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Neuroethology
J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (10): jeb239830.
Published: 25 May 2021
...Matthew E. Meech; Claudia E. Mills; Steven H. D. Haddock; Robert W. Meech ABSTRACT Although members of the Rhopalonematidae family (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa, Trachymedusae) are known to exhibit unusually powerful jet swimming in addition to their more normal slow swimming behaviour, for the most part...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (5): jeb236745.
Published: 11 March 2021
... to changes in temperature to modulate parental effects that influence thermal tolerance of larvae in a reversible (plastic) manner, which could be significant for survival under global climate change. Acclimation Cnidaria LT50 Maternal effects Paternal effects Thermal limits Parental...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (24): jeb191148.
Published: 12 December 2018
... with their flexible bodies. Medusa Fluid dynamics Wake structure Vorticity Cnidaria Scyphozoa Many free-swimming medusae swim by jet propulsion. Contraction of muscle fibres deforms the mesoglea, compressing the subumbrella cavity and forcing water out of the bell mouth, which transfers momentum...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (3): 469–477.
Published: 1 February 2017
... and N227E single mutants ( Klassen et al., 2008 ) and jShak1 loop mutants were digested with Cla I and Hpa I restriction enzymes and the relevant fragments were recombined. Sequences of all the plasmids were confirmed by Sanger sequencing. Allostery Cnidaria Ion channel Structure–function...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (4): 537–550.
Published: 15 February 2015
... that our attention is focused on the Cnidaria, whose nervous systems have been the subject of extensive study. The aim here is to show how their active and passive neuronal properties interact to give integrated behaviour. Neuronal electrogenesis, goes beyond simply relaying ‘states of excitement...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (4): 612–617.
Published: 15 February 2015
... declares no competing or financial interests. © 2015. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2015 Cnidaria Ctenophores Nervous system evolution The description of basal nervous systems, and the search for evidence of the evolutionary history of nervous system development, has seen...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (15): 2813–2820.
Published: 1 August 2013
... Cnidaria coral bleaching innate immunity Symbiodinium symbiosis Many cnidarians, including corals, form a mutualistic symbiosis with the photosynthetic dinoflagellate Symbiodinium spp., where the algae are housed in host gastrodermal cells, thereby giving corals their typical brown...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (17): 2809–2815.
Published: 1 September 2011
... ( ronald.petie@cob.lu.se ) 14 5 2011 © 2011. 2011 Cnidaria box jellyfish Cubozoa behaviour swimming steering The stimulus we present here is very coarse. A simple light meter with a broad visual field would be sufficient to control this behaviour, which leaves us with the question...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (8): 1215–1223.
Published: 15 April 2011
... of centralized nervous systems that interact with the more diffuse nerve nets. central nervous system Cnidaria jellyfish nerve net In cnidarian life cycles with medusoid stages, free-swimming jellyfish represent dispersal and reproductive forms that are capable of directional swimming and that can...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (2): 312–325.
Published: 15 January 2011
...@lifesci.ucsb.edu ) 19 10 2010 © 2011. 2011 chemoautotrophy photoautotrophy symbiosis Cnidaria Anthozoa Riftia oxygen consumption hemoglobin sulfide The deep-sea hydrothermal vent communities were discovered in 1977 and immediately recognized as radically different ecosystems...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (21): 3467–3477.
Published: 1 November 2008
...) are frequently encountered ( Fig. 2 ). Despite a common occurrence of such swellings, definitive neuromuscular junctions (including pre- and post-synaptic specializations)have not been found. e-mail: satterlier@uncw.edu 4 9 2008 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 cnidaria...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (20): 3616–3623.
Published: 15 October 2007
... Mastigias ( Hamner and Hauri,1981 ; Hamner et al.,1994 ). * Author for correspondence (e-mail: anders.garm@cob.lu.se ) 30 7 2007 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2007 2007 Cnidaria box jellyfish eyes behavior obstacle avoidance Eyes in a broad sense...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (19): 3758–3765.
Published: 1 October 2006
...Melissa M. Coates; Anders Garm; Jamie C. Theobald; Stuart H. Thompson; Dan-Eric Nilsson SUMMARY Box jellyfish, or cubomedusae (class Cubozoa), are unique among the Cnidaria in possessing lens eyes similar in morphology to those of vertebrates and cephalopods. Although these eyes were described over...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (15): 2979–2989.
Published: 1 August 2006
..., L. M. and Dunkel, D. D. ( 2002 ). The ultrastructure of nematocysts from the fishing tentacle of the Hawaiian bluebottle, Physalia utriculus (Cnidaria,Hydrozoa, Siphonophora). Hydrobiologia 489 , 139 -150. The phylogenetic relationship between the amino acid sequences of the cloned...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (14): 2804–2810.
Published: 15 July 2006
...-mail: perezs@science.oregonstate.edu ) 3 5 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 Aiptasia pallida nitric oxide peroxynitrite oxidative stress Symbiodinium zooxanthellae coral bleaching Cnidaria dinoflagellate innate immunity programmed cell death necrosis...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (10): 2005–2017.
Published: 15 May 2005
... and muscle tone in the sea pansy and that these pathways may involve NOS-containing ectodermal neurons and musculo-epithelial cells. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: michel.anctil@umontreal.ca ) 15 3 2005 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2005 2005 sea pansy Cnidaria...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (18): 3149–3157.
Published: 15 September 2003
.... * Author for correspondence (e-mail: lfw3@york.ac.uk ) 11 6 2003 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2003 2003 Anemonia viridis Cnidaria dinoflagellate alga nutrition photosynthetic metabolism Symbiodinium symbiosis zooxanthella Many corals, sea anemones and other...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (14): 2487–2505.
Published: 15 July 2003
... manubrium swimming Cnidaria medusa nervous system FMRFamide hydromedusa nerve ring Most neuroethological studies on hydromedusae, including our own previous papers in this series (Mackie and Meech, 1995a , 1995b , 2000 ), deal with aspects of swimming behaviour. Relatively little attention...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (21): 3717–3726.
Published: 1 November 2001
... of hormones and cellular growth ( Hille, 1992 ). LVA calcium channel striated muscle jellyfish voltage-clamp dihydropyridine Cnidaria jellyfish Polyorchis penicillatus . © The Company of Biologists Limited 2001 2001 31 7 2001 *Author for correspondence (e-mail: aspencer...
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J Exp Biol (1987) 133 (1): 215–230.
Published: 1 November 1987
... be attributed to the isolation procedure. INTRODUCTION Cnidocytes, the major diagnostic feature of members of the phylum Cnidaria, are unique cells. For this reason and because of the medical problems caused by their stings, they have attracted considerable attention from biologists from various disciplines...