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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (22): jeb243153.
Published: 25 November 2021
... feeding. However, little is known about the endocrine and immune modulation in the postprandial period of ectothermic animals. This study investigated the effects of feeding on endocrine and immune responses in the bullfrog ( Lithobates catesbeianus ). Frogs were fasted for 10 days and divided into two...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (6): jeb238451.
Published: 28 March 2021
... in the promoter region of a microbial surveillance gene, Toll-like Receptor 4 ( TLR4 ), which may allow invading birds to fine-tune their immune responses to unfamiliar parasites. Here, we compared TLR4 gene expression from whole blood, liver and spleen in house sparrows with different EP, first challenging some...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (24): jeb234914.
Published: 24 December 2020
... of a simultaneous exposure to a long, strong stress stimulus with an immune response stimulation by administrating adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) and phytohemagglutinin (PHA) after 42 h. Results showed that when both stimuli were administrated, FC concentrations, inflammation and some antioxidant activity were...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (5): jeb194530.
Published: 8 March 2019
... and antioxidant capacity and, based on the literature, we know that JHa suppresses the immune response. We therefore suggest that juvenile hormone is a molecular mediator of the general health of males, which is reflected in their SSCs. * Author for correspondence ( jcg@enesmorelia.unam.mx ) Competing...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (4): jeb169201.
Published: 20 February 2018
... and effect of this relationship, measuring immune response once pre-fight and twice post-fight. Contrary to previous findings, pre-fight immune response did not predict fighting success, but rather predicted whether an individual used its weapons during the fight. Furthermore, weapon use and contest outcome...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (3): 388–403.
Published: 1 February 2015
... fiber restructuring. RAF kinase inhibitor protein and prostaglandin reductase increased during heat shock following constant 10°C and fluctuating 10–20°C, possibly inhibiting an immune response during heat shock. The results suggest that ATP supply, muscle fiber restructuring and immune responses...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (24): 4514–4519.
Published: 15 December 2013
... of the activation of an immune response, leading to oxidative damage to proteins, lipids and DNA. Yet, it is unknown how long-lived organisms, especially mammals, cope with oxidative stress. Bats are known to carry a variety of zoonotic pathogens and at the same time are, despite their high mass-specific basal...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (14): 2658–2664.
Published: 15 July 2013
... exposed from birth to one of four temperature treatments: 23, 25 (control), 28 or 30°C. We measured brood survival and, at sexual maturity, male ornamentation, sperm traits and immune response. Our results show that increases in temperature result in guppies that have shorter, slower sperm...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (23): 4021–4029.
Published: 1 December 2011
.... Key functional groups upregulated include genes associated with muscle structure and function, the immune response, stress response, carbohydrate metabolism and egg production. We conclude that cold exposure has wide-ranging effects on gene expression in D. melanogaster and that increased duration...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (10): 1685–1690.
Published: 15 May 2010
... greater for low-quality than for high-quality individuals. Given the physiological functions of carotenoids, carotenoid-based ornaments could indicate individual immunocompetence, and possibly the ability to mount an immune response at a lower cost. We evaluated whether the red carotenoid-based coloration...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (13): 2155–2161.
Published: 1 July 2008
... functions, individuals might trade-off allocating these pigments to self-maintenance versus coloration. Carotenoids may act as scavengers of free radicals that are released during an immune response. Here, we experimentally assessed whether a local cell-mediated immune response affects circulating...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (5): 654–660.
Published: 1 March 2008
... maternal antibodies cost immune response © The Company of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 17 12 2007 (e-mail: jen.grindstaff@okstate.edu ) References Apanius, V. ( 1998 ). Ontogeny of immune function. In Avian Growth and Development: Evolution within the Altricial-precocial...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (13): 2361–2367.
Published: 1 July 2007
...Pawel Brzęk; Marek Konarzewski SUMMARY Life history theory predicts that when resources are limited growing organisms are likely to trade an immune response for competing demands of growth. To test this we examined the effect of energy intake on body mass increments and an immune response in hand...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (7): 1275–1287.
Published: 1 April 2007
... mitosis nucleus nuclear envelope breakdown immune response Lytechinus variegatus sea urchin uptake wound response All cells respond to heat and other physiological stresses by the production of heat shock proteins (Hsps). Hsps act as chaperone molecules,binding to and assisting...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (16): 2725–2733.
Published: 15 July 2004
...Irina S. Khokhlova; Marina Spinu; Boris R. Krasnov; A. Allan Degen SUMMARY We studied immune responses of the jird Meriones crassus to different flea species belonging to the same family. We used jirds maintained in an outdoor enclosure (enclosure; N =18) and parasitized by fleas Xenopsylla...