounds in the muscle of cultured Taiwanese pufer Takifugu rubripes.
The same search parameters were also applied to identify usherin in the genomes of Homo sapiens, the domestic chicken Gallus gallus, the pufferfish Takifugu rubripes, the tunicate Ciona savignyi, the lancelet Branchiostoma floridae, the purple sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, the limpet Lottia gigantea, and the polychaete Capitella sp.