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J Exp Biol (2024) 227 (5): jeb245645.
Published: 29 February 2024
... Climate change Body mass Tulane University http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/100007875 Many common responses to anthropogenic warming are body size dependent, including reductions in mean body size within populations and the extirpation of large species within communities ( Forster et al...
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J Exp Biol (2023) 226 (23): jeb246299.
Published: 29 November 2023
...Jessica Barbe; Julia Watson; Damien Roussel; Yann Voituron ABSTRACT Body mass is known to be a fundamental driver of many biological traits, including metabolism. However, the effect of body mass on mitochondrial energy transduction is still poorly understood and has mainly been described...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (Suppl_1): jeb243393.
Published: 8 March 2022
...Vincent Careau; Douglas S. Glazier ABSTRACT Widely observed allometric scaling (log–log slope<1) of metabolic rate (MR) with body mass (BM) in animals has been frequently explained using functional mechanisms, but rarely studied from the perspective of multivariate quantitative genetics...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (7): jeb196659.
Published: 4 April 2019
.... This variability within and between boreholes has also been recorded in other aquifers containing dytiscids ( Watts and Humphreys, 2006 ). Fig. 8. Comparison of Ṁ O 2  and body mass in insects. The allometric analysis includes the three subterranean dytiscids from this study (triangles, Ṁ O 2...
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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: 1 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 (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 (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: 1 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: 1 October 2013
..., and monitored various physiological parameters such as body mass, food intake, dry matter digestibility and serum markers of liver damage. We predicted that the seed predator, A. russatus , would be physiologically more adapted to consume activated toxins, as it regularly does so in the wild. We also predicted...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (16): 2820–2826.
Published: 15 August 2012
... © 2012. 2012 antioxidants body mass heat stress hormesis oxidative damage vertebrates Pre- and post-natal exposure to stressful conditions prior to sexual maturity can have negative fitness consequences ( Monaghan, 2008 ; Harris and Seckl, 2011 ; Henriksen et al., 2011...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (7): 1100–1108.
Published: 1 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...