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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (21): jeb225250.
Published: 10 November 2020
... and gastrointestinal tract through the time course of volume changes. Fat content sensitivity enabled the analysis of flight muscles transformation during the metamorphosis by the signal histogram and gray level co-occurrence matrix (GLCM). Although the transformation during metamorphosis is well known, MRM enables...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (20): jeb229989.
Published: 27 October 2020
... muscle, heart and liver of ruby-throated hummingbirds ( Archilochus colubris ). The GLUTs examined were detected in nearly all tissues tested. Hepatic GLUT1 was minimally present in whole-tissue homogenates and absent win PM fractions. GLUT5 was expressed in flight muscles at levels comparable to those...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (5): 749–754.
Published: 15 February 2004
...James F. Staples; Erin L. Koen; Terence M. Laverty SUMMARY In the flight muscles of European bumblebees, high activities of fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase (FbPase) relative to phosphofructokinase (PFK)have suggested a thermogenic `futile cycle' important for regional endothermy. We find generally low...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (12): 2031–2038.
Published: 15 June 2003
...David T. Sullivan; R. MacIntyre; N. Fuda; J. Fiori; J. Barrilla; L. Ramizel SUMMARY In Drosophila flight muscles, glycolytic enzymes are co-localized along sarcomeres at M-lines and Z-discs and co-localization is required for normal flight. We have extended our analysis of this phenomenon...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (7): 1233–1240.
Published: 1 April 2003
...Gerhard Wegener; Volker Tschiedel; Paul Schlöder; Osamu Ando SUMMARY The main blood sugar of locusts is trehalose, which is hydrolysed to two glucose units by trehalase. Homogenates of locust flight muscles are rich in trehalase activity, which is bound to membranes. A minor fraction of trehalase...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 161 (1): 423–438.
Published: 1 November 1991
...MATTHEW D. WHIM; PETER D. EVANS The role of cyclic AMP in the octopaminergic modulation of the dorsal longitudinal flight muscles of the locust Schistocerca gregaria has been investigated. Several techniques have been used to elevate cyclic AMP levels in this tissue by mechanisms that bypass...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 159 (1): 419–431.
Published: 1 September 1991
...HARALD ESCH; FRANZ GOLLER The big indirect flight muscles in the thorax of honeybees and bumblebees show two modes of action: they contract with ‘conventional’ twitches in response to slowly repeated muscle potentials and go into tetanus at higher muscle potential frequencies. They can also...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 144 (1): 479–494.
Published: 1 July 1989
... 1989 THE TENSION IN A LOCUST FLIGHT MUSCLE AT VARIED MUSCLE LENGTHS BY JEAN G. MALAMUD* Department of Developmental and Cell Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92717, USA Accepted 22 December 1988 Summary 1. Tension in a resting muscle increases when the muscle is stretched. If the stretch...
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J Exp Biol (1988) 134 (1): 247–266.
Published: 1 January 1988
...MATTHEW D. WHIM; PETER D. EVANS The modulatory actions of octopamine on neurally induced twitch tension in the dorsal longitudinal flight muscles of the locust are described. Octopamine increases the amplitude of twitch tension, the rate of twitch contraction and the rate of twitch relaxation...
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J Exp Biol (1987) 130 (1): 235–258.
Published: 1 July 1987
...JAMES H. MARDEN Maximum lift production during takeoff in still air was determined for a wide variety of insects and a small sample of birds and bats, and was compared with variation in morphology, taxonomy and wingbeat type. Maximum lift per unit flight muscle mass was remarkably similar between...