• Stephen Furst, the actor who played the hapless, beanie-wearing frat boy Flounder in the 1978 movie "Animal House," has died at age 63, his son, Nathan Furst, told CNN on Saturday. (cnn.com)
  • Stephen Furst performed in, directed and produced many movies and television shows, but he is best remembered for his first movie role in 1978 as the lovable, insecure and massively obese 'Flounder' in the 1978 hit movie, National Lampoon's Animal House . (drmirkin.com)
  • LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stephen Furst, who played naive fraternity pledge Flounder in the hit movie "Animal House," has died of complications from diabetes, his family said Saturday. (reviewtimes.com)
  • A cDNA made to antifreeze protein mRNA of the winter flounder was cloned in the plasmid pBR322 and its sequence was determined by the method of Maxam and Gilbert. (caltech.edu)
  • A European flounder cDNA microarray was used to investigate the trasnscriptional responses of flounder hepatocytes to TBTO (10 nM) exposure. (bl.uk)
  • The DEP estimates that the annual commercial summer flounder quota allocated to Connecticut for 2007 will be landed by August 25. (ct.gov)
  • The quota sharing concept is part of Option 2 in draft Addendum XXV which offers a mechanism to allow the transfer of unused summer flounder quota between states to offset overages or to allow states to liberalize regulations while maintaining the state by state baseline allocations set using MRFSS data from 1998. (outdoorhub.com)
  • These results confirmed that short-wavelength light (green and blue) is effective in maintaining enhanced immunity in olive flounder. (springer.com)
  • The summer flounder fishery management plan of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and State regulations require that landings be prohibited when the state quota has been landed. (ct.gov)
  • In a recent issue of the Marine Ecology Progress Series, an article by URI Graduate School of Oceanography fisheries biologists David L. Taylor and Jeremy S. Collie describes the effect of temperature on the feeding behavior of sand shrimp preying on juvenile winter flounder. (innovations-report.com)
  • An 8-ounce serving of flounder contains roughly 180 calories but boasts more than 30 grams of protein . (organicfacts.net)
  • Bluto -- the house wild man played by John Belushi in his own breakout role -- gave Dorfman the nickname Flounder. (cnn.com)
  • Furst's role as Kent 'Flounder' Dorfman in the 1978 movie launched his career. (newser.com)
  • Furst played Kent "Flounder" Dorfman in the 1978 film that also starred John Belushi. (reviewtimes.com)
  • True soles, however, are another kind of flatfish closely related to the flounders. (hubpages.com)
  • Flukes and flounders are types of flatfish. (acmemarkets.com)
  • While in the not-so-distant past it was common to see waders with lights eerily gliding along the coastline scanning the shallow water for these abundant flatfish, it seems the practice of flounder gigging has become somewhat of a lost art with the obvious exception of the frenzy that occurs when a jubilee is in progress on Mobile Bay's Eastern Shore. (clantonadvertiser.com)
  • The major glutathione S-transferase isoform of flounder liver, an antigenically related structural homologue of plaice GST-A, also displays mRNA homology. (stir.ac.uk)
  • A 901bp cRNA probe for plaice GST-A cross-hybridised to a 1100bp flounder mRNA on northern blot analysis. (stir.ac.uk)
  • PoVtn mRNA was ubiquitously distributed in all examined normal tissues and showed the highest expression in Japanese flounder hepatopancreas tissue. (ovid.com)
  • Isolation and characterization of a Japanese flounder clonal line, reversed, which exhibits reversal of metamorphic left-right asymmetry," Mechanisms of Development , vol. 111, no. 1-2, pp. 17-24, 2002. (hindawi.com)
  • It contains events related to the event Spring 2002: CIA Afghanistan Intelligence Gathering Plan Flounders for Lack of Funding . (historycommons.org)
  • Results from this study suggest that increases in water temperature increase the predator-induced mortality of juvenile flounder and cause the destabilization of the predator-prey interaction with the sand shrimp. (innovations-report.com)
  • He told me he has seen numerous limits of keeper flounder and that several anglers have been having great luck fishing for speckled trout around the Back River/Poquoson Flats areas. (dailypress.com)
  • George Hudgins caught a nice keeper flounder and two nice gray trout. (dailypress.com)
  • at night under the lights, bigger spot, nice croaker, keeper flounder, puppy drum and gray trout are being caught. (dailypress.com)
  • Fibrates which did not activate Gal4-PPARα were able to inhibit the activation of Gal4-PPARα by the PPARα-specific agonist, Wy14643, suggesting differential effects of fibrates on human and flounder PPARs. (bl.uk)
  • Of the many hundreds of flounders the best known include the turbot, plaice, and some fishes called soles. (hubpages.com)
  • The plaice antibody and cRNA probes were used to study effects of inducer treatment on GST-A expression in flounder liver. (stir.ac.uk)
  • Experiments conducted by Taylor and Collie found that shrimp consumption rates on post-settlement flounder significantly increased with increasing flounder density, irrespective of water temperature. (innovations-report.com)
  • Furthermore, overexpression of PoVtn in Japanese flounder FG-9307 cells significantly attenuated the LPS- and poly(I:C)-induced proinflammatory cytokines IL-1beta and TNF-alpha gene expression. (ovid.com)
  • The expression of PoVtn was also modulated by bacterial challenge with Edwardsiella tarda in Japanese flounder immune-related tissues including head kidney, gill and spleen. (ovid.com)
  • John Belushi plays Bluto Blutarsky, who alternately makes fun of Flounder and feels sorry for him. (drmirkin.com)
  • It was Belushi's character, Blutarsky, who drew Flounder into a prank that went terribly wrong and ended up with the frantic Flounder shooting a horse. (reviewtimes.com)
  • 1. Intestinal absorption of Na + and Cl − , measured using bidirectional tracer fluxes, is higher in saltwater (SW)-acclimated flounders than in freshwater (FW)- acclimated ones. (biologists.org)