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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (9): 1362–1367.
Published: 1 May 2008
...Takami Morita SUMMARY The evolutionary adaptations of functional genes to life at high pressure are not well understood. To elucidate the mechanisms of protein adaptation to high pressure, we cloned the myosin heavy chain (MyHC) cDNA from skeletal muscle of two deep-sea fishes, Coryphaenoides...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (16): 2829–2835.
Published: 15 August 2007
...Marie A. Pointer; Livia S. Carvalho; Jill A. Cowing; James K. Bowmaker; David M. Hunt SUMMARY The eyes of deep-sea fish have evolved to function under vastly reduced light conditions compared to those that inhabit surface waters. This has led to a bathochromatic shift in the spectral location...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (2): 314–319.
Published: 15 January 2006
... of 12 species of deep-sea fish of diverse phylogeny and habitat. The wavelength of peak absorption (λ max) was shifted to longer wavelengths by an average of 1.35 nm at 40 MPa (a pressure approximately equivalent to average ocean depth) relative to measurements made at one atmosphere (ca. 0.1 MPa...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (15): 2693–2702.
Published: 1 August 2003
.... In the cathodic S. parasitica Hb, similar reduction appears to be associated with endothermic conformational changes that accompany the oxygenation reaction. 6 5 2003 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2003 2003 hemoglobin oxygen binding enthalpy deep-sea fish hydrothermal vent anguillid...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (19): 3333–3344.
Published: 1 October 2001
...David M. Hunt; Kanwaljit S. Dulai; Julian C. Partridge; Phillippa Cottrill; James K. Bowmaker SUMMARY Most species of deep-sea fish possess of a rod-only retina with a pigment that is generally shortwave shifted in λ max towards the blue region of the spectrum. In addition, the λ max values...