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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Roost selection in suburban bushland by the urban sensitive bat Nyctophilus gouldi

Caragh G. Threlfall, Bradley Law and Peter B. Banks.

in Journal of Mammalogy

April 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 8984 words.

The persistence of wildlife in fragmented landscapes is predicted to rely on the presence of critical habitat elements. In urban landscapes, the persistence of hollow-dependent bats...

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Genetic Structure of Sensitive and Endangered Northwestern Badger Populations (Taxidea taxus taxus and T. t. jeffersonii)

Christopher J. Kyle, Richard D. Weir, Nancy J. Newhouse, Helen Davis and Curtis Strobeck.

in Journal of Mammalogy

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 5327 words.

American badgers (Taxidea taxus) are semifossorial carnivores present in many arid regions of central and western North America. Negative demographic trends have prompted recent discussion...

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Colour

in The Eye

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Physiology. 3450 words.

‘Colour’ explains that colour is a construct of the brain, based on information supplied by the eyes. Objects in the world reflect different wavelengths of light to different extents, and...

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Effects of vitamin E on growth performance, tissue α-tocopherol, and lipid peroxidation of starter White Pekin ducks

M Xie, S Wang, W Huang and S S Hou.

in Poultry Science

June 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Animal Physiology. 2849 words.

ABSTRACT

Two experiments were conducted to evaluate the effects of vitamin E on growth performance, tissue α-tocopherol, and lipid peroxidation of White Pekin...

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Effects of dietary supplemental bile acids on performance, carcass characteristics, serum lipid metabolites and intestinal enzyme activities of broiler chickens

Wenqing Lai, Weigang Huang, Bing Dong, Aizhi Cao, Wenjuan Zhang, Juntao Li, Hui Wu and Liying Zhang.

in Poultry Science

January 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Animal Physiology. 4738 words.

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The objective of the present study was to evaluate the effect of bile acids derived from swine on the growth performance, carcass traits, serum lipid...

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Use of computed tomography to determine body composition of heavy strain turkey hens (Meleagris gallopavo) from rearing to early laying

Marine F Dewez, Patrice Etourneau, François Lecompte, Sylvain Briere and Pascal Froment.

in Poultry Science

November 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Animal Physiology; Animal Reproduction. 7942 words.

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Genetic selection has improved the growth performance of poultry, but also influenced other metabolic parameters and physiological functions such as...

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Effects of modulators of TASK potassium channels on rat pulmonary artery tone

Sajni Dipak Shah.

in Bioscience Horizons: The International Journal of Student Research

June 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Animal Physiology; Biological Sciences; Plant Physiology. 4641 words.

TWIK-related acid-sensitive potassium (TASK) channels have been implicated as having a role in maintaining and mediating the tone of pulmonary arteries by influencing the membrane potential...

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Metal ion-oxytetracycline pharmacokinetic interactions after oral co-administration in broiler chickens

H. Ziółkowski, A. Jasiecka, M. Zuśka-Prot, J. Przybysz, T. Grabowski and J. J. Jaroszewski.

in Poultry Science

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Animal Physiology; Animal Reproduction. 4409 words.

The influence of the composition of calcium (Ca2+), magnesium (Mg2+), and iron (Fe3+) ions in two concentration levels (low–500 mg/L of CaCl2, 125 mg/L of MgCl2, and 10 mg/L of FeCl3 and...

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Physiological response of broiler embryos to different incubator temperature profiles and maternal flock age during incubation. 1. Embryonic metabolism and day-old chick quality

J A Hamidu, C A Torres, M L Johnson-Dahl and D R Korver.

in Poultry Science

August 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Animal Physiology; Animal Reproduction. 9551 words.

Abstract

Broiler strain, maternal age, and incubation temperature influence embryo metabolism. Hatching eggs were obtained from young (Y; 28 to 34 wk, [math] =...

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An electrophysiological analysis of deep cerebellar nuclei, with particular focus on Kv3 channels

Matthew Lamont.

in Bioscience Horizons: The International Journal of Student Research

March 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Animal Physiology; Plant Physiology; Neuroscience; Medicine and Health. 5413 words.

Deep cerebellar nuclei (DCN) form three symmetrical, bilateral nuclei, deep within the white matter of the cerebellum and represent the sole output of the cerebellum to the central nervous...

