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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (1): jeb231571.
Published: 7 January 2021
...Ayelén Melisa Blanco; Jessica Calo; José Luis Soengas ABSTRACT The gut and brain are constantly communicating and influencing each other through neural, endocrine and immune signals in an interaction referred to as the gut–brain axis. Within this communication system, the gastrointestinal tract...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (7): jeb187484.
Published: 1 April 2019
...Melanie Williams; Domenico Barranca; Carol Bucking ABSTRACT Trout caeca are vermiform structures projecting from the anterior intestine of the gastrointestinal tract. Despite their simple gross morphology, these appendages are physically distinct along the anterior–posterior axis...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (8): jeb176156.
Published: 19 April 2018
... dormancy imposes extra digestion costs for GI tract regrowth post-dormancy but this is negligible compared with the overall energetic savings from GI tract atrophy. Metabolism Dormancy effects Gastrointestinal tract Atrophy Specific dynamic action Blood metabolites * Author...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (21): 3997–4006.
Published: 1 November 2017
... tubules and tracheal gills, and data provide the first direct evidence that the tracheal gills are ion transport organs. Na + /K + -ATPase V-type H + -ATPase Rectum Gill Gastrointestinal tract Malpighian tubule ...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (11): 1839–1842.
Published: 1 June 2014
...Sean A. Williamson; Stephanie K. Courtney Jones; Adam J. Munn Phenotypic plasticity of organ size allows some animals to manage fluctuations of resource quality or availability. Here, we examined the phenotypic plasticity of the gastrointestinal tract of king quail ( Coturnix chinensis ) in a diet...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (7): 1069–1075.
Published: 1 April 2012
...Agustí Muñoz-Garcia; Sarah E. Aamidor; Marshall D. McCue; Scott R. McWilliams; Berry Pinshow SUMMARY During migratory flight, the mass of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) and its associated organs in small birds decreases in size by as much as 40%, compared with the preflight condition because...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (2): 301–313.
Published: 15 January 2012
... both the expression of Rh isoforms and urea synthesis pathways to tightly control and regulate nitrogen excretion. * Author for correspondence ( trodela@zoology.ubc.ca ) 12 10 2011 © 2012. 2012 nitrogen excretion urea ammonia plasma feeding gill gastrointestinal tract...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (12): 2033–2045.
Published: 15 June 2007
...) was used for all statistical analyses. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: starck@uni-muenchen.de ) 7 3 2007 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2007 2007 specific dynamic action postprandial metabolism gastrointestinal tract crocodiles ultrasonography Seasonal...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (10): 1883–1893.
Published: 15 May 2006
...Carol Bucking; Chris M. Wood SUMMARY The temporal effects of feeding and digestion on chyme composition,specifically water and solid content, and net fluxes across the gastrointestinal tract, as well as plasma parameters, were examined in freshwater rainbow trout. A single meal of commercial dry...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (7): 1217–1227.
Published: 1 March 2004
... transcripts Fugu rubripes gastrointestinal tract kidney teleost fish sea bream Sparus auratus The aquaporin family [formerly called the major intrinsic protein (MIP)family] consists of transmembrane channel proteins (AQP), which function as channels for non-ionic compounds ( Heymann...