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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (7): jeb194282.
Published: 1 April 2020
...: The monoamines octopamine and tyramine play a pivotal role in the control of metabolism in invertebrates by regulating both energy intake and energy expenditure. Drosophila melanogaster Noradrenaline Caenorhabditis elegans Metabolism Octopamine (OA) and tyramine (TA) are biogenic amines...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (21): 3805–3814.
Published: 1 November 2014
... because of difficulties in expressing these channels in heterologous systems. The use of Caenorhabditis elegans could be an alternative approach to determine the effects of mutations on voltage-gated calcium channel function because all the main types of voltage-gated calcium channels are found in C...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (1): 129–136.
Published: 1 January 2014
... for correspondence ( r-morimoto@northwestern.edu ) Author contributions The authors contributed equally to this work. Competing interests The authors declare no competing financial interests. © 2014. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2014 Caenorhabditis elegans Chaperones...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (5): 850–858.
Published: 1 March 2013
...Gregory W. Stegeman; Matthew Bueno de Mesquita; William S. Ryu; Asher D. Cutter SUMMARY Temperature-dependent behaviours in Caenorhabditis elegans , such as thermotaxis and isothermal tracking, are complex behavioural responses that integrate sensation, foraging and learning, and have driven...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (4): 543–553.
Published: 15 February 2013
... that both Caenorhabditis elegans nematode worms and Drosophila melanogaster fruit flies are also capable of adapting to oxidative stress with H 2 O 2 pre-treatment. As in mammalian cells, this adaptive response in worms and flies involves an increase in proteolytic activity and increased expression...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (20): 3639–3648.
Published: 15 October 2012
... ). The DEG/ENaC protein MEC-10 regulates the transduction channel complex in Caenorhabditis elegans touch receptor neurons . J. Neurosci.   31 , 12695 - 12704 . Baek   J. H. , Cosman   P. , Feng   Z. , Silver   J. , Schafer   W. R. ( 2002 ). Using machine vision to analyze...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (10): 1740–1747.
Published: 15 May 2011
... of reduced investment in sperm or pollen. In contrast to reproduction limited by female gametes (Bateman's Principle), self-fertilizing Caenorhabditis elegans hermaphrodites exhibit sperm-limited reproduction. Caenorhabditis elegans hermaphrodites are thought to experience a fitness trade-off between...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (9): 1554–1559.
Published: 1 May 2011
...Daeyeon Kim; Sungsu Park; L. Mahadevan; Jennifer H. Shin SUMMARY When crawling on a solid surface, the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans ( C. elegans ) moves forward by propagating sinusoidal dorso-ventral retrograde contraction waves. A uniform propagating wave leads to motion that undulates about...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (8): 1067–1077.
Published: 15 April 2009
... Echinus esculentus neuropeptide nematocin Caenorhabditis elegans Neuropeptide signalling molecules have been identified throughout the animal kingdom and are involved in the regulation of a variety of physiological processes, acting as neurotransmitters, neuromodulators or neurohormones...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (12): 1927–1936.
Published: 15 June 2008
.... pacificus avoids Bacillus thuringiensis and insect pathogenic bacteria but is resistant to the human pathogens Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa , unlike Caenorhabditis elegans. Pristionchus specifically recognize and respond to bacteria that cause ill health. Bringing the nematode–bacterial...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (17): 3107–3116.
Published: 1 September 2007
... preference behaviour on a thermal gradient, we generate a null model (i.e. of non-thermoregulating individuals)of the spatial distribution of ectotherms on a thermal gradient and test the model using parameter values estimated from the movement of nematodes( Caenorhabditis elegans ) at fixed temperatures...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (13): 2383–2389.
Published: 1 July 2007
...Jeremie Korta; Damon A. Clark; Christopher V. Gabel; L. Mahadevan; Aravinthan D. T. Samuel SUMMARY Animals move through their environments by selecting gaits that are adapted to the physical nature of their surroundings. The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans swims through fluids or crawls on surfaces...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (9): 1632–1640.
Published: 1 May 2007
... can make them indispensable in the post-genomic endeavour. e-mail: j.a.t.dow@bio.gla.ac.uk 23 1 2007 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2007 2007 Drosophila melanogaster Caenorhabditis elegans Danio rerio mouse Malpighian tubule bioinformatics This paper...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (16): 3209–3218.
Published: 15 August 2006
... Langley Hall, 4249 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA 5 6 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 spaceflight muscle remodeling Caenorhabditis elegans myosin heavy chain development Cultured muscle cells lack innervation, which is required for proper...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (10): 1859–1873.
Published: 15 May 2006
...Jing-Tzyh Alan Chiang; Mark Steciuk; Boris Shtonda; Leon Avery SUMMARY To explore the use of Caenorhabditis elegans and related nematodes for studying behavioral evolution, we conducted a comparative study of pharyngeal behaviors and neuronal regulation in free-living soil nematodes. The pharynx...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (24): 4727–4733.
Published: 15 December 2005
... © The Company of Biologists Limited 2005 2005 chemotaxis orientation locomotion nematode behavioral modeling Caenorhabditis elegans In a radial gradient of chemical attractant, wild-type nematodes Caenorhabditis elegans reach the gradient peak by moving almost directly up...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (11): 2177–2190.
Published: 1 June 2005
...Boris Shtonda; Leon Avery SUMMARY The pharynx of Caenorhabditis elegans is a tubular muscle controlled by its own set of neurons. We developed a technique to voltage clamp the pharyngeal muscle and demonstrate by analyzing mutants that the pharyngeal action potential is regulated by three major...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (11): 2191–2203.
Published: 1 June 2005
... of Biologists Limited 2005 2005 calcium channel T-type channel neuromuscular junction Caenorhabditis elegans action potential Low voltage-activated (LVA) or T-type calcium currents were first described in vertebrate cells in the mid 1980s( Armstrong and Matteson, 1985 ; Carbone and Lux...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (15): 2581–2593.
Published: 1 August 2003
...Yohko Yamada; Yasumi Ohshima SUMMARY To analyze thermal responses of Caenorhabditis elegans in detail,distribution of a worm population and movement of individual worms were examined on a linear, reproducible and broad temperature gradient. Assay methods were improved compared with those reported...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (14): 2441–2457.
Published: 15 July 2003
... ). The pharynx of Caenorhabditis elegans . Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 275 , 299 -325. Avery, L. ( 1993a ). The genetics of feeding in Caenorhabditis elegans . Genetics 133 , 897 -917. Avery, L. ( 1993b ). Motor neuron M3 controls pharyngeal muscle relaxation timing in Caenorhabditis elegans...