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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (3): 302–305.
Published: 1 February 2016
.... In preparations from the European eel ( Anguilla anguilla ), a decrease in stimulation frequency from 40 to 15 beats min −1 , which replicates hypoxic bradycardia in vivo , vastly improved cardiac performance during hypoxia in vitro . As eels display dramatic shifts in extracellular HCO 3 − /CO 2 , we further...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (7): 1329–1335.
Published: 1 April 2005
...Vincent van Ginneken; Erik Antonissen; Ulrike K. Müller; Ronald Booms; Ep Eding; Johan Verreth; Guido van den Thillart SUMMARY One of the mysteries of the animal kingdom is the long-distance migration(5000–6000 km) of the European eel Anguilla anguilla L. from the coasts of Europe to its spawning...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (4): 749–760.
Published: 15 February 2005
...-transporting epithelium,the intestine of the euryhaline teleost Anguilla anguilla . Eel intestinal epithelium, when symmetrically bathed with Ringer solution,develops a net Cl - current giving rise to a negative transepithelial potential at the basolateral side of the epithelium. The eel intestinal epithelium...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (16): 2867–2875.
Published: 15 July 2004
...M. C. Cerra; S. Imbrogno; D. Amelio; F. Garofalo; E. Colvee; B. Tota; J. M. Icardo SUMMARY The morphodynamic changes occurring during growth were evaluated in the eel( Anguilla anguilla L.) heart. Using an in vitro working heart preparation, cardiac performance of small (body mass 96.76±27.49 g...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (15): 2675–2684.
Published: 1 August 2003
...Sandra Imbrogno; Maria Carmela Cerra; Bruno Tota SUMMARY Using an isolated working heart preparation we show that angiotensin II(ANG II), at concentrations of 10 -10 –10 -7 mol l -1 , elicits negative chronotropism and inotropism in the freshwater eel Anguilla anguilla . The negative inotropism...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (10): 1717–1726.
Published: 15 May 2003
..., France (e-mail: David.McKenzie@ifremer.fr ) 5 3 2003 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2003 2003 hypercapnia European eel Anguilla anguilla acid–base balance aerobic scope hypoxia metabolic rate stress swimming performance The partial pressure of CO 2 ( P CO 2...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (3): 469–475.
Published: 1 February 2003
... isoform) and vatB2 (brain isoform) —serve different functions. A localization of the two isoforms was attempted in swimbladder gas gland cells of the European eel Anguilla anguilla by immunohistochemistry. Two antibodies were produced by immunization of rabbits with synthetic peptides. Specificity...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (17): 2643–2651.
Published: 1 September 2002
... European eel Anguilla anguilla A fundamental problem for all aquatic organisms is the control of body fluid composition and osmolality, particularly when faced with a variable external environment (e.g. tidal changes in estuaries or during migration between freshwater and seawater). Despite...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (17): 2653–2663.
Published: 1 September 2002
...Jean-H. Lignot; Christopher P. Cutler; Neil Hazon; Gordon Cramb SUMMARY The expression of a putative water channel protein, aquaporin 3 (AQP-3),has been localised within branchial and intestinal tissues from the `silver'life stage of the European eel Anguilla anguilla , using a specific polyclonal...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (8): 1069–1075.
Published: 15 April 2002
...E. Sötz; H. Niederstätter; B. Pelster SUMMARY Gas gland cells of the European eel ( Anguilla anguilla ) were cultured on collagen-coated coverslips, and intracellular pH was measured using the pH-sensitive fluorescent probe 2′,7′-bis-(2-carboxypropyl)-5-(6)-carboxyfluorescein (BCPCF...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (23): 4023–4029.
Published: 1 December 2001
...Caroline Prem; Bernd Pelster SUMMARY A cell culture system has been developed in which swimbladder gas gland cells from the European eel ( Anguilla anguilla ) were cultured on a permeable support. Cells seeded on Anodisc 13 (Whatman) or Costar Transwell 13 mm membranes form a confluent cell layer...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (16): 2751–2762.
Published: 15 August 2001
... to high manoeuvrability. Earlier recordings show that eels also generate a wake reflective of maximum swimming efficiency. The combined findings suggest that eels can modify their body wave to generate wakes that reflect their propulsive mode. fish swimming undulatory swimming eel Anguilla...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (13): 2231–2238.
Published: 1 July 2001
..., R. C. ( 1996 ). Power at the expense of efficiency in the contraction of white muscle from dogfish Scyliorhinus canicula . J. Exp. Biol . 199 , 593 –601. D’Août, K. and Aerts, P. ( 1999 ). A kinematic comparison of forward and backward swimming in the eel Anguilla anguilla . J. Exp...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (13): 2221–2230.
Published: 1 July 2001
... the body. We report the first results on the mechanical properties of the red and white muscles of an anguilliform swimmer, Anguilla anguilla . Small preparations (0.147–1.335mg dry mass) were dissected from positions at fractions of 0.2, 0.4, 0.6 and 0.8 of total body length ( BL ). We determined the time...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 162 (1): 197–208.
Published: 1 January 1992
... activity of the corpuscles of Stannius is rapidly reduced when a hypercalcic challenge is removed. J. exp. Biol. 162, 197-208 (1992) 1 9 7 Printed in Great Britain © The Company of Biologists Limited 1992 INFLUENCE OF AMBIENT CALCIUM LEVELS ON STANNIOCALCIN SECRETION IN THE EUROPEAN EEL (ANGUILLA ANGUILLA...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 156 (1): 207–213.
Published: 1 March 1991
... for creating the high gas partial pressures needed for filling the swimbladder at great depth. 14 9 1990 © 1991 by Company of Biologists 1991 enzyme activities energy metabolism swimbladder pentose phosphate shunt Anguilla anguilla J. exp. Biol. 156, 207-213 (1991) 2 0 7 Printed...