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Mink

mink

(Science: zoology) A carnivorous mammal of the genus Putorius, allied to the weasel. The European mink is Putorius lutreola. The common American mink (P. Vison) varies from yellowish brown to black. Its fur is highly valued.

Synonym: minx, nurik, and vison.

Origin: Cf. 2d Minx.


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Problems with Evolution !

... is a lentivirus like HIV. The model employs murine leukemia virus, a variant of murine leukemia virus which causes focus formation in cultured mink cells, and a defective virus, which is actually responsible for the immune suppression. These viruses, which are genetically simpler than HIV and ...

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by JorgeLobo
Tue Mar 03, 2009 11:16 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Problems with Evolution !
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Animal I don't recognize

muskrat would be my guess. Might also be a young beaver or a mink. Dont really know what lives there but that would be my guess's

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by sporkius
Mon Oct 02, 2006 6:02 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal I don't recognize
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hear the spring peepers-endangered

... impaired movements due to deformities. David Hoppe caught multiple species of frogs and noticed that the most severely affected species was the mink frog. Severity of deformities had a direct correlation with affinity for water. Of all the species, mink frogs spent the most time in the water. ...

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by AstusAleator
Mon Mar 06, 2006 8:40 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: hear the spring peepers-endangered
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Views: 32729

Re: genetic problems

I have a question and I was hoping someone will answer me :) A brown mink is crossed with a silver mink and produce all brown offspring. When these brown F1 offspring were crossed among themselves they produced 47 brown and 15 silver F2 offspring. Which is ...

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by sdekivit
Tue Jan 03, 2006 10:51 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: genetic problems
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Views: 2802

genetic problems

I have a question and I was hoping someone will answer me :) A brown mink is crossed with a silver mink and produce all brown offspring. When these brown F1 offspring were crossed among themselves they produced 47 brown and 15 silver F2 offspring. Which is ...

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by gellybelly08
Mon Jan 02, 2006 8:00 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: genetic problems
Replies: 4
Views: 2802


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