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Keywords: Contractile properties
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (11): jeb243987.
Published: 10 June 2022
... and distal wing muscles would be even more extreme in a temperate bat species that is capable of flight at variable environmental temperatures. We measured the contractile properties of the proximal pectoralis muscle and distal extensor carpi radialis muscle at a range of temperatures in the big brown bat...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (17): 3146–3158.
Published: 1 September 2014
... © 2014. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2014 Feeding Tongue projection Electromyography Contractile properties Temperature effects Elastic List of symbols and abbreviations EMG electromyography, electromyographic P 0 peak isometric force PRC...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (24): 4345–4357.
Published: 15 December 2012
... and tongue projection was significantly affected by temperature ( Q 10 of 2.56), as were dynamic contractile properties of the tongue projector and retractor muscles ( Q 10 of 1.48–5.72), supporting our hypothesis that contractile rates slow with decreasing temperature and, as a result, activity durations...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (7): 1194–1203.
Published: 1 April 2007
...Jeanine M. Donley; Robert E. Shadwick; Chugey A. Sepulveda; Douglas A. Syme The work loop technique was used to examine contractile properties of the red aerobic locomotor muscle (RM) in the ectothermic leopard shark Triakis semifasciata and endothermic shortfin mako shark Isurus oxyrinchus...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (5): 825–835.
Published: 1 March 2007
... contractile properties and locomotor performance. In this study, we aimed to investigate the effect of aestivation on iliofibularis and sartorius muscle morphology and contractile function of C. alboguttata over a longer, more ecologically relevant time-frame of 9 months. We found that whole muscle mass...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (13): 2535–2553.
Published: 1 July 2006
... The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 contractile properties depressor mandibulae elastic properties elastic recoil model load clamp load dependence parallel elastic component series elastic component power output toad Ballistic movements are those in which a body is propelled...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (15): 2167–2173.
Published: 1 August 2002
... transmission electron microscopy contractile properties muscle Muscle mechanics, based on the sliding filament model of muscle contraction( Huxley and Niedergerke, 1954 ; Huxley and Hanson, 1954 ),dictates a trade-off between the ability of a muscle to generate isometric force and its length...
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J Exp Biol (1988) 140 (1): 313–324.
Published: 1 November 1988
... (Ono, 1983). Fast fibres are focally innervated in primitive teleosts, but multiply innervated in higher groups (Bone, 1964; Bone & Ono, 1982). Probable transitional forms exist, with both focal and polyneuronal patterns of innervation Key words: contractile properties, electrophysiology, fish...
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J Exp Biol (1986) 120 (1): 119–130.
Published: 1 January 1986
... activated and force-velocity (P-V) characteristics determined by step tension releases using an isotonic lever. Unloaded shortening speed was independently determined using the slack-testmethod. The contractile properties of flounder skinned fibres are not altered by temperature acclimation. Maximum...
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J Exp Biol (1985) 116 (1): 223–236.
Published: 1 May 1985
...IAN A. JOHNSTON; PAUL HARRISON Contractile properties were determined for muscles from three species ofAntarctic fish with broadly similar activity patterns: Trematomus hansoni, Notothenia rossii and Chaenocephalus aceratus. C. aceratus differs from theother species in that the genes...
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J Exp Biol (1984) 113 (1): 123–132.
Published: 1 November 1984
... tensions were largely independent of temperature between 20 and 45°C. Dipsosaurus is maximally active in the field at 35–42°C, which corresponds to a zone of relative thermal independence of muscle contractile properties and locomotory performance. 2 4 1984 © 1984 by Company of Biologists 1984...