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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (11): 1839–1842.
Published: 1 June 2014
...Sean A. Williamson; Stephanie K. Courtney Jones; Adam J. Munn Phenotypic plasticity of organ size allows some animals to manage fluctuations of resource quality or availability. Here, we examined the phenotypic plasticity of the gastrointestinal tract of king quail ( Coturnix chinensis ) in a diet...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (6): 1035–1043.
Published: 15 March 2005
... of energy expenditure by simultaneous indirect and direct calorimetry in a small mammal (the kangaroo rat Dipodomys merriami Mearns), a small bird (the dove Columbina inca Lesson ) and a medium-sized bird (the quail Coturnix communis Linnaeus). We find that conventional respirometric estimates of energy...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 171 (1): 409–422.
Published: 1 October 1992
... production of exercising birds would be higher than that for resting birds in still air but would not differ significantly from the metabolic heat generated by resting birds exposed to similar convective conditions. To test our hypothesis we measured whole-animal oxygen consumption of Gambel’s quail...
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J Exp Biol (1986) 125 (1): 119–135.
Published: 1 September 1986
...Esa Hohtola; E. Don Stevens ABSTRACT We measured the electrical activity and the tremor of the pectoral muscle and total body heat production in control and cold-acclimated Japanese quail at +26°C, + 12°C and +2°C before and after 3 weeks of acclimation, using electromyography, accelerometer...