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Squalus acanthias

"Squalus acanthias" 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.

A species of shark in the family SQUALIDAE, used for its oil (SQUALENE) and as fish meal. It also figures heavily in biological research, especially with reference to its RECTAL GLAND in studies of WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Squalus acanthias" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Squalus acanthias" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 2 publications over 2 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2005 and 2008
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