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  • Raymond P. Henry, Čedomil Lucu, Horst Onken, Dirk Weihrauch
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Front. Physio.
  • 2012 (First Publication: 9 October 2012)
  • The crustacean gill is a multi-functional organ, and it is the site of a number of physiological processes, including ion transport, which is the basis for hemolymph osmoregulation; acid-baseContinue Reading
  • Carlos Marcelo Luquet, Dirk Weihrauch, Mihaela Senek, David W. Towle
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Experimental Biology
  • 2005 (First Publication: 1 October 2005)
  • SUMMARY Using quantitative real-time PCR, the expression of mRNAs encoding three transport-related proteins and one putative housekeeping protein was analyzed in anterior and posterior gills of theContinue Reading
  • Dirk Weihrauch, Andreas Ziegler, Dietrich Siebers, David W. Towle
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of experimental biology
  • 2002 (First Publication: 15 September 2002)
  • Although aquatic animals are generally believed to export nitrogenous waste by diffusion of NH(3) or NH(4)(+) across external epithelia, evidence for active ammonia excretion has been found in aContinue Reading
  • Nishad Jayasundara, David W. Towle, Dirk Weihrauch, Céline Spanings-Pierrot
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Experimental Biology
  • 2007 (First Publication: 15 June 2007)
  • SUMMARY The sodium pump (Na+/K+-ATPase) has been implicated in osmoregulatory ion transport in many aquatic animals. In the euryhaline hyper–hypoosmoregulating shore crab Pachygrapsus marmoratus,Continue Reading
  • Wendy G. Anderson, Patricia J Dasiewicz, +4 authors Dirk Weihrauch
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part A…
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 April 2010)
  • The present study reports aspects of GI tract physiology in the white-spotted bamboo shark, Chiloscyllium plagiosum, little skate, Leucoraja erinacea and the clear nose skate, Raja eglanteria. PlasmaContinue Reading
  • David W. Towle, R. J. Paulsen, +4 authors Céline Spanings-Pierrot
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of experimental biology
  • 2001 (First Publication: 15 November 2001)
  • Many studies have shown that hyperosmoregulation in euryhaline crabs is accompanied by enhanced Na(+)+K(+)-ATPase activity in the posterior gills, but it remains unclear whether the response is dueContinue Reading