Edible Snail

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Edible Snail

 

(Helix pomatia), an invertebrate of the subclass Pulmonata of the class Gastropoda. The edible snail is widely found in Europe. It lives at the edges of forests, in parks, and in brush and spends the winter in the soil. It feeds on green leaves and humus. In southern and southwestern Europe both local and imported edible snails are consumed as food. Because of an increase in the consumption of edible snails, special breeding farms have been set up. The edible snail is not an agricultural pest.

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Distribution and anatomy of GABA-like immunoreactive neurons in the central and peripheral nervous system of the snail Helix pomatia.
Lectin binding to oyster digestive tissues and inhibitory effect on binding of Norwalk viruslike particles (VLPs) Binding ([micro]g/mL) VLP inhibition ([micro]g/mL) Lectin * ([dagger]) ([double dagger]) DBA 1 None UEA-1 50 None HPA 1 25 * Derived from Dolichos biflorus (DBA), Ulex europaeus (UEA-1), and Helix pomatia (HPA).
In a snail Helix pomatia, it was reported that the number of serotonergic cells in the central ganglia changed with the physiologic conditions of the animals (i.
Distribution of FMRFamide-like immunoreactive neurons in the central nervous system of the snail Helix pomatia.
Relationships between the distribution of serotonergic cell bodies and the running of vascular elements in the central nervous system of the snail, Helix pomatia.
Studies on specificity and binding properties of the blood group A reactive hemagglutinin from Helix pomatia.
2) and Helix pomatia juice (200 [micro]L; [beta]-glucuronidase, [10.
On the other hand, the presence of 4-chloroandrost-4-ene-3,17-dione (M4) could be explained by side activities of the Helix pomatia juice.