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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (7): jeb243817.
Published: 19 April 2022
.... Highlighted Article: Examination of ontogenetic scaling of morphology and locomotion in sidewinder rattlesnakes provides evidence for several significant relationships among morphology, kinematics and whole-animal speed. Allometry Biomechanics Body size Individual variation Locomotion Squamates...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (Suppl_1): jeb243231.
Published: 8 March 2022
... frequency and length. Small-bodied crouched animals primarily regulate speed through changes in stride frequency, while large-bodied arboreal species modulate stride length. Allometry Locomotion Arboreal Posture Velocity Tetrapods New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (16): jeb242597.
Published: 20 August 2021
... microspheres, is approximately two times higher in laying hens than in non-laying hens and roosters. Blood flow values were related to foramen sizes. Allometry Bone blood flow Microsphere infusion Calcium mobilization Metabolic rate Nutrient foramen Australian Research Council http...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (13): jeb241109.
Published: 9 July 2021
.... Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2021 Table 3. Best-fit models predicting circulating leukocyte concentrations in all species (bats, birds and non-volant mammals) Granulocyte proportions were best explained by the model in which intercepts of allometries varied among taxa...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (11): jeb241059.
Published: 4 June 2021
... to understand the general benefits of using log-transformed data in size-scaling analyses, and stimulates advocates of arithmetic analyses to show how they may improve our understanding of scaling conceptually, not just statistically. Allometry Biological significance Body size scaling Logarithms...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (24): jeb229013.
Published: 23 December 2020
... species of lizards, helodermatids, varanids and skinks (which are mainly active foragers) have relatively high maximal aerobic capacity during forced exercise ( V̇ O 2 ,max V̇ O 2 ,max ), whereas viviparous species have relatively low V̇ O 2 ,max V̇ O 2 ,max . Aerobic capacity Allometry...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (21): jeb232322.
Published: 12 November 2020
... cues and competition define habitat choice and food consumption of amphipod mesograzers . Oecologia   186 , 645 - 654 . 10.1007/s00442-017-4056-4 Bokma , F. ( 2004 ). Evidence against universal metabolic allometry . Funct. Ecol.   18 , 184 - 187 . 10.1111/j.0269-8463.2004.00817.x...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (14): jeb218552.
Published: 15 July 2020
...., 2020 ): https://doi.org/10.6078/D1RQ57 References Altshuler , D. L. , Dudley , R. , Heredia , S. M. and McGuire , J. A. ( 2010 ). Allometry of hummingbird lifting performance . J. Exp. Biol.   213 , 725 - 734 . 10.1242/jeb.037002 Anderson , R. C. ( 2009...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (11): jeb210286.
Published: 1 June 2020
... −0.63 . This allometry was present regardless of whether the fish were ectothermic or endothermic, and was an extension of the relationship observed in previous studies on small fish. Thus, large fish have the advantage of body temperature stability while moving in environments with large temperature...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (8): jeb217000.
Published: 14 April 2020
... in intact colonies (5–21 cm) of branching corals. Scleractinia Ocean acidification Allometry Together with climate change (i.e. rising temperature), ocean acidification (OA) threatens tropical reef corals ( Hoegh-Guldberg et al., 2007 ), with effects that augment other anthropogenic...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (5): jeb215558.
Published: 11 March 2020
... to ensure its homeostasis. Mus Oxidative phosphorylation Allometry Mitochondrial efficiency Liver Muscles Body size is well known to impact biological structures and processes from cellular metabolism to population dynamics ( Peters, 1983 ; McMahon and Bonner, 1983 ; Schmidt-Nielsen...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (3): jeb205690.
Published: 3 February 2020
... transport Ants Allometry The locomotion of animals can be described as a succession of strides that follows a specific inter-leg coordination pattern called gait ( Alexander, 2003 ). In hexapod animals such as insects the most common gait is the alternating tripod ( Delcomyn, 1981 ), in which...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (17): jeb182741.
Published: 3 September 2019
... regression analysis. Ostrich pelvic limb muscle mass and cross-sectional area broadly scaled with positive allometry, indicating maintained or relatively greater capacity for maximum isometric force generation in larger animals. The length of distal limb tendons was found to scale with positive allometry...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (16): jeb205237.
Published: 16 August 2019
... positive ontogenetic allometry of GRF load arm lengths – which in turn was primarily related to positive allometry of hindlimb segment lengths. Greater EMA limits the estimated volume of hindlimb extensor muscle that has to be activated in young rabbits, likely mitigating the energetic cost of locomotion...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (13): jeb202150.
Published: 5 July 2019
... . Oikos   100 , 71 - 78 . 10.1034/j.1600-0706.2003.11738.x Kilmer , J. T. and Rodríguez , R. L. ( 2016 ). Ordinary least squares regression is indicated for studies of allometry . J. Evol. Biol.   30 , 4 - 12 . 10.1111/jeb.12986 Kivelä , S. M. , Välimäki , P...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (7): jeb196659.
Published: 4 April 2019
...-1/ Highlighted Article: Subterranean diving beetles survive permanently under water using cutaneous respiration, making them independent of visits to the surface to collect air, but restricting them to a small size. Allometry Aquatic insect Body mass Boundary layer Cuticle...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (7): jeb193243.
Published: 1 April 2019
.... Allometry Body size Constraints Genotype–environment interaction Metabolic scaling Temperature Evolvability * Author for correspondence ( erlend.f.fossen@ntnu.no ) Competing interests The authors declare no competing or financial interests. 21 9 2018 16 3 2019 ©...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (1): jeb187807.
Published: 4 January 2019
...://www.biologists.com/user-licence-1-1/ Summary: Comparing worker and queen bumblebees reveals how body size impacts flight energetics and muscle metabolism. Metabolic rate Flight Wingbeat frequency Muscle Enzyme Allometry The effect of animal size on biological form and function is profound...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (24): jeb188391.
Published: 12 December 2018
... surface, where there were similar numbers of individuals gripping and slipping, we estimated the body mass at which the probability of slipping was 0.5 as 4.79 g. Using our models of claw tip diameter allometry, this mass would correspond to D CT =15.2 µm (SMA) or D CT =14.0 µm (OLS), in rough...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (18): jeb182501.
Published: 17 September 2018
.... Previous investigations have revealed substantial variation in morphological allometry among wood ant workers from different nests within a population. Metabolic rate scaling does not exhibit the same variability, suggesting that these two forms of scaling respond to environmental factors in different ways...
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