platypus

Summary

Alias: duck-billed platypus, duckbill platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, Ornythorhynchus anatinus

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Genotypic analysis of Mucor from the platypus in Australia
    J H Connolly
    EH Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation Industry and Investment NSW and Charles Sturt University, Charles Sturt University, PO Box 588, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia
    J Wildl Dis 46:55-69. 2010
  2. ncbi M6P/IGF2R imprinting evolution in mammals
    J K Killian
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Mol Cell 5:707-16. 2000
  3. ncbi Evidence for an early appearance of modern post-switch immunoglobulin isotypes in mammalian evolution (II); cloning of IgE, IgG1 and IgG2 from a monotreme, the duck-billed platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus
    M Vernersson
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Uppsala, The Biomedical Center, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Immunol 32:2145-55. 2002
  4. ncbi Molecular evolution of monotreme and marsupial whey acidic protein genes
    Julie A Sharp
    CRC for Innovative Dairy Products, Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Evol Dev 9:378-92. 2007
  5. pmc Genome analysis of the platypus reveals unique signatures of evolution
    Wesley C Warren
    Genome Sequencing Center, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8501, 4444 Forest Park Avenue, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Nature 453:175-83. 2008
  6. doi Ornithorhynchus anatinus (platypus) links the evolution of immunoglobulin genes in eutherian mammals and nonmammalian tetrapods
    Yaofeng Zhao
    State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology, College of Biological Sciences, China Agricultural University, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    J Immunol 183:3285-93. 2009
  7. doi Characterisation of monotreme caseins reveals lineage-specific expansion of an ancestral casein locus in mammals
    Christophe M Lefèvre
    Institute for Technology Research and Innovation, Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, VIC 3217, Australia
    Reprod Fertil Dev 21:1015-27. 2009
  8. pmc Insights into the evolution of mammalian telomerase: platypus TERT shares similarities with genes of birds and other reptiles and localizes on sex chromosomes
    Radmila Hrdlicková
    Section of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, School of Biological Science, University of Texas at Austin, 78712 1095, USA
    BMC Genomics 13:216. 2012
  9. pmc Disruption and pseudoautosomal localization of the major histocompatibility complex in monotremes
    Juliane C Dohm
    Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Ihnestr, 63 73, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Genome Biol 8:R175. 2007
  10. ncbi The mitochondrial genome of a monotreme--the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
    A Janke
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Munchen, Germany
    J Mol Evol 42:153-9. 1996

Patents

  1. PLANTS HAVING ENHANCED YIELD-RELATED TRAITS AND A METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME
  2. METHODS OF DIFFERENTIATING STEM CELLS BY MODULATING MIR-124
  3. YEAST CELL-PRODUCING LACTATE WITH REDUCED ACTIVITY OF RIM15 AND IGO2
  4. Method of identifying eukaryotic species
  5. Genetically Engineered Yeast Cell Producing Lactate Including Acetaldehyde Dehydrogenase, Method of Producing Yeast Cell, and Method of Producing Lactate Using the Same
  6. MICRO-RNAS AND COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING SAME FOR THE TREATMENT AND DIAGNOSIS OF SEROTONIN-, ADRENALIN-, NORADRENALIN-, GLUTAMATE-, AND CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE- ASSOCIATED MEDICAL CONDITIONS
  7. Yeast cell with inactivated NADH dehydrogenase and method of producing lactate using the yeast cell
  8. Yeast cell with inactivated NADH dehydrogenase and method of producing latate using the same
  9. Genetically engineered yeast cell producing lactate comprising acetaldehyde dehydrogenase, method of producing yeast cell and method of producing lactate using the same
  10. MICRO-RNAS AND COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING SAME FOR THE TREATMENT AND DIAGNOSIS OF SEROTONIN-, ADRENALIN-, NORADRENALIN-, GLUTAMATE-, AND CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE- ASSOCIATED MEDICAL CONDITIONS

Detail Information

Publications218 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Genotypic analysis of Mucor from the platypus in Australia
    J H Connolly
    EH Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation Industry and Investment NSW and Charles Sturt University, Charles Sturt University, PO Box 588, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia
    J Wildl Dis 46:55-69. 2010
    ..is the only pathogen known to cause significant morbidity and mortality in the free-living platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) in Tasmania...
  2. ncbi M6P/IGF2R imprinting evolution in mammals
    J K Killian
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Mol Cell 5:707-16. 2000
    ..Unless there was convergent evolution of M6P/ IGF2R imprinting and receptor IGF2 binding in marsupials and eutherians, our results also demonstrate that these two functions evolved in a mammalian clade exclusive of monotremes...
  3. ncbi Evidence for an early appearance of modern post-switch immunoglobulin isotypes in mammalian evolution (II); cloning of IgE, IgG1 and IgG2 from a monotreme, the duck-billed platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus
    M Vernersson
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Uppsala, The Biomedical Center, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Immunol 32:2145-55. 2002
    ..present an analysis of the Ig expression in an egg-laying mammal, a monotreme, the duck-billed platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus). Fragments of platypus IgG and IgE cDNA were obtained by a PCR-based screening using degenerate primers...
  4. ncbi Molecular evolution of monotreme and marsupial whey acidic protein genes
    Julie A Sharp
    CRC for Innovative Dairy Products, Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Evol Dev 9:378-92. 2007
    ..We report the expression and evolution of echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus) and platypus (Onithorhynchus anatinus) WAP cDNAs...
  5. pmc Genome analysis of the platypus reveals unique signatures of evolution
    Wesley C Warren
    Genome Sequencing Center, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8501, 4444 Forest Park Avenue, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Nature 453:175-83. 2008
    We present a draft genome sequence of the platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus. This monotreme exhibits a fascinating combination of reptilian and mammalian characters...
  6. doi Ornithorhynchus anatinus (platypus) links the evolution of immunoglobulin genes in eutherian mammals and nonmammalian tetrapods
    Yaofeng Zhao
    State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology, College of Biological Sciences, China Agricultural University, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    J Immunol 183:3285-93. 2009
    ..We report in this study that the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) Ig H chain constant region gene locus contains eight Ig encoding genes, which are arranged in an mu-..
