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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (10): jeb211144.
Published: 20 May 2020
... temperatures exhibited a substantial mineralized layer and mechanical behavior more akin to the ontogenetic scales than scales regenerated at a lower temperature. Collagen Fish Natural armor Mineralization Cyprinus carpio Toughness Measures of the scale morphology, including the layer...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (16): jeb177766.
Published: 23 August 2018
...: The mechanical properties of the dorsal aorta and the pulmonary artery during fasting and after feeding reveal increased pulmonary artery distensibility and elasticity during digestion, which possibly improves the Windkessel effect. Collagen Dorsal aorta Elastin Postprandial period Snakes Sulfated...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (21): 4007–4015.
Published: 1 November 2017
...Marina Pozzolini; Sonia Scarfì; Lorenzo Gallus; Sara Ferrando; Carlo Cerrano; Marco Giovine ABSTRACT Exposure to crystalline silica particles causes silicosis, an occupational disease leading to an overproduction of collagen in the lung. The first step of this pathology is characterized...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (19): 3464–3477.
Published: 1 October 2017
... of cetacean diaphragms possess subserosal collagen fibres that would stabilize the diaphragm against craniocaudal stretch; (2) subserosal collagen covers 5–60% of the thoracic diaphragm surface, and area correlates strongly with published values for swimming speed of each cetacean species ( P <0.001...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (14): 2691–2701.
Published: 15 July 2013
... 22 3 2013 © 2013. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 ventral groove blubber collagen elastin muscle morphology Balaenopteridae Vertebrate skeletal muscle can perform a variety of mechanical roles in locomotor systems. Active shortening contractions provide power...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (16): 2912–2919.
Published: 15 August 2012
... suppresses the immune response and increases deposition of collagen. Therefore, we examined inflammatory markers and matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) activity in relation to CBS expression and H 2 S levels in lungs of euthermic and hibernating Syrian hamsters. Lung remodeling during torpor was confirmed...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (15): 2551–2559.
Published: 1 August 2012
...Timothy F. Tirrell; Mark S. Cook; J. Austin Carr; Evie Lin; Samuel R. Ward; Richard L. Lieber SUMMARY The molecular components largely responsible for muscle attributes such as passive tension development (titin and collagen), active tension development (myosin heavy chain, MHC...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (6): 790–796.
Published: 15 March 2009
... with extracellular space remodeling, total and relative collagen contents were significantly elevated in older seals (115% in longissimus dorsi; 65% in pectoralis). The ratio of muscle myocyte to collagen declined with age (50–63%) at both sites. Additionally, a shift towards a higher ratio of type I to type III...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (24): 4307–4318.
Published: 15 December 2007
... ) 2 10 2007 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2007 2007 Prior to yield, His–metal interactions bridge the ends of a series of preCols, allowing the stiff flanking and collagen domains to dominate stress–strain behavior. At this point recovery is essentially elastic with high resilience...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (15): 2920–2928.
Published: 1 August 2006
... speeds and ecological niches. We found vertebral cartilage to be as stiff and strong as mammalian trabecular bone. Inferred swimming speed was a good, but not infallible, predictor of stiffness and strength. Collagen content was also a good predictor of material stiffness and strength, although...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (12): 2157–2172.
Published: 15 May 2004
...) of the collagen arrays in the primate tissues to test whether these structural colours are produced by incoherent or coherent scattering (i.e. constructive interference). The structural colours in Mandrillus rump and facial skin and Cercopithecus scrotum are produced by coherent scattering by quasi-ordered arrays...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (23): 4233–4239.
Published: 1 December 2003
..., bone collagen equivalents. Fig. 7. Mean serum NTX concentrations for the three study periods. Bar values are means ± s.e.m. (N=5). Serum NTX concentration was not significantly different between the three study periods. BCE, bone collagen equivalents. * Author for correspondence (e-mail...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (14): 2409–2429.
Published: 15 July 2003
.... The dermis of structurally coloured skin consists of a thick (100–500 μm) layer of collagen that is usually underlain by a layer of melanin granules. Transmission electron micrographs(TEMs) of this colour-producing dermal collagen layer revealed quasi-ordered arrays of parallel collagen fibres. Two...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (8): 1397–1408.
Published: 15 April 2003
...Hayden-William Courtland; Glenda M. Wright; Robert G. Root; M. Edwin DeMont SUMMARY In contrast to all other vertebrate cartilages, the major extracellular matrix protein of lamprey cartilages is not collagen. Instead, there exists a unique family of noncollagenous structural proteins...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (12): 1807–1817.
Published: 15 June 2002
... on Mytilus edulis , with few detailed comparisons with other mussels. M. galloprovincialis , a closely related species, provides an opportunity for a thorough comparison. Three full-length cDNA clones encoding the byssal collagens, precollagen D(preCol-D), preCol-NG and preCol-P, were isolated from M...