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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (12): jeb203976.
Published: 19 June 2019
... Trachemys scripta elegans , a species undergoing strong metabolic suppression when cold and anoxic. In warm normoxic turtles, free H 2 S was higher in red blood cells (RBCs) and kidney (∼9–10 µmol l −1 ) than in brain, liver and lung (∼1–2 µmol l −1 ). These values overall aligned with the tissue H 2 S...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (22): jeb182600.
Published: 14 November 2018
... the phenotypic consequences of elevated corticosterone during development, and characterizing the levels of maternally transferred corticosterone in unmanipulated eggs using Trachemys scripta . By dosing eggs with tritiated corticosterone and tracking the steroid throughout development, we found that most...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (22): 3616–3625.
Published: 15 November 2016
... resistance in anaesthetised turtles (Trachemys scripta) . J. Exp. Biol.   201 , 3367 - 3375 . de Villiers , M. , Bause , M. , Giese , M. and Fourie , A. ( 2006 ). Hardly hard-hearted: heart rate responses of incubating northern giant petrels (Macronectes halli) to human disturbance...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (4): 633–640.
Published: 15 February 2013
... in the humoral immune system of the red-eared slider turtle, Trachemys scripta , which supports the idea that non-specific, natural antibody responses are an important line of defense in reptiles. Overall, this demonstrates that a taxon’s immune strategy can influence how the immune system is affected by age...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (3): 421–431.
Published: 1 February 2007
...Jonathan A. W. Stecyk; Anthony P. Farrell SUMMARY Heart rate ( f H ) of the anoxia-tolerant freshwater turtle ( Trachemys scripta ) during prolonged anoxia exposure is 2.5-to 5-times lower than the normoxic rate, but whether alterations in blood composition that accompany prolonged anoxia...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (18): 3141–3147.
Published: 15 August 2004
.... * Author for correspondence (e-mail: lutz@fau.edu ) 26 4 2004 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2004 2004 anoxia tolerance ATP expenditure GABA heat shock protein turtle Trachemys scripta There is a vast literature on the effects of anoxia/ischemia on the mammalian...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (11): 1915–1924.
Published: 1 May 2004
... twitch force metabolic depression Trachemys scripta Oncorhynchus mykiss Freshwater turtles possess high hypoxia tolerance relating to their diving behaviour and ability to hibernate for several months without access to air(Jackson, 2000 , 2002 ). While sustained cardiac function during...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (9): 1471–1478.
Published: 1 April 2004
...Gina Galli; E. W. Taylor; Tobias Wang SUMMARY Seven freshwater turtles Trachemys scripta were instrumented with flow probes and cannulated for blood pressure measurements. The turtles were warmed from 24 to 34°C, and cooled down to 24°C, with and without atropine. Animals exhibited a hysteresis...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (2): 269–283.
Published: 15 January 2004
... resistance ( R sys ). Here,we investigate the role of the α-adrenergic system in modulating R sys during anoxia at 5°C and 21°C in the turtle Trachemys scripta , and also describe how anoxia affects relative systemic blood flow distribution(% Q̇ sys ) and absolute tissue blood flows. Turtles were...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (21): 3335–3345.
Published: 1 November 2002
...Johannes Overgaard; Jonathan A. W. Stecyk; Anthony P. Farrell; Tobias Wang SUMMARY Freshwater turtles, Trachemys scripta , like all non-crocodilian reptiles, are able to shunt blood between the pulmonary and systemic circulations owing to their undivided ventricle. The prevailing hypothesis...