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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (8): 1405–1410.
Published: 15 April 2017
...Katarina Pankova; Alexander Borst ABSTRACT The identification of neurotransmitter type used by a neuron is important for the functional dissection of neuronal circuits. In the model organism Drosophila melanogaster , several methods for discerning the neurotransmitter systems are available. Here...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (9): 1306–1313.
Published: 1 May 2015
... organism Pristionchus pacificus , we reveal multifaceted feeding modes characterised by dynamic rhythmic switching and tooth stimulation. This complex feeding mode switch is regulated by the neurotransmitter serotonin in a previously uncharacterised role, a process that appears conserved across several...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (1): 113–119.
Published: 1 January 2013
... infected rodents have high levels of dopamine and that the parasite encodes a tyrosine hydroxylase, the rate-limiting enzyme in the synthesis of this neurotransmitter. A mechanism is proposed that could explain the behaviour changes due to parasite regulation of dopamine. This could have important...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (15): 2535–2544.
Published: 1 August 2012
.... * Author for correspondence ( crabman@pbrc.hawaii.edu ) 15 2 2012 29 3 2012 © 2012. 2012 Daphnia pulex Daphnia magna Cladocera genome transcriptome neurohormone neurotransmitter peptide amine small molecule transmitter gas transmitter Over its geographic range...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (26): 4663–4677.
Published: 15 December 2004
... and processes in the heart were examined using immunocytochemical techniques. All 15 neurons of the cardiac ganglion showed glutamate-like immunoreactivity. Glutamate may be a neurotransmitter of the cardiac ganglion neurons. JSTX also blocked cardiac acceleration by activation of CA1 and CA2 axons. CA1 and CA2...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (13): 2241–2255.
Published: 1 July 2003
... mosquito Aedes aegypti neurotransmitter amino acid electrophysiology localization Glutamate is a well-established neurotransmitter in both vertebrates and invertebrates. In mammals it is the principal excitatory transmitter in the central nervous system, although excess extracellular...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (3): 431–443.
Published: 1 February 2003
... for a neurotransmitter for the VEs. It is well known that blood flow in mammals is modulated by control of the state of vascular smooth muscle through neural control and by various vasoconstrictor and vasodilator substances. Among invertebrates, insects( Sanger and McCann, 1968 ) and annelids ( Gardiner, 1992...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (8): 1135–1143.
Published: 15 April 2002
... not cause any significant change in its level. However, none of the neurotransmitters examined was detected in the haemolymph of active and hibernating snails. The concentration of adenosine and the changes in its levels in the brain and heart of hibernating H. lucorum are shown in Fig. 1E and Fig...
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J Exp Biol (1988) 138 (1): 205–219.
Published: 1 September 1988
...PETER J. SIMMONS; ROGER C. HARDIE The results presented here are consistent with the hypothesis that histamine is the major neurotransmitter released by photoreceptors of locust ocelli. 1. When histamine is injected by ionophoresis into the locust ocellar neuropile, large second-order neurones (L...
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J Exp Biol (1987) 133 (1): 157–168.
Published: 1 November 1987
...-conducting nerve net. It is concluded that contractions evoked by Antho-RFamide may be partly due to neuronal activity, but probably also involve direct excitation of the muscles. The diverse excitatory actions of Antho-RFamide suggest that it may be a neurotransmitter or neuromodulator in sea anemones...