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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (23): jeb213744.
Published: 28 November 2019
... the G. coquereliana adults to freezing to determine their supercooling point (SCP) and evaluated whether the cockroaches were capable of surviving partial and complete freezing. Next, we conducted single cell gel electrophoresis (SCGE) assays to determine whether heat, cold and freezing altered hemocyte...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (10): 1607–1613.
Published: 15 May 2012
... ice forms (the supercooling point, SCP) and survive as long as they do not freeze, while freeze-tolerant insects can withstand the formation of internal ice ( Lee, 2010 ). In both cold tolerance strategies, the production of low molecular weight cryoprotectants (e.g. glycerol), the control of ice...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (3): 502–509.
Published: 01 February 2010
...T. Sformo; K. Walters; K. Jeannet; B. Wowk; G. M. Fahy; B. M. Barnes; J. G. Duman SUMMARY Larvae of the freeze-avoiding beetle Cucujus clavipes puniceus (Coleoptera: Cucujidae) in Alaska have mean supercooling points in winter of –35 to –42°C, with the lowest supercooling point recorded...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (16): 2558–2563.
Published: 15 August 2009
... not survive freezing. The supercooling point of cold-acclimated (cold tolerant) snails (–6.6±0.8°C) did not differ significantly from that of non-acclimated ones(–7.1±1.5°C) under laboratory conditions. Furthermore, snails died even under more moderately low temperatures approaching 0°C. These results...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (6): 802–807.
Published: 15 March 2009
... individuals showed no intraspecific significant differences in supercooling points and ice formation. Although this might suggest that metabolic and biochemical preparation are non-essential prior to subzero temperature exposure, the increased survival rate with slower cooling rates gives evidence...