  7. doi Characterisation of monotreme caseins reveals lineage-specific expansion of an ancestral casein locus in mammals
    Christophe M Lefèvre
    Institute for Technology Research and Innovation, Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, VIC 3217, Australia
    Reprod Fertil Dev 21:1015-27. 2009
    ..cDNA sequencing approach we characterised milk-protein sequences from two monotreme species, platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) and echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus) and found a full set of caseins and casein variants...
  8. pmc Insights into the evolution of mammalian telomerase: platypus TERT shares similarities with genes of birds and other reptiles and localizes on sex chromosomes
    Radmila Hrdlicková
    Section of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, School of Biological Science, University of Texas at Austin, 78712 1095, USA
    BMC Genomics 13:216. 2012
    ..The platypus occupies an important evolutionary position, providing unique insight into the evolution of mammalian genes...
  9. pmc Disruption and pseudoautosomal localization of the major histocompatibility complex in monotremes
    Juliane C Dohm
    Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Ihnestr, 63 73, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Genome Biol 8:R175. 2007
    The monotremes, represented by the duck-billed platypus and the echidnas, are the most divergent species within mammals, featuring a flamboyant mix of reptilian, mammalian and specialized characteristics...
  10. ncbi The mitochondrial genome of a monotreme--the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
    A Janke
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Munchen, Germany
    J Mol Evol 42:153-9. 1996
    The complete nucleotide sequence of the mitochondrial genome of a platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) was determined. Its overall genomic organization is similar to that of placental mammals, Xenopus laevis, and fishes...
  11. ncbi Distribution of keratin and associated proteins in the epidermis of monotreme, marsupial, and placental mammals
    Lorenzo Alibardi
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evoluzionistica Sperimentale, University of Bologna, 40126, Bologna, Italy
    J Morphol 258:49-66. 2003
    ..Those skin regions lacking hairs (platypus web), or showing reduced pelage density (wombat) have, respectively, minute or indiscernible KHGs, associated ..
  12. ncbi Glucocorticoids in the blood plasma of the platypus Ornithorynchus anatinus
    I R McDonald
    Department of Physiology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    J Endocrinol 118:407-15. 1988
    ..PAGE) revealed no evidence for a transcortin-like glucocorticoid- and progesterone-binding protein in platypus plasma...
  13. pmc The oldest platypus and its bearing on divergence timing of the platypus and echidna clades
    Timothy Rowe
    Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas, C1100, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:1238-42. 2008
    ..mute during two decades of discussion about molecular clock estimates of the timing of divergence between the platypus and echidna clades...
  14. doi Identification of novel mammalian caspases reveals an important role of gene loss in shaping the human caspase repertoire
    Leopold Eckhart
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Mol Biol Evol 25:831-41. 2008
    ..Caspase-17, which is most similar to caspase-3, has been conserved among fish, frog, chicken, lizard, and the platypus but is absent from marsupials and placental mammals...
  15. doi The immunoglobulin heavy chain locus in the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
    F Gambón-Deza
    Vigo University Hospital Complex, Pontevedra, Spain
    Mol Immunol 46:2515-23. 2009
    ..These data and the characterization of the IGH locus in platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), allow us to elucidate the changes that took place in this genomic region during evolution from reptile ..
  16. pmc Epigenetic modifications on X chromosomes in marsupial and monotreme mammals and implications for evolution of dosage compensation
    Willem Rens
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB3 OES, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:17657-62. 2010
    ..on somatic cells of the female Australian marsupial possum Trichosurus vulpecula, the female platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus, and control mouse cells. The two marsupial X's were different for all epigenetic features tested...
  17. ncbi Cyto- and chemoarchitecture of the sensory trigeminal nuclei of the echidna, platypus and rat
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    J Chem Neuroanat 31:81-107. 2006
    ..trigeminal nucleus and the oralis and interpolaris spinal trigeminal nuclei were substantially larger in the platypus than in either the echidna or rat, but the caudalis subnucleus was similar in size in both monotremes and the rat...
  18. pmc The thalamus of the monotremes: cyto- and myeloarchitecture and chemical neuroanatomy
    Shawn Mikula
    Centre for Neuroscience, University of California, 1544 Newton Court, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:2415-40. 2008
    Echidna and platypus brains were sectioned and stained by Nissl or myelin stains or immunocytochemically for calcium-binding proteins, gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) or other antigens...
  19. ncbi The unique sex chromosome system in platypus and echidna
    M A Ferguson-Smith
    Cambridge Resource Centre for Comparative Genomics, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge CB3 0ES, UK
    Genetika 46:1314-9. 2010
    A striking example of the power of chromosome painting has been the resolution of the male platypus karyotype and the pairing relationships of the chain often sex chromosomes...
  20. ncbi The hypothalamic supraoptic and paraventricular nuclei of the echidna and platypus
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 68:197-217. 2006
    ..tract in two monotremes: the short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus) and the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)...
  21. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of the MS4A and TMEM176 gene families
    Jonathan Zuccolo
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e9369. 2010
    ..In this study, we examined the evolutionary history of the MS4A/TMEM176 families as well as tissue expression of the phylogenetically earliest members, in order to investigate their possible origins in immune cells...
  22. ncbi Chemoarchitecture of the monotreme olfactory bulb
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 67:69-84. 2006
    The cyto- and chemoarchitecture of the olfactory bulb of two monotremes (shortbeaked echidna and platypus) was studied to determine if there are any chemoarchitectural differences from therian mammals...
  23. ncbi Cyto- and chemoarchitecture of the monotreme olfactory tubercle
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 67:85-102. 2006
    This study was undertaken to determine whether the olfactory tubercles of two monotremes (platypus and echidna) showed cyto- or chemoarchitectural differences from the tubercles of therian mammals...
  24. pmc The genomes of the South American opossum (Monodelphis domestica) and platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) encode a more complete purine catabolic pathway than placental mammals
    Alaine C Keebaugh
    Graduate Program in Population Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol Part D Genomics Proteomics 4:174-8. 2009
    ..in a marsupial, the South American opossum (Monodelphis domestica), and a monotreme, the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)...
