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J Exp Biol jeb.243000.
Published: 03 September 2021
...Radek Netušil; Kateřina Tomanová; Lenka Chodáková; Daniela Chvalová; David Doležel; Thorsten Ritz; Martin Vácha Sensitivity to magnetic fields is dependent on the intensity and color of light in several animal species. The of light-dependent magnetoreception working model points to Cryptochrome...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (18): jeb164921.
Published: 23 September 2020
... faster and with less effort. This interpretation is consistent with experimental results suggesting a long time course for magnetic compass and map responses in some animals. Despite possible limitations, magnetoreception may be maintained by natural selection because the geomagnetic field is sometimes...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (10): jeb222091.
Published: 18 May 2020
... the magnetic orientation behaviour of a fish and are consistent with the hypothesis that salmon have magnetite-based magnetoreception. Rayleigh tests were used to determine whether each treatment group was significantly oriented. The nonparametric Mardia–Watson–Wheeler test was used to determine whether...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (Suppl_1): jeb184077.
Published: 06 February 2019
... turtles (Chelonia mydas) . Chelonian Conserv. Biol. 10 , 73 - 81 . 10.2744/CCB-0888.1 Mouritsen , H. ( 2018 ). Long-distance navigation and magnetoreception in migratory animals . Nature 558 , 50 - 59 . 10.1038/s41586-018-0176-1 Nevitt , G. and Dittman , A. ( 1998...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (5): jeb172205.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., lobster size was found to be a significant predictor of den choice: lobsters that selected the anomaly den were significantly smaller as a group than those that chose the control den. Taken together, these findings provide additional evidence for magnetoreception in spiny lobsters, raise the possibility...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (16): 2874–2877.
Published: 15 August 2017
... of pomacentrid larvae to ambient reef sound . Coral Reefs   23 , 184 - 194 . 10.1007/s00338-004-0383-0 Wajnberg , E. , Acosta-Avalos , D. , Alves , O. C. , de Oliveira , J. F. , Srygley , R. B. and Esquivel , D. M. S. ( 2010 ). Magnetoreception in eusocial insects: an update...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (7): 1202–1209.
Published: 01 April 2017
... the involvement of radical-pair reactions in the primary magnetoreception process. Birds trained and tested under 638 nm red light showed a weak tendency to orient ∼45 deg clockwise of the trained magnetic direction. Under low-irradiance 460 nm blue light, they tended to orient along the trained magnetic compass...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (11): 1717–1724.
Published: 01 June 2016
...K. Tomanova; M. Vacha ABSTRACT Studies on weak man-made radiofrequency (RF) electromagnetic fields affecting animal magnetoreception aim for a better understanding of the reception mechanism and also point to a new phenomenon having possible consequences in ecology and environmental protection. RF...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (7): 1044–1050.
Published: 01 April 2015
.../jeb.021238 Tomczac , M. and Godfrey , J. S. ( 1994 ). Regional Oceanography: An Introduction . New York : Elsevier Science Inc . Wilstschko , W. and Wiltschko , R. ( 2005 ). Magnetic orientation and magnetoreception in birds and other animals . J. Comp. Physiol...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (2): 206–211.
Published: 15 January 2015
... magnetoreception in birds arising from photo-induced radical pairs in rotationally disordered cryptochromes . J. R. Soc. Interface   9 , 3329 - 3337 . Liechti   F. , Komenda-Zehnder   S. , Bruderer   B. ( 2012 ). Orientation of passerine trans-Sahara migrants: the directional shift (‘Zugknick...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (6): 918–923.
Published: 15 March 2014
... proxy of migratory disposition. Passerine birds can use the Earth's geomagnetic field as a compass to keep their course during their migratory flight. Among the candidate magnetoreceptive mechanisms are the cryptochromes, flavoproteins located in the retina that are supposed to perceive the magnetic...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (16): 3143–3147.
Published: 15 August 2013
... chickens, suggesting that the physical basis for magnetoreception is present. In behavioural tests, however, young chicks 5 to 7 days old failed to show a preference of the training direction; on days 8, 9 and 12, they could be successfully trained to search along a specific magnetic axis. Trained...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (12): 2192–2200.
Published: 15 June 2013
... ophthalmic nerve carry magnetic navigational information?   J. Exp. Biol.   199 , 1241 - 1244 . Beason   R. C. , Dussourd   N. , Deutschlander   M. E. ( 1995 ). Behavioural evidence for the use of magnetic material in magnetoreception by a migratory bird . J. Exp. Biol.   198 , 141 - 146...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (7): 1307–1316.
Published: 01 April 2013
... the horizontal component of the magnetic field was cancelled, indicating that the quadramodal behavior is dependent on magnetic cues, and that the spontaneous alignment response may reflect properties of the underlying magnetoreception mechanism. In addition, a re-analysis of data from studies of learned...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (20): 3649–3654.
Published: 15 October 2012
...Ludmila Oliveriusová; Pavel Němec; Zuzana Králová; František Sedláček SUMMARY Evidence for magnetoreception in mammals remains limited. Magnetic compass orientation or magnetic alignment has been conclusively demonstrated in only a handful of mammalian species. The functional properties...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (14): 2399–2404.
Published: 15 July 2012
.... These data show that Pekin ducks are able to detect and use magnetic stimuli to guide unrestricted search behaviour and are consistent with a hypothesis of magnetoreception involving a putative cluster of magnetite in the upper beak. © 2012. 2012 behavioural scoring magnetoreception trigeminal...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (18): 3096–3101.
Published: 15 September 2011
...; they normally provide information on magnetic intensity, and only under very unusual light conditions not occurring in nature, do they appear to make birds head into specific directions. The interactions of magnetoreception by the magnetite-based receptors with the visual system, the conditions under which...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (15): 2504–2508.
Published: 01 August 2011
... C. A. ( 2005 ). Behaviour of leatherback sea turtles, Dermochelys coriacea, during the migratory cycle . Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 272 , 1547 - 1555 . Johnsen S. , Lohmann K. J. ( 2005 ). The physics and neurobiology of magnetoreception . Nat. Rev. Neurosci. 6 , 703 - 712...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (20): 3423–3426.
Published: 15 October 2010
...Rafael Freire; Tessa E. Birch SUMMARY The ability of ducks to derive magnetic direction information was tested in a conditioned procedure and the functional properties of the mechanism of magnetoreception investigated using common manipulations. Twelve ducks were trained to find a hidden imprinting...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (12): 1985–1990.
Published: 15 June 2010
...’ which could block light, the tail-lifting response to ELF-EMF disappeared. Our experiments suggest that (1) lizards perceive EMFs and (2) the parietal eye may be involved in light-dependent magnetoreceptive responses. * Author for correspondence ( t246ra@kuhp.kyoto-u.ac.jp ) 25 2 2010...