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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (19): 3142–3147.
Published: 1 October 2009
... for a diuretic hormone, DH 44 . Here, we report that the other CRF receptor subfamily member, encoded by CG12370 , is also a receptor for the DH 44 neuropeptide. The lines of evidence to support this identification include increases in cAMP levels due to CG12370 receptor activation and the recruitment of β...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (3): 378–386.
Published: 1 February 2009
...Geoffrey M. Coast SUMMARY The pioneering work of Simon Maddrell established that the rapid postprandial diuresis of the haematophagous insect Rhodnius prolixus is controlled by a diuretic hormone and demonstrated the role of the Malpighian tubules in meeting the volumic, osmotic and ionic...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (3): 382–390.
Published: 1 February 2008
..., and muscle contractions of the crop, hindgut and dorsal vessel, which facilitate mixing of the blood-meal, mixing of the haemolymph,as well as the expulsion of waste. One of the neurohormones that might play a role in this rapid diuresis belongs to the calcitonin-like diuretic hormone(DH 31 ) family...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (1): 42–48.
Published: 1 January 2008
..., as described below. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: adonini@yorku.ca ) 22 10 2007 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 Rhodnius diuretic hormone Malpighian tubules transepithelial potential secreted fluid CRF-related peptide kinin DH31 Rhodnius...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (22): 3979–3989.
Published: 15 November 2007
... activity. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: g.coast@bbk.ac.uk ) 3 9 2007 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2007 2007 Malpighian tubule fluid secretion ion transport electrophysiology diuretic hormone antidiuretic factor kinin neuropeptide The excretory process...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (17): 3281–3291.
Published: 1 September 2005
... tubule diuretic hormone natriuresis mosquito Anopheles gambiae Aedes aegypti Female mosquitoes ingest blood meals that are equivalent to more than twice their unfed body mass, and engorged animals can fly only with great difficulty, making them more prone to predation( Roitberg et al...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (5): 743–748.
Published: 15 February 2004
...Erik C. Johnson; Laura M. Bohn; Paul H. Taghert SUMMARY Diuretic hormone 44 (DH) is a bioactive neuropeptide that mediates osmotic balance in a wide variety of insects through increases in cAMP. It is structurally similar to mammalian corticotrophin releasing factor (CRF)peptides. In the moth...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 162 (1): 331–338.
Published: 1 January 1992
... Pieris rapae adults. The function of the peptide in Manduca sexta is discussed. J. exp. Biol. 162, 331-338 (1992) 3 3 1 Printed in Great Britain © The Company of Biologists Limited 1992 EFFECT OF MANDUCA SEXTA DIURETIC HORMONE AND RELATED PEPTIDES ON ISOLATED MALPIGfflAN TUBULES OF THE HOUSE CRICKET...