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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (19): 3142–3147.
Published: 01 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...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (3): 378–386.
Published: 01 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: 01 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: 01 January 2008
... water and NaCl associated with the blood meal, while preserving its ionic and osmotic balance. The diuresis is controlled by the timely release of the hormone 5-hydroxytryptamine (5HT)and at least one neuropeptide, which is believed to also be a diuretic hormone(DH) ( Lange et al., 1989 ; Maddrell et...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (22): 3979–3989.
Published: 15 November 2007
... for kinin 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...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (17): 3281–3291.
Published: 01 September 2005
... (e-mail: g.coast@bbk.ac.uk ) 22 6 2005 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2005 2005 excretion Malpighian tubule diuretic hormone natriuresis mosquito Anopheles gambiae Aedes aegypti Female mosquitoes ingest blood meals that are equivalent to more than twice...
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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: 01 January 1992
... posteclosion Pieris rapae adults. The function of the peptide in Manduca sexta is discussed. 5 9 1991 © 1992 by Company of Biologists 1992 diuretic hormone Malpighian tubules fluid secretion cyclic AMP Manduca sexta Pieris rapae Acheta domesticus J. exp. Biol. 162, 331-338...