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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (1): 105–115.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Akira Sakurai; Jerrel L. Wilkens SUMMARY In the crustacean neurogenic heart, the cardiac ganglion (CG) acts as a peripherally located central pattern generator (CPG) by producing rhythmic motor output that initiates the heartbeat. In the isopod Ligia , the CG consists of six electrically coupled...
J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (13): 1935–1942.
Published: 01 July 2002
...Monica Hagedorn; Andreas Ziegler SUMMARY In terrestrial isopods, large amounts of Ca 2+ are transported across anterior sternal epithelial cells during moult-related deposition and resorption of CaCO 3 deposits. Because of its toxicity and function as a second messenger, resting cytosolic Ca 2...
J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (20): 3411–3423.
Published: 15 October 2001
...Masazumi Iwasaki; Ayako Ohata; Yoshinori Okada; Hideo Sekiguchi; Akiyoshi Niida SUMMARY The relationship between segmental mobility and the organisation of thoracic stretch receptors was examined in the deep-sea isopod Bathynomus doederleini , which shows a developed adaptive behaviour during...
J Exp Biol (1992) 164 (1): 189–203.
Published: 01 March 1992
..., unpublished results). Maximum uptake flux (mgh in dehydrated animals is proportional to ambient relative humidity Key words: isopod, pleoventral chamber (PV), pleon fluid, osmolality, ion concentration, water vapour absorption, Porcellio scaber. 190 J. C. WRIGHT AND M. J. O'DONNELL (RH) above uptake...
J Exp Biol (1988) 138 (1): 37–49.
Published: 01 September 1988
... primitive, drag-based mechanism is metachronal beating by many similar appendages in series (Cannon, 1933; Davis, 1968; Barlow & Sleigh, 1980; * Present address: Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, University of Kansas, (Lawrence, KS 66045, USA. Key words: Idotea, isopod, kinematics, locomotion...