  25. ncbi Sparganosis in the monotremes Tachyglossus aculeatus and Ornithorhynchus anatinus in Australia
    R Whittington
    Healesville Sanctuary, Australia
    J Wildl Dis 28:636-40. 1992
    ..Several plerocercoids also were found in the lung of a platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) associated with parenchymal compression and focal pneumonia.
  26. ncbi Immunoglobulin genetics of Ornithorhynchus anatinus (platypus) and Tachyglossus aculeatus (short-beaked echidna)
    Katherine Belov
    Evolutionary Biology Unit, Australian Museum, 6 College Street, Sydney 2010, Australia
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 136:811-9. 2003
    ..Preliminary analysis of monotreme heavy chain variable region diversity suggests that the platypus primarily uses a single VH clan, while the short-beaked echidna utilises at least 4 distinct VH families which ..
  27. pmc Sensory receptors in monotremes
    U Proske
    Department of Physiology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 353:1187-98. 1998
    This is a summary of the current knowledge of sensory receptors in skin of the bill of the platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, and the snout of the echidna, Tachyglossus aculeatus...
  28. ncbi The region homologous to the X-chromosome inactivation centre has been disrupted in marsupial and monotreme mammals
    Timothy A Hore
    ARC Centre for Kangaroo Genomics, Research School of Biological Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Chromosome Res 15:147-61. 2007
    ..We found that these genes map to two distant locations on the opossum X, and also to different locations on a platypus autosome...
  29. ncbi Photic and circadian regulations of melatonin rhythms in fishes
    M Iigo
    Department of Anatomy, St Marianna University School of Medicine, Kawasaki, Miyamae, Japan
    Biol Signals 6:225-32. 1997
    ..when ocular melatonin rhythms were compared in two cyprinids, the ugui Tribolodon hakonensis and the oikawa Zacco platypus occupying different ecological niches, ocular melatonin contents exhibited daily variations, with higher values ..
  30. ncbi Possible differences in pathogenicity between cane toad-, frog- and platypus-derived isolates of Mucor amphibiorum, and a platypus-derived isolate of Mucor circinelloides
    N J Stewart
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Med Mycol 43:127-32. 2005
    Platypuses (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) in the north of the island state of Tasmania, Australia, suffer from a serious disease called ulcerative mycosis, which is responsible for high morbidity and, presumably, mortality rates in areas ..
  31. doi Cloning and structural analysis of two highly divergent IgA isotypes, IgA1 and IgA2 from the duck billed platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus
    M Vernersson
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Uppsala, The Biomedical Center, Husargatan 3, Box 596, S 751 24 Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Immunol 47:785-91. 2010
    ..IgA isotypes during vertebrate evolution we have studied the immunoglobulin repertoire of a model monotreme, the platypus. Two highly divergent IgA-like isotypes (IgA1 and IgA2) were identified and their primary structures were ..
  32. ncbi The anterior olfactory nucleus and piriform cortex of the echidna and platypus
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 67:203-27. 2006
    ..cyto- and chemoarchitecture of the anterior olfactory nucleus and piriform cortex of the short-beaked echidna and platypus were studied to determine: (1) if these areas contain chemically distinct subdivisions, and (2) if the ..
  33. pmc Body temperature-related structural transitions of monotremal and human hemoglobin
    I Digel
    Department of Cellular Engineering, University of Applied Sciences Aachen, 52428 Juelich, Germany
    Biophys J 91:3014-21. 2006
    In this study, temperature-related structural changes were investigated in human, duck-billed platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus, body temperature T(b) = 31-33 degrees C), and echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus, body temperature T(b) = 32-33 ..
  34. doi The toxicogenomic multiverse: convergent recruitment of proteins into animal venoms
    Bryan G Fry
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bio21 Institute, University of Melbourne, Melbourne 3010 Australia
    Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet 10:483-511. 2009
    ..animals, including centipedes, cephalopods, cone snails, fish, insects (several independent venom systems), platypus, scorpions, shrews, spiders, toxicoferan reptiles (lizards and snakes), and sea anemones...
  35. pmc Phylogenetic origins of early alterations in brain region proportions
    Christine J Charvet
    Department of Neurobiology and Behavior and Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, Calif 92687 4550, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 75:104-10. 2010
    ..The presumptive tectum of the platypus is unusually small...
  36. ncbi Lactose synthesis in a monotreme, the echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus): isolation and amino acid sequence of echidna alpha-lactalbumin
    M Messer
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Sydney, N S W, Australia
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 118:403-10. 1997
    ..Its amino acid sequence is more similar to that of another monotreme, the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), than to the sequences of eutherian or marsupial alpha-lactalbumins...
  37. ncbi Parathyroids and ultimobranchial bodies in monotremes
    J I Haynes
    Department of Anatomical Sciences, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Anat Rec 254:269-80. 1999
    ..and ultimobranchial bodies in the primitive mammals, the echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus) and platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)...
  38. ncbi Description of a cranial endocast from a fossil platypus, Obdurodon dicksoni (Monotremata, Ornithorhynchidae), and the relevance of endocranial characters to monotreme monophyly
    Thomas E Macrini
    Jackson School of Geosciences and University of Texas High Resolution X ray Computed Tomography Facility, University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
    J Morphol 267:1000-15. 2006
    ..with reference to endocasts extracted from skulls of the three species of extant monotremes, particularly Ornithorhynchus anatinus, the duckbill platypus...
  39. ncbi Cyto- and chemoarchitecture of the cerebellum of the short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
    K W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 70:71-89. 2007
    The monotremes (echidnas and platypus) have been claimed by some authors to show 'avian' or 'reptilian' features in the gross morphology and microscopic anatomy of the cerebellum...
  40. doi Serological survey for evidence of Leptospira interrogans in free-living platypuses (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
    L Loewenstein
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Camden, NSW 2570, Australia
    Aust Vet J 86:242-5. 2008
    ..To survey free-living platypuses for evidence of Leptospira interrogans...
  41. ncbi Biomechanics and energetics in aquatic and semiaquatic mammals: platypus to whale
    F E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 73:683-98. 2000
    ..It is these intermediate animals that indicate which potential selection factors and mechanical constraints may have directed the evolution of more derived aquatic forms...
