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J Exp Biol jeb.243987.
Published: 12 May 2022
... would be even more extreme in a temperate bat species that is capable of flight at variable environmental temperatures. We measured the contractile properties of the proximal pectoralis muscle and distal extensor carpi radialis muscle at a range of temperatures in the big brown bat, Eptesicus fuscus...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (17): 3146–3158.
Published: 1 September 2014
... and power amplification of the mantis shrimp's strike . J. Exp. Biol.   210 , 3677 - 3688 . Putnam   R. W. , Bennett   A. F. ( 1982 ). Thermal dependence of isometric contractile properties of lizard muscle . J. Comp. Physiol. B   147 , 11 - 20 . Rigby   B. J. , Hirai   N...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (24): 4345–4357.
Published: 15 December 2012
... and tongue projection was significantly affected by temperature ( Q 10 of 2.56), as were dynamic contractile properties of the tongue projector and retractor muscles ( Q 10 of 1.48–5.72), supporting our hypothesis that contractile rates slow with decreasing temperature and, as a result, activity durations...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (7): 1194–1203.
Published: 1 April 2007
...Jeanine M. Donley; Robert E. Shadwick; Chugey A. Sepulveda; Douglas A. Syme The work loop technique was used to examine contractile properties of the red aerobic locomotor muscle (RM) in the ectothermic leopard shark Triakis semifasciata and endothermic shortfin mako shark Isurus oxyrinchus...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (5): 825–835.
Published: 1 March 2007
... contractile properties and locomotor performance. In this study, we aimed to investigate the effect of aestivation on iliofibularis and sartorius muscle morphology and contractile function of C. alboguttata over a longer, more ecologically relevant time-frame of 9 months. We found that whole muscle mass...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (13): 2535–2553.
Published: 1 July 2006
... of the force lever itself; and (3) the interaction between the muscle and the servo-controlled force lever, which arises from the delay in the response of the lever to changes in force. In the experiments reported here, the lever was tuned to produce minimal damping (2 ms step response). contractile...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (15): 2167–2173.
Published: 1 August 2002
... transmission electron microscopy contractile properties muscle Muscle mechanics, based on the sliding filament model of muscle contraction( Huxley and Niedergerke, 1954 ; Huxley and Hanson, 1954 ),dictates a trade-off between the ability of a muscle to generate isometric force and its length...
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J Exp Biol (1988) 140 (1): 313–324.
Published: 1 November 1988
... 1988 © 1988 by Company of Biologists 1988 contractile properties electrophysiology fish mechanics muscle polyneuronal innervation teleost J. exp. Biol. 140, 313-324 (1988) 3 1 3 Printed in Great Britain © The Company of Biologists Limited 1988 ACTIVATION OF MULTIPLY INNERVATED...
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J Exp Biol (1986) 120 (1): 119–130.
Published: 1 January 1986
... activated and force-velocity (P-V) characteristics determined by step tension releases using an isotonic lever. Unloaded shortening speed was independently determined using the slack-testmethod. The contractile properties of flounder skinned fibres are not altered by temperature acclimation. Maximum...
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J Exp Biol (1985) 116 (1): 223–236.
Published: 1 May 1985
...IAN A. JOHNSTON; PAUL HARRISON Contractile properties were determined for muscles from three species ofAntarctic fish with broadly similar activity patterns: Trematomus hansoni, Notothenia rossii and Chaenocephalus aceratus. C. aceratus differs from theother species in that the genes...
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J Exp Biol (1984) 113 (1): 123–132.
Published: 1 November 1984
... tensions were largely independent of temperature between 20 and 45°C. Dipsosaurus is maximally active in the field at 35–42°C, which corresponds to a zone of relative thermal independence of muscle contractile properties and locomotory performance. 2 4 1984 © 1984 by Company of Biologists 1984...