"Gills" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Paired respiratory organs of fishes and some amphibians that are analogous to lungs. They are richly supplied with blood vessels by which oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged directly with the environment.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Gills" by people in Profiles.
Metallothionein as potential biomarker of cadmium exposure in Persian sturgeon (Acipenser persicus). Biol Trace Elem Res. 2011 Oct; 143(1):281-91.
Toxic hydrogen sulfide and dark caves: phenotypic and genetic divergence across two abiotic environmental gradients in Poecilia mexicana. Evolution. 2008 Oct; 62(10):2643-59.