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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (9): jeb226142.
Published: 04 May 2021
...Vera Schluessel; Ingolf P. Rick; Friederike Donata Seifert; Christina Baumann; Wayne Iwan Lee Davies ABSTRACT Previous studies have shown that marine stingrays have the anatomical and physiological basis for colour vision, with cone spectral sensitivity in the blue to green range of the visible...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (3): 484–492.
Published: 01 February 2006
.... Tam, W. L., Wong, W. P., Loong, A. M., Hiong, K. C., Chew, S. F., Ballantyne, J. S. and Ip, Y. K. ( 2003 ). The osmotic response of the Asian freshwater stingray ( Himantura signifer ) to increased salinity: a comparison to a marine ( Taeniura lymma ) and Amazonian freshwater ( Potamotrygon motoro...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (20): 3463–3476.
Published: 15 September 2004
...Karen P. Maruska; Timothy C. Tricas SUMMARY The mechanotactile hypothesis proposes that ventral non-pored lateral line canals in the stingray function to facilitate localization of prey that contact the skin during benthic feeding. This study used comparative neurophysiological and morphological...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (20): 3625–3633.
Published: 15 October 2003
... of environmental ammonia, it was detoxified into urea through the OUC. In comparison, the South American freshwater stingray Potamotrygon motoro , which has lost the capability to synthesize urea de novo , was unable to detoxify ammonia to urea during ammonia loading. No increase in glutamine was observed...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (17): 2931–2940.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the South American freshwater stingray Potamotrygon motoro, H. signifer has a functional ornithine-urea cycle (OUC) in the liver, with hepatic carbamoylphosphate synthetase III (CPS III) and glutamine synthetase (GS) activities lower than those of the marine blue-spotted fan tail ray Taeniura lymma . More...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (19): 3251–3259.
Published: 01 October 2001
... (the Atlantic stingray, Dasyatis sabina ) and determine if V-H + -ATPase and Na + /K + -ATPase are expressed in the same cells. We found that gills from freshwater stingrays had the highest relative abundance of V-H + -ATPase and greatest number of V-H + -ATPase-rich cells, using immunoblotting...