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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (4): 541–550.
Published: 15 February 2010
... mosquito contraction heart heartbeat hemolymph Insects have an open circulatory system for the transport of nutrients, wastes and signaling molecules ( Klowden, 2007 ; Nation, 2008 ). In addition, the insect circulatory system functions in thermoregulation, promoting ventilation through...
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J Exp Biol (1995) 198 (8): 1717–1727.
Published: 1 August 1995
... also affect the hearts, where aortic pulse amplitude ( P a) and, to a lesser extent, heartbeat frequency ( f H ) fall and rise with the ambient . In this case, section of the visceral or branchial nerves has no effect. Responses are again very rapid. It is concluded that the observed fall and return...
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J Exp Biol (1994) 197 (1): 413–419.
Published: 1 December 1994
... of excitation–contraction coupling that occurs with falling temperature. 26 7 1994 © The Company of Biologists Limited 1994 lobster Panulirus japonicus myocardial membrane cooling temperature calcium spike heartbeat crustacean muscle Lobsters ( Panulirus japonicus Von...
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J Exp Biol (1986) 123 (1): 401–408.
Published: 1 July 1986
...Robin L. Davis ABSTRACT Raising and lowering the oxygen content in the fluid bathing the skin of the leech modified the frequency of the heartbeat. In raised concentrations of oxygen, the period between bursts of impulses in the heart excitor motoneurones (HE cells) was reduced. Conversely...