  42. pmc Long conserved fragments upstream of Mammalian polyadenylation sites
    Eric S Ho
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Nelson Laboratories, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Genome Biol Evol 3:654-66. 2011
    ..When an even more remote transitional mammal, platypus, was included, still over a thousand CFs were found in the proximity of the PAS...
  43. ncbi Pika and vole mitochondrial genomes increase support for both rodent monophyly and glires
    Yu Hsin Lin
    Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Gene 294:119-29. 2002
    ..However, when this tree is rooted with marsupials plus platypus, the outgroup often joins the lineage leading to the three murid rodents, so the rodents are no longer ..
  44. ncbi The distribution and morphological characteristics of catecholaminergic cells in the brain of monotremes as revealed by tyrosine hydroxylase immunohistochemistry
    P R Manger
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, Neurobiology Research 151A3, Sepulveda VAMC, North Hills, Calif, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 60:298-314. 2002
    ..cellular morphology of catecholaminergic neurons in the CNS of two species of monotreme, the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) and the short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)...
  45. doi Platypus chain reaction: directional and ordered meiotic pairing of the multiple sex chromosome chain in Ornithorhynchus anatinus
    Tasman Daish
    Discipline of Genetics, School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, The University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    Reprod Fertil Dev 21:976-84. 2009
    ..unique animals with an unusually complex sex chromosome system that is composed of ten chromosomes in platypus and nine in echidna. These chromosomes are alternately linked (X1Y1, X2Y2, .....
  46. doi Marsupial and monotreme genomes
    E Koina
    Comparative Genomics Group and ARC Centre for Kangaroo Genomics, Research School of Biological Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Genome Dyn 2:111-22. 2006
    ..Marsupials (e.g. kangaroo, opossum) and monotremes (e.g. platypus) differ from placental mammals in many characteristics, particularly reproduction...
  47. doi Evolution of an X-linked primate-specific micro RNA cluster
    Jingjing Li
    Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 27:671-83. 2010
    ..species but unidentifiable in other mammalian species (including mouse, rat, cat, dog, horse, cow, opossum, and platypus), suggesting that the formation of this cluster was after the primate-rodent split but before the emergence of ..
  48. ncbi DMRT gene cluster analysis in the platypus: new insights into genomic organization and regulatory regions
    Nisrine El-Mogharbel
    Comparative Genomics Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, P O Box 475, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Genomics 89:10-21. 2007
    We isolated and characterized a cluster of platypus DMRT genes and compared their arrangement, location, and sequence across vertebrates. The DMRT gene cluster on human 9p24...
  49. pmc Retrotransposon silencing by DNA methylation can drive mammalian genomic imprinting
    Shunsuke Suzuki
    Department of Epigenetics, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS Genet 3:e55. 2007
    ..marsupial tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii), but not in a prototherian mammal, the egg-laying platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), suggesting its close relationship to the origin of placentation in therian mammals...
  50. ncbi Uncertain breeding: a short history of reproduction in monotremes
    P Temple-Smith
    Department of Conservation and Research, Zoological Parks and Gardens Board, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Reprod Fertil Dev 13:487-97. 2001
    ..significant gains in knowledge have ensued; for example a more accurate estimate of the gestation period of the platypus and the incubation period for the Tachyglossus egg...
  51. pmc Fishborne trematode metacercariae in freshwater fish from Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
    Woon Mok Sohn
    Department of Parasitology and Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 47:249-57. 2009
    ..Total 13 C. sinensis metacercariae were found in 3 out of 10 Hemibarbus maculatus from Yangshuo. All 7 Zacco platypus from Yangshuo were infected with 8-112 Echinochasmus perfoliatus metacercariae. In fish from Binyang-xian, H...
  52. ncbi Characterization and evolution of vertebrate indoleamine 2, 3-dioxygenases IDOs from monotremes and marsupials
    Hajime J Yuasa
    Molecular Immunopathology Unit, Discipline of Pathology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 153:137-44. 2009
    ..In this study, we isolated both IDO1 and IDO2 cDNA from a monotreme, the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), and a marsupial, the gray short-tailed opossum (Monodelphis domestica)...
  53. pmc Receptors in the bill of the platypus
    J E Gregory
    Department of Physiology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    J Physiol 400:349-66. 1988
    1. Afferent responses were recorded from filaments of the trigeminal nerve in each of two platypuses (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) anaesthetized with alpha-chloralose...
  54. ncbi Evolution of mammalian X-chromosome inactivation: sex chromatin in monotremes and marsupials
    L M McKay
    Department of Genetics and Human Variation, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Vic
    Aust J Biol Sci 40:397-404. 1987
    ..chromatin body in these same tissues in marsupials (brush-tail possum, Trichosurus vulpecula) and monotremes (platypus, Ornithorynchus anatinus), using classical histological techniques...
  55. ncbi Identification and structural analysis of four serine proteases in a monotreme, the platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus
    M Poorafshar
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Uppsala, Biomedical Center, Sweden
    Immunogenetics 52:19-28. 2000
    ..here the primary structure of four serine proteases expressed in the spleen of a monotreme, the platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus. Partial cDNA clones for four serine proteases were isolated by a PCR-based strategy...
  56. pmc Higher-order genome organization in platypus and chicken sperm and repositioning of sex chromosomes during mammalian evolution
    Enkhjargal Tsend-Ayush
    School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Chromosoma 118:53-69. 2009
    ..Monotremes (platypus and echidnas) are the most basal group of living mammals...
  57. doi Comparative retinal morphology of the platypus
    Caroline J Zeiss
    Section of Comparative Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    J Morphol 272:949-57. 2011
    The purpose of this study is to identify evolutionary origin and fate of anatomic features of the duck-billed platypus eye...
  58. ncbi Serological responses against the pathogenic dimorphic fungus Mucor amphibiorum in populations of platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) with and without ulcerative mycotic dermatitis
    R J Whittington
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Private Mail Bag 3, NSW 2570, Camden, Australia
    Vet Microbiol 87:59-71. 2002
    ..Mucor amphibiorum, a dimorphic fungus, causes ulcerative dermatitis and systemic infections in the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus in some river systems in Tasmania but apparently not in other regions of Australia...
