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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (7): jeb236398.
Published: 15 April 2021
... water was available). Life-history strategy influenced the emergency life-history stage because wing morphology and stressor(s) interacted to influence body mass, boldness behavior and immunocompetence. Our results demonstrate that water availability and life-history strategy should be incorporated...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (24): jeb231613.
Published: 29 December 2020
... Immunocompetence Condition Cortisol Testosterone Reef fish Many individuals of different species engage in mutualistic interactions ( Bronstein, 2001 ). Partners in such interactions exchange goods in the form of a reward (food) or service (e.g. transport, pollination or protection) ( Bronstein, 2001...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (11): jeb200220.
Published: 7 June 2019
.... Individuals fed a restricted diet showed reduced growth rates, depressed immunocompetence and a heightened glucocorticoid response. Once food restriction was lifted, animals experiencing nutritional stress early in life (low diet) caught up with the normal-diet group by increasing their growth, and were able...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (6): jeb188102.
Published: 18 March 2019
.... and Wingfield , J. C. ( 1999 ). Is avian humoral immunocompetence suppressed by testosterone?   Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol.   45 , 167 - 175 . 10.1007/s002650050550 Higham , J. P. ( 2014 ). How does honest costly signaling work?   Behav. Ecol.   25 , 8 - 11 . 10.1093/beheco/art097 Hill...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (18): jeb183236.
Published: 20 September 2018
... by differential specialization of hemocytes on immunity and biomineralization. Gene transcription Matrix proteins Ion regulation Immunocompetence Shell mechanical properties Intracellular mineral transport Hemocytes Mantle Bivalves Estuaries and coastal zones are areas of high productivity...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (16): 2957–2964.
Published: 15 August 2017
... of sexually selected colourants?   Anim. Behav.   69 , 757 - 764 . 10.1016/j.anbehav.2004.06.022 McGraw , K. J. and Ardia , D. R. ( 2003 ). Carotenoids, immunocompetence, and the information content of sexual colors: an experimental test . Am. Nat.   162 , 704 - 712 . 10.1086/378904...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (12): 2287–2295.
Published: 15 June 2017
... compromise immunity for other functions. As with energy, water limitation can also alter various physiological processes, yet water has received little consideration for its possible role in modulating immune functions. We examined the relationship between immunocompetence and hydration state using...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (15): 2902–2907.
Published: 1 August 2013
.... COMPETING INTERESTS No competing interests declared. 3 1 2013 8 3 2013 © 2013. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 immune function immunocompetence ecological immunology ecoimmunology phenoloxidase activity antibacterial activity Current ecological...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (14): 2545–2547.
Published: 15 July 2013
...Brittney C. Hopkins; Stephanie Y. Chin; John D. Willson; William A. Hopkins SUMMARY Immune function early in life can be influenced by parental effects and the environment, but it remains unclear how these two factors may interact to influence immunocompetence. We evaluated maternal...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (9): 1477–1483.
Published: 1 May 2010
... ). Immunocompetence, ornamentation, and viability of male barn swallows (Hirundo rustica) . Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 94 , 549 - 552 . Shelby J. A. , Mendonça M. T. , Horne B. D. , Seigel R. A. ( 2000 ). Seasonal variation in reproductive steroids of male and female yellow-blotched map...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (13): 2085–2091.
Published: 1 July 2009
... administration did not result in any difference in antibody titre between cort- and placebo-nestlings( Fig. 1 ). * Author for correspondence (e-mail: kimstier@yahoo.de ) 2009 constitutive innate immune system corticosterone humoral immunity immunocompetence oxidative stress stress...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (9): 1336–1343.
Published: 1 May 2009
... into our interpretation of variation in PHA response. bill colour blackbird carotenoid-based signals cell-mediated immune response immunocompetence * Author for correspondence (e-mail: c.biard@klivv.oeaw.ac.at ) 22 2 2009 2009 The study of immunocompetence, i.e...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (6): 815–822.
Published: 15 March 2009
...-mail: maria.sandell@zooekol.lu.se ) 10 12 2008 2009 development immunocompetence life-history maternal effects androgens A major objective of evolutionary biology is to relate phenotypic variation to fitness and, thus, to understand how variation is generated and lost. The prevailing...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (7): 1123–1131.
Published: 1 April 2007
... survival in a vertebrate. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B Biol. Sci. 271 , 925 -930. Hasselquist, D., Marsh, J., Sherman, P. and Wingfield, J. ( 1999 ). Is avian humoral immunocompetence suppressed by testosterone? Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 45 , 167 -175. Hasselquist, D., Wasson, M. F. and Winkler, D. W...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (2): 284–291.
Published: 15 January 2006
... for correspondence at address 1 (e-mail: lcgmendes@hotmail.com ) 14 11 2005 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 complement habitat selection humoral response immunocompetence immunoecology natural antibodies scavenging shorebirds wetlands wildlife disease The immune...