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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (11): jeb206961.
Published: 29 May 2020
...Melody S. Clark ABSTRACT Much recent marine research has been directed towards understanding the effects of anthropogenic-induced environmental change on marine biodiversity, particularly for those animals with heavily calcified exoskeletons, such as corals, molluscs and urchins. This is because...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (19): jeb183632.
Published: 1 October 2018
... to thousands of eyespots (∼35 µm) distributed across their shell plates; these eyespots are associated with spatial vision. Mollusc Visual ecology Eye evolution Orientation Comparative morphology A diverse set of invertebrates gather spatial information about light using tens to hundreds...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (22): 4088–4094.
Published: 15 November 2017
...://www.biologists.com/user-licence-1-1/ Summary: Natural selection optimizes the way organisms spend their limiting resources on growth, reproduction and survival. We tie this process to learning performance in a snail model of neuronal ageing. Invertebrate Insulin-like peptides Mollusc Neuronal...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (5): 765–774.
Published: 1 March 2017
...Elliot Scanes; Laura M. Parker; Wayne A. O'Connor; Laura S. Stapp; Pauline M. Ross ABSTRACT Sessile marine molluscs living in the intertidal zone experience periods of internal acidosis when exposed to air (emersion) during low tide. Relative to other marine organisms, molluscs have been identified...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (19): 2991–3001.
Published: 1 October 2015
... in the bivalve mollusc Limaria fragilis (family Limidae) . J. Comp. Physiol. B   129 , 361 - 364 . 10.1007/BF00686994 Baldwin , J. and Opie , A. M. ( 1978 ). On the role of octopine dehydrogenase in the adductor muscles of bivalve molluscs . Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B Comp. Biochem.   61...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (6): 1114–1125.
Published: 15 March 2013
...) . Methods Enzymol.   268 , 211 - 221 . Avila   C. , Catherme   T. T. , Kuzurian   A. M. ( 1996 ). Induction of metamorphosis in Hermissenda crassicornis larvae (Molluscs: Nudibranchia) by GABA, choline and serotonin . Invertebr. Reprod. Dev.   29 , 127 - 141 . Bennett   C. E...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (18): 3142–3154.
Published: 15 September 2012
... 5 2012 © 2012. 2012 hypoxia metal pollution mitochondria mollusc proton leak temperature Oxygen deficiency is a common stressor in estuarine and coastal environments, and occurs when respiration by the resident biota (especially micro-organisms) outstrips the oxygen input...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (15): 2474–2494.
Published: 1 August 2011
... by a survey of ET studies across animal taxa, including insects, crustaceans, molluscs, lizards, fish, amphibians, birds and mammals. Variability in ETs is examined in terms of ecological significance and morpho-physiological constraints. The survey shows that certain escape strategies (single ETs and highly...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (13): 2226–2236.
Published: 1 July 2011
... enhancing their ability to colonize a wider range of habitats. * Author for correspondence ( smpeyer@wisc.edu ) 15 3 2011 © 2011. 2011 biological invasions bivalve functional morphology Great Lakes kinetic energy locomotion mollusc moment of inertia sediment Zebra...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (5): 747–756.
Published: 1 March 2011
.... , van Kesteren R. E. , Straub V. A. , van Nierop P. , Jin K. , Nejatbakhsh N. , Goldberg J. I. , Spencer G. E. , Yeoman M. S. , et al . ( 2009 ). Transcriptome analysis of the central nervous system of the mollusc Lymnaea stagnalis . BMC Genomics 10 , 451...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (2): 303–311.
Published: 15 January 2011
... fixation (photosynthesis). ‘Solar-powered’ sacoglossan molluscs, or sea slugs, have taken this type of symbiotic association one step further by solely harboring the photosynthetic organelle, the plastid (=chloroplast). One such sea slug, Elysia chlorotica , lives as a ‘plant’ when provided with only light...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (19): 3164–3173.
Published: 1 October 2009
... electrical activity in NP1 is, on average, significantly reduced in middle-aged snails; *P<0.05. * Author for correspondence( hermann@ucalgary.ca ) 7 7 2009 2009 reciprocal copulation mollusc fitness male sexual drive sperm trading size-assortative mating...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (7): 922–933.
Published: 1 April 2009
...Abdullah M. Khan; Gaynor E. Spencer SUMMARY The aerial respiratory behaviour of the mollusc Lymnaea stagnalis is an important homeostatic behaviour that can be operantly conditioned. The central pattern generator underlying this behaviour, as well as motorneurons innervating the respiratory orifice...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (6): 900–910.
Published: 15 March 2008
... receptor in a molluscan species. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: jigoldbe@ucalgary.ca ) 10 1 2008 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 serotonin receptor gastropod mollusc phylogenetic analysis receptor expression Among the many neurotransmitter...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (6): 969–977.
Published: 15 March 2008
... growth temperature adaptation scope for growth lipid remodelling homeoviscous adaptation mollusc aquaculture © The Company of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 25 1 2008 * Author for correspondence (e-mail: fabrice.pernet@ifremer.fr ) ...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (17): 2999–3014.
Published: 1 September 2007
.... Finally, the non-methylene-interrupted dienoic fatty acids (NMI), a group of long-chain PUFA naturally biosynthesised by molluscs, showed species- and tissue-specific patterns ( Table 4 ). Significant levels of both 20:2 and 22:2 NMI characterised mussels, whereas 22:2 NMI was the predominant NMI fatty...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (23): 4676–4689.
Published: 1 December 2006
...Oliver R. Braubach; Amanda J. G. Dickinson; Carol C. E. Evans; Roger P. Croll SUMMARY Larval molluscs commonly use ciliated vela to swim and feed. In this study we used immunohistochemistry to demonstrate innervation of velar cilia and muscles by monoaminergic and peptidergic fibres...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (23): 4355–4361.
Published: 1 December 2005
... neural crest evolution. Dev. Dyn. 225 , 289 -297. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: aheyland@ufl.edu ) 8 9 2005 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2005 2005 thyroid hormone mollusc echinoderm iodine nuclear hormone receptor non-genomic action sea urchin Aplysia...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (25): 4439–4450.
Published: 1 December 2004
...Kosei Sasaki; Fumihiro Morishita; Yasuo Furukawa SUMMARY The arterial system of the marine mollusc Aplysia consists of three major arteries. One of them, the abdominal aorta, has a sphincter (the vasoconstrictor muscle) at the base of the artery. Contraction of this muscle reduces the blood flow...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (7): 1127–1135.
Published: 1 March 2004
...J. M. Pawlicki; L. B. Pease; C. M. Pierce; T. P. Startz; Y. Zhang; A. M. Smith SUMMARY Several molluscs have been shown to alternate between a non-adhesive trail mucus and a similar gel that forms a strong glue. The major structural difference between the two secretions is the presence of specific...