  59. pmc Defensins and the convergent evolution of platypus and reptile venom genes
    Camilla M Whittington
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Genome Res 18:986-94. 2008
    When the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) was first discovered, it was thought to be a taxidermist's hoax, as it has a blend of mammalian and reptilian features...
  60. ncbi "Intermediate zone" of mammalian spleens: light and electron microscopic study of three primitive mammalian species (platypus, shrew, and mole) with special reference to intrasplenic arteriovenous communication
    Y Tanaka
    Department of Clinical Pathology, Ohme Municipal General Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Anat 187:313-37. 1990
    The intermediate zone (IZ) of nonperfused and perfused spleens in three species of primitive mammals (shrew, mole, platypus) was studied morphologically...
  61. ncbi Sequences homologous to the human X- and Y-borne zinc finger protein genes (ZFX/Y) are autosomal in monotreme mammals
    J M Watson
    Department of Genetics, LaTrobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    Genomics 15:317-22. 1993
    ..gene to chromosome 1 of the Australian echidna and to an equivalent position on chromosomes 1 and 2 of the platypus. The localization to platypus chromosome 1 was confirmed by Southern analysis of a Chinese hamster x platypus ..
  62. ncbi Morphology of pyramidal neurones in cytochrome oxidase modules of the S-I bill representation of the platypus
    G N Elston
    Vision, Touch and Hearing Research Centre, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 53:87-101. 1999
    The primary somatosensory cortex of the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) is characterized by a distinct array of functionally specific cytochrome oxidase (CO) modules, forming alternate CO-rich and CO-poor bands...
  63. ncbi Oligosaccharides of milk and colostrum in non-human mammals
    T Urashima
    Department of Bio Resource Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Inada cho, Hokkaido, 080 8555, Japan
    Glycoconj J 18:357-71. 2001
    ..g. primates, domestic herbivores, bears and other carnivores, the rat and the elephant) as well as monotremes (platypus and echidna) and marsupials (e.g. wallaby)...
  64. ncbi Immunohistochemical study on the endocrine cells in gut of the stomachless teleost, Zacco platypus (Cyprinidae)
    S K Ku
    Pharmacology and Toxicology Laboratory, Central Research Laboratories, Dong Wha Pharmaceutical Industrial Co, Anyang 430 017, Republic of Korea
    Anat Histol Embryol 33:212-9. 2004
    ..of neurohormonal peptides-producing cells were demonstrated in the gut of the stomachless teleost, Zacco platypus (Temminck et Schegel), using 10 types of specific antisera raised against mammalian regulatory peptides...
  65. pmc The dystrotelin, dystrophin and dystrobrevin superfamily: new paralogues and old isoforms
    Hong Jin
    Division of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, King s College London, Guy s Hospital, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Genomics 8:19. 2007
    ....
  66. ncbi Calibration choice, rate smoothing, and the pattern of tetrapod diversification according to the long nuclear gene RAG-1
    Andrew F Hugall
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Syst Biol 56:543-63. 2007
    ..Similarly, saturation of mitochondrial DNA sequences, and the resultant greater compression of basal branches means that using only external deep calibrations will also lead to inflated age estimates within the focal ingroup...
  67. doi Concerted evolution of vertebrate CCR2 and CCR5 genes and the origin of a recombinant equine CCR5/2 gene
    Andrey A Perelygin
    Department of Biology, Georgia State University, PO Box 4010, Atlanta, GA 30302, USA
    J Hered 99:500-11. 2008
    ..evolved in concert with the paralogous CCR5 gene, but not with another paralogous gene, CCR3, in the opossum, platypus, rabbit, guinea pig, cat, and rodent lineages...
  68. pmc The evolution of the DLK1-DIO3 imprinted domain in mammals
    Carol A Edwards
    Department of Physiology, Development, and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS Biol 6:e135. 2008
    ..cluster were determined in eutherian, metatherian, and prototherian mammals including tammar wallaby and platypus. Imprinting across the whole domain evolved after the divergence of eutherian from marsupial mammals and in ..
  69. pmc Snake cathelicidin from Bungarus fasciatus is a potent peptide antibiotics
    Yipeng Wang
    Biotoxin Units of Key Laboratory of Animal Models and Human Disease Mechanisms, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan, China
    PLoS ONE 3:e3217. 2008
    ..Recently, several cathelicidins have also been found from chickens and fishes. No cathelicidins from other non-mammalian vertebrates have been reported...
  70. pmc Better smelling through genetics: mammalian odor perception
    Andreas Keller
    Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, Box 63, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 18:364-9. 2008
    ..Newly sequenced mammalian genomes-from platypus to dog-have made it possible to infer how smell has evolved to suit the needs of a given species and how ..
  71. pmc Does the human X contain a third evolutionary block? Origin of genes on human Xp11 and Xq28
    Margaret L Delbridge
    The ARC Centre of Excellence for Kangaroo Genomics, Research School of Biological Sciences, The Australian National University, ACT Australia
    Genome Res 19:1350-60. 2009
    ..Our gene mapping results show that human Xp11 genes are located on the marsupial X chromosome and platypus chromosome 6, indicating that the Xp11 region was part of original therian X chromosome...
  72. doi Bioinformatic and biochemical studies on the phylogenetic variability of proenkephalin-derived octapeptides
    E Bojnik
    Institute of Biochemistry, Biological Research Centre, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Szeged, Hungary
    Neuroscience 165:542-52. 2010
    ..the elongated Met-enkephalins we identified by searching protein databases, (Xl)YGGFMRGY (three frog species and platypus), (Gg)YGGFMRSV (chicken and one fish species), (Hp)YGGFMNGF (shark) and (Mm)YGGFMRSL (mouse and two lungfish ..
  73. pmc Molecular evolution of dentin phosphoprotein among toothed and toothless animals
    Dianalee A McKnight
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, NIDCR, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda MD 20892, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 9:299. 2009
    ....
