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Keywords: Japanese quail
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (10): 1476–1487.
Published: 15 May 2016
...Somanshu Banerjee; Kazuyoshi Tsutsui; Chandra Mohini Chaturvedi ABSTRACT Reproductive performance of many avian species, including Japanese quail, is reported to be modulated by specific temporal phase relation of serotonergic and dopaminergic oscillations. Accordingly, it has been shown...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (19): 3125–3131.
Published: 1 October 2009
... the stress hormone corticosterone (CORT). Lines of Japanese quail ( Coturnix japonica )selected for divergent responses in levels of plasma CORT were used to test these hypotheses. Within each CORT response line (as well as in a control stock) we manipulated levels of testosterone in castrated quail...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (17): 3025–3033.
Published: 1 August 2004
... system/function in birds. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: cmcbhu@indiatimes.com ) 20 5 2004 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2004 2004 arginine vasotocin gene sex steroid Japanese quail Coturnix coturnix japonica dehydration paraventricular nuclei Arginine...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (12): 2065–2070.
Published: 15 May 2004
...C. J. Pendlebury; M. G. MacLeod; D. M. Bryant SUMMARY The effect of temperature variability on laying birds was studied experimentally, using Japanese quail. Two aspects of temperature variability were investigated: the effects of regular daily variation in temperature, and of a sudden change...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (18): 3201–3210.
Published: 15 September 2003
...,and the mechanism by which birds might perceive polarised light is unknown. In this experiment, we trained Japanese quail and European starlings to discriminate stimuli differing in their polarisation pattern. Although both quail and starlings were able to discriminate stimuli in which the stimulus sub-components...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (11): 1887–1897.
Published: 1 June 2003
...J. Matthias Starck; Gamal Hasan Abdel Rahmaan SUMMARY Organisms adjust their phenotype to fluctuating conditions of the environment and to changing internal demands. We report flexible responses of the gizzard and the small intestine of Japanese quail to a high-fibre diet. Switching from a standard...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (21): 3299–3306.
Published: 1 November 2002
... spectral stimuli according to the amount of reflected light in the UV part of the spectrum relative to longer wavelengths. We have developed a UV `colour blindness' test, which we have given to a passerine(European starling) and a non-passerine (Japanese quail) species. Both species learnt to discriminate...