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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (15): jeb210542.
Published: 11 August 2020
...: This Review highlights our understanding of postnatal neurogenesis in reptiles in comparison to mammals. Research in reptiles will help to address the mechanisms of postnatal neurogenesis and place it within a functional and evolutionary context. Neurogenesis Reptiles Lizards Neuronal proliferation...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (5): 787–795.
Published: 1 March 2017
... ) Competing interests The authors declare no competing or financial interests. 1 8 2016 7 12 2016 © 2017. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2017 http://www.biologists.com/user-licence-1-1/ Summary: Sexual size dimorphism in a male-larger lizard is influenced...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (2): 228–237.
Published: 15 January 2015
...Michelle N. Reichert; Deidre L. Brink; William K. Milsom The homolog to the mammalian carotid body has not yet been identified in lizards. Observational studies and evolutionary history provide indirect evidence for the existence of a chemoreceptor population at the first major bifurcation...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (24): 4303–4312.
Published: 15 December 2014
...-force estimates in a diverse sample of lizards. Results indicate that both variables have a significant impact on the accuracy of measurements. Maximum bite force is significantly greater using leather as the biting substrate compared with a metal substrate. Less-forceful bites on metal are likely due...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (12): 2048–2054.
Published: 15 June 2010
...G. Beltrami; C. Bertolucci; A. Parretta; F. Petrucci; A. Foà SUMMARY The present study first examined whether ruin lizards Podarcis sicula are able to orientate using the e-vector direction of polarized light. Ruin lizards were trained and tested indoors, inside a hexagonal Morris water maze...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (4): 572–584.
Published: 15 February 2010
... the processing of that information by the CNS and its use feed-forward for modulating jaw movements and gape cycle phase durations during chewing. * Author for correspondence ( rossc@uchicago.edu ) 6 11 2009 © 2010. 2010 mastication bone strain videofluoroscopy kinematics lizards...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (22): 3751–3761.
Published: 15 November 2009
... to reveal variation in feeding function,but allows testing of the functional role of the phases of the gape cycle. The jaw kinematics of two species of lizards are analyzed when feeding trials are conducted using quantitative control of prey mass, hardness and mobility. For both species, there were...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (7): 1029–1040.
Published: 1 April 2008
...Eric J. McElroy; Kristin L. Hickey; Stephen M. Reilly SUMMARY Foraging mode has molded the evolution of many aspects of lizard biology. From a basic sit-and-wait sprinting feeding strategy, several lizard groups have evolved a wide foraging strategy, slowly moving through the environment using...
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J Exp Biol (1997) 200 (20): 2629–2639.
Published: 15 October 1997
...Tobias Wang; David R. Carrier; James W. Hicks ABSTRACT The extent to which lizards ventilate their lungs during locomotion is controversial. Direct measurements of airflow across the nostrils suggest a progressive reduction in tidal volume and minute ventilation with increased running speed, while...
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J Exp Biol (1996) 199 (3): 587–592.
Published: 1 March 1996
...C. T. Farley; M. Emshwiller ABSTRACT Nocturnal geckos can walk on level ground more economically than diurnal lizards. One hypothesis for why nocturnal geckos have a low cost of locomotion is that they can perform mechanical work during locomotion more efficiently than other lizards. To test...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 173 (1): 1–10.
Published: 1 December 1992
...Dale Ritter ABSTRACT Lateral bending of the trunk during terrestrial, quadrupedal locomotion was analyzed in four species of lizards, using high-speed videography and computerized motion analysis. The focus of the analysis was whether lizards produce a standing or a traveling wave of bending...
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J Exp Biol (1987) 130 (1): 1–12.
Published: 1 July 1987
...K. Johansen; A. S. Abe; J. H. Andresen ABSTRACT The central circulation in the lizard Tupinambis teguixin (Linné, 1758) was studied using angiocardiographic techniques. Contrast medium was selectively injected into the vena cava superior, the sinus venosus, the right atrium, and the ventricular...
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J Exp Biol (1986) 122 (1): 13–24.
Published: 1 May 1986
...M. L. Glass; N. Heisler ABSTRACT The effects of hypercapnia on the arterial acid-base status of the Tegu lizard, Tupinambis nigropunctatus (Spix), were studied at 25 °C. Arterial increased over the first 2 h of hypercapnia causing a fall in arterial plasma pH (pH a ) of about 0·17 units with ≈4% CO...
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J Exp Biol (1985) 114 (1): 53–70.
Published: 1 January 1985
...Kathleen K. Smith; William L. Hylander ABSTRACT Single-element strain gauges were placed across the mesokinetic joint of the skull of the savanna monitor lizard, Varanus exanthematicus Bose, in order to document the extent and timing of mesokinetic movement. In addition, rosette strain gauges were...