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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (4): 630–641.
Published: 15 February 2008
...-mail: coulon@uni-muenster.de ) † Present address: Didaktik der Biowissenschaften, Sophienstraße 1-3,60487 Frankfurt, Germany 18 12 2007 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 Hirudo medicinalis osmotic shock Retzius neuron chloride channel volume regulation...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (9): 1746–1756.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Kevin M. Crisp; Karen A. Mesce SUMMARY The biological mechanisms of behavioral selection, as it relates to locomotion, are far from understood, even in relatively simple invertebrate animals. In the medicinal leech, Hirudo medicinalis , the decision to swim is distributed across populations of swim...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (3): 493–503.
Published: 01 February 2006
... arthropods. In Arthropod Brain. Its Evolution, Development, Structure, and Functions (ed. A. P. Gupta), pp. 265 -301. New York: John Wiley & Sons. Baader, A. P. and Kristan, W. B., Jr ( 1995 ). Parallel pathways coordinate crawling in the medicinal leech, Hirudo medicinalis . J. Comp. Physiol. A...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (26): 4535–4542.
Published: 15 December 2004
...Kevin M. Crisp; Karen A. Mesce SUMMARY It is widely appreciated that the selection and modulation of locomotor circuits are dependent on the actions of higher-order projection neurons. In the leech, Hirudo medicinalis, locomotion is modulated by a number of cephalic projection neurons that descend...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (17): 2705–2713.
Published: 01 September 2002
... dorsal integument of the leech Hirudo medicinalis , and we have established a model of Na + uptake. In the present study, we investigated the effect of long-term acclimation on transintegumental ion transport by adapting leeches to high-salinity conditions. We dissected segments of dorsal integument and...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 157 (1): 299–311.
Published: 01 May 1991
...A. M. ROWLERSON; S. E. BLACKSHAW The fibre type composition of obliquely striated muscle of adult Hirudo medicinalis was investigated by enzyme histochemistry, by immunohistochemistry and by SDS-PAGE. The oxidative capacity of the fibres, assessed by succinate dehydrogenase activity, was similar in...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 155 (1): 435–453.
Published: 01 January 1991
...KARIN SCHIRRMACHER; JOACHIM W. DEITMER Voltage-dependent Na + and Ca 2+ inward currents underlying the action potential in cultured embryonic ganglion cells of the leech Hirudo medicinalis have been investigated using the gigaseal whole-cell current or voltage-clamp technique. Dissociated ganglion...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 147 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 November 1989
...ULRICH HOEGER; ANGELA WENNING; U. T. E. GREISINGER Organic anion concentrations in the blood of Hirudo medicinalis were determined in samples from individual animals using reverse-phase high-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) and ultraviolet detection. Quantitatively important anions were malate...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 143 (1): 115–132.
Published: 01 May 1989
...ANGELA WENNING In the leech, Hirudo medicinalis , the functional properties of the peripheral nephridial nerve cells (NNCs) were investigated using long-term extracellular recordings from both intact and isolated preparations The NNCs respond selectively to changes in external Cl − concentration...
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J Exp Biol (1988) 134 (1): 235–246.
Published: 01 January 1988
... is presented. 24 8 1987 © 1988 by Company of Biologists 1988 leech Hirudo medicinalis circulation blood pressure blood flow J. exp. Biol. 134, 235-246 (19SS) 235 Printed in Great Britain © The Company of Biologists Limited 1988 CIRCULATION IN THE LEECH, HIRUDO MEDICIXALIS L...