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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (17): jeb221721.
Published: 06 September 2020
...Sara Comesaña; Marta Conde-Sieira; Cristina Velasco; José L. Soengas; Sofia Morais ABSTRACT To assess the putative role of taste and pre-absorptive sensing of amino acids in food intake control in fish, we carried out an oral administration with l -leucine, l -valine, l -proline or l -glutamic acid...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (16): jeb223982.
Published: 26 August 2020
... their behavioral impact on Drosophila melanogaster larvae. Rhodiola rosea root samples have an attractive smell and taste to the larvae, and exert a rewarding effect. This rewarding effect was also observed for R. rosea root extracts, and did not require activity of dopamine neurons that mediate known...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (19): jeb210724.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Yu-Chieh David Chen; Sameera Ahmad; Kush Amin; Anupama Dahanukar ABSTRACT Taste is essential for animals to evaluate food quality and make important decisions about food choice and intake. How complex brains process sensory information to produce behavior is an essential question in the field of...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (10): jeb202762.
Published: 29 May 2019
...Carolina E. Reisenman; Kristin Scott ABSTRACT Insects use multiple sensory modalities when searching for and accepting a food source, in particular odor and taste cues. Food-derived odorants are generally involved in mediating long- and short-range attraction. Taste cues, in contrast, act directly...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (9): 1552–1560.
Published: 01 May 2013
... . Gerber   B. , Stocker   R. F. , Tanimura   T. , Thum   A. S. ( 2009 ). Smelling, tasting, learning: Drosophila as a study case . Results Probl. Cell Differ.   47 , 187 - 202 . Hallem   E. A. , Carlson   J. R. ( 2006 ). Coding of odors by a receptor repertoire . Cell   125...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (16): 2827–2832.
Published: 15 August 2012
.... These flies ingested amino acids even when they were replete with glucose. The proboscis extension reflex to particular amino acids was induced only in amino-acid-deprived flies. Our findings indicate that the sensitivity of labellar taste cells to amino acids may change when flies are deficient in...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (8): 1412–1421.
Published: 15 April 2012
... response to sugars is to mask the taste of noxious compounds, which abound in host plants of M. sexta . We compared 10 s biting responses to water with those to mixtures of a noxious compound [caffeine (Caf) or aristolochic acid (AA)] and various combinations of sugars [i.e. sucrose (Suc), glucose (Glu...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (17): 2786–2791.
Published: 01 September 2008
...S. H. Rolen; J. Caprio SUMMARY Bile salts are known olfactory stimuli for teleosts, but only a single report has indicated that the taste system of a fish was sensitive to this class of stimuli. Here, gustatory responses of the channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus , to four bile salts that included...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (8): 1424–1434.
Published: 15 April 2007
.... This defect in food intake regulation is partly based on the action of Takeout on taste neurons, because the sensitivity of to 1 gustatory neurons to sugars does not increase after starvation, as in wild-type neurons. This lack of regulation is also evident at the locomotor activity, which normally...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (4): 766–779.
Published: 15 February 2006
... was applied to the mouth ( Fig. 5 ), although responses to distilled water were weaker than those to sucrose or saline solution. Taste stimulation often induced a movement of the mouthpart and the oesophagus, and salivary neurones exhibited an increase in spike frequency in response to the movement of...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (1): 179–188.
Published: 01 January 2004
...). * Author for correspondence (e-mail: bertram.gerber@biozentrum.uni-wuerzburg.de ) 23 9 2003 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2004 2004 Drosophila larva vision learning taste Associative learning enables animals to prepare for important events. An understanding of such...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (22): 3979–3990.
Published: 15 November 2003
... for Manduca larvae is the steroidal glycoside, indioside D. Two pairs of galeal taste sensilla, the lateral and medial sensilla styloconica, are both necessary and sufficient for the feeding preferences of host-restricted larvae. We conducted electrophysiological tip recordings from sensilla of...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (13): 1943–1952.
Published: 01 July 2002
..., which could be fitted to two Lorentzian components. At present, the K + secretory current cannot be localized to taste cells or other cells that might be associated with the secretion of saliva or mucus. Nonetheless, the resulting increase in [K + ] in fluid bathing the mucosal surface of the tongue...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 168 (1): 269–287.
Published: 01 July 1992
... responsiveness of taste receptors on the mouthparts. 2. Levels of free amino acids in the haemolymph affect the responsiveness of maxillary gustatory receptors to stimulation by amino acids. The mechanisms mediating this response are investigated. 3. Sectioning the maxillary nerve does not prevent an injection...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 157 (1): 439–459.
Published: 01 May 1991
... codes discussed in the literature J. exp. Biol. 157, 439-459 (1991) 4 3 9 Printed in Great Britain © The Company of Biologists Limited 1991 A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF HOST RECOGNITION AND THE SENSE OF TASTE IN LEPTINOTARSA BY J. L. HALEY SPERLING AND B. K. MITCHELL Department of Entomology, University of...