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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (7): jeb221218.
Published: 1 April 2020
... exploration behaviors. However, species behaved similarly when navigating to preferred cues. Chemosensory Disease vector Chemotaxis Olfaction Gustation Foraging Mosquitoes are global disease vectors that transmit diseases such as malaria, Chikungunya and dengue fever. To limit the spread...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (Suppl_1): jeb185843.
Published: 6 February 2019
... either chemotaxis or odour-gated rheotaxis (or both) during olfactory-based navigation. Finally, I collate the patchwork of research conducted on relevant proximate mechanisms that could produce navigation behaviours. Although the tractability of several gastropod species for neurophysiological...
J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (2): jeb163196.
Published: 19 January 2018
... a multisensory system that controls the motor function of unicellular fungal zoospores. We found that zoospores of Allomyces arbusculus exhibit both phototaxis and chemotaxis. Furthermore, we report that closely related Allomyces species respond to either the chemical or the light stimuli presented in this study...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (23): 3845–3854.
Published: 1 December 2015
... 10 2015 © 2015. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2015 Summary: The odour plume-tracking ability of silkmoths is enhanced by visually guided osmotropotaxis combined with pre-programmed behaviour. Odour-source localization Corollary discharge Reafference Chemotaxis...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (4): 568–572.
Published: 15 February 2013
... allelochemical chemotaxis kairomone necromeny phoresy Phoresy, in which nematodes use larger invertebrates such as insects as vectors to transfer themselves to different sites for reproduction, is a common phenomenon among many nematodes. It is a form of commensalism in which the growth, fecundity...
J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (6): 1017–1030.
Published: 15 March 2012
... chemotaxis diffusion microbial uptake plumes Planktonic organisms are particles. They are discrete objects, suspended in water; they fall or rise; they collide. They concentrate material from a dilute solution and they discharge concentrated material back to the solution. A solitary cell...
J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (8): 1092–1100.
Published: 15 April 2009
... ). The signal flow and motor response controlling chemotaxis of sea urchin sperm. Nat. Cell Biol. 5 , 109 -117. Kaupp, U. B., Hildebrand, E. and Weyand, I. ( 2006 ). Sperm chemotaxis in marine invertebrates: molecules and mechanisms. J. Cell. Physiol. 208 , 487 -494. Kaupp, U. B., Kashikar, N. D...
J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (11): 1925–1934.
Published: 1 June 2007
... odor plumes are composed of dispersing odor patches and dissipating vorticity eddies, aquatic animals may localize odor sources by simultaneous analysis of chemical and hydrodynamic dispersal fields, a process referred to as eddy chemotaxis. This study examines the contributions of olfaction...
Masaya Morita, Akira Nishikawa, Ayako Nakajima, Akira Iguchi, Kazuhiko Sakai, Akihiro Takemura, Makoto Okuno
J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (22): 4574–4579.
Published: 15 November 2006
... to be species specificity of initiation/chemotaxis of sperm among the three species. It is reported that the chemoattractants of Montipora digitata are diverse and the ratio of substances are important for chemotaxis of sperm ( Coll et al., 1994 ). Acropora species may have species-specific substance(s...
J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (15): 3001–3017.
Published: 1 August 2006
... are calculated using one-tailed, heteroscedastic t -tests. Drosophila insect free flight odor olfaction search chemotaxis anemotaxis flight control To determine whether the short-term surge response to plume contact was maintained in the face of constant stimulation, flies were...
J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (24): 4727–4733.
Published: 15 December 2005
... for chemotaxis. Previous observations of the unusual,spiral-shaped chemotaxis tracks made by the bent-head mutant unc-23 point to a different strategy in which the animal continuously makes more subtle course corrections. In the present study we have combined automated tracking of individual animals...
J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (16): 3211–3218.
Published: 15 August 2005
... Electronics, Inc.,Damascus, MD, USA). For chemotaxis assays, we used custom-built chambers( Fig. 1A ) to observe and quantify sporozoite movement. Two 9 mm×18 mm No. 1 coverglasses were adhered to a 70 mm×25 mm glass slide with a thin layer of silicon oil,leaving an approximately 5 mm wide gap between them...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (5): 843–855.
Published: 1 March 2003
... 2003 2003 Drosophila insect free flight olfaction vision chemotaxis optomotor collision avoidance flight control To localize food sources and oviposition sites successfully during flight,animals must integrate visual, olfactory and mechanosensory information. Tracking an odor...
J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (10): 1439–1450.
Published: 15 May 2002
...-tryptophan was the natural sperm attractant in H. rufescens . Eggs released L-tryptophan at concentrations that triggered both activation and chemotaxis in sperm, exhibiting significant activity at levels as low as 10 -8 mol l -1 . The D-isomer of tryptophan was inactive,showing that the sperm response...
J Exp Biol (1984) 110 (1): 17–33.
Published: 1 May 1984
... of the behaviour predicting vertical distribution patterns and considerations of the minimum size of a functional statocyst are offered. 14 11 1983 © 1984 by Company of Biologists 1984 Loxodes geotaxis chemotaxis J. exp. Biol. 110, 17-33 (1984) 17 d in Great Britain © The Company...