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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (6): jeb237891.
Published: 15 March 2021
...Nathaly Hernández-Díaz; Francisca Leal; Martha Patricia Ramírez-Pinilla ABSTRACT An exceptional case of parallel evolution between lizards and eutherian mammals occurs in the evolution of viviparity. In the lizard genus Mabuya , viviparity provided the environment for the evolution of yolk-reduced...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (24): jeb229013.
Published: 23 December 2020
... (herbivore, insectivore, insectivore/carnivore, carnivore and omnivore), climate (tropical, temperate and arid), nocturnality, viviparity or family. We fitted models that included body mass and measurement temperature as covariates, and all possible combinations of other independent variables using ordinary...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (22): 4049–4056.
Published: 15 November 2014
...Thomas Foucart; Olivier Lourdais; Dale F. DeNardo; Benoit Heulin Examination of the selective forces behind the transition from oviparity to viviparity in vertebrates must include an understanding of the relative energy costs of the two reproductive modes. However, interspecific comparisons...
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J Exp Biol (1996) 199 (9): 2061–2070.
Published: 1 September 1996
...The Company of Biologists Limited 1996 reptile Thamnophis elegans fetus oxygen affinity garter snake viviparity Oxygen transfer from mother to fetus in the garter snake Thamnophis elegans appears to be facilitated by the blood of the fetus having a relatively high affinity for oxygen...
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J Exp Biol (1993) 174 (1): 97–108.
Published: 1 January 1993
...James R. Stewart; Michael B. Thompson ABSTRACT Vitellogenesis and placental transfer both contribute substantially to embryonic nutrition in the viviparous scincid lizard Pseudemoiaentrecasteauxii . Neonatal wet mass was 396% greater than egg wet mass and neonatal dry mass was 168% greater than egg...