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Limulus

[′lim·yə·ləs]
(invertebrate zoology)
The horseshoe crab; the type genus of the Limulacea.
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Battelle provides one such example by reviewing evidence that the diversity of opsins expressed in the eyes of Limulus is much higher than was anticipated from the long history of electrophysiological recordings made in this species.
To find an easy and efficient way to wipe off the bioburden, we examined three approaches (methods A, B, and C) with different flow rates and flushing durations, using common reagents (75% ethanol, water, and acetic acid), and checked the results using limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL) clotting test.
Structural prerequisites for endotoxic activity in the Limulus test as compared to cytokine production in mononuclear cells.
Comparative taphonomy of two nonmineralized arthropods: Naraoia (Nektaspida; Early Cambrian, Chengjiang Biota, China) and Limulus (Xiphosurida; Holocene, Atlantic Ocean).
Male horseshoe crabs Limulus polyphemus use multiple sensory cues to locate mates.
Detection of ocular infections: Clinical Application of the Limulus Amoebocyte Lysate Test.
Their blue blood contains cells called Limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL) that, when used properly, can detect bacteria.
But Caster soon realized that they were made by limuloids whose closest modern relatives are the horseshoe crabs, including Limulus polyphemus.
Experto en Limulus polyphemus, vivificador del arte prehispanico, mitografo cultivado, cronista de la vida nocturna, fisgon profesional, geologo, entomologo y cartografo de aguas imaginarias.
The company, EndoSafe was set up to market technology based on limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL), a key ingredient in the horseshoe crab's blood, which reacts in the presence of gram-negative bacteria.