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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (16): 3090–3095.
Published: 15 August 2013
... of Biologists Ltd 2013 genome degradation asexual reproduction cyclobutane-pyrimidine dimers genome repair UV damage bdelloid rotifer desiccation tolerance anhydrobiosis deleterious mutations Bdelloid rotifers comprise a clade of small, aquatic invertebrates renowned for their paradoxical...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (24): 4288–4298.
Published: 15 December 2012
...Matthew C. Banton; Alan Tunnacliffe SUMMARY Some nematodes can survive almost complete desiccation by entering an ametabolic state called anhydrobiosis requiring the accumulation of protective molecules such as trehalose and LEA proteins. However, it is not known how anhydrobiotic organisms sense...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (16): 2786–2794.
Published: 15 August 2012
...Rashmi Tripathi; Chiara Boschetti; Brian McGee; Alan Tunnacliffe SUMMARY The bdelloid rotifer Adineta ricciae is an asexual microinvertebrate that can survive desiccation by entering an ametabolic state known as anhydrobiosis. Two late embryogenesis abundant (LEA) proteins, ArLEA1A and ArLEA1B...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (1): 59–68.
Published: 1 January 2011
...Chiara Boschetti; Natalia Pouchkina-Stantcheva; Pia Hoffmann; Alan Tunnacliffe SUMMARY Bdelloid rotifers are aquatic micro-invertebrates with the ability to survive extreme desiccation, or anhydrobiosis, at any life stage. To gain insight into the molecular mechanisms used by bdelloids during...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (11): 1803–1812.
Published: 1 June 2010
... ). Mechanisms that control the entry into, maintenance and recovery from anhydrobiosis are poorly understood. In our study, we sought to characterize the desiccation and freeze survival of P. murrayi under ecologically relevant conditions characteristic of both austral summers and winters of the Antarctic Dry...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (12): 1903–1910.
Published: 15 June 2008
... The Company of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 anhydrobiosis betaine dehydration sorbitol water loss Earthworms have no means of reducing evaporative water loss across their skin, and their activity is largely restricted to periods where free water is available in the soil ( Holmstrup,2001...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (12): 2433–2445.
Published: 15 June 2005
... to survive extreme desiccation by entering into a state of suspended animation known as anhydrobiosis. We have assembled a collection of Panagrolaimus species and strains and have investigated their anhydrobiotic phenotypes. Our data show that within the genus Panagrolaimus there is a continuum of strains...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (10): 1607–1613.
Published: 15 April 2004
.... * Author for correspondence (e-mail: ralph.schill@uni-tuebingen.de ) 12 2 2004 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2004 2004 anhydrobiosis cryptobiosis Eutardigrada heat-shock protein stress protein hsp70 The eutardigrade Milnesium tardigradum Doyère 1840 is a well...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (13): 2281–2286.
Published: 1 July 2003
...Masahiko Watanabe; Takahiro Kikawada; Takashi Okuda SUMMARY Larvae of an African chironomid, Polypedilum vanderplanki , which live in temporal rock pools, are completely dehydrated when the pools dry up and undergo anhydrobiosis until the next rain comes. During the dehydration process, larvae...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (18): 2799–2802.
Published: 15 September 2002
... organisms. † Author for correspondence (e-mail: oku@affrc.go.jp ) 17 6 2022 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002 Polypedilum vanderplanki Chironomidae cryptobiosis anhydrobiosis trehalose Organisms have evolved various mechanisms for adaptation to adverse...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 145 (1): 263–282.
Published: 1 September 1989
... of inorganic and organic osmolytes were 480-590 mmol kg" l H2O and Key words: anhydrobiosis, Anemia, microcalorimetry, osmolytes. 264 J. S. GLASHEEN AND S. C. HAND 1200-1480 mmol kg"1 H2O, respectively. The influence of these osmolyte concen- trations is considered in the context of macromolecular assembly...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 142 (1): 267–292.
Published: 1 March 1989
...JONATHAN C. WRIGHT Tardigrades entering a state of anhydrobiosis (cryptobiosis) show considerable interspecific variation in desiccation tolerance, lower lethal humidities for initial desiccation ranging from 78 to 53 %. Species most tolerant of rapid initial drying also show the most rapid...
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J Exp Biol (1988) 135 (1): 363–380.
Published: 1 March 1988
...J. S. GLASHEEN; STEVEN C. HAND Upon entry into the state of anhydrobiosis, trehalose-based energy metabolism is arrested in Artemia embryos (cysts). We have compared changes in the levels of trehalose, glycogen, some glycolytic intermediates and adenylate nucleotides in hydrated embryos observed...