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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (11): jeb243987.
Published: 10 June 2022
... and distal wing muscles would be even more extreme in a temperate bat species that is capable of flight at variable environmental temperatures. We measured the contractile properties of the proximal pectoralis muscle and distal extensor carpi radialis muscle at a range of temperatures in the big brown bat...
Includes: Supplementary data
J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (17): 3146–3158.
Published: 1 September 2014
.... , Baio J. E. , Caldwell R. L. , Summers A. P. ( 2007 ). Linkage mechanics and power amplification of the mantis shrimp's strike . J. Exp. Biol. 210 , 3677 - 3688 . Putnam R. W. , Bennett A. F. ( 1982 ). Thermal dependence of isometric contractile properties of lizard...
Includes: Supplementary data
J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (24): 4345–4357.
Published: 15 December 2012
... and tongue projection was significantly affected by temperature ( Q 10 of 2.56), as were dynamic contractile properties of the tongue projector and retractor muscles ( Q 10 of 1.48–5.72), supporting our hypothesis that contractile rates slow with decreasing temperature and, as a result, activity durations...
J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (7): 1194–1203.
Published: 1 April 2007
...Jeanine M. Donley; Robert E. Shadwick; Chugey A. Sepulveda; Douglas A. Syme The work loop technique was used to examine contractile properties of the red aerobic locomotor muscle (RM) in the ectothermic leopard shark Triakis semifasciata and endothermic shortfin mako shark Isurus oxyrinchus...
J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (5): 825–835.
Published: 1 March 2007
... contractile properties and locomotor performance. In this study, we aimed to investigate the effect of aestivation on iliofibularis and sartorius muscle morphology and contractile function of C. alboguttata over a longer, more ecologically relevant time-frame of 9 months. We found that whole muscle mass...
A. Kristopher Lappin, Jenna A. Monroy, Jason Q. Pilarski, Eric D. Zepnewski, David J. Pierotti, Kiisa C. Nishikawa
J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (13): 2535–2553.
Published: 1 July 2006
... of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 contractile properties depressor mandibulae elastic properties elastic recoil model load clamp load dependence parallel elastic component series elastic component power output toad Ballistic movements are those in which a body is propelled by an external...
J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (15): 2167–2173.
Published: 1 August 2002
... transmission electron microscopy contractile properties muscle Muscle mechanics, based on the sliding filament model of muscle contraction( Huxley and Niedergerke, 1954 ; Huxley and Hanson, 1954 ),dictates a trade-off between the ability of a muscle to generate isometric force and its length...
J Exp Biol (2000) 203 (23): 3639–3654.
Published: 1 December 2000
...) and extensor carpi radialis (ECR)] by testing their isometric contractile properties. One muscle that is not dimorphic, the extensor carpi ulnaris (ECU), was also studied as a control. In addition to being greater in wet mass and in cross-sectional area in the males, our data show that the dimorphic muscles...
J Exp Biol (1999) 202 (23): 3377–3385.
Published: 1 December 1999
..., musculoskeletal actuation and neuromuscular control . In Multiple Muscle Systems: Biomechanics and Movement Organization (ed. J. M. Winters and S. L.-Y. Woo ), pp. 121 – 148 . New York, Berlin : Springer Verlag . contractile properties power output work loop jumping running...
J Exp Biol (1999) 202 (22): 3225–3237.
Published: 15 November 1999
... , M. M. and Bass , A. H. ( 1993 ). Early events in myofibrilogenesis and innervation of skeletal, sound-generating muscle in a teleost fish . J. Morph . 216 , 225 – 239 . 10.1002/jmor.1052160209 Marsh , R. L. ( 1999 ). Contractile properties of muscles used in sound...
J Exp Biol (1997) 200 (22): 2861–2870.
Published: 1 November 1997
... and that required during takeoff. The present study provides integrated data on muscle contractile properties, morphology and jumping performance that support this conclusion. We show here that the predicted power output during takeoff in Cuban tree frogs Osteopilus septentrionalis exceeds that available from...
J Exp Biol (1993) 185 (1): 251–265.
Published: 1 December 1993
...Ian A. Johnston; Craig E. Franklin; Timothy P. Johnson ABSTRACT Muscle action during swimming and the contractile properties of isolated muscle fibres were studied in the short-horned sculpin Myoxocephalus scorpius at 5 ° C. Semi-steady swimming, startle responses and prey-capture events were...
J Exp Biol (1993) 176 (1): 175–193.
Published: 1 March 1993
...John M. Olson; Richard L. Marsh ABSTRACT The isometric and isotonic contractile properties of the cross-striated adductor muscle of the bay scallop ( Argopecten irradians ) were measured in vitro at 10, 15 and 20°C. The length at which twitch force was maximal as a function of the closed length...
J Exp Biol (1988) 140 (1): 313–324.
Published: 1 November 1988
.... contractile properties electrophysiology fish mechanics muscle polyneuronal innervation teleost With few exceptions [notably in amphibians ( Lannergren, 1979 ) and birds ( Ginsborg, 1960 )], the twitch muscle fibres of higher vertebrates are focally innervated by one or occasionally two motor...
J Exp Biol (1988) 137 (1): 119–139.
Published: 1 July 1988
...Richard L. Marsh ABSTRACT Ontogenetic allometries of running performance in 3-to 4-m burst runs (sprints) and of the contractile properties of the fast-twitch, glycolytic region of the iliofibularis muscle (FG-IF) were measured in Dipsosaurus dorsalis . This iguanid lizard hatches at a body mass...
J Exp Biol (1987) 133 (1): 415–428.
Published: 1 November 1987
... wetmassmin −1 at 0°C). This suggests that the high density of mitochondria in icefish muscle is related, in part, to diffusion limitations. 15 06 1987 © 1987 by Company of Biologists 1987 antarctic fish skeletal muscle mitochondria respiration contractile properties...
J Exp Biol (1986) 126 (1): 63–77.
Published: 1 November 1986
...R. L. Marsh; A. F. Bennett ABSTRACT The isometric and isotonic contractile properties of fast-twitch glycolytic fibres of the iliofibularis muscle (FG-IF) in the lizard Sceloporus occidentalis were measured in vitro at 5°C intervals from 10 to 40°C. The mean isometric parameters at 35°C...
J Exp Biol (1986) 126 (1): 79–87.
Published: 1 November 1986
... of T b from 15 to 40°C. Lizards with a T b of 10°C were largely incapacitated, and V R , f and L s were all greatly reduced. Comparisons with measurements of the contractile properties of skeletal muscle of this species suggest that stride frequency is limited by the twitch contraction time...
J Exp Biol (1986) 120 (1): 119–130.
Published: 1 January 1986
... maximally activated and force-velocity (P-V) characteristics determined by step tension releases using an isotonic lever. Unloaded shortening speed was independently determined using the slack-test method. The contractile properties of flounder skinned fibres are not altered by temperature acclimation...
J Exp Biol (1984) 113 (1): 123–132.
Published: 1 November 1984
...+ -activated tensions were largely independent of temperature between 20 and 45 °C. Dipsosaurus is maximally active in the field at 35·42 °C, which corresponds to a 2 one of relative thermal independence of muscle contractile properties and locomotory performance. Skinned muscle fibres isolated from...