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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (24): jeb243647.
Published: 16 December 2021
... . ( 2001 ). Threat-sensitive predator avoidance by slimy sculpins: Understanding the importance of visual versus chemical information . Can. J. Zool . 79 , 867 - 873 . 10.1139/z01-049 Correa , F. S. and Rodrigues , L. C . ( 2015 ). Are leaf-litter anurans with aquatic reproduction...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (22): jeb243153.
Published: 25 November 2021
... in Vertebrates (ed. J. M. Starck and T. Wang ), pp. 305 - 324 . Science Publishing Corporation . Assis , V. R. , Titon , S. C. M. , Barsotti , A. M. G. , Spira , B. and Gomes , F. R. ( 2013 ). Antimicrobial capacity of plasma from anurans of the Atlantic Forest . S...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (7): jeb233031.
Published: 15 April 2021
... Summary: Analyses of burst swimming performance and critical thermal limits provide potential evidence for genetic and non-genetic adaptive trait variation corresponding to contrasting parental environments in African clawed frog ( Xenopus laevis ) tadpoles. Anuran Locomotor performance...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (2): jeb191817.
Published: 27 January 2019
... with Bd , sloughing helps remove Bd from the keratinised layer ( Ohmer et al., 2017 ). Indeed, Ohmer et al. (2017) found that sloughing reduced Bd load in five anuran species, with less susceptible species clearing infection. However, susceptible species continued to develop chytridiomycosis despite...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (9): jeb174797.
Published: 11 May 2018
... phenotypic mismatch with the novel environment through physiological and behavioural responses across an unusually short time scale. Anuran Environmental novelty Invasive species Locomotor performance Thermal tolerance Water exchange The mean phenotype of a population should maximize...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (7): 1256–1266.
Published: 1 April 2017
... involves two morphologically distinct inner-ear organs that process different components of the frequency spectrum. Many anuran signals contain two frequency peaks, each one matching the sensitivity of one of these two organs. We hypothesized that the processing of temporal characteristics of acoustic...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (9): 1378–1383.
Published: 1 May 2016
... Melanomacrophages Solar radiation DNA damage Anuran Physalaemus nattereri Fish and amphibians have pigmented cells called visceral melanocytes and melanomacrophages in internal organs and membranes ( Gallone et al., 2002 ; Franco-Belussi et al., 2011 , 2012 ; Nilsson Sköld et al., 2013 ). Visceral...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (22): 3671–3677.
Published: 1 November 2015
... ). Because of its links to membrane depolarization and synaptic plasticity, the expression of egr-1 is a useful tool for investigating neural responses to behaviorally relevant cues. It also allows measurement of multiple brain regions simultaneously. Anurans serve as excellent models to explore...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (19): 3051–3058.
Published: 1 October 2015
... impact as drop height increases, while turkeys increasingly extend their legs before impact with increasing drop height. In anurans, landing typically involves the use of the forelimbs to decelerate the body after impact. Few detailed, quantitative descriptions of anuran forelimb kinematics during...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (15): 2410–2415.
Published: 1 August 2015
... - 1113 . 10.1098/rspb.2011.1435 Marsh , R. L. ( 1994 ). Jumping ability of anuran amphibians . Adv. Vet. Sci. Comp. Med.   38 , 51 - 111 . McKinley , P. A. and Smith , J. L. ( 1983 ). Visual and vestibular contributions to prelanding EMG during jump-downs in cats . Exp...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (6): 849–857.
Published: 15 March 2015
... of laryngeal muscle fiber number in Xenopus laevis . Development   110 , 703 - 711 . Nasipak , B. T. and Kelley , D. B. ( 2008 ). The genome of the diploid anuran Xenopus tropicalis contains a novel array of sarcoplasmic myosin heavy chain genes expressed in larval muscle and larynx . Dev...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (18): 3254–3262.
Published: 15 September 2014
...Michael S. Reichert; Holland Galante; Gerlinde Höbel The visual ecology of nocturnal anurans is poorly understood, but there is growing evidence that vision plays a role in important behaviors such as mate choice. While several recent studies have demonstrated that females are responsive to visual...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (21): 3947–3953.
Published: 1 November 2013
... and gathered the video; H.C.A. and E.M.A. processed and digitized the video; all authors were involved in analysis. COMPETING INTERESTS No competing interests declared. 27 4 2013 15 7 2013 © 2013. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 jumping muscle frog anuran...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (18): 3461–3473.
Published: 15 September 2013
... and diapause . J. Exp. Biol.   208 , 4467 - 4477 . Brattstrom   B. H. ( 1968 ). Thermal acclimation in anuran amphibians as a function of latitude and altitude . Comp. Biochem. Physiol.   24 , 93 - 111 . Chakraborty   A. , Sarkar   M. , Basak   S. ( 2005 ). Stabilizing effect...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (21): 3710–3716.
Published: 1 November 2010
... with increased preload volume. * Author for correspondence at present address: Department of Biology, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202, USA ( dane.crossley@und.nodak.edu ) 17 8 2010 © 2010. 2010 anuran lymph hearts contractility pressure–volume relationships power...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (12): 2001–2008.
Published: 15 June 2010
... in pressure ( Table 1 ). * Author for correspondence at present address: Duke University, Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Box 90383, Durham, NC 27708, USA ( carrie.carreno@duke.edu ) 27 2 2010 © 2010. 2010 suction feeding prey capture Pipidae anuran pressure kinematics...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (12): 2066–2072.
Published: 15 June 2010
...Joshua J. Schwartz; Kenneth Huth; Raymond Hunce; Brandon Lentine SUMMARY Research has demonstrated that certain midbrain neurons of anurans ‘count’ interpulse intervals (IPIs). Some neurons fire after exposure to fewer intervals than do others. Counting can be reset to zero if an IPI falls outside...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (22): 3931–3939.
Published: 15 November 2007
...Robert C. Drewes; Michael S. Hedrick; Stanley S. Hillman; Philip C. Withers SUMMARY Electromyographic (EMG) activity of skeletal muscles that either insert on the skin or are associated with the margins of subcutaneous lymph sacs was monitored for two species of anurans, Chaunus marinus...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (9): 1651–1661.
Published: 1 May 2006
... the energy expenditure on growth processes,and unlike in other anuran larvae, may not be a surface area-related function in P. paradoxus larvae. The resting rates of metabolism( Ṁ O 2 ) and partitioning between aquatic( Ṁ w O 2 ) and aerial O 2 uptake( Ṁ a O 2 ) were measured on tadpoles and froglets...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (13): 2595–2609.
Published: 1 July 2005
...Stephen M. Secor SUMMARY Anuran estivation is characterized by long episodes of aphagia. To investigate whether estivating anurans downregulate intestinal performance as an adaptive mechanism to reduce energy expenditure, I compared the metabolic and intestinal responses to feeding, fasting...