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Stichodactyla Toxin - Toxicity
... In rats the therapeutic safety index was greater than 75-fold ... The peptide was not toxic to human and rat lymphoid cells incubated for 48 h with 100 nM of ShK-170 (>1200 times greater than the Kv1.3 half-blocking dose) ... rate or heart rate variability parameters in either the time or the frequency domain in rats ...
Leesburg Lightning - Playoff Appearances
... FCSL championship game 2007 Altamonte Springs Snappers W (6-0) 2008 Sanford River Rats W (3-1) Clermont Mavericks L 0-2 2009 Belleview Bulldogs W 2-0 ...
Rats, Bats And Vats Series - The Stories
... The first, a group of one human, five bats, and seven rats the second being the daughter of the Chief Executive Shareholder and her uplifted galago the third one, an idealistic ... The Rats, The Bats and The Ugly deals with the consequences of ignoring the military chain of command, that is court martial, and the attempts to either reveal or cover-up the surprising secrets of the first book ...
Laughter In Animals - Rats
... It has been discovered that rats emit long, high frequency, ultrasonic, socially induced vocalization during rough and tumble play and when tickled ... It was also discovered that like humans, rats have "tickle skin" ... bonding occurs with the human tickler, resulting in the rats becoming conditioned to seek the tickling ...

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