Quantcast

Latest Botryllus schlosseri Stories

2011-08-02 14:11:11

An international team of molecular scientists have discovered that star ascidians, also known as sea squirts, have pacemaker cells similar to that of the human heart.

eb58dc2faf0427d867d18a2b38be3ed61
2011-04-17 07:29:20

Studies of the small sea squirt may ultimately help solve the problem of rejection of organ and bone marrow transplants in humans, according to scientists at UC Santa Barbara.


Latest Botryllus schlosseri Reference Libraries

Star Ascidian, Botryllus schlosseri
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Star Ascidian (Botryllus schlosseri), also known as the Golden Star Tunicate, is a species of invasive ascidian tunicate which can be found almost throughout the world’s oceans. Its native range is within the Atlantic Ocean from the Bay of Fundy to North Carolina, and is the most common colonial tunicate in North America. It grows on slow-moving, submerged objects, plants, and animals in near shore environments. This invasive colonial zooid grows to less than 0.25 inches in size....

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.