Exemple din articole cu autotomy
- Contrary to prediction, levels of Gl-Mstn mRNA decreased dramatically in both the claw closer and weighted thoracic muscles when molting was induced by either eyestalk ablation (ESA) or multiple limb autotomy (MLA).
- Autotomy (from the Greek auto = "self-" and tomy = "severing") or self amputation is the act whereby an animal severs one or more of its own appendages, usually as a self-defense mechanism designed to elude a predator's grasp.
- Autotomy is nature's gift to some animals to help them escape when under attack or injured.
- five of the species have four pairs of fluid-filled organs, and here's where the word autotomy comes in.