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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (9): jeb233734.
Published: 04 May 2021
... and pH data . In Methods in Enzymology , vol. 547 , pp. 309 - 354 . Academic Press . Downs , C. J. , Dochtermann , N. A. , Ball , R. , Klasing , K. C. and Martin , L. B. ( 2020 ). The effects of body mass on immune cell concentrations of mammals . Am. Nat. 195...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (20): jeb204719.
Published: 15 October 2019
... to fledging may occur at the expense of telomere length when growth occurs under sub-optimal environmental conditions. Growth Body mass Physiological traits Telomere Bird Early-life development is a critical period for newborn organisms because it is when the future functioning...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (7): jeb196659.
Published: 04 April 2019
... using cutaneous respiration, making them independent of visits to the surface to collect air, but restricting them to a small size. Allometry Aquatic insect Body mass Boundary layer Cuticle Metabolic rate Oxygen consumption Insects evolved in a terrestrial environment, as indicated...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (12): jeb171983.
Published: 20 June 2018
... resources from conception to weaning, we tested whether early nutritional experiences have long-term effects on TE in adults. We used full-sibling littermates of laboratory mice that as adults were starved overnight to induce torpor. We measured body mass from birth until adulthood as an indicator...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (19): 3508–3518.
Published: 01 October 2017
... and functional adjustments to load-bearing skeletal muscles. Musculoskeletal Body mass Centrifugation Troponin T Body weight Alternative splicing Weight sensing Muscle performance A key requirement for animal locomotion is a musculoskeletal system that supports the weight of the body...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (18): 3363–3371.
Published: 15 September 2017
...Agnieszka Gudowska; Bartosz W. Schramm; Marcin Czarnoleski; Andrzej Antoł; Ulf Bauchinger; Jan Kozłowski ABSTRACT The origin of the allometric relationship between standard metabolic rate (MR) and body mass ( M ), often described as MR= aM b , remains puzzling, and interpretation of the mass...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (14): 2127–2136.
Published: 15 July 2016
... first instar nymphs to 1200 mg adults. Older and heavier mantises have longer hind and middle legs and higher take-off velocities than younger and lighter mantises. The length of the propulsive hind and middle legs scaled approximately isometrically with body mass (exponent=0.29 and 0.32, respectively...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (10): 1496–1503.
Published: 15 May 2015
...Yiping Luo; Dingcong He; Ge Li; Hang Xie; Yurong Zhang; Qingda Huang ABSTRACT The metabolic-level boundaries (MLB) hypothesis and the cell metabolism (CM) hypothesis have been proposed to explain the body mass scaling of metabolic rate. The MLB hypothesis focuses mainly on the influence...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (7): 1028–1034.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Kayleigh A. Rose; Robert L. Nudds; Jonathan R. Codd ABSTRACT The minimum metabolic cost of transport (CoT min ; J kg −1 m −1 ) scales negatively with increasing body mass (∝ M b −1/3 ) across species from a wide range of taxa associated with marked differences in body plan. At the intraspecific...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (2): 309–315.
Published: 15 January 2015
... the small intestine. Activity of the mucus secretion increased along the small intestine and was significantly higher in the ileum. The intestinal abrasion exceeded the compensatory capabilities of voles, which responded to a sedge-dominated diet by a reduction of body mass and a concomitant decrease...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (22): 3964–3967.
Published: 15 November 2014
... in wild root voles ( Microtus oeconomus ) in their natural environment. We measured daily energy expenditure (DEE), using doubly labelled water in shaved and unshaved voles at the beginning of winter. The difference in DEE (corrected for body mass and year effects) between experimental and control group...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (14): 2569–2579.
Published: 15 July 2014
... D), or to continuous light (LL, 24 h L:0 h D) at ~18°C. During the ~21 month exposure, munia underwent at least two cycles of gonadal development and molt; changes in body mass were not rhythmic. This was similar to the occurrence of annual cycles in reproduction and molt observed in wild birds...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (23): 4347–4357.
Published: 01 December 2013
... knockdown caused a reduction in ovary size. Blood sugar titers were not significantly affected by the treatments. From these results we conclude that AmILP2 transcript levels may influence specific organ development, such as the ovary and body mass, while more general traits of caste differentiation...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (19): 3667–3673.
Published: 01 October 2013
... of Biologists Ltd 2013 Acomys alanine aminotransferase bitter taste body mass fruits glucosinolates liver pulp secondary compounds seeds Fleshy, ripe fruit pulp is a nutritious and easily digestible reward that facilitates seed dispersal by animals ( Herrera, 1982 ; Corlett and Lucas...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (16): 2820–2826.
Published: 15 August 2012
... oxidative status and body mass in male and female pigeons during reproduction . Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 156A , 294 - 299 . Costantini D. , Dell'Omo G. ( 2006 ). Effects of T-cell-mediated immune response on avian oxidative stress . Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 145A , 137 - 142...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (10): 1668–1675.
Published: 15 May 2011
..., as well as repeatability of body mass, in young brown trout ( Salmo trutta L.) fed a moderately restricted diet (0.5–0.7% fish mass day –1 ). Metabolism was estimated from measurements of oxygen consumption rate ( ) and repeatability was evaluated four times across a 15-week period. Individual body mass...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (7): 1100–1108.
Published: 01 April 2011
... and huddling affect daily torpor, metabolic rate and seasonal changes in the body mass of a small heterothermic rodent, the Siberian hamster ( Phodopus sungorus ), housed under semi-natural conditions both singly and in groups of four litter-mates. We predicted that in hamsters housed in groups: (1...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (19): 3125–3131.
Published: 01 October 2009
... 2009 2009 testosterone corticosterone immunity stress Japanese quail PHA SRBC selection lines body mass The immunocompetence handicap hypothesis (ICHH)( Folstad and Karter, 1992 )attempts to explain the evolution of male sexual signalling and female preferences that involves...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (21): 3838–3847.
Published: 01 November 2007
... development in terms of body mass and thermogenesis. Brandt's voles ( Lasiopodomys brandtii ) were gestated and reared to weaning under either a short (SD, 8 h:16 h L:D) or a long photoperiod (LD, 16 h:8 h L:D) at a constant ambient temperature (23°C). At weaning, male juveniles were either maintained...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (22): 4557–4565.
Published: 15 November 2006
...: walter.arnold@vu-wien.ac.at ) 8 9 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 annual rhythm body mass dry matter intake food composition digestibility gut passage time n-alkane method In seasonal environments, herbivores are confronted during winter with a nutritional...