  74. doi Morphological and histochemical observations on the crural gland-spur apparatus of the echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus) together with comparative observations on the femoral gland-spur apparatus of the duckbilled platypus (Ornithorhyncus anatinus)
    William J Krause
    Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    Cells Tissues Organs 191:336-54. 2010
    The echidna and platypus have a crural/femoral gland that is linked by a large duct to a canalized, keratinous spur located on the medial side of the ankle...
  75. doi Identification of two FoxP3 genes in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) with differential induction patterns
    Tiehui Wang
    Scottish Fish Immunology Research Centre, School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 2TZ, UK
    Mol Immunol 47:2563-74. 2010
    ..fish, amphibians and monotreme mammals compared to eutherian mammals, suggesting that FoxP3 in fish, frog and platypus may have a different role to the human and mouse counterpart that defines the Treg cellular lineage and mediates ..
  76. doi Kinetics, equilibrium and thermodynamic studies on biosorption of Ag(I) from aqueous solution by macrofungus Pleurotus platypus
    Devlina Das
    School of Biosciences and Technology, VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
    J Hazard Mater 184:765-74. 2010
    ..The present study was carried out in a batch system using dead biomass of macrofungus Pleurotus platypus for the sorption of Ag(I). P. platypus exhibited the highest silver uptake of 46.7 mg g(-1) of biomass at pH 6...
  77. pmc Novel venom gene discovery in the platypus
    Camilla M Whittington
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Regimental Crescent, Camperdown, NSW 2006, Australia
    Genome Biol 11:R95. 2010
    To date, few peptides in the complex mixture of platypus venom have been identified and sequenced, in part due to the limited amounts of platypus venom available to study...
  78. doi A reduced progenitor pool population accounts for the rudimentary appearance of the septum, medial pallium and dorsal pallium in birds
    Christine J Charvet
    Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, University of California, Irvine, 92687 4550, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 76:289-300. 2010
    ..e. chickens, sparrows) and mammals (i.e. rabbits, hedgehogs, shrews, platypus)...
  79. doi Monotreme ossification sequences and the riddle of mammalian skeletal development
    Vera Weisbecker
    Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, Downing St CB2 3EQ, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Evolution 65:1323-35. 2011
    ..Here, I present the first postcranial ossification sequences of the monotreme echidna and platypus, and compare these with published data from other mammals and amniotes...
  80. doi Controlling wildlife fungal disease spread: in vitro efficacy of disinfectants against Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and Mucor amphibiorum
    Rebecca Webb
    Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Dis Aquat Organ 99:119-25. 2012
    Chytridiomycosis in amphibians, and mucormycosis in the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus and amphibians, are serious fungal diseases affecting these aquatic taxa...
  81. doi Distinct development of the trigeminal sensory nuclei in platypus and echidna
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 79:261-74. 2012
    ..electroreception using the trigeminal pathways and it has been argued that electroreception arose in an aquatic platypus-like ancestor of both modern monotreme groups...
  82. pmc Filamentous Fungi Isolated from Platypus koryoensis, the Insect Vector of Oak Wilt Disease in Korea
    Dong Yeon Suh
    Department of Microbiology and Institute of Basic Sciences, Dankook University, Cheonan 330 714, Korea
    Mycobiology 39:313-6. 2011
    The ambrosia beetle, Platypus koryoensis, is a serious pest of oak trees in Korea. In this study we investigated filamentous fungi present in the body of the beetle...
  83. pmc Proteomics and deep sequencing comparison of seasonally active venom glands in the platypus reveals novel venom peptides and distinct expression profiles
    Emily S W Wong
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Cell Proteomics 11:1354-64. 2012
    The platypus is a venomous monotreme. Male platypuses possess a spur on their hind legs that is connected to glands in the pelvic region. They produce venom only during the breeding season, presumably to fight off conspecifics...
  84. pmc Non-B DB v2.0: a database of predicted non-B DNA-forming motifs and its associated tools
    Regina Z Cer
    Advanced Biomedical Computing Center, Information Systems Program, SAIC Frederick, Inc, Frederick, MD 21702, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 41:D94-D100. 2013
    ..human, chimpanzee, dog, macaque and mouse, and adds seven additional organisms: orangutan, rat, cow, pig, horse, platypus and Arabidopsis thaliana. Additionally, the non-B DB v2...
  85. doi Fine structure and functional comments of mouthparts in Platypus cylindrus (Col., Curculionidae: Platypodinae)
    Latifa Belhoucine
    University of Tlemcen, Laboratory Conservation Management of Water, Soil and Forests, Algeria
    Micron 45:74-82. 2013
    Oak pinhole borer, Platypus cylindrus is seen in recent years as one of the biggest enemies directly involved in the observed decline of cork oak in Mediterranean forests with all the economic implications...
  86. doi Effect of release rate and enantiomeric composition on response to pheromones of Megaplatypus mutatus (Chapuis) in poplar plantations of Argentina and Italy
    Hernán Funes
    Centro de Investigaciones de Plagas e Insecticidas JB de La Salle 4397, B1603ALO Villa Martelli, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Bull Entomol Res 103:564-9. 2013
    Megaplatypus mutatus (=Platypus sulcatus Chapuis) is an Ambrosia beetle native to South America, which was recently introduced in Italy and its presence there is causing severe damage to the local poplar plantations. The male M...
  87. doi Complete mitochondrial DNA genome of Zacco platypus (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae)
    Yih Tsong Ueng
    Department of Environmental Engineering and
    Mitochondrial DNA 26:317-8. 2015
    The complete mitochondrial genome of Zacco platypus (Cypriniformes, Cyprinidae), which has broader distribution range and diverse genetic structure than other species under the genus Zacco, was first determined in this study...
  88. doi Conservation and expression of PIWI-interacting RNA pathway genes in male and female adult gonad of amniotes
    Shu Ly Lim
    The Robinson Institute, School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Biol Reprod 89:136. 2013
    ..We investigated the evolution and expression of piRNA pathway genes in gonads of amniote species (chicken, platypus, and mouse)...
  89. doi Novel genotypes of Trypanosoma binneyi from wild platypuses (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) and identification of a leech as a potential vector
    Andrea Paparini
    School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia Electronic address
    Exp Parasitol 145:42-50. 2014
    ..ticks; n=5 tick nymphs; n=1 leech; and n>500 tick eggs) collected from wild Tasmanian platypuses (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), for the presence of trypanosomatid-specific DNA and/or trypomastigotes...
