Thermotaxis

Known as: taxis in response to temperature stimulus 
The directed movement of a motile cell or organism in response to a temperature gradient. Movement may be towards either a higher or lower… (More)
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2012
2012
Naturally occurring gradients often extend over relatively long distances such that their steepness is too small for bacteria to… (More)
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2010
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2010
A mechanistic understanding of animal navigation requires quantitative assessment of the sensorimotor strategies used during… (More)
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2007
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2007
ThermoTRPs, a subset of the Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) family of cation channels, have been implicated in sensing… (More)
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2005
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2005
Thermotaxis is important for animal survival, but the molecular identities of temperature sensors controlling this behavior have… (More)
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2005
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2005
Caenorhabditis elegans explores its environment by interrupting its forward movement with occasional turns and reversals. Turns… (More)
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2003
2003
The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans migrates toward a preferred temperature on a thermal gradient. A candidate neural network for… (More)
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2002
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2002
In a spatial thermal gradient, Caenorhabditis elegans migrates toward and then isothermally tracks near its cultivation… (More)
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1995
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1995
THERMAL stimulus is an important environmental factor influencing animal behaviour1. However, the mechanisms underlying ther… (More)
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1977
1977
The temperature dependence of migration rate and of the thermotactic sensitivity of pseudoplasmodia of Dictyostelium discoideum… (More)
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1975
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1975
When grown at a temperature from 16 degrees to 25 degrees and placed on a thermal gradient, the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans… (More)
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