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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (19): 3430–3439.
Published: 1 October 2007
... The Company of Biologists Limited 2007 2007 aminopeptidase-N digestion exendin-4 intestinal nutrient transport reptile specific dynamic action Tissue form and function vary in response to temporal changes in physiological demands. Such plasticity is well exemplified by the gastrointestinal...
J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (2): 340–356.
Published: 15 January 2007
... of standard metabolic rates before returning to prefeeding rates by day 6-8. Specific dynamic action of these meals (317-347 kJ) did not differ among species and equaled 23-27% of the ingested energy. For each species,feeding triggered significant upregulation of intestinal nutrient transport...
J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (13): 2595–2609.
Published: 1 July 2005
... of small intestinal mass and significant upregulation of intestinal nutrient transport rates, resulting in six- to tenfold increases in total intestinal nutrient uptake capacity. The postprandial intestinal responses of the non-estivating species were much more modest, averaging a 50% increase in small...