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Christabel Y. L. Chan, Kum C. Hiong, Celine Y. L. Choo, Mel V. Boo, Wai P. Wong, Shit F. Chew, Yuen K. Ip
J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (7): jeb195644.
Published: 09 April 2019
.... Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2019 http://www.biologists.com/user-licence-1-1/ Summary: The giant clam Tridacna squamosa expresses an apical sodium/glucose cotransporter 1 homolog in the ctenidium that could participate in light-enhanced glucose absorption. Carbohydrate...
J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (21): jeb181115.
Published: 29 October 2018
...Taehwan Jang; Kwang Pum Lee ABSTRACT Protein and carbohydrate are the two major macronutrients that exert profound influences over fitness in many organisms, including Drosophila melanogaster. Our understanding of how these macronutrients shape the components of fitness in D. melanogaster has been...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (2): 304–311.
Published: 15 January 2017
... foraging distance on individual German cockroaches by providing two foods differing in protein-to-carbohydrate ratio at opposite ends of long containers or adjacent to each other in short containers. Each food was nutritionally imbalanced, but the two foods were nutritionally complementary, allowing...
J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (2): 214–225.
Published: 01 January 2016
... high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet reduced rates of MPS, concomitant with attenuated Akt (protein kinase B) and p70 S6K phosphorylation, following a 14 day functional overload stimulus in mice ( Sitnick et al., 2009 ). The disparity in signalling responses from these studies could be a result of a longer...
J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (5): 793–802.
Published: 01 March 2015
... examined the nutritional requirements for protein and carbohydrates of foragers of the buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris. By using protein (sodium caseinate) or an equimolar mixture of the 10 EAAs, we found that the intake target (nutritional optimum) of adult workers depended on the source and...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (14): 2224–2232.
Published: 15 July 2008
...A. Dussutour; S. J. Simpson SUMMARY Ants and all social insects are faced with a nutritional challenge: the food entering the colony is brought by only a small number of its workers but is shared among all members of the colony. In this study, we investigated how ants maintain carbohydrates supply...
J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (3): 310–316.
Published: 01 February 2008
.... * Author for correspondence at present address: Department of Biology,University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA (e-mail: email@example.com ) 6 11 2007 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 bat carbohydrate energetics fatty acid stable isotope In evolving to...
J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (18): 3236–3244.
Published: 15 September 2007
...Kwang Pum Lee SUMMARY The present study evaluates the interactive effects of protein quality and the ratio of protein to digestible carbohydrate on herbivore performance,various aspects of nutritional homeostasis (feeding and post-ingestive regulation) and food choice. In the first experiment...
J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (12): 2146–2153.
Published: 15 June 2007
... ),increases from 0.71 to 1.0 as hummingbirds transition from a fasted to a fed state. Here, we show that hovering V̇ O 2 values in rufous ( Selasphorus rufus ) and Anna's hummingbirds ( Calypte anna ) are significantly greater when fats are metabolized (RQ=0.71) than when carbohydrates are used (RQ=1.0...
J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (7): 1301–1309.
Published: 01 April 2006
... breadth: the forest tent caterpillar, Malacosoma disstria . Fourth instar caterpillars were provided with artificial foods consisting of different ratios of protein to digestible carbohydrate in no-choice, choice and compensatory feeding experiments. In the no-choice test, caterpillars were confined to a...
Raul K. Suarez, Charles-A. Darveau, Kenneth C. Welch, Jr., Diane M. O'Brien, David W. Roubik, Peter W. Hochachka
J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (18): 3573–3579.
Published: 15 September 2005
...Raul K. Suarez; Charles-A. Darveau; Kenneth C. Welch, Jr.; Diane M. O'Brien; David W. Roubik; Peter W. Hochachka SUMMARY The widely accepted idea that bees fuel flight through the oxidation of carbohydrate is based on studies of only a few species. We tested this hypothesis as part of our research...
J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (2): 317–325.
Published: 15 January 2005
... up to 30 000 km annually. Our goal was to quantify the fuel selection pattern of these remarkable athletes during shivering and terrestrial locomotion. We used indirect calorimetry and nitrogen excretion analysis to measure their rates of lipid, carbohydrate and protein oxidation at different...
J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (26): 4615–4621.
Published: 15 December 2004
... (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ) 12 10 2004 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2004 2004 carbohydrate exercise glycogen glycogen synthase muscle recovery regulation rat Muscle glycogen has been shown nearly four decades ago to play an important role in...
J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (13): 2255–2265.
Published: 01 June 2004
...E. Zudaire; S. J. Simpson; I. Illa; L. M. Montuenga SUMMARY We have studied the influence of variations in dietary protein (P) and digestible carbohydrate (C), the quantity of food eaten, and insect age during the fifth instar on the expression of the proliferating cell nuclear antigen(PCNA) in the...
J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (14): 2067–2077.
Published: 15 July 2002
...Jeff G. Richards; Ashley J. Mercado; Cheryl A. Clayton; George J. F. Heigenhauser; Chris M. Wood SUMMARY A biochemical approach was employed to examine the oxidative utilization of carbohydrate and lipid in red muscle of rainbow trout ( Oncorhynchus mykiss ) during sustained swimming at 30 and 60...
J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (19): 3323–3331.
Published: 01 October 2001
... the hemolymph. Desiccation-resistance was strongly correlated with hemolymph volume and only weakly with intracellular water volume. Survival during desiccation was also strongly related to the carbohydrate content of the D flies. It has been presumed that the D flies accumulate carbohydrate primarily...