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Keywords: freezing tolerance
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (5): 836–844.
Published: 1 March 2007
...% of their osmotically active water (OAW). Survival rates were further increased when rehydration was performed at 100% RH, rather than by direct contact with water. Two days at 98.2% RH resulted in a ∼30% loss of OAW, and dramatically increased the freeze tolerance of larvae to –10 and –15°C. The supercooling point...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (17): 3469–3475.
Published: 1 September 2006
... 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 crustaceans subterranean epigean freezing tolerance bound water crystallisation temperature inoculative freezing ice content cold acclimation glycogen Groundwater ecosystems are generally described as very poor in nutrients...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (3): 399–406.
Published: 1 February 2006
.... Here, we report a novel role for RCH by showing that RCH also increases freezing tolerance in an Antarctic midge, Belgica antarctica (Diptera, Chironomidae). The RCH response of B. antarctica was investigated under two distinct physiological states: summer acclimatized and cold acclimated. Summer...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (10): 1895–1904.
Published: 15 May 2005
... of the goldenrod gall fly Eurosta solidaginis Fitch (Diptera, Tephritidae). From September to December, hemolymph osmolality(455-926 mOsmol kg l -1 ) and freezing tolerance increased markedly in field-collected larvae. Chlorophenol Red was readily transported into the lumen of the foregut, the posterior portion...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 155 (1): 629–641.
Published: 1 January 1991
... at 99% relative humidity and 15 °C. In water the nematodes are seeded by exogenous ice nucleation and a proportion are freezing tolerant. Ice formation appears to be restricted to the pseudocoel. The degree of freezing tolerance is dependent upon the age of the culture and its thermal history. P. davidi...