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Physiology, Animal

Articles on Animal Physiology, which is concerned with the processes that occur in animals


Physiology, Animal Articles

New Insights Into the Physiology of Cockroaches
A study by scientists from the University of Valencia sheds new light on how the cockroach organism works.

Date: 14 Jan 2010, Rating: 4.50

Xenobiotic Metabolism In Animals
A compound foreign to a given organism is known as xenobiotic, e.g. Medicinal drugs, agricultural chemicals, industrial chemicals and environmental contaminants.

Date: 14 Sep 2009, Rating: 3.00

cAMP potentiates InsP3-induced Ca2+ release from the endoplasmic reticulum in blowfly salivary glands
Serotonin induces fluid secretion from Calliphora salivary glands by the parallel activation of the InsP3/Ca2+ and cAMP signaling pathways.

Date: 6 Sep 2008, Rating: not rated, 8 pages

Bridging the phenotypic gap: Real-time assessment of mitochondrial function and metabolism of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans
The ATP levels of an organism are an important physiological parameter that is affected by genetic make up, ageing, stress and disease.

Date: 6 Sep 2008, Rating: not rated, 8 pages

Male silver eels mature by swimming
If European silver eels are prevented from reproductive migration, they remain in a prepubertal stage by dopaminergic inhibition of pituitary activity.

Date: 6 Sep 2008, Rating: 5.00, 7 pages

Death by garbage
New studies have provided evidence for a theory that garbage is a key cause of aging and death.

Date: 5 Sep 2008, Rating: 3.25

Lab experiments “terrifying” for animals
The most harmless-seeming lab experiments spark panic in the creatures going through them

Date: 5 Sep 2008, Rating: 4.33

Bacteriostatic and bactericidal activity of the Baccharis trimera (Less.) D.C. - Compositae decocto, as disinfectant or antisseptic.
The decocto of Baccharis trimera (Less.) D.C., Compositae, ("carqueja") was submitted to international standard tests to verify its in vitro antimicrobian activity. (Abstract)

Date: 5 Sep 2008, Rating: not rated

Blood profile of intact and castrated female rats with experimentally induced hyperthyroidism
The changes of red and white blood cells counts in intact and castrated rats with hyperthyroidism were analysed. (Abstract only)

Date: 5 Sep 2008, Rating: not rated

Incidence of two cases of polyuria-polydipsia in confined horses
The clinical and laboratory results associated to the 24-hour water deprivation test indicated a diagnosis of psychogenic polydipsia.

Date: 5 Sep 2008, Rating: 4.00

Uptake rates of nitrogen and phosphorus in the water by Eichhornia crassipes and Salvinia auriculata
The main goal of this research was to survey information about the physiology of Eichhornia crassipes and Salvinia auriculata and their capacity to remove nitrogen and phosphorus from the environment

Date: 6 Nov 2007, Rating: not rated, 9 pages

Discontinuous gas exchange in a tracheate arthropod, the pseudoscorpion Garypus californicus: Occurrence, characteristics and temperature dependence
The discontinuous gas exchange cycle of the pseudoscorpion Garypus californicus, mean mass 5.9 mg, is rudimentary and is characterized by bursts of CO2

Date: 6 Nov 2007, Rating: not rated, 7 pages

Ultrastructural Study of Spermatogenesis in Eisenia foetida (Annelida, Oligochaeta)
Spermatogenesis and the spermatozoon ultrastructure follow a common pattern in terrestrial oligochaetes.

Date: 6 Nov 2007, Rating: 1.00, 7 pages

Reference values and physiological characterization of a specific isolated pig kidney perfusion model
In the present study functional values for isolated kidneys with different perfusion settings were determined to assess organ perfusion quality.

Date: 6 Nov 2007, Rating: 2.00, 10 pages

Intracellularly Labeled Fusiform Cells in Dorsal Cochlear Nucleus of the Gerbil. I. Physiological Response Properties
This report describes a study in which intracellular recording and labeling techniques were used to investigate the response properties of fusiform cells in barbiturate-anesthetized Mongolian gerbils.

Date: 5 Nov 2007, Rating: not rated, 8 pages

Determination of the motor nerve conduction velocity of the radial and ulnar nerves in clinically normal dogs
Abstract : The radial and ulnar nerves were examined electrophysiologically in 30 normal mongrel dogs, 11 males and 19 females, aged between two and six years.

Date: 5 Nov 2007, Rating: 1.83

Sevoflurane cardiocirculatory study in dogs with different oxygen and nitrous oxide concentrations
Abstract : Thirty healthy mongrel dogs, premedicated with levomepromazine (0.5mg/kg) and induced with tiopental sodium were anesthetized for 60 minutes

Date: 5 Nov 2007, Rating: not rated

Polimorphism analisys of somatotropin gene on Nelore cows and effect on weaning weight of the calf
Abstract : Data from a Nelore herd were used after adjustment of the weaning weight for 205 days of age, sex, age of dam, sire and weaning month and resulted into two groups of cows

Date: 5 Nov 2007, Rating: not rated

Mesenteric myxosarcoma in a dog
Abstract : Myxosarcoma is an unusual neoplasm in the dog, most seen in the skin, and seldom in the heart and in the liver.

Date: 5 Nov 2007, Rating: 1.50

Polimorphism analysis of k -casein gene on Nelore females and effect on weaning weight of the calves
Abstract : Data from a Nelore herd were used after adjustment of the weaning weight for 205 days of age, sex, age of dam, sire and month of weaning resulting two groups of cows that differed in weaning weight of their calves

Date: 5 Nov 2007, Rating: not rated