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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (3): 353–358.
Published: 1 February 2013
... experiments, are consistent with key criteria for pain experience and are broadly similar to those from vertebrate studies. * Author for correspondence ( r.elwood@qub.ac.uk ) 1 3 2012 4 10 2012 © 2013. 2013 Carcinus maenas crab nociception pain discrimination learning...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (3): 401–412.
Published: 1 February 2009
.... S. and Webster, S. G. ( 2006 ). Binding sites of crustacean hyperglycemic hormone and its second messengers on gills and hindgut of the green shore crab, Carcinus maenas : a possible osmoregulatory role. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 147 , 206 -213. Chung, J. S. and Zmora, N. ( 2008 ). Functional...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (7): 1057–1062.
Published: 1 April 2008
...Roy E. Weber; Jane W. Behrens; Hans Malte; Angela Fago SUMMARY With the aim of understanding the molecular underpinnings of the enormous variation in the temperature sensitivity of hemocyanin–O 2 affinity encountered in crustaceans, we measured O 2 binding to Carcinus maenas hemocyanin at two...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (13): 2595–2605.
Published: 1 July 2006
...Raymond P. Henry SUMMARY Carbonic anhydrase (CA) activity and relative expression of CA mRNA were measured in the gills of the euryhaline green crab Carcinus maenas in response to eyestalk ablation (ESA), injection of eyestalk extract and exposure to low salinity. For crabs acclimated to 32 p.p.t...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (2): 325–336.
Published: 15 January 2004
...Ude Cieluch; Klaus Anger; Fabien Aujoulat; Friedrich Buchholz; Mireille Charmantier-Daures; Guy Charmantie SUMMARY The ontogeny of osmoregulation, the development of branchial transporting epithelia and the expression of the enzyme Na + /K + -ATPase were studied in Carcinus maenas (L.) obtained...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (18): 2765–2775.
Published: 15 September 2002
.... In the euryhaline green shore crab Carcinus maenas , active excretion of ammonia across isolated gills is reduced by inhibitors of the Na + /K + -ATPase and vacuolar-type H + -ATPase. In addition, a functional dynamic microtubule network is necessary, since application of colchicine, taxol or thiabendazole leads...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (4): 523–531.
Published: 15 February 2002
...Horst Onken; Sven Riestenpatt SUMMARY Split gill lamellae and gill cuticles of shore crabs ( Carcinus maenas ) adapted to 10 ‰ salinity were mounted in a modified Ussing-type chamber. With NaCl saline on both sides, split gill lamellae generated a short-circuit current ( I sc ) of –301±16 μA cm –2...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 163 (1): 187–208.
Published: 1 February 1992
...STEWART I. HEAD; BRIAN M.H. BUSH The reflex effects and interactions of two proprioceptors upon motoneurones supplying the four basal leg muscles of the shore crab Carcinus maenas have been studied in a new in vitro preparation consisting of the thoracic-coxal muscle receptor organ (TCMRO...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 162 (1): 37–54.
Published: 1 January 1992
...N. M. HAMILTON; D. F. HOULIHAN Carcinus maenas (L.) were exercised using a novel design of aquatic treadmill respirometer. Tethered exercise was performed in sea water at 5.8 m min −1 for 5min. The rate of oxygen consumption and the heart and scaphognathite beat rates increased at the onset...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 155 (1): 147–164.
Published: 1 January 1991
...K. P. RAJASHEKHAR; J. L. WILKENS In the shore crab, Carcinus maenas (L.), forward ventilation creates negative pulses of hydrostatic pressure while reversed ventilation causes dramatic positive pressure fluctuations in the branchial chamber. These pressures are transmitted via the gills...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 145 (1): 45–61.
Published: 1 September 1989
...ROBERT K. JOSEPHSON; STOKES R. DARRELL The relationships between muscle length, fractional change in length (strain) and work output during cyclic contraction were examined in scaphognathite levator muscle L2B of the green crab Carcinus maenas (L.). The muscle was subjected to sinusoidal strain...
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J Exp Biol (1988) 140 (1): 287–299.
Published: 1 November 1988
...DARRELL R. STOKES; ROBERT K. JOSEPHSON The mechanical power output was measured from scaphognathite (SG = gill bailer) muscle L2B of the crab Carcinus maenas (L.). The work was determined from the area of the loop formed by plotting muscle length against force when the muscle was subjected...
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J Exp Biol (1987) 131 (1): 265–287.
Published: 1 September 1987
...ROBERT K. JOSEPHSON; DARRELL R. STOKES 1. Contraction of scaphognathite muscle L2B of the green crab Carcinus maenas is strongly dependent on stimulus number and frequency. Single, supramaximal stimuli evoke little or no tension. When stimulated with shocks in either short bursts (10 stimuli...