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Fish cardiovascular regulation

  • Altimiras, J., G. Claireaux, E. Sandblom, A. P. Farrell, D. J. McKenzie and M. Axelsson. 2008. Gastrointestinal blood flow and postprandial metabolism in swimming sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 81(5): 663-672
  • Farrell, A. P., M. Axelsson, J. Altimiras, E. Sandblom and G. Claireaux. 2007. Maximum cardiac performance and adrenergic sensitivity of the sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax at high temperatures Journal of Experimental Biology. 210: 1216-1224
  • Sandblom, E., A. P. Farrell, J. Altimiras, M. Axelsson and G. Claireaux. 2005. Cardiac preload and venous return in swimming sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.). Journal of Experimental Biology. 208: 1927-1935
  • Altimiras, J. and M. Axelsson. 2004. Intrinsic autoregulation of cardiac output in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) at different heart rates. Journal of Experimental Biology. 207: 195-201
  • Altimiras, J., M. Axelsson, G. Claireaux, C. Lefrançois, C. Mercier and A. P. Farrell. 2002. Cardiorespiratory status of triploid brown trout during swimming at two acclimation temperatures. Journal of Fish Biology. 60(1): 102-116
  • Axelsson, M., J. Altimiras and G. Claireaux. 2002. Post-prandial blood flow to the gastrointestinal tract is not compromised during hypoxia in the sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax. Journal of Experimental Biology. 205: 2891-2896
  • Hansen, J., H. Gesser and J. Altimiras. 2002. Mechanical efficiency of the heart during volume and pressure-loading. Metabolic implications of the stiffness of the ventricular tissue. Journal of Comparative Physiology B. 172: 477-484
  • Mercier, C., M. Axelsson, N. Imbert, G. Claireaux, C. Lefrançois, J. Altimiras and A. P. Farrell. 2002. In vitro cardiac performance in triploid brown trout at two acclimation temperatures. Journal of Fish Biology. 60(1): 117-133
  • Aissaoui, A., L. Tort and J. Altimiras. 2000. Circadian heart rate changes and light-dependence in the mediterranean sea bream Sparus aurata. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry. 22(1): 89-94
  • Altimiras, J. and E. Larsen. 2000. Non-invasive recording of heart rate and ventilation rate in rainbow trout during rest and swimming. Fish go wireless! Journal of Fish Biology. 57: 197-209
  • Aissaoui, A., J. Altimiras and L. Tort. 1998. Cardiac conduction times in teleost fish Sparus auratus at different heart rates. Influence of body weight. Journal of Fish Biology. 52: 1154-1164
  • Altimiras, J., A. Aissaoui, L. Tort and M. Axelsson. 1997. Cholinergic and adrenergic tones in the control of heart rate in teleosts. How should they be calculated? Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Physiology. 118(1): 131-139
  • Roig, T., J. Sánchez, L. Tort, J. Altimiras and J. Bermúdez. 1997. Adrenergic stimulation of sea bream (Sparus aurata) red blood cells in normoxia and anoxia: effects on metabolism and on the oxygen affinity of haemoglobin. Journal of Experimental Biology. 200: 953-961
  • Altimiras, J., A. D. F. Johnstone, M. C. Lucas and I. G. Priede. 1996. Sex differences in the heart rate variability spectrum of free-swimming Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) during the spawning season. Physiological Zoology. 69(4): 770-784
  • Altimiras, J., A. Aissaoui and L. Tort. 1995. Is the short-term modulation of heart rate in teleost fish physiologically significant? Assessment by spectral analysis techniques. Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research. 28(11-12): 1197-1206
  • Altimiras, J., S. R. Champion, M. Puigcerver and L. Tort. 1994. Physiological responses of the gilthead sea bream Sparus aurata to hypoosmotic shock. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Physiology. 108A(1): 81-85
  • Tort, L., P. Landri and J. Altimiras. 1994. Physiological and metabolic changes of sea bream Sparus aurata to short-term acclimation at low salinity. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Physiology. 108A(1): 75-80

Cardiorespiratory physiology in amphibians and reptiles

  • Wang, T., J. Altimiras, W. Klein and M. Axelsson. 2003. Ventricular hemodynamics in Python molurus: separation of pulmonary and systemic pressure. Journal of Experimental Biology. 206: 4241-4245
  • Wang, T., J. Altimiras and M. Axelsson. 2002. Intracardiac flow separation in an in situ perfused heart from Burmese python Python molurus. Journal of Experimental Biology. 205: 2715-2723
  • Territo, P. R. and J. Altimiras. 2001. Morphometry and estimated bulk oxygen diffusion in larvae of Xenopus laevis under chronic carbon monoxide exposure. Journal of Comparative Physiology B. 171: 145-153
  • Crossley, D. A., II, T. Wang and J. Altimiras. 2000. Role of nitric oxide in the systemic and pulmonary circulation of anesthetized turtles (Trachemys scripta). Journal of Experimental Zoology. 286: 683-689
  • Frische, S., A. Fago and J. Altimiras. 2000. Respiratory responses to short term hypoxia in the snapping turtle, Chelydra serpentina. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Physiology.
  • Altimiras, J., C. E. Franklin and M. Axelsson. 1998. Relationships between blood pressure and heart rate in the saltwater crocodile Crocodylus porosus. Journal of Experimental Biology. 201(15): 2235-2242
  • Crossley, D. A., II, J. Altimiras and T. Wang. 1998. Hypoxia elicits an increase in pulmonary vascular resistance of anaesthetised turtles (Trachemys scripta). Journal of Experimental Biology. 201(24): 3367-3375
  • Territo, P. R. and J. Altimiras. 1998. The ontogeny of cardio-respiratory function under chronically altered gas compositions in Xenopus laevis. Respiration Physiology. 111: 311-323

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