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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (2): jeb207696.
Published: 28 January 2021
..., 1996 ; Jiang et al., 2010 ; Brinkmann and Tebbe, 2007 ). Summary: In this Review, we summarize recent findings about the mechanisms involved in gut colonization and the provisioning of beneficial effects in gut microbiota–insect symbiosis. Arthropod Digestive tract Fruit fly Honey...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (3): jeb208611.
Published: 05 February 2020
... a complex gene suite both in response to and independent of heat stress. HSF-1 Heat stress Arthropod RNAi As the climate warms and organisms are pushed to their thermal limits, understanding the mechanistic basis underlying thermal tolerance is of increasing interest. Thermal stress...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (1): jeb182253.
Published: 02 January 2019
... that drive these changes are still under investigation. Summary: Like humans/other animals, insects also suffer age-related declines. Older insects are more susceptible to injuries and less able to repair them than younger counterparts. Repair Arthropod Biomechanics Funding...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (10): jeb173369.
Published: 25 May 2018
... environment. Arthropod Polarization Vision Both vertebrates and invertebrates show sensitivity for the orientation of the electric vector (e-vector) of light (reviewed in Horváth and Varjú, 2004 ; Marshall and Cronin, 2011 ; Labhart, 2016 ). Polarization vision is a multi-purpose ability...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (8): jeb177568.
Published: 25 April 2018
... may limit body size, especially if the integument also functions in support or locomotion. Pycnogonids, or sea spiders, are marine arthropods that lack gills and rely on cutaneous respiration but still grow to large sizes. Their cuticle contains pores, which may play a role in gas exchange. Here, we...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (7): jeb166512.
Published: 11 April 2018
...://www.biologists.com/user-licence-1-1/ Highlighted Article: Selenopid spiders can attack prey throughout their entire peripheral range, showing a novel hunting behavior with high maneuverability that is generated with effectively controlled reconfigurations of long, laterigrade legs. Arthropod Legged...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (11): 1975–1983.
Published: 01 June 2017
... with a slightly shorter wavelength pigment in the production of red. Finally, we present the first evidence for the presence of melanosomes in arthropods, using both scanning and transmission electron microscopy, overturning the assumption that melanosomes are a synapomorphy of vertebrates. Our...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (5): 885–890.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Verner P. Bingman; Jacob M. Graving; Eileen A. Hebets; Daniel D. Wiegmann ABSTRACT Amblypygids, or whip spiders, are nocturnal, predatory arthropods that display a robust ability to navigate to their home refuge. Prior field observations and displacement studies in amblypygids demonstrated an...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (6): 915–922.
Published: 15 March 2015
... to the arthropod median ocelli, whereas the compound eyes probably evolved in the arthropod lineage. To gain insights into the ancestral function and evolution of the visual system in panarthropods, we investigated phototactic behaviour, opsin gene expression and the spectral sensitivity of the eyes...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (13): 2358–2370.
Published: 01 July 2014
... The Company of Biologists Ltd 2014 Formica polyctena Arthropod Ground reaction force Insect biomechanics Ant locomotion Grounded running Among insects, extremely fast and agile species exist that can easily adapt their locomotor performance to a variety of substrates and inclines...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (4): 578–583.
Published: 15 February 2012
...Tom Weihmann; Michael Günther; Reinhard Blickhan SUMMARY Unlike most other arthropods, spiders have no extensor muscles in major leg joints. Therefore, hydraulic pressure generated in the prosoma provides leg extension. For decades, this mechanism was held responsible for the generation of the...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (15): 2585–2592.
Published: 01 August 2007
...T. C. Hawes; J. S. Bale SUMMARY Low-temperature acclimation and acclimatization produce phenotypic changes in arthropods at multiple levels of biological organization from the molecular to the behavioural. The role and function of plasticity – where a constitutive, reversible change occurs in the...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (14): 2651–2659.
Published: 15 July 2006
... by producing a defibrotide-like mixture of DNA haptamers. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: jribeiro@niaid.nih.gov ) 13 4 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 mosquito salivary gland endonuclease Culex quinquefasciatus arthropod Recombinant...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (24): 4453–4465.
Published: 15 December 2003
... arthropod central nervous system kinematics In all animals, the aging process is accompanied by physiological and behavioral changes. Physiological changes, such as those associated with the nervous and musculoskeletal systems, often result in decreased or impaired locomotion in aged individuals...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (4): 771–784.
Published: 15 February 2003
... storage (resilience) in the absence of internal fluid pressure was 70-90% for joints with well-developed transarticular sclerites, and the magnitude of torque was similar to those produced by different joint extension mechanisms in other arthropods. Increased internal fluid pressure acted synergistically...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (5): 591–602.
Published: 01 March 2002
... may also possess multiple forms. *Author for correspondence (e-mail: pjl@whitney.ufl.edu ) 12 12 2001 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002 carbonic anhydrase mosquito Aedes aegypti Drosophila melanogaster larva midgut arthropod alkalization cDNA...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (3): 379–389.
Published: 01 February 2002
... Road, Bedford, MA 01730, USA (e-mail: aahn@oeb.harvard.edu ) 16 11 2001 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002 muscle electromyography work loop neural control locomotion biomechanics insect arthropod Blaberus discoidalis cockroach. By measuring muscle...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (17): 3097–3112.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... ( 1981 ). Life in Moving Fluids , pp. 127–162 and 297–318. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Weissenberger, J., Spatz, H.-C., Emanns, A. and Schwoerbel, J. ( 1991 ). Measurement of lift and drag forces in the mN range experienced by benthic arthropods at flow velocities below 1.2ms −1...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 162 (1): 313–329.
Published: 01 January 1992
... pattern locomotion muscle arthropod arachnid evolution electromyography Mastigoproctus giganteus Pandinus imperator J. exp. Biol. 162, 313-329 (1992) 3 1 3 Printed in Great Britain © The Company of Biologists Limited 1992 MUSCLE FIRING PATTERNS IN TWO ARACHNIDS USING DIFFERENT METHODS OF...
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J Exp Biol (1987) 128 (1): 427–444.
Published: 01 March 1987
... aquatic locomotion in D. triton (such as yaw corrective movements of leg 4) are derived from elements of the primitive terrestrial motor programme. arthropod locomotion spider © 1987 by Company of Biologists 1987 3 11 1986 jf. exp. Biol. 128, 427-444 (1987) 4 2 7 Printed in Great...