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Keywords: Maternal effect
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (7): jeb243047.
Published: 19 April 2022
...., 2019 ). For example, maternal hormone allocation can promote the development of phenotypic traits that reduce offspring exposure or susceptibility to predators ( Schwabl et al., 2007 ). Such hormone-mediated maternal effects may be especially important for offspring survival early in life before...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (22): jeb220152.
Published: 20 November 2020
... in the stress response profile between testosterone- and control females before the onset of ovarian growth suggests that photostimulation and/or activation of the hypothalamus–pituitary–ovary axis are required for the expression of this maternal effect in a state-dependent manner; we did not, however, detect...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (23): 4492–4501.
Published: 1 December 2017
... cope with sudden changes in the environment. Here, we sought to modify the maternal mRNA contribution to offspring embryos and test for maternal effects on acute thermal tolerance in early embryos of Drosophila melanogaster . We drove in vivo overexpression of a small heat shock protein gene ( Hsp23...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (15): 2734–2739.
Published: 1 August 2014
... programming Inflammation Maternal effect Rodent Thrifty gene hypothesis Parental effects occur when the phenotype or the environment experienced by one or both parents influences the phenotype of the offspring independently of the effects of direct genetic transmission ( Marshall and Uller, 2007...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (7): 1175–1179.
Published: 1 April 2014
... in maternal behaviour did not preclude the evolution of geographic differences in thermal effects: offspring growth varied between populations, potentially suggesting local adaptation to basking conditions. Our results demonstrate that maternal effects and phenotypic plasticity can play a significant role...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (4): 619–628.
Published: 15 February 2011
...Dao H. Ho; Wendy L. Reed; Warren W. Burggren SUMMARY Maternal effects are important in epigenetic determination of offspring phenotypes during all life stages. In the chicken ( Gallus gallus domesticus ), transgenerational transfer of egg yolk factors may set the stage for morphological...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (22): 3796–3801.
Published: 15 November 2010
... offspring size variation. * Author for correspondence ( d.marshall1@uq.edu.au ) 25 8 2010 © 2010. 2010 egg size maternal effect offspring size plasticity Offspring size is a fundamentally variable trait with important consequences for both mothers and their offspring...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (18): 3127–3130.
Published: 15 September 2010
... for correspondence at present address: Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Estación Biológica de Doñana (CSIC), Avda. Americo Vespucio s/n, E-41092 Sevilla, Spain ( ism.galvan@gmail.com ) 21 5 2010 © 2010. 2010 maternal effect melanin oxidative stress Phenotypic traits generated...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (2): 263–268.
Published: 15 January 2004
.... We suggest that oviduct function is a significant contributor to the physiological costs of egg production and might mediate individual variation in maternal effects associated with non-yolk components of egg quality (e.g. immunoglobulins,lysozyme). * Author for correspondence (e-mail: tdwillia...