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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (6): jeb192534.
Published: 27 March 2019
... to rear this species, or 1% yeast (low protein content similar to known host fruit). At emergence, adults from each larval diet were tested for initial mass, water content, body composition, and desiccation and starvation resistance or they were allocated to one of two adult diet treatments: sucrose only...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (9): jeb175554.
Published: 11 May 2018
... protein is low during development, males increase protein consumption despite this being detrimental to starvation resistance. The sexual dimorphism in foraging choice could be due to the different energetic requirements of males and females. To investigate the effect of developmental diet on lifespan...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (11): 1849–1859.
Published: 1 June 2014
...Dau Dayal Aggarwal Geographically varying starvation stress has often been considered as a natural selector that constrains between-population differences for starvation resistance (SR) in Drosophila species. On the Indian subcontinent, a dozen Drosophila species have shown clinal variations in SR...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (6): 956–963.
Published: 15 March 2007
... of adulthood. We experimentally blocked cell death of larval fat cells using the GAL4/UAS system and found that in newly eclosed adults starvation resistance increased from 58 h to 72 h. Starvation survival was highly correlated with the number of remaining larval fat cells. We discuss the implications...