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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (13): jeb243828.
Published: 30 June 2022
... the spinal cord to express undulation patterns accommodated to various inputs into the networks. While these systems have been widely studied in vertebrate swimmers, their evolutionary origin along the chordate phylogeny remains unclear. Ascidians, representing a sister group of vertebrates, give rise...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (15): jeb203620.
Published: 5 August 2019
... progression . Epigenetics Chromatin   6 , 27 . 10.1186/1756-8935-6-27 Blanchoud , S. , Zondag , L. , Lamare , M. D. and Wilson , M. J. ( 2017 ). Hematological analysis of the ascidian Botrylloides leachii (Savigny, 1816) during whole-body regeneration . Biol. Bull.   232 , 143...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (17): 2753–2763.
Published: 1 September 2015
.... Fluid dynamics Myocardium Immersed boundary method Ascidian Many animals contract flexible, muscular tubes to drive viscous fluid through smaller, resistive tubes, including hearts in several phyla ( Xavier-Neto et al., 2007 , 2010 ), drinking in butterflies and moths ( Krenn, 2010...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (3): 433–438.
Published: 1 February 2005
...Di Jiang; Jason W. Tresser; Takeo Horie; Motoyuki Tsuda; William C. Smith SUMMARY Free-living animals and their larvae utilize light and gravity as cues to navigate in open space. Detection and response to these environmental stimuli are important for the dispersal and settlement of ascidian larvae...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (9): 1523–1532.
Published: 1 April 2004
...Claudette Rabinowitz; Baruch Rinkevich SUMMARY In the colonial growth of botryllid ascidians, blastogenesis (bud formation) is a cyclical and synchronized developmental process characterized by a weekly rhythm of budding and apoptotic events. Very little is known about this cycle regulation and its...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (8): 1409–1417.
Published: 15 April 2003
...Motoyuki Tsuda; Daisuke Sakurai; Muneki Goda SUMMARY The anterior sensory vesicle of ascidian larvae contains a single large vesicle in which lie two distinct types of pigment cells, anterior and posterior. The ultrastructure of these pigment cells suggests that the anterior pigment cell...
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J Exp Biol (1999) 202 (23): 3469–3476.
Published: 1 December 1999
... the storm. A different group of benthic colonial animals, compound ascidians, provides another example of mechanical failure enhancing ecological performance. Compound ascidians compete effectively for space in benthic and epiphytic communities by overgrowing other organisms (e.g. Nandakumar et al...
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J Exp Biol (1998) 201 (16): 2397–2402.
Published: 15 August 1998
...Anna F. Edlund; M. A. R. Koehl ABSTRACT Sessile, soft-bodied, compound ascidians are successful competitors for substrata in crowded benthic and epibiotic marine communities and can be effective colonists of new sites, through adult rafting and reattachment. Adhesion to the substratum is essential...