Molecular Classification of the Earthworm Aporrectodea trapezoids and the Effect of Sodium Nitroprusside and Norepinephrine on the Contractility of Crop and Gizzard Smooth Muscle
Keywords:Keywords: Molecular Classification, Earthworm, Aporrectodea trapezoids. SNP, NE Crop-Gizzard, Smooth Muscle Cells
Background: Earthworms are considered as one of the ecologically important invertebrates with highly cryptic genetic diversity. Since the morphological methods of classification are unprecise, it is necessary to classify the species depending on molecular bases using PCR techniques. In addition, studying the effect of some agonists such as Sodium nitroprusside (SNP) and Norepinephrine (NE) on the smooth muscle of earthworm is yet poorly studied.
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