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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (17): 2773–2780.
Published: 1 September 2009
...Natalie G. Schimpf; Philip G. D. Matthews; Robbie S. Wilson; Craig R. White SUMMARY The reasons why many insects breathe discontinuously at rest are poorly understood and hotly debated. Three adaptive hypotheses attempt to explain the significance of these discontinuous gas exchange cycles (DGCs...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (19): 3139–3146.
Published: 1 October 2008
...Susana Clusella-Trullas; Steven L. Chown SUMMARY Several controversies currently dominate the fields of arthropod metabolic rate, gas exchange and water balance, including the extent to which modulation of gas exchange reduces water loss, the origins of discontinuous gas exchange,the relationship...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (23): 4495–4507.
Published: 1 December 2005
... to be the ancestral gas exchange pattern at rest (recognizing that active individuals typically show continuous gas exchange), and discontinuous gas exchange probably originated independently a minimum of five times in the Insecta. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: emarais@sun.ac.za ) 12 10 2005...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (24): 4565–4574.
Published: 15 December 2003
... that is infrequently tested in insects. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: slchown@sun.ac.za ). 2 9 2003 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2003 2003 adaptation body size discontinuous gas exchange metabolic rate variation cockroach Perisphaeria sp For a trait...
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