  90. doi Phylogeny of ambrosia beetle symbionts in the genus Raffaelea
    Tyler J Dreaden
    School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    Fungal Biol 118:970-8. 2014
    The genus Raffaelea was established in 1965 when the type species, Raffaelea ambrosia, a symbiont of Platypus ambrosia beetles was described...
  91. pmc Evolution of the Vertebrate Resistin Gene Family
    Qingda Hu
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 10:e0130188. 2015
    ..originated by duplication and transposition from Retn on the early mammalian lineage after divergence of the platypus, but before the placental and marsupial mammal divergence...
  92. doi First Molecular Characterization of Theileria ornithorhynchi Mackerras, 1959: yet Another Challenge to the Systematics of the Piroplasms
    Andrea Paparini
    Vector and Water Borne Pathogen Research Group, School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch WA, 6150, Australia Electronic address
    Protist 166:609-20. 2015
    ..In the present study, screening of platypuses (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), was performed to infer the parasite molecular phylogeny...
  93. pmc Huangshan population of Chinese Zacco platypus (Teleostei, Cyprinidae) harbors diverse matrilines and high genetic diversity
    Xin Zheng
    Key Laboratory of Exploration and Utilization of Aquatic Genetic Resources, Shanghai Ocean University, Ministry of Education, Shanghai 201306, China College of Life and Environment Sciences, Huangshan University, Huangshan Anhui 245041, China
    Dongwuxue Yanjiu 37:103-9. 2016
    Six main mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) lineages have been described in minnow (Zacco platypus) samples obtained from northern, western and southern China. Perdices et al...
  94. pmc Avoiding Pandemic Fears in the Subway and Conquering the Platypus
    A Gonzalez
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    mSystems 1:. 2016
    ..g., reporting widespread distribution of notorious endemic species such as the platypus or the presence of pathogens) but that appropriate use of inclusion and exclusion sets can avoid this issue.
  95. pmc Monotreme glucagon-like peptide-1 in venom and gut: one gene - two very different functions
    Enkhjargal Tsend-Ayush
    Robinson Research Institute, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, 5000, Australia
    Sci Rep 6:37744. 2016
    ..g. Exendin-4 in Heloderma suspectum (gila monster)). We discovered that platypus and echidna express a single GLP-1 peptide in both intestine and venom...
  96. pmc GETPrime 2.0: gene- and transcript-specific qPCR primers for 13 species including polymorphisms
    Fabrice P A David
    Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Core Facility, School of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nucleic Acids Res 45:D56-D60. 2017
    ..0) of the database: eight new species (yeast, chicken, macaque, chimpanzee, rat, platypus, pufferfish, and Anolis carolinensis) now complement the five already included in the previous version (human, ..
  97. doi A NEED FOR DYNAMIC HEMATOLOGY AND SERUM BIOCHEMISTRY REFERENCE TOOLS: NOVEL USE OF SINE WAVE FUNCTIONS TO PRODUCE SEASONALLY VARYING REFERENCE CURVES IN PLATYPUSES (ORNITHORHYNCHUS ANATINUS)
    James W Macgregor
    1 College of Veterinary Medicine, School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, 90 South Street, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia
    J Wildl Dis . 2017
    ..We applied these techniques to values observed in blood samples from 126 adult wild platypuses ( Ornithorhynchus anatinus ) (58 females and 68 males)...
  98. pmc The X chromosome of monotremes shares a highly conserved region with the eutherian and marsupial X chromosomes despite the absence of X chromosome inactivation
    J M Watson
    Department of Genetics and Human Variation, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 87:7125-9. 1990
    ..on the marsupial X chromosome, were mapped by in situ hybridization to the chromosomes of the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus, one of the three species of monotreme mammals. All were located on the X chromosome...
  99. ncbi Distribution of substance P in the enteric plexuses of the small intestine of the platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus
    P B Osborne
    Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Cell Tissue Res 255:663-7. 1989
    A study was made of substance P-like-immunoreactive nerves within the small intestine of platypus, an Australian prototherian mammal. Both immunoreactive nerve cell bodies and fibers were present...
  100. pmc Responses of electroreceptors in the snout of the echidna
    J E Gregory
    Department of Physiology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    J Physiol 414:521-38. 1989
    ..Similar glands in skin of the platypus have previously been shown to be the sites of electroreceptors. 6...
  101. ncbi Karyotypic conservation in the mammalian order monotremata (subclass Prototheria)
    J M Wrigley
    Department of Genetics and Human Variation, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    Chromosoma 96:231-47. 1988
    The order Monotremata, comprising the platypus and two species of echidna (Australian and Nuigini) is the only extant representative of the mammalian subclass Prototheria, which diverged from subclass Theria (marsupials and placental ..

Research Grants28

  1. COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY OF SLEEP
    Jerome Siegel; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..adapted from applicant's abstract): In the current grant period, these investigators have found that the platypus and echidna, primitive mammals previously thought to lack REM sleep, have REM sleep in very large amounts...
  2. High throughput cell migration assay amenable to high content imaging
    TIMOTHY GEORGE BURLAND; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Based on proven success in launching the Oris" cell-based assay product line, Platypus has the skills, knowledge, and infrastructure to develop, validate and manufacture products for cell-based assays...
  3. High throughput cell migration assay amenable to high content imaging
    KEREN HULKOWER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Based on proven success in launching the Oris" product line, Platypus has the skills, knowledge, and infrastructure to develop, validate and manufacture products for cell-based assays...
  4. Compact, wearable monitor for continuous detection of nitrogen dioxide in mines
    TIMOTHY GEORGE BURLAND; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In preliminary studies using non-optimized system components, Platypus Technologies LLC has successfully employed the LC technology to detect 1 ppm of NO2 in less than 10 minutes, with ..
  5. MOLECULAR EVOLUTIONARY GENETICS OF COLOR VISION
    Wen Hsiung Li; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..individuals from a series of species: Two marsupials (opossum and red-necked wallaby); One monotreme (platypus); One owl monkey and 8 prosimians; Four bats (two mega, two micro); Three rodents; Three carnivores; Study ..
