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Venom composition does not vary greatly between different nematocyst types isolated from the primary tentacles of olindias sambaquiensis (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa)

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Venom composition does not vary greatly between different nematocyst types isolated from the primary tentacles of olindias sambaquiensis (Cnidaria : Hydrozoa). / Doonan, Liam B.; Lynham, Steven; Quinlan, Catherine; Ibiji, Spike C.; Winter, Carlos E.; Padilla, Gabriel; Jaimes-Becerra, Adrian; Morandini, André C.; Marques, Antonio C.; Long, Aul F.

In: Biological Bulletin, Vol. 237, No. 1, 07.08.2019, p. 26-35.

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Doonan, LB, Lynham, S, Quinlan, C, Ibiji, SC, Winter, CE, Padilla, G, Jaimes-Becerra, A, Morandini, AC, Marques, AC & Long, AF 2019, 'Venom composition does not vary greatly between different nematocyst types isolated from the primary tentacles of olindias sambaquiensis (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa)', Biological Bulletin, vol. 237, no. 1, pp. 26-35. https://doi.org/10.1086/705113

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Doonan, L. B., Lynham, S., Quinlan, C., Ibiji, S. C., Winter, C. E., Padilla, G., Jaimes-Becerra, A., Morandini, A. C., Marques, A. C., & Long, A. F. (2019). Venom composition does not vary greatly between different nematocyst types isolated from the primary tentacles of olindias sambaquiensis (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). Biological Bulletin, 237(1), 26-35. https://doi.org/10.1086/705113

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Doonan LB, Lynham S, Quinlan C, Ibiji SC, Winter CE, Padilla G et al. Venom composition does not vary greatly between different nematocyst types isolated from the primary tentacles of olindias sambaquiensis (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). Biological Bulletin. 2019 Aug 7;237(1):26-35. https://doi.org/10.1086/705113

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Doonan, Liam B. ; Lynham, Steven ; Quinlan, Catherine ; Ibiji, Spike C. ; Winter, Carlos E. ; Padilla, Gabriel ; Jaimes-Becerra, Adrian ; Morandini, André C. ; Marques, Antonio C. ; Long, Aul F. / Venom composition does not vary greatly between different nematocyst types isolated from the primary tentacles of olindias sambaquiensis (Cnidaria : Hydrozoa). In: Biological Bulletin. 2019 ; Vol. 237, No. 1. pp. 26-35.

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