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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (5): 845–852.
Published: 1 March 2012
...Suzanne L. Munns; Tomasz Owerkowicz; Sarah J. Andrewartha; Peter B. Frappell SUMMARY Crocodilians use a combination of three muscular mechanisms to effect lung ventilation: the intercostal muscles producing thoracic movement, the abdominal muscles producing pelvic rotation and gastralial...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (15): 2673–2680.
Published: 1 August 2010
... to comparative physiologists. The unique cardiac anatomy of crocodilians – a four-chambered heart with the dual aortic arch system – allows for only right-to-left (R–L; pulmonary bypass) cardiac shunt and for surgical elimination of this shunt. Surgical removal of the R–L shunt, by occluding the left aorta (LAo...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (20): 3601–3606.
Published: 15 October 2003
... of Biologists Limited 2003 2003 acid-base acidosis bone buffering bone minerals crocodilian Caiman latirostris osteoderm dermal bone diving lactic acid Bone is an important source of acid-base buffering in many organisms. The most familiar mechanism, the release of carbonates, is common...
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J Exp Biol (1998) 201 (15): 2235–2242.
Published: 1 August 1998
... element working simultaneously with a linear proportional element. * e-mail: Jordi.Altimiras@biology.aau.dk 26 5 1998 14 7 1998 © The Company of Biologists Limited 1998 crocodilian reptile baroreflex heart rate blood pressure shunt nitroprusside phenylephrine...