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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (1): jeb213843.
Published: 7 January 2020
.... A. and Baan , G. C. ( 2001 ). Myofascial force transmission causes interaction between adjacent muscles and connective tissue: effects of blunt dissection and compartmental fasciotomy on length force characteristics of rat extensor digitorum longus muscle . Arch. Physiol. Biochem.   109 , 97 - 109...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (11): 2108–2119.
Published: 1 June 2017
... by the predator. We demonstrate that a mutable collagenous tissue (MCT) is involved in the functioning of these organs: (1) some mechanical properties of Cuvierian tubules are modified by incubation in a cell-disrupting solution; (2) the connective tissue layer encloses juxtaligamental-like cells, a cell type...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (2): 147–160.
Published: 15 January 2017
... Connective tissue Thermal acclimation Ectothermic animals living in temperate environments can experience significant, long-term changes in ambient temperature. These seasonal fluctuations influence every level of biological function as a result of the universal effect of temperature on molecular...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (7): 998–1003.
Published: 1 April 2016
... rotate little so limiting muscle shortening velocity, but helping to preserve force. This ability to shift gears is thought to be due to the interplay of contractile force and connective tissue constraints. In order to test this hypothesis, gear ratios were determined in the medial gastrocnemius muscles...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (8): 1247–1257.
Published: 15 April 2012
... dimension. By actively (with muscle) or passively (with connective tissue) controlling the various dimensions, a wide array of deformations, movements and changes in stiffness can be created. An amazing range of animals and animal structures rely on this form of skeletal support, including anemones...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (22): 4436–4443.
Published: 15 November 2006
... of Antibiotic Action. London: John Wiley and Sons. Garrone, R. ( 1978 ). Phylogenesis of Connective Tissue: Morphological Aspects and Biosynthesis of Sponge Intercellular Matrix (Frontiers of Matrix Biology 5) . Basel:Karger. Garrone, R., Huc, A. and Junqua, S. ( 1975 ). Fine structure...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (12): 2277–2288.
Published: 15 June 2005
... with the ultrastructural observation of juxtaligamental-like cells in the connective tissue, confirms that an MCT is present in both echinoid and asteroid tube feet. It was observed, however, that the tube foot stems of P. lividus and M. glacialis are affected differently by exposure to cell-disrupting solutions...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (2): 159–165.
Published: 15 January 2002
... or to be soft – the dilemma of the echinoid tooth ligament. I. Morphology. Biol. Bull . 190 , 218 –230. Birenheide, R. and Motokawa, T. ( 1996 b). Contractile connective tissue in crinoids. Biol. Bull . 191 , 1 –4. Birenheide, R. and Motokawa, T. ( 1998 ). Crinoid ligaments: catch...
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J Exp Biol (1986) 120 (1): 25–39.
Published: 1 January 1986
...MARIA BYRNE The stimuli provoking evisceration of Eupentacta quinquesemita (Selenka) and autotomy of isolated pharyngeal retractor muscle (PRM) tendons were investigated. Tendon autotomy is a two-part response involving PRM contraction and breakdown of tendon connective tissue. An evisceration...
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J Exp Biol (1985) 117 (1): 69–86.
Published: 1 July 1985
...MARIA BYRNE Evisceration in the holothurian Eupentacta quinquesemita (Selenka) results from a rapid softening of autotomy structures comprised of connective tissue. The mechanical properties of two autotomy tissues, the introvert and the retractor muscle tendon, were tested to investigate...
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J Exp Biol (1984) 109 (1): 63–75.
Published: 1 March 1984
...TATSUO MOTOKAWA 1. Stress-relaxation tests and creep tests were performed on the body-wall dermis of two sea cucumbers, Actinopyga echinites (Jäger) and Holothuria leucospilota Brandt. 2. These viscoelastic connective tissues had mechanical properties which agreed well with those of a four-element...
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J Exp Biol (1983) 103 (1): 15–29.
Published: 1 March 1983
...M. HIDAKA The catch apparatus (CA), a collagenous connective tissue which connects the sea-urchin spine to the test, is known to undergo a remarkable change in its mechanical properties. Effects of various physico-chemical factors on the mechanical properties of the CA have been investigated...
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J Exp Biol (1983) 103 (1): 1–14.
Published: 1 March 1983
... tissue mechanical properties J. exp. Bhl. 103, 1-14 (1983) Printed in Great Britain © The Company of Biologists Limited 1983 FINE STRUCTURE AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF THE CATCH APPARATUS OF THE SEA-URCHIN SPINE, A COLLAGENOUS CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH MUSCLE-LIKE HOLDING CAPACITY BY MICHIO HIDAKA...