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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (12): 2021–2031.
Published: 15 May 2004
...S. L. Steele; P. H. Yancey; P. A. Wright SUMMARY Marine elasmobranchs retain relatively high levels of urea to counterbalance the osmotic strength of seawater. Oviparous species, such as the little skate Raja erinacea , release encapsulated embryos that hatch after about 9 months on the seafloor...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (18): 3285–3292.
Published: 15 September 2003
... skate Raja erinacea Urea retention is the cornerstone of the marine elasmobranchs'osmoregulation strategy. A relatively high concentration of urea and trimethylamine oxide (TMAO) in the extracellular fluid allows these fishes to be slightly hyperosmotic to the marine environment( Smith, 1936...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (18): 3293–3302.
Published: 15 September 2003
... transporter in the kidney of the dogfish. We examined mechanisms of urea transport in the kidney of the little skate Raja erinacea using an isolated brush-border membrane vesicle preparation. Urea uptake by brush-border membrane vesicles is by a phloretin-sensitive, non-saturable uniporter in the dorsal...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 171 (1): 107–125.
Published: 1 October 1992
..., Middletown, CT 06457, USA. Present address: Department of Zoology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. 23 6 1992 © 1992 by Company of Biologists 1992 elasmobranch electroreception noise suppression reafference medulla Raja erinacea J. exp. Biol. 171, 107-125 (1992) 1 0...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 156 (1): 387–398.
Published: 1 March 1991
...BERND PELSTER; WILLIAM E. BEMIS The development of the cardiovascular system has been analysed in embryos of the little skate, Raja erinacea , ranging in age from 27 to 144 days after spawning. Circulation starts at the end of the first month. At that time, the heart is S-shaped...