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Keywords: Rhodnius
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (3): 371–381.
Published: 1 February 2011
...Victoria Te Brugge; Jean-Paul Paluzzi; David A. Schooley; Ian Orchard SUMMARY Probing of a host and ingestion of a blood-meal in a fifth instar Rhodnius prolixus results in a cascade of tightly integrated events. The huge blood-meal is pumped into the anterior midgut during feeding, then modified...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (3): 424–428.
Published: 1 February 2009
... of the insect. Examples of each type of pattern are shown using the insect Rhodnius prolixus . In addition, contrary to the expectations deriving from the hygric hypothesis, it is demonstrated that the DGC does not cease in Rhodnius in humid air. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: hcontrer@uci.edu...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (1): 42–48.
Published: 1 January 2008
...Andrew Donini; Michael J. O'Donnell; Ian Orchard SUMMARY The effects of corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF)-related (ZooneDH),calcitonin (CT)-related (RhoprDH 31 ) and kinin-related (leucokinin I) peptides on the ion composition of fluid secreted by upper Rhodnius prolixus Malpighian tubules...
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J Exp Biol (1987) 129 (1): 373–376.
Published: 1 May 1987
... of the first two pairs of legs, which is present in the adult of the blood-sucking bug Rhodnius and is used in climbing on a smooth surface ( Gillett, 1932 ), has a totally different structure from that of the adhesive organ of the fly. In making a combined investigation ( Gillett & Wigglesworth, 1932 ) we...