"Ducks" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A water bird in the order Anseriformes (subfamily Anatinae (true ducks)) with a broad blunt bill, short legs, webbed feet, and a waddling gait.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Ducks" by people in Profiles.
Lundqvist ML, McElveen BR, Middleton DL, Warr GW. Enhancer and promoter activity in the JH to IGHM intron of the Pekin duck, Anas platyrhynchos. Dev Comp Immunol. 2007; 31(3):286-95.
Lundqvist ML, Middleton DL, Radford C, Warr GW, Magor KE. Immunoglobulins of the non-galliform birds: antibody expression and repertoire in the duck. Dev Comp Immunol. 2006; 30(1-2):93-100.
Lundqvist ML, McElveen BR, Middleton DL, Chapman R, Warr GW. Evolution of antibody class switching: identification and transcriptional control of an Inu exon in the duck (Anas platyrhynchos). Dev Comp Immunol. 2006; 30(6):575-87.
Lundqvist ML, Middleton DL, Hazard S, Warr GW. The immunoglobulin heavy chain locus of the duck. Genomic organization and expression of D, J, and C region genes. J Biol Chem. 2001 Dec 14; 276(50):46729-36.
Magor KE, Higgins DA, Middleton DL, Warr GW. Opposite orientation of the alpha- and upsilon-chain constant region genes in the immunoglobulin heavy chain locus of the duck. Immunogenetics. 1999 Jul; 49(7-8):692-5.
Magor KE, Warr GW, Bando Y, Middleton DL, Higgins DA. Secretory immune system of the duck (Anas platyrhynchos). Identification and expression of the genes encoding IgA and IgM heavy chains. Eur J Immunol. 1998 Mar; 28(3):1063-8.
Higgins DA, Cromie RL, Liu SS, Magor KE, Warr GW. Purification of duck immunoglobulins: an evaluation of protein A and protein G affinity chromatography. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 1995 Jan; 44(2):169-80.
Magor KE, Higgins DA, Middleton DL, Warr GW. One gene encodes the heavy chains for three different forms of IgY in the duck. J Immunol. 1994 Dec 15; 153(12):5549-55.
Magor KE, Higgins DA, Middleton DL, Warr GW. cDNA sequence and organization of the immunoglobulin light chain gene of the duck, Anas platyrhynchos. Dev Comp Immunol. 1994 Nov-Dec; 18(6):523-31.
Magor KE, Warr GW, Middleton D, Wilson MR, Higgins DA. Structural relationship between the two IgY of the duck, Anas platyrhynchos: molecular genetic evidence. J Immunol. 1992 Oct 15; 149(8):2627-33.