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tagma

[′tag·mə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A compound body section of a metameric animal that results from embryonic fusion of two or more somites.
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Romeo Elisan Jr., head of the BJMP-National Capital Region, said an initial batch composed of 75 junior officers under Tagmata would be deployed at the Metro Manila District Jail (MMDJ) in Camp Bagong Diwa.
dorsalis, we report the cloning and characterization of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor alpha6 cDNA and the expression patterns at different developmental stages and in different tagmata of adult flies using quantitative real-time PCR.
The expression levels of Bdor[alpha]6 mRNA relative to expression of [alpha]-tubulin at different developmental stages and in different tagmata of B.
Data from the quantitative real-time PCR for both the developmental expression and different tagmata expression profiles were subjected to LSD test in analysis of variance (ANOVA) (SPSS 12.0 for Windows).
The Bdor[alpha]6 mRNA was found in different tagmata of adult flies.
Several nAChR subunits transcripts from various species were detected in different tagmata. In the present study, Bdor[alpha]6 was found to be present in all tagmatas of adult flies the highest abundance in head followed by thorax and the lowest in abdomen.