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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (15): 2368–2376.
Published: 1 August 2016
... or financial interests. 5 3 2016 22 5 2016 © 2016. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2016 Summary: Maternal size does not affect the number and size of eggs and new imagoes in fleas. Fleas Rodents Egg Body size Development One of the most common...
Alexandra Jochmans-Lemoine, Gabriella Villalpando, Marcelino Gonzales, Ibana Valverde, Rudy Soria, Vincent Joseph
J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (7): 1035–1043.
Published: 1 April 2015
... been raised for a similar period of time under conditions of chronic hypoxia at high altitude display divergent physiological responses. Chronic hypoxia Metabolism Physiology Respiration Rodents Physiological changes at high altitude are required to optimize the diffusion, transport...
J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (8): 1259–1265.
Published: 15 April 2012
.... ( 2006 ). Temporal dynamics of a T-cell mediated immune response in desert rodents . Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 145A , 554 – 559 . Hawlena H. , Krasnov B. R. , Abramsky Z. , Khokhlova I. S. , Saltz D. , Kam M. , Tamir A. , Degen A. A. ( 2006 ). Flea...
J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (16): 2511–2519.
Published: 15 August 2009
... requiring large forces to access the nutmeat. We, therefore, tested whether some rodent species express masticatory myosin in jaw-closing muscles. Myosin isoform expression in six Sciuridae species was examined, using protein gel electrophoresis, immunoblotting, mass spectrometry and RNA analysis...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (10): 1429–1435.
Published: 15 May 2009
... of parasites exploiting males rather than females. To test this hypothesis, we investigated foraging and reproductive performance of fleas ( Xenopsylla ramesis ) parasitizing male and female Meriones crassus , a gerbilline rodent. We allowed fleas to feed on groom-restricted rodents and predicted that: (1...