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8 result(s) for 'loricifera' within BMC Biology

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  1. During the last ten years three oceanographic expeditions were conducted to search for the presence of living fauna in the sediments of the deep anoxic hypersaline L'Atalante basin (Mediterranean Sea). We report ...

    Authors: Roberto Danovaro, Antonio Dell'Anno, Antonio Pusceddu, Cristina Gambi, Iben Heiner and Reinhardt Møbjerg Kristensen
    Citation: BMC Biology 2010 8:30
  2. The demonstration of the existence of metazoan life in absence of free oxygen is one of the most fascinating and difficult challenges in biology. Danovaro et al. (2010) discovered three new species of the Phylum

    Authors: Roberto Danovaro, Cristina Gambi, Antonio Dell’Anno, Cinzia Corinaldesi, Antonio Pusceddu, Ricardo Cardoso Neves and Reinhardt Møbjerg Kristensen
    Citation: BMC Biology 2016 14:43
  3. The radiation of ecdysozoans (moulting animals) during the Cambrian gave rise to panarthropods and various groups of worms including scalidophorans, which played an important role in the elaboration of early m...

    Authors: Deng Wang, Jean Vannier, Cédric Aria, Jie Sun and Jian Han
    Citation: BMC Biology 2021 19:243

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Biology 2022 20:30

  4. The sediments of a deep-sea hypersaline and sulfidic Mediterranean basin have yielded an unexpected discovery, the first multicellular animals living entirely without oxygen. Reported by Danovaro et BMC ...

    Authors: Lisa A Levin
    Citation: BMC Biology 2010 8:31
  5. Tiny marine animals that complete their life cycle in the total absence of light and oxygen are reported by Roberto Danovaro and colleagues in this issue of BMC Biology.... These fascinating animals are new membe...

    Authors: Marek Mentel and William Martin
    Citation: BMC Biology 2010 8:32
  6. One of the classic questions in the early evolution of eukaryotic life concerns the role of oxygen. Many unicellular eukaryotes are strict anaerobes and many animals have long anoxic phases in their life cycle...

    Authors: Marek Mentel, Aloysius G. M. Tielens and William F. Martin
    Citation: BMC Biology 2016 14:44
  7. The deep-sea hypersaline anoxic basins (DHABs) of the Mediterranean (water depth ~3500 m) are some of the most extreme oceanic habitats known. Brines of DHABs are nearly saturated with salt, leading many to su...

    Authors: Joan M. Bernhard, Colin R. Morrison, Ellen Pape, David J. Beaudoin, M. Antonio Todaro, Maria G. Pachiadaki, Konstantinos Ar. Kormas and Virginia P. Edgcomb
    Citation: BMC Biology 2015 13:105
  8. The digestive systems of animals can become highly specialized in response to their exploration and occupation of new ecological niches. Although studies on different animals have revealed commonalities in gut...

    Authors: José M Martín-Durán and Andreas Hejnol
    Citation: BMC Biology 2015 13:29