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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (20): jeb232702.
Published: 29 October 2020
... in this process. We demonstrate that perturbation of the observed stiffness variation in the body column by modulating the extracellular matrix polymerization impairs the ‘somersault’ movement. These results provide a mechanistic basis for the evolutionary significance of differential extracellular matrix...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (21): jeb209668.
Published: 31 October 2019
... influence muscle performance in vivo . Water Extracellular matrix Passive tension Physical model Over short time scales and individual contractions, skeletal muscle maintains a nearly constant internal fluid volume ( Baskin and Paolini, 1967 ). In accordance with the sliding filament...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (17): jeb202788.
Published: 06 September 2019
... changes in collagen content in the trout heart. Cardiac remodelling Heart Cultured fibroblasts Extracellular matrix MicroRNA Transcriptional regulation Thermal acclimation of rainbow trout causes remodelling of the active (contractile) and passive (structural) components...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (24): jeb189167.
Published: 17 December 2018
...Elizabeth F. Johnston; Todd E. Gillis ABSTRACT The collagen content of the rainbow trout heart increases in response to cold acclimation and decreases with acclimation to warm temperatures. This ability to remodel the myocardial extracellular matrix (ECM) makes these fish useful models to study...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (7): 991–998.
Published: 01 April 2015
... implications for effective regulation of vocal fold length and tension. Histological investigation of the larynx revealed a layered vocal fold morphology. The thick lamina propria consists of non-homogenous extracellular matrix containing collagen fibers that are tightly packed below the epithelium but loosely...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (10): 1898–1904.
Published: 15 May 2013
... in the assembly of the crayfish gastrolith extracellular matrix . Invertebr. Reprod. Dev.   56 , 57 - 65 . Glazer   L. , Shechter   A. , Tom   M. , Yudkovski   Y. , Weil   S. , Aflalo   E. D. , Pamuru   R. R. , Khalaila   I. , Bentov   S. , Berman   A. , et al . ( 2010...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (22): 4436–4443.
Published: 15 November 2006
... modulation of the tensile properties of the extracellular matrix, as in the mutable collagenous tissue of echinoderms( Wilkie, 2005 ). Contractile cells may be present in the internal tissue of C. reniformis . The endopinacocytes lining the inhalant and exhalant canals of sponges are thought...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (20): 3819–3834.
Published: 15 October 2005
... of the extracellular matrix, of the joint mesoglea to be approximately 50 Pa. The bell mesoglea is stiffer in compression, approximately 0.35 kPa, and the tensile stiffness along the fibre axis is approximately 1.2 kPa. Since there is no muscle to open the bell, the jellyfish mesoglea must be able to store enough...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (24): 3809–3817.
Published: 15 December 2002
... oligactis coincided with impaired cell—cell and cell—matrix contacts. We therefore suggest that in interspecies grafts, apoptosis is induced by the detachment of epithelial cells from the extracellular matrix(anoikis) and not by a discriminative allorecognition system. Author for correspondence (e-mail...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (2): 159–165.
Published: 15 January 2002
... is due primarily to the modulation of interactions between components of the extracellular matrix, the presence of muscle in a few mutable collagenous structures has led some workers to suggest that contractile cells may play an important role in the phenomenon of variable tensility and to call for a re...