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Invasion of science and nature by the parthenogenetic marbled crayfish

AoS. Invasion of science and nature by the parthenogenetic marbled crayfish.

The marbled crayfish or Marmorkrebs, Procambarus virginalis (Fig. 1A), is the only obligately parthenogenetic decapod crustacean. It was detected in 1995 in the German aquarium trade. With almost 300 publications, it is now one of the best-studied

Proteins identified in the immune system of crayfish

Proteins identified in the immune system of crayfish. AoS

Invertebrates characteristically only possess mechanisms of innate immunity, both cellular and humoral, that appear to be activated depending on the pathogens involved. These defense mechanisms are triggered by the activation of the pathogen recognition receptors (PRR). The