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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (20): jeb243325.
Published: 26 October 2021
... of amphibians: anatomy and physiology . In Comparative Hearing: Fish and Amphibians (ed. R. R. Fay and A. N. Popper ), pp. 101 - 154 . New York : Springer . Manteuffel , G. and Naujoks-Manteuffel , C. ( 1990 ). Anatomical connections and electrophysiological properties...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (2): jeb237313.
Published: 19 January 2021
... in individual frogs are compared, showing equal performance at low frequencies; however, responses from methods depending on phase-locking deviate at high frequencies. ABR Auditory brainstem response Amphibian Hearing Hearing sensitivity The normalized peak values for each method are shown...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (24): jeb236489.
Published: 21 December 2020
... atympanic tetrapods. References Anderson , J. S. ( 2008 ). Focal review: the origin(s) of modern amphibians . Evol. Biol.   35 , 231 - 247 . 10.1007/s11692-008-9044-5 Bárány , E. ( 1938 ). A contribution to the physiology of bone conduction . Acta Otolaryngol. Suppl.   26 , 1...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (18): jeb209445.
Published: 23 September 2019
...Matthew J. Robak; Laura K. Reinert; Louise A. Rollins-Smith; Corinne L. Richards-Zawacki ABSTRACT Amphibians worldwide continue to battle an emerging infectious disease, chytridiomycosis, caused by Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis ( Bd ). Southern leopard frogs, Rana sphenocephala , are known...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (11): jeb197467.
Published: 10 June 2019
... to determine efficient routes to any destination. Many birds and mammals are known to employ a cognitive map, but whether other vertebrates can create a cognitive map is less clear. Amphibians are capable of using beacons, gradients and landmarks when navigating, and many are proficient at homing. Yet only one...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (2): jeb191817.
Published: 27 January 2019
...Nicholas C. Wu; Rebecca L. Cramp; Michel E. B. Ohmer; Craig E. Franklin ABSTRACT Chytridiomycosis, a lethal fungal skin disease of amphibians, fatally disrupts ionic and osmotic homeostasis. Infected amphibians increase their skin shedding rate (sloughing) to slow pathogen growth, but the sloughing...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (21): jeb186379.
Published: 5 November 2018
...Ze-Peng Liu; Wen-Bin Gu; Dan-Dan Tu; Qi-Hui Zhu; Yi-Lian Zhou; Cong Wang; Lan-Zhi Wang; Miao-An Shu ABSTRACT Ambient temperature-associated stress can affect normal physiological functions in ectotherms. To assess the effects of cold or heat stress on amphibians, giant spiny frogs ( Quasipaa...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (18): jeb178236.
Published: 20 September 2018
... not. Corticosterone Performance Amphibian Ectotherm Plethodontid Climate Water-borne hormones Ectothermic organisms may be disproportionately vulnerable to temperature extremes, which are expected to become more common under anthropogenic climate change. The ability of ectotherms to perform...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (14): jeb183707.
Published: 30 July 2018
...Kenzie E. Pereira; Brian I. Crother; David M. Sever; Clifford L. Fontenot, Jr; John A. Pojman, Sr; Damien B. Wilburn; Sarah K. Woodley ABSTRACT Amphibian skin is unique among vertebrate classes, containing a large number of multicellular exocrine glands that vary among species and have diverse...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (14): jeb175752.
Published: 25 July 2018
...Hugh S. Winwood-Smith; Craig R. White ABSTRACT Metabolic rate is commonly estimated from rates of gas exchange. An underappreciated factor that can influence estimates is patterns of pulmonary respiration. Amphibians display discontinuous respiratory patterns, often including long apnoeas...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (19): 3588–3597.
Published: 1 October 2017
... salamanders achieve a strong bite with a unique ligamentous mechanism that amplifies muscle force. Amphibian Biomechanics Feeding Desmognathine salamanders of the Plethodontidae possess a unique suite of morphological features that has long been used to establish the common ancestry...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (18): 3391–3397.
Published: 15 September 2017
... these costs of larval development and metamorphosis. We used an experimental approach to manipulate physiological stress in larval amphibians, along with respirometry and 13 C-breath testing to quantify the energetic and nutritional costs of development and metamorphosis. Central to larval developmental...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (11): 2026–2035.
Published: 1 June 2017
...Nicholas C. Wu; Rebecca L. Cramp; Craig E. Franklin ABSTRACT Amphibian skin is a multifunctional organ providing protection from the external environment and facilitating the physiological exchange of gases, water and salts with the environment. In order to maintain these functions, the outer layer...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (7): 1210–1221.
Published: 1 April 2017
... of nest building, incubating and feeding of offspring, reproductive success was positively associated with baseline CORT and was negatively associated with stress-induced CORT ( Patterson et al., 2014 ). Amphibians actively engaged in reproductive behavior often have elevated plasma CORT ( Harvey et al...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (19): 3163–3173.
Published: 1 October 2016
... (semimembranosus and plantaris) vary widely across taxa and show correlations to locomotor performance, particularly jumping performance. Amphibian Contractile Kinetics Muscular Evolution Frog SM and PL muscle property variables each collapsed to four axes accounting for 89.0% and 86.0...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (9): 1295–1302.
Published: 1 May 2016
... 0751573 to W.W.] and funding from Vassar College and the Georgia State University Neuroscience Institute. References Bee , M. A. ( 2012 ). Sound source perception in Anuran Amphibians . Curr. Opin. Neurobiol.   22 , 301 - 310 . 10.1016/j.conb.2011.12.014 Bee , M. A. ( 2015...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (3): 431–444.
Published: 1 February 2016
....02539 Burrows , M. ( 2011 ). Jumping mechanisms and performance of snow fleas (Mecoptera, Boreidae) . J. Exp. Biol.   214 , 2362 - 2374 . 10.1242/jeb.056689 Conant , R. and Collins , J. T. ( 1991 ). A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (14): 2297–2304.
Published: 1 July 2015
... parasitic infections with leeches and/or trypanosomes affected the immune and stress response of an imperiled giant species of amphibian, the eastern hellbender ( Cryptobranchus alleganiensis Daudin). We monitored corticosterone and white blood cell counts in response to restraint and injection...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (15): 2908–2916.
Published: 1 August 2013
...James D. Pask; Tawnya L. Cary; Louise A. Rollins-Smith SUMMARY One issue of great concern for the scientific community is the continuing loss of diverse amphibian species on a global scale. Amphibian populations around the world are experiencing serious losses due to the chytrid fungus...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (11): 1961–1967.
Published: 1 June 2013
... of Biologists Ltd 2013 amphibian hibernation ice nucleation inoculative freezing reptile supercooling Freeze-tolerant animals only survive the freezing of water within the vascular and extracellular spaces, as with few exceptions intracellular freezing is lethal. They can tolerate as much as two...
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