"Animal Shells" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The hard rigid covering of animals including MOLLUSCS; TURTLES; INSECTS; and crustaceans.
- Animal Shells
- Animal Shell
- Shell, Animal
- Shells, Animal
- Animal Exoskeleton
- Animal Exoskeletons
- Exoskeleton, Animal
- Exoskeletons, Animal
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Animal Shells" by people in Profiles.
The Daphnia carapace and other novel structures evolved via the cryptic persistence of serial homologs. Curr Biol. 2022 09 12; 32(17):3792-3799.e3.
Gut bacteria are essential for normal cuticle development in herbivorous turtle ants. Nat Commun. 2021 01 29; 12(1):676.
Disentangling the assembly mechanisms of ant cuticular bacterial communities of two Amazonian ant species sharing a common arboreal nest. Mol Ecol. 2020 04; 29(7):1372-1385.
A mineralogical record of ocean change: Decadal and centennial patterns in the California mussel. Glob Chang Biol. 2018 06; 24(6):2554-2562.
Detecting, sourcing, and age-dating dredged sediments on the open shelf, southern California, using dead mollusk shells. Mar Pollut Bull. 2017 Jan 15; 114(1):448-465.
Historical baselines and the future of shell calcification for a foundation species in a changing ocean. Proc Biol Sci. 2016 06 15; 283(1832).
Origins, bottlenecks, and present-day diversity: patterns of morphospace occupation in marine bivalves. Evolution. 2015 Mar; 69(3):735-46.
Parallel evolution of local adaptation and reproductive isolation in the face of gene flow. Evolution. 2014 Apr; 68(4):935-49.
Rapid environmental change over the past decade revealed by isotopic analysis of the California mussel in the northeast Pacific. PLoS One. 2011; 6(10):e25766.