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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (24): jeb176925.
Published: 12 December 2018
... in the solubility of the glycoprotein adhesive found on the skeins. Adhesive Glue Mucus Pacific hagfish Eptatretus stoutii Atlantic hagfish Myxine glutinosa Hagfishes are benthic craniates that defend themselves from fish predators by secreting gill-clogging slime when they are attacked...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (5): 822–827.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., we analyzed videos of Atlantic hagfish ( Myxine glutinosa ) and Pacific hagfish ( Eptatretus stoutii ) moving through narrow apertures in the lab. We measured changes in body width as the animals moved through these openings and documented the behaviors associated with this ability. We found...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (8): 1235–1240.
Published: 15 April 2010
... © 2010. 2010 mucus animal defense biomechanics Myxine glutinosa Hagfishes are known to secrete copious quantities of slime when threatened. The slime, which can comprise 3–4% of the animal's total body mass, originates in epidermally derived slime glands that line the ventro...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (7): 1092–1099.
Published: 01 April 2010
...J. E. Herr; T. M. Winegard; M. J. O'Donnell; P. H. Yancey; D. S. Fudge SUMMARY When agitated, Atlantic hagfish ( Myxine glutinosa ) produce large quantities of slime that consists of hydrated bundles of protein filaments and membrane-bound mucin vesicles from numerous slime glands. When the slime...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (22): 3897–3909.
Published: 15 November 2007
...Andrew J. Clark; Adam P. Summers SUMMARY As in gnathostomes, the hagfish feeding apparatus includes skeletal, dental and muscular components. In the present study, we examined feeding morphology and kinematics in two hagfish species, Eptatretus stoutii and Myxine glutinosa , representing the two...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (8): 1389–1395.
Published: 15 April 2003
...Gabriele Müller; Angela Fago; Roy E. Weber SUMMARY Hagfish hemoglobin (Hb) is considered to represent a transition stage between invertebrate and vertebrate hemoglobins. The Hb system of Myxine glutinosa consists of three monomeric hemoglobins, which upon deoxygenation associate to form primarily...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (24): 3819–3831.
Published: 15 December 2002
... axial skeleton hagfish swimming bending damping stiffness flexural stiffness kinematics visco-elastic properties Myxine glutinosa Chordates have evolved an unique hydrostatic axial skeleton, the notochord,that is present in all taxa of that phylum early in development; it is retained...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (11): 2029–2033.
Published: 01 June 2001
... . 133 , 395 –408. Edelstein, S. J., McEwen, B. and Gibson, Q. H. ( 1976 ). Subunit dissociation in fish haemoglobins. J. Biol. Chem . 251 , 7632 –7637. Fago, A. and Weber, R. E. ( 1995 ). The hemoglobin system of the hagfish Myxine glutinosa : aggregation state and functional properties...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 161 (1): 201–215.
Published: 01 November 1991
...D. G. McDONALD; V. CAVDEK; L. CALVERT; C. L. MLLLIGAN Blood acid-base status and net transfers of acidic equivalents to the external environment were studied in hagfish, Myxine glutinosa , infused with ammonium sulphate (4mequivkg − 1 NH 4 + ) or with sulphuric acid (3mequiv kg −1 H + ). Hagfish...
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J Exp Biol (1990) 151 (1): 297–316.
Published: 01 July 1990
...MICHAEL AXELSSON; ANTHONY P. FARRELL; STEFAN NILSSON Cardiac output, ventral and dorsal aortic blood pressure and heart rate were recorded simultaneously in unanaesthetized hagfish, Myxine glutinosa L. Mean cardiac output was S.Tmlmin -1 kg -1 and mean heart rate 22.3beatsmin -1 . The absence...