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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: 01 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 of...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (5): 626–630.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Locusta migratoria Metathoracic ganglion Ouabain Although the precise mechanisms underlying SD initiation are still not clearly understood, mechanistic models of locust SD suggest that onset occurs once K + levels exceed a critical threshold triggering a positive-feedback cycle that ultimately...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (1): 88–99.
Published: 01 January 2015
... 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: 01 September 2013
... final version of the manuscript. COMPETING INTERESTS No competing interests declared. 4 3 2013 14 5 2013 © 2013. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 Locusta migratoria insect flight loom collision avoidance motor control Flying animals are...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (18): 3309–3316.
Published: 15 September 2012
... scolopidial receptors could play an essential part in the DPOAE generation in tympanal organs. * Author for correspondence ( Moeckel@bio.uni-frankfurt.de ) 25 4 2012 14 5 2012 © 2012. 2012 Arrhenius plot dynein tubulin Locusta migratoria Upon simultaneous stimulation...
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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: 01 February 2009
... Carausius 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: 01 December 2006
.... * Author for correspondence (e-mail: rodgersc@biology.queensu.ca ) 27 9 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 central pattern generator heat shock insect life history locust Locusta migratoria photoperiod thermosensitivity thermotolerance ventilation Many...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (11): 2215–2223.
Published: 01 June 2006
... 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 and...
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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 and...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (13): 2515–2532.
Published: 01 July 2005
... maintained sensitivity to multiple objects in the animal's environment. e-mail: jack.gray@usask.ca 13 4 2005 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2005 2005 locust Locusta migratoria DCMD visual cue neuron habituation Generation of adaptive behaviour depends critically...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (13): 2255–2265.
Published: 01 June 2004
... 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: 01 April 2003
... 2003 trehalose glucose haemolymph insect trehalase localisation flight muscle Locusta migratoria Trehalose (α-D-glucopyranosyl-α-D-glucopyranoside) is a non-reducing disaccharide present in fungi, algae and several invertebrate phyla such as nematodes, annelids and arthropods (see...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (3): 445–455.
Published: 01 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 the...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (11): 1531–1545.
Published: 01 June 2002
... 2002 locust sensorimotor system tegula insect flight wing stroke parameter wing hinge element Locusta migratoria In most animals, the generation of functional motor patterns for the repetitive movement of the body, limbs or wings during locomotion relies both on pattern generators...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (6): 815–827.
Published: 15 March 2002
... does not induce 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...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (20): 3531–3545.
Published: 15 October 2001
... 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...