Aurélie Aïdam

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Frog sciatic nerves show a continuing addition of new myelinated and nonmyelinated fibers with body growth. Along with increases in fiber number there are also marked changes in axon calibers and in the relative thickness of the myelin sheaths. Our data show that frog nerves, as opposed to mammalian nerves, are composed of fibers of different ages, stages(More)
The impact of temperature during incubation and gestation has been tested in various reptiles; the postnatal period has been rarely investigated however. Three groups of newborn aspic vipers (Vipera aspis) were placed under contrasted thermal regimes during 7 months: (1) a cool 23°C constant regime, (2) a warm 28°C constant regime, and (3) an optimal regime(More)
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