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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (18): jeb243116.
Published: 14 September 2021
... physiology and body mass, and whether these metrics correlate with parasitic nest mite load. We injected 14 day old nestlings with 0, 0.01, 0.1 or 1 mg lipopolysaccharide (LPS) per kg body mass, then collected a blood sample 24 h later to quantify multiple physiological metrics, including oxidative damage...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (18): jeb223784.
Published: 28 September 2020
...Hans Pohl; Elena V. Gorb; Stanislav N. Gorb ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to find out how strongly the parasitic insect Stylops ovinae , which has tarsi equipped with tenent hairs and lacking claws, attaches to different substrates. We investigated adhesion of male S. ovinae to the abdomen...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (22): 3665–3669.
Published: 15 November 2016
...Gloria Ruiz-Guzmán; José Ramos-Castañeda; Angélica Hernández-Quintero; Jorge Contreras-Garduño ABSTRACT Parasites can be transmitted vertically and/or horizontally, but the costs or benefits for the host of infection have only been tested after horizontal transmission. Here, we report for the first...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (1): 120–126.
Published: 1 January 2013
...Ajai Vyas Summary Typically, female rats demonstrate clear mate choice. Mate preference is driven by the evolutionary need to choose males with heritable parasite resistance and to prevent the transmission of contagious diseases during mating. Thus, females detect and avoid parasitized males. Over...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (4): 611–623.
Published: 15 February 2005
...S. N. Thompson; R. A. Redak; L.-W. Wang SUMMARY The influence and interaction of dietary protein:carbohydrate balance and parasitism by Cotesia congregata on nutrient intake and growth were examined over the last two larval stadia of Manduca sexta. Effects of nutritional status on host blood...
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