Tupaia


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the type genus of the Tupaia: chief genus of tree shrews

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Along those lines of connection, Somerville concludes part I of Once Were Pacific with the Tahitian protagonist Tetiare from Jean Anderson's translation of Chantal Spitz's L'Ile Des Reyes Ecrases (or Island of Shattered Dreams), "the first novel published by an Indigenous writer from Polynesie Francais (French Polynesia)" (8I), and voyages to the island where the tapa of the Tupaia painting originated.
A chief and priest in his own community, Tupaia was able to converse with other islanders with authority.
Inhibitory effect of adefovir and lamivudine on the initiation of hepatitis B virus infection in primary tupaia hepatocytes.
Tambien esta trabajando en la secuenciacion de diferentes bacterias patogenicas como Brucella abortus y Campylobacter fetus, y hospedadores comunes de bacterias como Tupaia belangeri (Bassi et al, 2007).
On 12 July 1769, Joseph Banks, botanist on the Endeavour, recorded in his journal with delight that a high ranking Society Islander, Tupaia, had resolved to travel to England with the ship:
My further hypothesis is that the identities of both mariner and crew in the earlier version of the poem published in 1798 were influenced by Coleridge's reading of Cook and Banks' journals, and by the accounts of encounters with natives in Taihiti and the Pacific-in particular with the person of Tupaia, the Taihitian who accompanied Cook south on his voyage after leaving his homeland for the Endeavour in 1769.
Feeding, activity, and social behavior of the tree shrews, Tupaia glis, in a large outdoor enclosure.
boliviana, and Hyla pulchella (Manzano, 1996); in arboreal mammals as Ptilocercus and Tupaia (Le Gros Clark, 1924, 1926); in Macaca mulata (Howell and Strauss, 1933); in ateline monkeys (Youlatus, 2000); and in tree squirrels (Thorington, 1997).
Similarly, Sheldrake writes about a Tahitian navigator, Tupaia, who was invited on board James Cook's ship in 1769 and who could "point towards Tahiti at any time, despite the distance involved and the ship's circuitous route between 48[degrees]S and 4[degrees]N" (p .
The staging system for Manis may be found in Huisman (1933), for Mus in Theiler (1989), for Sus in Butler and Juurlink (1987), for Tupaia in Lange and Nierstrasz (1932), and for Dasyurus in Hill and Hill (1955).
The one single event during the whole period of Cook's three voyages, notwithstanding his consummate human and scientific curiosity which might almost certainly have led him along the same general line of enquiry, was his chance meeting during his first voyage to Tahiti to observe the transit of Venus, with the dispossessed Raiatean high chief and navigator-priest Tupaia, who guided Cook in the 'Endeavour' from Tahiti to Rurutu 300 miles to the south.
HBV infection results in a wide range of clinical manifestations ranging from benign carrier state to severe liver disease, which in the case of the tupaia was abrogated by oral administration of specific HBV proteins.
Current researches indicated that there had a positive relationship between serum leptin levels and body fat mass in Meriones unguiculatus (Li and Wang, 2005), and there had a negative relationship between serum leptin levels and body fat mass in Tupaia belangeri (Zhang et al.
Part of Thames & Hudson's History Files series, Voyages of Discovery comes with a set of facsimile documents that includes Columbus's 1492 contract with Isabella of Castile and the map of the Pacific Islands drawn for Cook by his islander navigator, Tupaia.
In contrasting Cook's attitude to mapping with that of the Islanders, for instance, Gascoigne emphasizes Cook's commitment to what is presented as scientific surveying and claims that he failed to appreciate how Tupaia envisaged space, distance and direction.