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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
A mechanistic understanding of animal navigation requires quantitative assessment of the sensorimotor strategies used during… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
ThermoTRPs, a subset of the Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) family of cation channels, have been implicated in sensing… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
At coitus, human sperm are deposited into the anterior vagina, where, to avoid vaginal acid and immune responses, they quickly… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Thermotaxis is important for animal survival, but the molecular identities of temperature sensors controlling this behavior have… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Caenorhabditis elegans explores its environment by interrupting its forward movement with occasional turns and reversals. Turns… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Thermotaxis of mammalian sperm cells: A potential navigation mechanism in the female genital tract 
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
In a spatial thermal gradient, Caenorhabditis elegans migrates toward and then isothermally tracks near its cultivation… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
THERMAL stimulus is an important environmental factor influencing animal behaviour1. However, the mechanisms underlying ther… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Eight classes of chemosensory neurons in C. elegans fill with fluorescein when living animals are placed in a dye solution… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
When grown at a temperature from 16 degrees to 25 degrees and placed on a thermal gradient, the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans… Expand
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