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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (1): 185–196.
Published: 1 January 2012
... Burmese python ( Python molurus ). Independent of body mass, Burmese pythons possess a significantly lower standard metabolic rate and respond to feeding with a much larger metabolic response compared with water snakes. While fasting, pythons cease gastric acid and intestinal base secretion, both of which...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (1): 78–88.
Published: 1 January 2010
... pythons ( Python molurus ) experience similar increases in metabolic rate during the digestion of a meal as they do while crawling, hence each would have an equal demand for vascular supply when these two actions are combined. To determine, for the Burmese python, whether blood flow is prioritized when...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (24): 3767–3774.
Published: 15 December 2008
.... and Piomelli, D. ( 2006 ). Postprandial increase of oleoylethanolamide mobilization in small intestine of the Burmese python ( Python molurus ). Am. J. Physiol. 290 , R1407 -R1412. Benedict, F. G. ( 1932a ). Reptiles used in study of human physiology. Carnegie Institution of Washington, News Service...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (23): 4241–4245.
Published: 1 December 2003
... the lungs from oedema. Within non-crocodilian reptiles, ventricular pressure separation has only been observed in varanid lizards and has been regarded as a unique adaptation to an active predatory life style and high metabolic rate. The systemic and pulmonary sides of the ventricle in Python molurus...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (10): 1621–1630.
Published: 15 May 2003
... meal( Table 1 ). Table 1. Body mass, meal size, standard metabolic rate (SMR), and postfeeding metabolic measures of peak oxygen consumption( V̇ O 2 ) ,scope of peak V̇ O 2 , duration, specific dynamic action (SDA) and SDA coefficient of Burmese pythons ( Python molurus ) in response...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (21): 3327–3334.
Published: 1 November 2002
... python ( Python molurus ). We also report simultaneous measurements of arterial blood gases and haematological parameters. Arterial blood was obtained from chronically implanted catheters,and blood oxygen-dissociation curves were constructed from oxygencontent measurements at known oxygen partial...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (17): 2715–2723.
Published: 1 September 2002
... very large cardiac shunts. Very little is known about the cardiac shunt patterns in other groups of reptiles. Here we characterise cardiac performance and flow dynamics in the Burmese python ( Python molurus ) using an in situ perfused heart preparation. The pericardium remained intact and the two...