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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (2): jeb187427.
Published: 16 January 2019
... investigated the hypothesis to ‘programme’ jumping escape direction as well as surveillance orientation in young and adult individuals of Locusta migratoria as an adaptive consequence of prior exposure to directional-biased predator approaches generated by a robotic leopard gecko representing Eublepharis...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (3): 487–496.
Published: 1 February 2017
... ( Locusta migratoria ) to high (31°C) and low temperature (11°C) for 4 days before exposing them to cold stress (0°C) for up to 48 h and subsequently measuring ion balance, cell survival, muscle V m , and whole animal performance. Cold stress caused gradual muscle cell death, which coincided with a loss...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (5): 626–630.
Published: 1 March 2016
... Locusta migratoria Metathoracic ganglion Ouabain Spreading depression (SD) is a neural phenomenon first discovered by Leao (1944) in the cortex of the rabbit but has since been demonstrated to occur in many vertebrate and invertebrate systems. It is characterized by rapid cellular...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (1): 88–99.
Published: 1 January 2015
.... This is corroborated in the economically important locust species Locusta migratoria and Schistocerca gregaria . Here, we review the key elements involved in phase transition in locusts and possible epigenetic regulation. We discuss the relative role of DNA methylation, histone modification and small RNA molecules...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (18): 3377–3385.
Published: 15 September 2014
...Lisa Robertson; Andrew Donini; Angela B. Lange The scanning ion-selective electrode technique (SIET) was utilized for the first time in Locusta migratoria to characterize K + transport along the digestive tract and to determine the effect of two locust FGLamide allatostatins (FGLa/ASTs) on K...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (17): 3369–3380.
Published: 1 September 2013
... wing angle θ R right wing angle χ pitch ψ yaw REFERENCES Baker   P. S. , Cooter   R. J. ( 1979 ). The natural flight of the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria L. I. Wing movements . J. Comp. Physiol. A   131 , 79 - 87 . Baker   P. S. , Gewecke   M...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (18): 3309–3316.
Published: 15 September 2012
...-frankfurt.de ) 25 4 2012 14 5 2012 © 2012. 2012 Arrhenius plot dynein tubulin Locusta migratoria Upon simultaneous stimulation with two pure tones f 1 and f 2 ( f 1 < f 2 ), tympanal organs of insects such as locusts ( Kössl and Boyan, 1998 ; Möckel et al., 2007...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (22): 3852–3857.
Published: 15 November 2010
... overt trehalase latent trehalase trehalase localization insect Locusta migratoria Glucose is an essential substrate for energy metabolism in animals. In vertebrates, it is the principal sugar in the blood, which serves to distribute it to the various organs of the body. In most insects...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (3): 401–412.
Published: 1 February 2009
... morosus Schistocerca gregaria Locusta migratoria Bombyx mori Manduca sexta Drosophila melanogaster Carcinus maenas locust hindgut ion transport peptide antidiuretic hormones alternative splicing neurosecretory cells perisympathetic organs corpus cardiacum corpus allatum...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (23): 4690–4700.
Published: 1 December 2006
... of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 central pattern generator heat shock insect life history locust Locusta migratoria photoperiod thermosensitivity thermotolerance ventilation Many organisms are faced with natural environmental stresses such as extreme temperatures that can impair...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (11): 2215–2223.
Published: 1 June 2006
... in vivo models are required. The present study focuses on the dynamics of a new and simple model of intestinal epithelial regeneration found in the midgut of the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria (Linnaeus 1758). The locust midgut consists of three cell types: columnar cells, endocrine cells...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (10): 1827–1836.
Published: 15 May 2006
...Peter Bräunig; Michael Schmäh; Harald Wolf SUMMARY The inhibitory innervation of the intersegmental (body wall) muscles between the first and the second thoracic segment of the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria , was investigated using neuroanatomical,immunocytochemical...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (13): 2515–2532.
Published: 1 July 2005
... locust Locusta migratoria DCMD visual cue neuron habituation Generation of adaptive behaviour depends critically on an animal's ability to detect multiple sensory cues from the natural environment. Often, visual information provides the first cue about the saliency of objects...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (13): 2255–2265.
Published: 1 June 2004
...) in the epithelial cells of the midgut (with special reference to the midgut caeca) in the African migratory locust, Locusta migratoria . Densitometric analysis of PCNA-immunostained cells was used as an indirect measure of the levels of expression of PCNA, and a PCNA cellular index(PCNA-I) was obtained...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (10): 1669–1681.
Published: 15 May 2003
...D. Raubenheimer; S. J. Simpson SUMMARY We examined correlates of nutrient balancing with dietary range by comparing diet selection and ingestive, post-ingestive and performance-related responses to macronutrient imbalance in two species of grasshopper. One of the two species, Locusta migratoria...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (7): 1233–1240.
Published: 1 April 2003
... to the haemolymph. Trehalase inhibitors are valuable tools for studying the molecular physiology of trehalase function and sugar metabolism in insects. Adult locusts ( Locusta migratoria L.; Orthoptera) were purchased from commercial suppliers and kept at 30±4°C and 30% relative humidity in 40 cm×40 cm×40 cm...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (3): 445–455.
Published: 1 February 2003
...Michael Schmäh; Harald Wolf SUMMARY Inhibitory motor neurones in the abdominal ganglia of the locust Locusta migratoria were identified by combining extra- and intracellular electrophysiology, labelling of motor neurones by peripheral nerve backfills, and immunocytochemistry directed against...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (11): 1531–1545.
Published: 1 June 2002
... Press. Baker, P. S. ( 1979 ). The role of forewing muscles in the control of direction in flying locusts. J. Comp. Physiol. A 131 , 59 -66. Baker, P. S. and Cooter, R. J. ( 1979 ). The natural flight of the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria. I. Wing movements. J. Comp. Physiol...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (6): 815–827.
Published: 15 March 2002
... tolerance to anoxia. *Author for correspondence (e-mail: robertrm@biology.queensu.ca ) 3 1 2002 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002 anoxia thermotolerance locust Locusta migratoria flight K + current. Many organisms are challenged by exposure to low...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (20): 3531–3545.
Published: 15 October 2001
... juvenile hormone muscle properties reproductive development oviposition insect Locusta migratoria development. Hormones influence muscle development and morphology in vertebrates and invertebrates. In vertebrates, hormone-induced changes in muscle morphology and function can be related...