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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (10): jeb233213.
Published: 17 May 2021
... D. melanogaster lifespan, and that the amplitude of clock gene expression in peripheral body clocks may be a potential link between temperature rhythms and longevity in male D. melanogaster . Longevity due to T cyc appeared predominantly independent of clock gene amplitude in female D. melanogaster...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (7): jeb232793.
Published: 15 April 2021
... Ltd 2021 Summary: In the social insect Temnothorax rugatulus, colony size influences fecundity more than body size of the two queen morphs, indicating a greater importance of colony-level traits than individual traits. Metabolism Life-history evolution Trade-off Longevity Fecundity...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (3): jeb232595.
Published: 08 February 2021
... their physiological and immune responses. In accordance with our expectations, the winter honeybee population showed hallmarks of longevity, i.e. higher Vg gene expression, higher Vg concentration in the hemolymph, and higher concentration of total proteins compared with summer bees; however, the most pronounced...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (16): jeb226563.
Published: 18 August 2020
... and metabolism may explain how the conflict is avoided. Offspring mortality Longevity Metabolism Growth rate Songbird nestlings Investigating the reciprocal influences between physiological variation and sources of environmental mortality can be essential for our understanding of evolved...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (12): jeb221804.
Published: 22 June 2020
...Ana Gabriela Jimenez; Joshua D. Winward; Kenneth E. Walsh; Alex M. Champagne ABSTRACT There is ample evidence that cell membrane architecture contributes to metabolism and aging in animals; however, the aspects of this architecture that determine the rate of metabolism and longevity are still being...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (8): jeb174540.
Published: 20 April 2018
... and resistance to several genotoxic agents, which may contribute to its longevity and reduced cancer rates. DNA repair Hypoxia Longevity Cell cycle Genotoxic stress Cancer The blind mole rats, Spalax , endure extreme and abrupt fluctuations in O 2 and CO 2 levels and survive very low oxygen...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (20): 3177–3189.
Published: 15 October 2016
... and/or survival. Life-history traits Cost of reproduction Reactive oxygen species Oxidative stress Mitochondrial function Longevity When we evaluate data on how allocation to reproduction and risk of death varies with age and/or parity, it becomes clear that the relationship between...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (17): 2726–2732.
Published: 01 September 2016
... melanogaster , we show how developmental plasticity of cold tolerance is completely reversible in the adult stage, while adult acclimation in heat tolerance is constrained by developmental temperature. Longevity Climate change Heat tolerance Cold tolerance Phenotypic plasticity Drosophila...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (1): 57–66.
Published: 01 January 2014
... exposure can affect health and longevity over long time frames is via effects on telomere dynamics. Much of this work has so far been done on humans, and is correlational in nature, but studies on other taxa, and experimental work, are increasing. I summarise the relevant aspects of vertebrate telomere...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (24): 4601–4607.
Published: 15 December 2013
.... insect heat stress desiccation stress hardening stress resistance heat-shock proteins longevity The abundance and distributional patterns of terrestrial arthropods are strongly dependent on the ability of these organisms to tolerate thermal extremes and the loss of water ( Hoffmann...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (8): 1388–1397.
Published: 15 April 2013
... No competing interests declared. 27 9 2012 12 12 2012 © 2013. 2013 ageing flight longevity oxidative stress phosphoglucose isomerase Pgi physiological condition rate of living senescence trade-off Maximum metabolic capacity and maximum endurance are likely to have...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (19): 3453–3458.
Published: 01 October 2012
.... At the adult stage, while longevity was not sex dependent and was not affected by the treatment, body mass and body size of adult males from the reconstruction treatment were significantly lower than the control values. This unexpected sex effect together with data on oxidative stress highlights the difficulty...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (11): 1902–1910.
Published: 01 June 2011
... contributor to the evolution of slow aging and long lifespan among bird species, and may contribute to the relatively long lifespan of birds compared with rodents of the same body size. * Author for correspondence ( jmharper@umich.edu ) 2 3 2011 © 2011. 2011 longevity evolution...
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