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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (23): 4432–4439.
Published: 1 December 2017
...Edward P. Snelling; Rebecca Duncker; Karl K. Jones; Erinn P. Fagan-Jeffries; Roger S. Seymour ABSTRACT Flying insects have the highest mass-specific metabolic rate of all animals. Oxygen is supplied to the flight muscles by a combination of diffusion and convection along the internal air-filled...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (21): 3409–3420.
Published: 1 November 2008
..., but the ultimate physiological significance of this phenomenon in gas exchange has not been determined. Possible functions of this mechanism include to convectively transport air within or out of the body, to increase the local pressure within the tracheae,or some combination thereof. To determine whether tracheal...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (25): 4393–4405.
Published: 1 December 2004
... these P O 2 profiles, it was possible (i) to follow the track of oxygen within the animal, and (ii) to visualize the shift from a diffusion-dominated to a convection-dominated transport as a result of increased Hb concentration. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: pirow@uni-muenster.de...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (4): 683–696.
Published: 1 February 2004
... ventilatory and circulatory system diffusion convection mathematical modelling To cope with fluctuations in ambient oxygen tension( P O 2amb ), oxyregulating water breathers must respond with appropriate adjustments of their ventilatory and circulatory systems. Systemic regulation enables...