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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (21): jeb214171.
Published: 05 November 2020
...Laura M. Zimmerman ABSTRACT Ten years ago, ‘Understanding the vertebrate immune system: insights from the reptilian perspective’ was published. At the time, our understanding of the reptilian immune system lagged behind that of birds, mammals, fish and amphibians. Since then, great progress has...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (3): jeb151092.
Published: 09 February 2018
... in the vertebrate lineage, enabling neofunctionalisation and/or subfunctionalisation, but with lineage-specific gene loss and/or additional gene or genome duplications generating complex patterns in the phylogenetic distribution of paralogous neuropeptide signalling systems. We are entering a new era...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (13): 2049–2054.
Published: 01 July 2015
... pattern Avian vision Vertebrate E-vector orientation Liquid crystal display (LCD) Choice experiments It is commonly accepted that migratory birds use information from the skylight polarization pattern as a directional reference to determine departure direction and for compass...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (5): 690–703.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Edwin W. Taylor; Cleo A. C. Leite; Marina R. Sartori; Tobias Wang; Augusto S. Abe; Dane A. Crossley, II Heart rate in vertebrates is controlled by activity in the autonomic nervous system. In spontaneously active or experimentally prepared animals, inhibitory parasympathetic control is predominant...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (2): 202–226.
Published: 15 January 2006
...Harvey B. Lillywhite SUMMARY The vertebrate integument represents an evolutionary compromise between the needs for mechanical protection and those of sensing the environment and regulating the exchange of materials and energy. Fibrous keratins evolved as a means of strengthening the integument...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (23): 4327–4340.
Published: 01 December 2003
... 2003 2003 locomotion biomechanics kinematics EMG muscle electromyography modulation neural control bone stress posture evolution vertebrate alligator Sauria Crocodylia Quadrupedal tetrapod species use a diverse variety of limb postures during terrestrial locomotion...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (10): 1643–1648.
Published: 15 May 2003
...Ronald H. H. Kröger; Bettina Knoblauch; Hans-Joachim Wagner SUMMARY Developmental plasticity of spectral processing in vertebrates was investigated in fish by using an innate behavior, the optomotor response. Rearing blue acara ( Aequidens pulcher ; Cichlidae) under white lights of different...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (23): 3587–3600.
Published: 01 December 2002
... relationships. e-mail: R.F.Burton@bio.gla.ac.uk 22 8 2002 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002 acid—base balance alphastat imidazole alphastat temperature pH carbon dioxide tension vertebrate fish amphibian reptiles cell pH The `imidazole alphastat hypothesis...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (23): 3579–3586.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Philip E. Bickler; Paul H. Donohoe SUMMARY The damage caused to mammalian neurons during ischaemic events in the brain(e.g. following a stroke), is an area of major interest to neuroscientists. The neurons of hypoxia-tolerant vertebrates offer unique models for identifying new strategies to enhance...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (5): 641–650.
Published: 01 March 2002
...; the inevitable pH gradients between most interstitial fluid and arterial plasma that probably vary with P a CO 2 ; and the possibility that particular cell-surface structures require a similar local pH in all vertebrates. Although these ideas are integrated in a single quantitative thesis, they, like...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (4): 439–441.
Published: 15 February 2002
... Limited 2002 2002 vision eye size vertebrate dive depth ichthyosaur. Ichthyosaurs were large marine reptiles that lived between 90 and 250 million years ago. Fossil evidence suggests that several species had very large eyes in comparison with those of the extant dolphins, with which...