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Effect of artificial night lighting on temporally partitioned spiny mice

Shay Rotics, Tamar Dayan and Noga Kronfeld-Schor.

in Journal of Mammalogy

February 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 7009 words.

We studied the effect of ecological light pollution on a rocky desert community, focusing on 2 spiny mouse congeners, nocturnal Acomys cahirinus (common spiny mouse) and diurnal Acomys...

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Cytotoxic and antigenotoxic activities of phosvitin from egg yolk

Sun Hee Moon, Jae Hoon Lee, Minhee Lee, Eunju Park, Dong Uk Ahn and Hyun-Dong Paik.

in Poultry Science

August 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 3145 words.

Egg yolk phosvitin is one of the most phosphorylated proteins in nature, and thus has a strong metal-binding ability. The objective of this study was to evaluate the cytotoxic and...

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Middle Ear Structures of Octodon degus (Rodentia: Octodontidae), in Comparison with Those of Subterranean Caviomorphs

Emily C. Argyle and Matthew J. Mason.

in Journal of Mammalogy

December 2008; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 5907 words.

By comparison with murine rodents such as rats, the middle ear structures of many subterranean mammals appear to be enlarged and thus adapted toward low-frequency sound transmission....

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Traditional and geometric morphometrics for studying skull morphology during growth in Mastomys natalensis (Rodentia: Muridae)

Matteo Breno, Herwig Leirs and Stefan Van Dongen.

in Journal of Mammalogy

December 2011; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 7536 words.

Geometric morphometrics is a powerful tool for the study of morphological variation that possesses numerous advantages over the more traditional approach based on linear measurements. We...

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Modeling the distribution and abundance of eastern tur (Capra cylindricornis) in the Caucasus

Alexander Gavashelishvili, Yuriy A Yarovenko, Elmar A Babayev, Giorgi Mikeladze, Zurab Gurielidze, Davit Dekanoidze, Niko Kerdikoshvili, Levan Ninua and Nika Paposhvili.

in Journal of Mammalogy

August 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 6583 words.

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Our research attempts 1) to link the distribution and abundance of eastern tur (Capra cylindricornis) to environmental variables varying in space and...

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Can camera trapping provide accurate estimates of small mammal (Myodes rutilus and Peromyscus maniculatus) density in the boreal forest?

Petra Villette, Charles J. Krebs, Thomas S. Jung and Rudy Boonstra.

in Journal of Mammalogy

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 7560 words.

Estimating population densities of small mammals (< 100g) has typically been carried out by intensive livetrapping, but this technique may be stressful to animals and the effort required is...

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Effects of fire on small mammal communities in frequent-fire forests in California

Susan L. Roberts, Douglas A. Kelt, Jan W. van Wagtendonk, A. Keith Miles and Marc D. Meyer.

in Journal of Mammalogy

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 9562 words.

Fire is a natural, dynamic process that is integral to maintaining ecosystem function. The reintroduction of fire (e.g., prescribed fire, managed wildfire) is a critical management tool for...

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Effects of an extensive fire on arboreal small mammal populations in a neotropical savanna woodland

André F. Mendonça, Thaiz Armond, Anna Carla L. Camargo, Nicholas F. Camargo, Juliana F. Ribeiro, Priscilla L. Zangrandi and Emerson M. Vieira.

in Journal of Mammalogy

April 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 9136 words.

Fire is a major form of disturbance in terrestrial ecosystems, mainly in tropical savannas. In these ecosystems, the effects of large wildfires are potentially high on small and relatively...

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A preliminary investigation of sleeping site selection and sharing by the brown mouse lemur Microcebus rufus during the dry season

Caitlin J. Karanewsky and Patricia C. Wright.

in Journal of Mammalogy

November 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 6697 words.

Mouse lemurs (Microcebus) are solitary, experience heavy predation, and use torpor to conserve energy, so an individual’s choice of daytime sleeping site can have a major impact on its...

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Reproductive Behavior in Female Iberian Red Deer: Effects of Aggregation and Dispersion of Food

Cristina B. Sánchez-Prieto, Juan Carranza and Fernando J. Pulido.

in Journal of Mammalogy

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 5404 words.

Resource dispersion influences mammalian mating systems by affecting space use by females and in turn the strategies employed by males. Other elements related to mating interactions,...

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