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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (2): jeb207696.
Published: 28 January 2021
... of beneficial effects in gut microbiota–insect symbiosis. Arthropod Digestive tract Fruit fly Honey bee Symbiosis Termite The evolutionary success of many insects is closely tied to symbiotic associations with microbes ( Douglas, 2015 ; Baumann, 2005 ). Multi-species microbial communities...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (24): jeb232439.
Published: 23 December 2020
... how the recurring sequence and escalation of distinct behaviors relate to the establishment, maintenance and reversal of social dominance. Dominance Behavioral sequence Escalation Fighting Genetic mutants Fruit fly Agonistic interactions essential for establishing social hierarchies...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (23): jeb230185.
Published: 02 December 2020
... to conclude an absence of the dietary restriction longevity effect. Ageing Dietary restriction Fruit fly Overfeeding Reaction norm Starvation Dietary restriction (DR), the limitation of food intake but avoidance of malnutrition, extends an organism's lifespan. The generality of the DR...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (23): jeb209486.
Published: 28 November 2019
... and punishing, suggesting that oppositely valenced parallel memories for it could be established in maggots. Reinforcement Fruit fly Appetitive learning Aversive learning Associative conditioning Valence Non-parametric statistics were applied throughout, using Statistica 13.0 (StatSoft...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (10): jeb202762.
Published: 29 May 2019
... modulate food consumption in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster . We found that the presence of both single food-derived odorants and complex odor mixtures enhanced consumption of an appetitive food. Feeding enhancement depended on the concentration and the chemical identity of the odorant. Volatile...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (3): jeb193730.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Fruit fly Saccade Smooth movement Animals on the move must rapidly integrate and evaluate sensory information to generate appropriate motor actions. For instance, flies must distinguish between potential threats, a landing site or a food source while locomoting through spatiotemporally complex...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (10): jeb174151.
Published: 22 May 2018
... ( Gilchrist, 1995 ; Huey and Kingsolver, 1989 ; Klepsatel et al., 2013 ; Logan et al., 1976 ). However, small ectotherms such as the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster possess central and peripheral thermosensory neurons relevant for their selection of preferred temperatures on fixed gradients...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (6): jeb167825.
Published: 19 March 2018
... affect performance. Although it is known that brief anoxia exposure may confer cross-tolerance to other stressors, few data exist on the biochemical and organismal consequences of repeated intermittent bouts of anoxia exposure. In nature, the Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (11): 2005–2016.
Published: 01 June 2017
... a form of ‘selective attention’. Flight control Flight thrust Fruit fly Insect Optic flow System identification Insects in flight can be portrayed as a black-box multisensory control system: continuous information, such as vision, air flow and scent, is gathered from the sensory organs...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (16): 2514–2524.
Published: 15 August 2016
... must make challenging foraging decisions that simultaneously address their own nutrient needs as well as those of their progeny. Here, we examined how the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster , a species in which individuals eat and lay eggs in decaying fruits, integrate feeding decisions (individual...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (15): 2358–2367.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Vladimír Koštál; Jaroslava Korbelová; Rodolphe Poupardin; Martin Moos; Petr Šimek ABSTRACT The fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster is an insect of tropical origin. Its larval stage is evolutionarily adapted for rapid growth and development under warm conditions and shows high sensitivity to cold...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (23): 3855–3861.
Published: 01 December 2015
... management. Sex peptide Fruit fly Pest management Sleep Circadian rhythm Summary: Elevated daylight activity of female Drosophila suzukii (spotted-wing Drosophila ) is a post-mating response. © 2015. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2015 18 5 2015 8 10 2015...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (23): 4157–4165.
Published: 01 December 2012
... for examining deleterious consequences of O 2 reperfusion with possible application for therapeutic treatment of stroke or heart attack. * Author for correspondence ( ecrodriguezp@gmail.com ) 7 5 2012 6 8 2012 © 2012. 2012 fruit fly hyperthermia insect oxidative stress...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (5): 766–773.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... * Author for correspondence ( bfanson@gmail.com ) 22 11 2011 © 2012. 2012 dietary restriction dehydration Euclidean metric fruit fly geometric framework macronutrient Nutritional regulation entails a complex interplay between physiological and behavioural processes...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (20): 3377–3386.
Published: 15 October 2009
... behaviour of the fruit fly Drosophila . We reared flies in chambers in which the animals could freely walk and extend their wings, but could not gain any flight experience. These naive animals were compared with control flies under both open- and closed-loop tethered flight conditions in a flight simulator...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (9): 1324–1335.
Published: 01 May 2009
... wing kinematics measurement fruit fly The swimming of fish and the flight of insects are impressive feats of nature. These locomotor displays are the collective result of genetic,evolutionary, neurological, sensorial and biomechanical influences and, when quantified, provide a window...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (13): 2026–2045.
Published: 01 July 2008
... reflexes of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster. Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B Biol. Sci. 354 , 903 -916. Dickinson, M. H. and Palka, J. ( 1987 ). Physiological properties, time of development, and central projection are correlated in the wing mechanoreceptors of Drosophila. J. Neurosci...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (2): 224–233.
Published: 15 January 2008
... ). Fluid dynamic effects due to wake history, however, may be quite distinct, as demonstrated in a robotic Drosophila wing mimicking hovering conditions ( Birch and Dickinson,2001 ). In their study, Birch and Dickinson showed that the first stroke in a fruit fly model wing produces approximately 9% more...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (2): 239–257.
Published: 15 January 2008
... estimated hovering energetics based on the computed aerodynamic and inertial torques, and powers. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: hliu@faculty.chiba-u.jp ) 12 6 2007 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 computational fluid dynamics (CFD) far-field flow fruit fly...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (9): 1662–1677.
Published: 01 May 2006
... production in the small fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster . This was done by selectively blocking thoracic spiracles of tethered flies flying inside a flight simulator. Flow-through respirometry and simultaneous measurements of flight force production and wing kinematics revealed a negligible functional...