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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (20): jeb221895.
Published: 26 October 2020
... mild hypoxia (65 and 74% air saturation, respectively) on the growth and development of embryos of the marine gastropod Littorina littorea . Differences in embryo morphological traits were driven by the developmental environment, whereas the maternal environment and interactive effects of maternal and...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (3): jeb193557.
Published: 08 February 2019
... to achieve this goal. Theodoxus fluviatilis is a neritid gastropod that is distributed not only in limnic habitats in Europe but also in brackish waters (e.g. along the shoreline of the Baltic Sea). Animals from brackish sites survive better in high salinities than animals from freshwater locations...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (18): 3301–3314.
Published: 15 September 2017
... terrestrial slug, and also shows the utility of β-arrestin as a molecular marker of optic nerves. Spatiotemporal resolution Lehmannia Optic nerve Rhodopsin Retina Gastropod Most metazoan animal species have eyes as a sensory organ specialized for the detection of ambient light. The...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (19): 2991–3001.
Published: 01 October 2015
... thermal tolerance. Little, however, is known about the thermal sensitivity of a diverse and abundant group of reef animals, the gastropods. The humpbacked conch ( Gibberulus gibberulus gibbosus ), inhabiting subtidal zones of the Great Barrier Reef, was chosen as a model because vigorous jumping, causing...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (23): 4149–4158.
Published: 01 December 2014
... turned downstream to varying degrees rather than orienting directly downstream for crawling, resulting in greater dispersion for negative rheotaxis in aversive plumes. These conclusions are the first explicit confirmation of odour-gated rheotaxis as a navigational strategy in gastropods and are also a...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (15): 2858–2869.
Published: 01 August 2013
... tolerance temperature ecophysiology gastropod Increases in mean global temperatures and the frequency of heat wave events are forecasted by the end of the century ( Meehl et al., 2007 ). The ecological impacts of climate change have already been documented through changes in the distribution and...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (8): 1475–1483.
Published: 15 April 2013
... 12 2012 © 2013. 2013 adhesion glue gel oxidation metal coordinate covalent gastropod slug Arion subfuscus Recent work on biological adhesives has identified a number of different cross-linking mechanisms that can contribute to the performance of glues. One theme that...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (4): 614–622.
Published: 15 February 2013
... and Hsp90 was high during activity and estivation periods and disminished after arousal. Results indicate that a panoply of antioxidant and molecular chaperone defences may be involved during the activity–estivation cycle in this freshwater gastropod. CAT catalase GPx glutathione...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (21): 3649–3657.
Published: 01 November 2011
... rest than those that maximize energy gain during activity ( Marshall and McQuaid, 2011 ). gastropod hypometabolism Littorinidae metabolic theory of ecology oxygen consumption © 2011. 2011 9 8 2011 * Author for correspondence ( david.marshall@ubd.edu.bn ) The...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (16): 2660–2670.
Published: 15 August 2011
.... ( 2008 ). Integrative biology of an embryonic respiratory behaviour in pond snails: the `embryo stir-bar hypothesis' . J. Exp. Biol. 211 , 1729 - 1736 . Hadfield M. G. , Meleshkevitch E. A. , Boudko D. Y. ( 2000 ). The apical sensory organ of a gastropod veliger is a receptor...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (10): 1699–1706.
Published: 15 May 2011
... adhesion glue gel oxidation metal-catalyzed gastropod slug Arion subfuscus The gel-based adhesives of mollusks have unusual material properties. They adhere strongly to a wide variety of surfaces and have substantial elasticity and stiffness, yet contain almost 97% water by mass. The...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (6): 900–910.
Published: 15 March 2008
... insect and nematode genes. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: jigoldbe@ucalgary.ca ) 10 1 2008 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 serotonin receptor gastropod mollusc phylogenetic analysis receptor expression Among the many neurotransmitter and hormone...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (12): 2137–2145.
Published: 15 June 2007
...S. W. Werneke; C. Swann; L. A. Farquharson; K. S. Hamilton; A. M. Smith SUMMARY Several gastropod molluscs produce glues that are interesting because they are dilute gels and yet they produce strong adhesion. Specific glue proteins have been identified that play a central role in this adhesion...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (8): 1441–1453.
Published: 15 April 2006
... comparison of mean responses( Zar, 1999 ). Tritonia diomedea nudibranch gastropod behaviour neuroethology navigation orientation sensory cues chemosensation odours rheotaxis mechanosensation The nudibranch Tritonia diomedea provides an opportunity to study how a nervous system...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (1): 78–88.
Published: 01 January 2006
... had produced the ID-4 antibody instead of the antibody itself. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: cderby@gsu.edu ) 7 11 2005 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 chemical defense ink gland opaline gland gastropod sea hare escapin l -amino acid oxidase...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (18): 3609–3622.
Published: 15 September 2005
... high sequence similarity to several other gastropod proteins. Escapin was verified by NMR, mass spectroscopy and HPLC to have FAD as its flavin cofactor. Escapin's antimicrobial effects, bacteriostasis and bactericidal, were determined using a combination of two assays: (1) incubation of bacteria on...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (8): 1353–1360.
Published: 15 March 2004
... muscle and hepatopancreas of the marine gastropod Littorina littorea. J. Exp. Biol. 206 , 2517 -2524. Hanson, E. S. and Leibold, E. A. ( 1998 ). Regulation of iron regulatory protein 1 during hypoxia and hypoxia/reoxygenation. J. Biol. Chem. 273 , 7588 -7593. Harrison, P. M. and Arosio, P...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (7): 877–896.
Published: 01 April 2002
...C. J. H. Elliott; A. J. Susswein SUMMARY Over the last 30 years, many laboratories have examined, in parallel, the feeding behaviour of gastropod molluscs and the properties of the nervous system that give rise to this behaviour. Equal attention to both behavioural and neurobiological issues has...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (3): 397–403.
Published: 01 February 2002
...James M. Newcomb; Winsor H. Watson, III SUMMARY Nitric oxide (NO) is a gaseous intercellular messenger produced by the enzyme nitric oxide synthase. It has been implicated as a neuromodulator in several groups of animals, including gastropods, crustaceans and mammals. In this study, we investigated...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (2): 253–263.
Published: 15 January 2002
... hemocyanin biosynthesis in the marine gastropod Haliotis tuberculata . Cell Tissue Res . 304 , 455 –462. Andrews, E. B. ( 1988 ). Excretory systems of molluscs. In The Mollusca , vol. 11, chapter 13 (ed. E. R. Truman and M. R. Clarke), pp. 381–448. New York: Academic Press. Armstrong, D. A...