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Allometry of the leg muscles of mammals
Measurements have been made of the leg muscles of mammals ranging from shrews Sorex to an elephant Loxodonta. Allometric equations based on body mass have been calculated for muscle masses, fibre… Expand
Design of the mammalian respiratory system.
Comparative Physiology of Osmoregulation in Animals
- G. Maloiy
Aspects of digestion and in vitro rumen fermentation rate in six species of East African wild ruminants
Ventilation and Expired Gas Composition in the Flamingo, Phoenicopterus ruber, during Normal Respiration and Panting
Direct measurements of ventilatory parameters have been employed in a study of ventilatory adjustments and changes in expired gas composition during heat stress in the greater flamingo,… Expand
Ionic content of body fluids and sodium efflux in Oreochromis alcalicus grahami, a fish living at temperatures above 30°C and in conditions of extreme alkalinity
Abstract 1. 1. Values for blood plasma ions at 35°C are: Na, 210.4 ± 4.6; Cl, 144.6 ± 2.6 and K, 6.5 ± 0.4 mM; osmotic pressure, 400 ± 18 mOsm. 2. 2. Blood ionic composition resembles that of marine… Expand
Water loss in insects from arid and humid habitats in East Africa
Water balance of beetles as an indicator of environmental humidity
Thermoregulation and Standard Metabolism of the Slender Mongoose (Herpestes sanguineus)
In controlled laboratory conditions, oxygen uptake, rectal temperature, total and respiratory evaporative water loss, and respiratory frequencies in the slender mongoose (Herpestes sanguineus) were… Expand