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Keywords: Calliphora vicina
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (8): 1337–1345.
Published: 15 April 2012
...Bettina Schewe; Wolfgang Blenau; Bernd Walz SUMMARY Salivary gland cells of the blowfly Calliphora vicina have a vacuolar-type H + -ATPase (V-ATPase) that lies in their apical membrane and energizes the secretion of a KCl-rich primary saliva upon stimulation with serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (17): 2949–2961.
Published: 1 September 2011
... of the blowfly Calliphora vicina in the ventral and dorsal directions with numerical modelling of instantaneous aerodynamic and inertial forces within the stroke cycle using a two-dimensional unsteady blade elementary approach. We completed this approach by an experimental study on the wing's rotational axis...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (5): 805–815.
Published: 1 March 2008
.... The tubular salivary glands in the blowfly Calliphora vicina secrete a KCl-rich saliva when they are stimulated with the neurohormone,serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine; 5-HT)( Berridge, 1970 ; Oschman and Berridge, 1970 ). A vacuolar-type proton ATPase (V-ATPase) in the apical membrane of the secretory...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (9): 1716–1724.
Published: 1 May 2006
... The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 vacuolar ATPase V-ATPase 5- N -hexadecanoyl-aminofluorescein pH concanamycin A serotonin 5-hydroxytryptamine insect blowfly Calliphora vicina Salivary glands in the blowfly are thin tubules that extend as a pair into the abdomen...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (7): 1251–1260.
Published: 1 April 2006
...-bielefeld.de ) 26 1 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 optic flow motion sensitive neuron eye movement blowfly Calliphora vicina Virtually all animals with developed visual systems are able to actively control their gaze using eye, head and/or body movements...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (22): 3813–3838.
Published: 15 October 2004
..., musculo-skeletal mechanics and flight forces, we captured high-speed, three-dimensional wing kinematics of the blowfly, Calliphora vicina , while simultaneously recording electromyogram signals from prominent steering muscles during visually induced turns. We used the quantified kinematics to calculate...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (17): 2947–2963.
Published: 1 August 2004
... on attachment systems of insects having hairy and smooth adhesive pads, forces generated on different surfaces by Calliphora vicina flies and Pyrrhocoris apterus bugs,respectively, were measured. Flies attached equally well to both fresh and air-dried glandular surfaces whereas bugs generated a significantly...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (24): 4213–4226.
Published: 15 December 2001
... many of the subtle changes in wing kinematics that allow flies to maneuver rapidly. We filmed the wing motion of tethered Calliphora vicina at high speed and simultaneously recorded multi-channel electromyographic signals from some of the prominent steering muscles in order to correlate kinematics...
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J Exp Biol (1993) 177 (1): 287–292.
Published: 1 April 1993
...S. H. P. MADDRELL; M. J. O'DONNELL 4 12 1992 © 1993. 1993 potassium ions sodium ions excretion fluid secretion Rhodnius prolixus salivary glands Calliphora vicina Malpighian tubules epithelial transport gramicidin D. 287J. exp. Biol. 177, 287 292 (1993) Printed...