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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (7): jeb221218.
Published: 1 April 2020
.... However, species behaved similarly when navigating to preferred cues. Chemosensory Disease vector Chemotaxis Olfaction Gustation Foraging Mosquitoes are global disease vectors that transmit diseases such as malaria, Chikungunya and dengue fever. To limit the spread of these disease...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (Suppl_1): jeb185843.
Published: 6 February 2019
... either chemotaxis or odour-gated rheotaxis (or both) during olfactory-based navigation. Finally, I collate the patchwork of research conducted on relevant proximate mechanisms that could produce navigation behaviours. Although the tractability of several gastropod species for neurophysiological...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (2): jeb163196.
Published: 19 January 2018
... a multisensory system that controls the motor function of unicellular fungal zoospores. We found that zoospores of Allomyces arbusculus exhibit both phototaxis and chemotaxis. Furthermore, we report that closely related Allomyces species respond to either the chemical or the light stimuli presented in this study...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (23): 3845–3854.
Published: 1 December 2015
... information with innate pre-programmed behaviours increases the flexibility to track an odour plume even under disturbed circumstances. Odour-source localization Corollary discharge Reafference Chemotaxis Optomotor response Sensory-motor integration Tracking an attractive odour plume...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (4): 568–572.
Published: 15 February 2013
... chemical recognition of a specific host by DL, thereby suggesting the presence of species-specific kairomones in nematodes. * Author for correspondence ( tyoshiga@cc.saga-u.ac.jp ) 9 4 2012 6 10 2012 © 2013. 2013 allelochemical chemotaxis kairomone necromeny phoresy...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (6): 1017–1030.
Published: 15 March 2012
... aquatic environments chemotaxis diffusion microbial uptake plumes Planktonic organisms are particles. They are discrete objects, suspended in water; they fall or rise; they collide. They concentrate material from a dilute solution and they discharge concentrated material back to the solution...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (8): 1092–1100.
Published: 15 April 2009
... chemotaxis tryptophan amino acid abalone Haliotis rufescens Despite a century of intensive research, fertilization remains one of the least understood fundamental biological processes( Vacquier, 1998 ). Current theory predicts that membrane-bound proteins promote gamete recognition( Palumbi...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (11): 1925–1934.
Published: 1 June 2007
... odor plumes are composed of dispersing odor patches and dissipating vorticity eddies, aquatic animals may localize odor sources by simultaneous analysis of chemical and hydrodynamic dispersal fields, a process referred to as eddy chemotaxis. This study examines the contributions of olfaction...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (22): 4574–4579.
Published: 15 November 2006
... within the mating systems of mass spawning corals. Coral Reefs 16 , S53 -S65. Yoshida, M., Inaba, K. and Morisawa, M. ( 1993 ). Sperm chemotaxis during the process of fertilization in the ascidians Ciona savignyi and Ciona intestinalis. Dev. Biol. 157 , 497 -506. Yoshida, M., Inaba, K...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (15): 3001–3017.
Published: 1 August 2006
... mechanisms. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: sbudick@caltech.edu ) 26 4 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 Drosophila insect free flight odor olfaction search chemotaxis anemotaxis flight control In experiment 1, flies were flown (a) in the absence...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (24): 4727–4733.
Published: 15 December 2005
... for chemotaxis. Previous observations of the unusual,spiral-shaped chemotaxis tracks made by the bent-head mutant unc-23 point to a different strategy in which the animal continuously makes more subtle course corrections. In the present study we have combined automated tracking of individual animals...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (16): 3211–3218.
Published: 15 August 2005
... 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2005 2005 malaria sporozoite salivary gland chemotaxis mosquito During the course of the intracellular cycle of malaria, there are critical`gates' through which the parasite must pass in order for the cycle to be completed. One gate...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (5): 843–855.
Published: 1 March 2003
.... A simple model based on the statistics of flight behavior supports the hypothesis that a subtle influence on these behaviors is sufficient to lead a fly to its food. Drosophila insect free flight olfaction vision chemotaxis optomotor collision avoidance flight control To localize food...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (10): 1439–1450.
Published: 15 May 2002
...-tryptophan was the natural sperm attractant in H. rufescens . Eggs released L-tryptophan at concentrations that triggered both activation and chemotaxis in sperm, exhibiting significant activity at levels as low as 10 -8 mol l -1 . The D-isomer of tryptophan was inactive,showing that the sperm response...
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J Exp Biol (1984) 110 (1): 17–33.
Published: 1 May 1984
..., models of the behaviour predicting vertical distribution patterns and considerations of the minimum size of a functional statocyst are offered. 14 11 1983 © 1984 by Company of Biologists 1984 Loxodes geotaxis chemotaxis Many protozoa display a pronounced positive...