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J Exp Biol (2024) 227 (12): jeb247536.
Published: 13 June 2024
...Harvey B. Lillywhite; Elliott R. Jacobson; Coleman M. Sheehy III ABSTRACT Lepidosaurian reptiles, particularly snakes, periodically shed the outer epidermal layers of their skin (ecdysis) to restore or enhance vital functions such as regulating water and gaseous exchange, growth, and protection...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (15): jeb210542.
Published: 11 August 2020
... occurs. This Review will begin by describing the processes of adult neurogenesis in reptiles and identifying the similarities and differences in these processes between reptiles and model rodent species. Further, this Review underscores the importance of appreciating how wild-caught animals vary...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (23): 4370–4373.
Published: 1 December 2017
...Joyce Keifer; Zhaoqing Zheng ABSTRACT Use of hypothermia as a means of anesthesia for amphibians and reptiles is prohibited by agencies that establish veterinary guidelines. This has recently been called into question by members of the scientific community based on reviews of published literature...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (2): 228–237.
Published: 15 January 2015
... The authors declare no competing or financial interests. 24 7 2014 17 11 2014 © 2015. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2015 Reptiles Lizards Tegu Arterial chemoreceptors Oxygen chemoreception Carotid body ACh Serotonin Chemoreceptors play an important role...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (13): 2005–2013.
Published: 1 July 2008
... stiffness than those from other vertebrate classes may be implicated. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: [email protected] ) 10 4 2008 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 sarcomere length–tension relationship mammals birds reptiles amphibians fish...
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J Exp Biol (1996) 199 (10): 2207–2214.
Published: 1 October 1996
...Susan R. Hopkins; Tobias Wang; James W. Hicks ABSTRACT In resting reptiles, the of pulmonary venous return ( ; left atrial blood) may be 20 mmHg (1 mmHg=0.1333 kPa) lower than the of gas in the lung. This level of is considerably higher than that observed in resting mammals and birds and results...
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J Exp Biol (1994) 186 (1): 109–126.
Published: 1 January 1994
...James W. Hicks; Stephen G. Comeau ABSTRACT Two principal hypotheses account for intracardiac shunting in reptiles. The ‘pressure shunting’ hypothesis proposes that there is no fuctional separation between the ventricular cava during systole. The ‘washout shunting’ hypothesis suggests that the cavum...
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J Exp Biol (1988) 137 (1): 529–548.
Published: 1 July 1988
... studies, the predicted quantity of CO 2 eliminated from the extracellular space when temperature increases is about 29% of the excess CO 2 eliminated from the snakes. Thus, in other tissues also decreases with rising temperature. It is concluded that reptiles function as open systems with respect...
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J Exp Biol (1987) 130 (1): 1–12.
Published: 1 July 1987
... of Diagnostic Radiolog, Municipal Hospital of Aarhus, DK-800 Aarhus C, Denmark. 11 03 1987 © 1987 by Company of Biologists 1987 reptiles lizards intracardiac shunts angiocardiography There has been a long-standing and continuing discussion about intracardiac and central...
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J Exp Biol (1986) 125 (1): 137–155.
Published: 1 September 1986
... ). Control of breathing in Acrochordus javanicus , an aquatic snake . Physiol. Zöol . 49 , 328 – 340 . Glass , M. L. & Wood , S. C. ( 1983 ). Gas exchange and control of breathing in reptiles . Physiol. Rev . 63 , 232 – 260 . 10.1152/physrev.1983.63.1.232 Jackson , D...
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J Exp Biol (1986) 125 (1): 157–171.
Published: 1 September 1986
.... 18 4 1986 © 1986 by Company of Biologists 1986 reptiles pulmonary mechanics breathing pattern regulation In the anaesthetized semi-aquatic turtle, Pseudemys scripta , there is a specific combination of pump volume and pump frequency for which minimum power is required...