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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (7): jeb243176.
Published: 12 April 2022
...–brain axis’; however, the ecological relevance of this axis in wild animals remains poorly understood. Here, we used a chronic mild stress protocol to induce stress in wild-caught house sparrows ( Passer domesticus ), and compared microbial communities among stressed animals, those recovering from...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (17): jeb200675.
Published: 10 September 2019
... males should favour the antioxidant protection of their somatic tissues, and subordinate males should favour the antioxidant protection of their sperm. We tested this hypothesis by experimentally infecting wild-caught house sparrows Passer domesticus with Coccidia Isopora sp., an internal parasite known...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (15): 2733–2742.
Published: 1 August 2017
...://www.biologists.com/user-licence-1-1/ Summary: House sparrows quickly adjust to new diets with differing protein and carbohydrate content when they are less than a week old. Digestive physiology Development Phenotypic flexibility Invasion biology Feeding ecology Passer domesticus Of all...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (23): 4097–4103.
Published: 1 December 2012
...-allocation hypothesis). Here in wild-caught house sparrows ( Passer domesticus ), we tested the second hypothesis, asking whether sustained elevation of baseline glucocorticoids, due to captivity, caused a greater rate of decline in immune functions than flight performance. A greater decline in immune...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (5): 821–828.
Published: 1 March 2011
... and corticosterone response to stress during chick rearing in free-living female house sparrows ( Passer domesticus ). To prevent mates from influencing each others' behavior, we removed the males temporarily from nests and tested the females the following day either with a novel object placed on the nest box...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (23): 3817–3822.
Published: 1 December 2009
... in auditory processing of the house sparrow ( Passer domesticus L.) using auditory brainstem responses (ABRs) to tone bursts. We measured amplitude and latency of the first ABR peak in spring, summer and autumn at stimulus frequencies from 0.8 to 6.4 kHz and intensity levels from 24 to 80 dB SPL. ABR...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (20): 3228–3235.
Published: 15 October 2009
... for correspondence( peterlpap@gmail.com ) 29 6 2009 2009 aviary carotenoid supplementation experimental infection humoral immune response Isospora Passer domesticus Moult is recognised as one of the most demanding activities of birds( Lindström et al., 1993 ; Klaassen, 1995...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (9): 1284–1293.
Published: 1 May 2009
... ). Developmental changes in digestive physiology of nestling house sparrows, Passer domesticus. Physiol. Biochem. Zool. 74 , 769 -782. Caviedes-Vidal, E., Afik, D., Martinez del Rio, C. and Karasov,W. H. ( 2000 ). Dietary modulation of intestinal enzymes of the house sparrow ( Passer domesticus...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (19): 3689–3700.
Published: 1 October 2005
... serves as a barrier to water vapor diffusion through the skin. We measured cutaneous water loss (CWL) in two populations of house sparrow Passer domesticus L., one living in a desert environment in Saudi Arabia, and another living in a mesic environment in Ohio, USA. We found that CWL rates at 30°C were...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (17): 3109–3121.
Published: 1 August 2004
... that is absorbed only passively and is not catabolized, and of 3- O -methyl- d -glucose(3OM d -glucose), the d -glucose analogue that is actively and passively transported and not catabolized. In house sparrows Passer domesticus , we applied a pharmacokinetic method to measure simultaneous in vivo absorption...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (23): 3747–3755.
Published: 1 December 2002
... reflects the health and condition of individuals and is used in mate selection. The information contained in melanin-based and structurally based ornamental colors in birds is less well resolved, however. We subjected male house sparrows Passer domesticus and brown-headed cowbirds Molothrus ater...