  6. Multiplexed Personal Monitoring of Airborne Toxins
    BHARAT ACHARYA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..detected from a vapor phase by utilizing chemically functionalized, nanostructured surfaces and liquid crystals (Platypus( technology). What is needed, however, is a monitor that simultaneously measures exposure to multiple compounds...
  7. Personal dosimeter for OP's using nano-structure surfac*
    Barbara Israel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..b>Platypus Technology (TM) represents a radically different approach to determining instantaneous (real time) and cumulative ..
  8. Phylogenetic Comparisons of Imprinted Domains
    Randy Jirtle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..BAC) libraries from the imprinted opossum (Didelphus virginiana) and the non-imprinted platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) to examine imprinted domains containing genes involved in cancer that are regulated by three different ..
  9. Biophotonics for Detection of West Nile Virus
    Barbara Israel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    b>Platypus technology is a radically different approach to the detection and simultaneous identification of viruses...
  10. Biophotonic Detection of WNV ABS. for Multiple Species
    Barbara Israel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..b>Platypus technology is based on the exquisite sensitivity of liquid crystals to nanometer scale changes in surface ..
  11. Obliquely deposited substrates for detection of Ras
    Barbara Israel; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..b>Platypus technology is a novel, broadly applicable platform nanotechnology based on the sensitivity of liquid crystals to ..
  12. Personal Dosimeter for OPs Using Nano-structured Surface
    Barbara Israel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These data strongly support the feasibility of Platypus TM technology as the basis of small, inexpensive, rugged passive monitors suitable for measuring cumulative ..
  13. Biophotonic detection of WNV Abs from Multiple Species
    RENEE HERBER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This Phase 2 proposal will further the development of a fundamentally new, broadly applicable technology (Platypus technology) for the rapid, label-free detection of proteins...
  14. Nanostructured substrates for cell assays.
    Barbara Israel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..b>Platypus Technology (tm) can be the foundation for such assays to accelerate basic cell research, drug discovery, and ..
  15. Liquid crystal based enzyme activity assay
    Barbara Israel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..b>Platypus TM technology can be the foundation for such assays to accelerate basic research, drug discovery, evaluation of ..
  16. DEVELOPMENTAL STUDIES OF COCHLEAR MECHANICS
    David Mills; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. SENSORY RECALIBRATION OF MOTOR OUTPUT
    Harold Zakon; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Gordon Research Conference on Neuroethology
    Harold Zakon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Our goal is for broad intellectual and technical cross-fertilization between these two traditions. ..
  19. A Conserved Sequence Approach for MS Association Studies
    Douglas Mortlock; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. HORMONAL MODULATION OF A COMMUNICATION SIGNAL
    Harold Zakon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. FUNCTION AND CONSERVATION IN GLOBIN LOCUS CONTROL REGION
    Ross Hardison; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..5 and isolate the binding proteins. ..
  22. "Gdf6 gene expression and evolution in vertebrates"
    Douglas Mortlock; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These experiments will provide extensive insights into the conservation of this important signaling pathway gene in different animal models and the role genomic sequences play in normal skeletal patterning. ..
  23. MICROARRAY ANALYSIS OF RETINAL DEGENERATION IN MICE
    Caroline Zeiss; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Colin Barnstable, Professor of Neurobiology and Ophthalmology, who is an internationally recognized molecular biologist using mouse models of retinal development and degeneration. ..
  24. Characterization of the flexible portions of fibrinogen
    Russell Doolittle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies are aimed at determining the degree of specificity involved in the assembly of fibrin units and protofibrils as well as the relative locations of the regions involved. ..
  25. Control of Mammalian Meiotic Recombination
    Terry Ashley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, we will examine the effects of mutations in genes likely to be involved in control of frequency and distribution of recombination. ..
  26. The Role of Sedlin in Maintaining Cartilage Integrity
    Douglas Mortlock; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Moreover, we anticipate that these studies will yield valuable insight into the role of the sedlin pathway in maintaining cartilage integrity and its derangement in osteoarthritis. ..
  27. MALE STERILITY AND MEIOTIC CHECKPOINT
    Terry Ashley; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Our results will lead to a better understanding of some of the underlying causes of male sterility and could also lead to new insights into development of a male contraceptive. ..
  28. STRUCTURAL STUDIES ON FIBRINOGEN AND FIBRIN
    Russell Doolittle; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Combined with the full structures of the native molecules at high resolution, these results should dispel much of the mystery of fibrin formation. ..

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  1. PLANTS HAVING ENHANCED YIELD-RELATED TRAITS AND A METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME
    Patent Number: EP3029143-A1; Date:2016-06-08
  2. METHODS OF DIFFERENTIATING STEM CELLS BY MODULATING MIR-124
    Patent Number: JP2016507218-A; Date:2016-03-10
  3. YEAST CELL-PRODUCING LACTATE WITH REDUCED ACTIVITY OF RIM15 AND IGO2
    Patent Number: EP3034611-A1; Date:2016-06-22
  4. Method of identifying eukaryotic species
    Patent Number: JP2014155500-A; Date:2014-08-28
  5. Genetically Engineered Yeast Cell Producing Lactate Including Acetaldehyde Dehydrogenase, Method of Producing Yeast Cell, and Method of Producing Lactate Using the Same
    Patent Number: EP2873725-A1; Date:2015-05-20
  6. MICRO-RNAS AND COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING SAME FOR THE TREATMENT AND DIAGNOSIS OF SEROTONIN-, ADRENALIN-, NORADRENALIN-, GLUTAMATE-, AND CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE- ASSOCIATED MEDICAL CONDITIONS
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  7. Yeast cell with inactivated NADH dehydrogenase and method of producing lactate using the yeast cell
    Patent Number: EP2826857-A1; Date:2015-01-21
  8. Yeast cell with inactivated NADH dehydrogenase and method of producing latate using the same
    Patent Number: KR1020150010668-A; Date:2015-01-28
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    Patent Number: WO2011019074-A; Date:2011-02-17
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