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Keywords: foregut
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (18): 2969–2976.
Published: 15 September 2009
...Aleksey Y. Malyshev; Pavel M. Balaban SUMMARY Beating of cilia lining the foregut of gastropods facilitates the swallowing of food and, therefore, plays a role in feeding behavior. Despite the fact that neural control of feeding is well studied in mollusks, no neurons controlling ciliary beating...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (5): 671–677.
Published: 1 March 2008
... in NaOH yielded approximately five percent of the cyanide obtained from frass ground in buffer and distilled in Warburg flasks,indicating that cyanogenesis is largely inhibited as the bolus traverses the gut. This inhibition is attributable to the ability of the caterpillar to maintain a foregut...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (20): 4000–4010.
Published: 15 October 2006
...Jennifer E. Bestman; Ronald Booker SUMMARY In the moth, Manduca sexta , anterior foregut motility is modulated during the larval–larval molts in order to control the timing of molting fluid (MF) ingestion. MF is the enzymatic mixture that destroys the outer cuticle so that it can be shed at the end...