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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (Suppl_1): jeb229211.
Published: 24 February 2021
..., but also vary substantially among taxa that differ in their reliance on panting, gular flutter or cutaneous evaporation for evaporative heat dissipation. Body temperature Evaporative water loss Gular flutter Hyperthermia Metabolic rate Panting The physiology of temperature...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (13): jeb218750.
Published: 10 July 2020
... causes heat coma, a trait varying in temperature between drosophilids, but neural failure is not the primary cause of heat mortality. CNS Heat death Spreading depolarisation Heat sensitivity Hyperthermia Thermal tolerance Thermal tolerance is one of the most important traits defining...
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Todd J. McWhorter, Alexander R. Gerson, William A. Talbot, Eric Krabbe Smith, Andrew E. McKechnie, Blair O. Wolf
J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (6): jeb168930.
Published: 23 March 2018
... similar to that seen in songbirds. Body temperature Evaporative water loss Hyperthermia Psittaciformes Respiratory evaporative water loss Resting metabolic rate Arid environments dominate the Australian landscape, covering almost half of the continent's total land area ( Fisher et al...
J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (19): 3488–3498.
Published: 01 October 2017
... 40°C and mild hyperthermia occurring as T a reached the HTL. Nighthawks and poorwills reached HTLs of 60 and 62°C, respectively, whereas the owlet-nightjar had a HTL of 52°C. RMR increased gradually above minima at T a of 42, 42 and 35°C, and reached 1.7, 1.9 and 2.0 times minimum resting values at...
Andrew E. McKechnie, Alexander R. Gerson, Todd J. McWhorter, Eric Krabbe Smith, William A. Talbot, Blair O. Wolf
J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (13): 2436–2444.
Published: 01 July 2017
.... Body temperature Evaporative water loss Hyperthermia Passeriformes Respiratory evaporative water loss Resting metabolic rate Habitats where environmental temperatures regularly exceed normothermic body temperature ( T b ) pose substantial physiological challenges to birds. In many deserts...
Andrew E. McKechnie, Maxine C. Whitfield, Ben Smit, Alexander R. Gerson, Eric Krabbe Smith, William A. Talbot, Todd J. McWhorter, Blair O. Wolf
J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (14): 2145–2155.
Published: 15 July 2016
... the defense of a relatively low body temperature under extreme heat conditions. Body temperature Columbiformes Cutaneous evaporative water loss Hyperthermia Passeriformes Respiratory evaporative water loss The defense of a body temperature ( T b ) set point below environmental...
Andrew E. McKechnie, Ben Smit, Maxine C. Whitfield, Matthew J. Noakes, William A. Talbot, Mateo Garcia, Alexander R. Gerson, Blair O. Wolf
J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (14): 2137–2144.
Published: 15 July 2016
... dissipation. Body temperature Critical thermal maximum Evaporative water loss Hyperthermia Pterocliformes Upper critical limit of thermoneutrality Deserts represent some of the most inhospitable and physiologically challenging habitats occupied by terrestrial organisms. Extremes of air...
J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (6): 859–869.
Published: 15 March 2016
... evaporative cooling capacity ( N =10 per site per season); the maximum T a birds tolerated before the onset of severe hyperthermia ( T b ≈44°C) was considered to be their hyperthermia threshold T a ( T a,HT ). Our data reveal significant seasonal acclimatisation of heat tolerance, with a desert population of...
J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (11): 1705–1714.
Published: 01 June 2015
...), sociable weaver ( Philetairus socius , M b ≈25 g) and white-browed sparrow-weaver ( Plocepasser mahali , M b ≈40 g). Birds were exposed to a ramped profile of progressively increasing T a , with continuous monitoring of behaviour and T b used to identify the onset of severe hyperthermia. The maximum T a...
J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (23): 4157–4165.
Published: 01 December 2012
... examining deleterious consequences of O 2 reperfusion with possible application for therapeutic treatment of stroke or heart attack. * Author for correspondence ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) 7 5 2012 6 8 2012 © 2012. 2012 fruit fly hyperthermia insect oxidative stress...
J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (15): 2356–2364.
Published: 01 August 2009
...-andrews.ac.uk ) 4 5 2009 2009 locomotion escape behaviour hyperthermia tadpole There are strong selection pressures for the evolution of effective escape manoeuvres when organisms are faced with potentially threatening stimuli. To ensure success, escape behaviours must generally be...
J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (15): 2524–2532.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Catherine Gaitanaki; Michalis Mastri; Ioanna-Katerina S. Aggeli; Isidoros Beis SUMMARY In the present study the activation of p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase(p38-MAPK) and c-Jun N-terminal kinases (JNKs) by hyperthermia was investigated in the isolated perfused Rana ridibunda heart...
J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (2): 353–363.
Published: 15 January 2006
... oxidative stress levels during hyperthermia. In a recovery-time series, heat-induced hypoxia and subsequent reoxygenation upon return of the fishes to 12°C led to increased protein oxidation and chemiluminescence rates within the first 12 h of recovery, therein resembling ischemia/reperfusion injury in...
Erene Kefaloyianni, Eleni Gourgou, Vanessa Ferle, Efstathios Kotsakis, Catherine Gaitanaki, Isidoros Beis
J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (23): 4427–4436.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., which remained elevated for at least 60 min, whereas Cd 2+ induced a maximal kinase activation within 60 min of treatment. Hypothermia (4°C) induced a moderate kinase phosphorylation (maximised at 30 min), whereas hyperthermia (30°C) induced a rapid (within 15 min) p38-MAPK phosphorylation that remained...