Astacus


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Astacus:

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, ancient city, NW Asia Minor, near the Bosporus, in present-day Turkey. Refounded (264 B.C.) by Nicomedes I of Bithynia to replace Astacus as his capital, it flourished for centuries. The Goths sacked the city in A.D. 258.
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Occurrence and properties of proteolytic enzymes in the gastric juice and hepatopancreas of the crayfishes Astacus astacus (L.
The occurence of carbohydrases in digestive juice and in hepatopancreas of Astacus fluviatilis Fabr.
Induction and degranulation and lysis of haemocytes in the freshwater crayfish, Astacus astaeus by components of the phenoloxidase activating system in vitro.
A week-long starvation period used on A, astacus by Vogt et al.
1989) suggested that feeding had an influence on enzyme production, because enzyme vacuoles were observed in F-cells in fed crayfish Astacus astacus.
Untersuchungen fiber die cytologic der sekretbildung in der mitteldarmdruse von Astacus leptodactylus.