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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (16): 2843–2850.
Published: 15 August 2007
..., and how they are influenced through stretch. We used the anterior tibialis muscle of leopard frogs ( Rana pipiens complex) to measure the oxygen consumed and work done during shortening contractions that were immediately preceded by either a brief stretch (5% muscle length over 25 ms) or an isometric...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (6): 1117–1124.
Published: 15 March 2005
...Daniel E. Warren; Donald C. Jackson SUMMARY To evaluate the role of mineralized tissues of the leopard frog in buffering acid, we analyzed the composition of femur and auditory capsule, the latter of which encloses a portion of the endolymphatic lime sacs, and investigated the extent to which...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (6): 1201–1208.
Published: 15 March 2005
... size, or high thyroxine or mitochondrial content. standard metabolic rate thyroxine mitochondria leopard frog Rana pipiens As an index of metabolic rate, we measured carbon dioxide production of postabsorptive leopard frogs at 22°C for 24 h under constant light conditions using an open...
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J Exp Biol (1995) 198 (1): 147–154.
Published: 1 January 1995
...Thomas A. Churchill; Kenneth B. Storey ABSTRACT Cellular responses to dehydration were analyzed in six organs of leopard frogs Ranapipiens . Frogs at 5 °C endured the loss of up to 50 % of their total body water content but water contents of individual organs were strongly defended. Skeletal muscle...