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JEB: 100 years of discovery
J Exp Biol (2023) 226 (Suppl_1): jeb245042.
Published: 26 January 2023
... that a joint can passively assume, can empower us to better tackle investigations of articular form–function relationships. Articular Vertebrate Range of motion Kinematics Form–function relationship Functional morphology Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies http://dx.doi.org/10.13039...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (20): jeb244551.
Published: 17 October 2022
... of biomechanical properties of temporal osteoderms in 11 lizard species reveals significant differences in stiffness between taxa, reflecting differences in microstructure and macrostructure and, likely, in function. Bone Functional morphology Squamata Osteoderms Stiffness Strain gauges Human...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (19): jeb244818.
Published: 3 October 2022
... size preferences. Grasping Arboreality Functional morphology Length–tension relationship Biomechanics References Abdala , V. and Diogo , R. ( 2010 ). Comparative anatomy, homologies and evolution of the pectoral and forelimb musculature of tetrapods with special attention...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (10): jeb243813.
Published: 31 May 2022
... to valves at greater risk. Summary: After 7 months with weekly bouts of mechanical stress, California mussels had repaired shell damage and maintained shell strength; repair was associated with morphological changes but came at a significant cost. Cyclic loading Fatigue Functional morphology...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (10): jeb243102.
Published: 16 May 2022
... to be primarily a consequence of growth, and despite temporal correlations to changes in respiratory physiology, are not linked to changes in lung morphology. Anura Functional morphology Physiology Behavior Respiration Lungs Development University of Connecticut http://dx.doi.org/10.13039...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (5): jeb243787.
Published: 1 March 2022
... 2022. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2022 Highlighted Article: Analysis of the mechanism by which black woodpeckers can quickly release a stuck beak, by a quick succession of upper and lower beak retraction. Birds Pecking Kinematics Biomechanics Functional morphology...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (2): jeb243621.
Published: 28 January 2022
... that allows it to feed in new ways compared with fishes lacking the joint. Innovation Functional morphology Geometric morphometrics Kinematics Novelty University of California, Davis http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/100007707 Although suction is the dominant mode of prey capture found...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (19): jeb242681.
Published: 14 October 2021
... work is properly attributed. Highlighted Article: Mussels repair shell damage caused by fatigue within one week and further strengthen shells within one month. Bivalve shells are a dynamic armor, responsive to accumulating weakening damage. Cyclic loading Functional morphology Mollusk...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (20): jeb223180.
Published: 29 October 2020
... feeding variation. Feeding performance Adductor mandibulae Force–length relationship Salmonidae Functional morphology A long-known fundamental property of skeletal muscles is that force output varies with fiber length ( Ramsey and Street, 1940 ). Fiber length change constrains force...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (19): jeb224956.
Published: 7 October 2020
... . 10.1016/j.cub.2004.12.064 Gudger , E. W. ( 1940 ). The alleged pugnacity of the swordfish and the spearfishes as shown by their attacks on vessels . Mem. R. Asiat. Soc. Bengal   12 , 315 - 315 . Habegger , M. L. ( 2014 ). Functional morphology and feeding mechanics of billfishes...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (14): jeb219899.
Published: 27 July 2020
... of which are so extreme that they produce a cavitation bubble ( Patek et al., 2004 ; Versluis et al., 2000 ). Power amplification Latch-mediated spring actuation LaMSA Micro-computed tomography Histology Functional morphology Arachnida Highlighted Article: The ultra-fast cheliceral...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (10): jeb220277.
Published: 27 May 2020
.... The scale of this mechanical fatigue provides ecological insight into the forces that can break mussel shells. Mytilus californianus Cyclic loading Functional morphology Mollusk Mussel Strength The rigid, external shells of many mollusks provide protection against a lifetime of diverse...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (5): jeb220749.
Published: 6 March 2020
... complex 3D chewing, suggesting that such mechanisms might have evolved early in the tetrapod evolution. Intraoral food processing Feeding Amphibia Kinematics Functional morphology Form and function Food processing refers to any mechanical reduction or preparation of food before...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (5): jeb219311.
Published: 5 March 2020
... from the water's surface to breathe air, but gray tree frog tadpoles suck two bubbles. Double bubble-sucking prevents mixing of expired and inspired airstreams, increasing respiratory efficiency. Anuran larvae Gas exchange Development Functional morphology Lungs It is popularly...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (9): jeb198291.
Published: 10 May 2019
.... A.   Rhodin and K.   Miyata ), pp. 222 - 244 . Cambridge : Museum of Comparative Zoology . Frazzetta , T. H. ( 1986 ). The origin of amphikinesis in lizards - a problem in functional-morphology and the evolution of adaptive systems . Evol. Biol.   20 , 419 - 461 . 10.1007/978-1-4615...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (21): 3967–3975.
Published: 1 November 2017
... Functional morphology Locomotion Wake Flow visualization Summary: The function of dorsal fins varies among shark species, and these fins can act in either a stabilizing or thrust-generating role. © 2017. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2017 http://www.biologists.com/user...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (18): 3248–3259.
Published: 15 September 2017
.../ Summary: Field-based measurements link distribution of two ecosystem engineer lugworm species with the mechanical properties of the sediment, their differential burrowing success and morphological features. Functional morphology Polychaetes Abarenicola Biomechanics Ecosystem engineer...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (4): 652–666.
Published: 15 February 2017
... morphology and the functional integration of upper jaw protrusion with lower jaw abduction. Most aspects of cranial form and function that separate these two ecological groups have evolved in correlation with each other and the evolution of the functional morphology of feeding in damselfishes has involved...
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