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Mammals are the vertebrates within the class Mammalia (/ m ə ˈ m eɪ l i ə / from Latin mamma “breast”), a clade of endothermic amniotes distinguished from reptiles (including birds) by the possession of a neocortex (a region of the brain), hair, three middle ear bones, and mammary glands. Females of all mammal species nurse their with …

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Bile Acid Synthesis and Utilization. The end products of cholesterol utilization are the bile acids. Indeed, the synthesis of the bile acids is the major pathway of cholesterol catabolism in mammals.

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The Effects of Ocean Pollution on Marine Mammals By Bob Bohle The impact of humans has now reached every square mile of Earth’s oceans, and implications are ominous for ocean creatures and humans alike.

Mammals. Mammals bring joy to millions of people around the world. Domestic cats and s live in many homes. Many more homes have s, goats, hamsters, rabbits, rats, and/or guinea pigs.

Explore mammals, learn about their anatomy and behavior, study fossils and the evolution of mammals, print out classroom activities, find mammal links, and more.

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Wildlife Resources An Abundance of Wildlife Resources Marine Mammals. Since time untold, marine mammals have been essential to Inuit life. Not only are they an important source of food, the pelts, bones, ivory and blubber of these s were also traditionally used for tools, clothing, heating oil, shelters and boats.

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Marine mammals have had to develop methods to retain heat in cold seas (physiologically, biochemically, anatomically, or behaviorally), yet must be able to lose excess heat when they are on land or extremely active in the water. If the […]

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In biology, a lipid is a biomolecule that is soluble in nonpolar solvents. Non-polar solvents are typically hydrocarbons used to dissolve other naturally occurring hydrocarbon lipid molecules that do not (or do not easily) dissolve in water, including fats, waxes, sterols, fat-soluble vitamins (such as vitamins A, D, E, and K), monoglycerides, diglycerides, …