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Fasting in the ureotelic Lake Magadi tilapia, Alcolapia grahami, does not reduce its high metabolic demand, increasing its vulnerability to siltation events.

De Boeck G, Wood CM, Brix KV, Sinha AK, Matey V, Johannsson OE, Bianchini A, Bianchini LF, Maina JN, Kavembe GD, Papah MB, Kisipan ML, Ojoo RO.

Conserv Physiol. 2019 Oct 31;7(1):coz060. doi: 10.1093/conphys/coz060. eCollection 2019.

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Morphometric and morphological study of the respiratory organs of the bimodally-breathing African sharptooth catfish (Clarias gariepinus): Burchell (1822).

Mbanga B, van Dyk C, Maina JN.

Zoology (Jena). 2018 Oct;130:6-18. doi: 10.1016/j.zool.2018.07.005. Epub 2018 Jul 23.

PMID:
30502840
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Archaeorhynchus preserving significant soft tissue including probable fossilized lungs.

Wang X, O'Connor JK, Maina JN, Pan Y, Wang M, Wang Y, Zheng X, Zhou Z.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Nov 6;115(45):11555-11560. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1805803115. Epub 2018 Oct 22.

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Bone density and asymmetry are not related to DDT in House Sparrows: Insights from micro-focus X-ray computed tomography.

Steyn L, Hoffman J, Bouwman H, Maina AW, Maina JN.

Chemosphere. 2018 Dec;212:734-743. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.08.119. Epub 2018 Aug 25.

PMID:
30179838
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Associations between DDT and egg parameters of the House Sparrow Passer domesticus from the Thohoyandou area of South Africa.

Steyn L, Bouwman H, Maina JN.

Chemosphere. 2018 May;198:249-256. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.01.125. Epub 2018 Feb 6.

PMID:
29421736
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Morphological and morphometric specializations of the lung of the Andean goose, Chloephaga melanoptera: A lifelong high-altitude resident.

Maina JN, McCracken KG, Chua B, York JM, Milsom WK.

PLoS One. 2017 Mar 24;12(3):e0174395. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174395. eCollection 2017.

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Critical appraisal of some factors pertinent to the functional designs of the gas exchangers.

Maina JN.

Cell Tissue Res. 2017 Mar;367(3):747-767. doi: 10.1007/s00441-016-2549-9. Epub 2016 Dec 17. Review.

PMID:
27988805
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Metabolism and antioxidant defense in the larval chironomid Tanytarsus minutipalpus: adjustments to diel variations in the extreme conditions of Lake Magadi.

Bianchini LF, Wood CM, Bergman HL, Johannsson OE, Laurent P, Chevalier C, Kisipan ML, Kavembe GD, Papah MB, Brix KV, De Boeck G, Maina JN, Ojoo RO, Bianchini A.

Biol Open. 2017 Jan 15;6(1):83-91. doi: 10.1242/bio.021139.

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Pivotal debates and controversies on the structure and function of the avian respiratory system: setting the record straight.

Maina JN.

Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 2017 Aug;92(3):1475-1504. doi: 10.1111/brv.12292. Epub 2016 Jul 28. Review.

PMID:
27465497
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Mammalian metabolic rates in the hottest fish on earth.

Wood CM, Brix KV, De Boeck G, Bergman HL, Bianchini A, Bianchini LF, Maina JN, Johannsson OE, Kavembe GD, Papah MB, Letura KM, Ojoo RO.

Sci Rep. 2016 Jun 3;6:26990. doi: 10.1038/srep26990.

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Micro-Focus X-Ray Tomography Study of the Microstructure and Morphometry of the Eggshell of Ostriches (Struthio Camerus).

Willoughby B, Steyn L, Bam L, Olivier AJ, Devey R, Maina JN.

Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2016 Aug;299(8):1015-26. doi: 10.1002/ar.23354. Epub 2016 May 24.

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Structural and Biomechanical Properties of the Exchange Tissue of the Avian Lung.

Maina JN.

Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2015 Oct;298(10):1673-88. doi: 10.1002/ar.23162. Epub 2015 Jul 21. Review.

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Air breathing in Magadi tilapia Alcolapia grahami, under normoxic and hyperoxic conditions, and the association with sunlight and reactive oxygen species.

Johannsson OE, Bergman HL, Wood CM, Laurent P, Kavembe DG, Bianchini A, Maina JN, Chevalier C, Bianchini LF, Papah MB, Ojoo RO.

J Fish Biol. 2014 Mar;84(3):844-63.

PMID:
24673646
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Morphological evaluation of spermatogenesis in Lake Magadi tilapia (Alcolapia grahami): a fish living on the edge.

Papah MB, Kisia SM, Ojoo RO, Makanya AN, Wood CM, Kavembe GD, Maina JN, Johannsson OE, Bergman HL, Laurent P, Chevalier C, Bianchini A, Bianchini LF, Onyango DW.

Tissue Cell. 2013 Dec;45(6):371-82. doi: 10.1016/j.tice.2013.06.004. Epub 2013 Aug 1.

PMID:
23916093
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Rh proteins and NH4(+)-activated Na+-ATPase in the Magadi tilapia (Alcolapia grahami), a 100% ureotelic teleost fish.

Wood CM, Nawata CM, Wilson JM, Laurent P, Chevalier C, Bergman HL, Bianchini A, Maina JN, Johannsson OE, Bianchini LF, Kavembe GD, Papah MB, Ojoo RO.

J Exp Biol. 2013 Aug 15;216(Pt 16):2998-3007. doi: 10.1242/jeb.078634.

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Evolution of air breathing: oxygen homeostasis and the transitions from water to land and sky.

Hsia CC, Schmitz A, Lambertz M, Perry SF, Maina JN.

Compr Physiol. 2013 Apr;3(2):849-915. doi: 10.1002/cphy.c120003. Review.

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Implicit mechanistic role of the collagen, smooth muscle, and elastic tissue components in strengthening the air and blood capillaries of the avian lung.

Maina JN, Jimoh SA, Hosie M.

J Anat. 2010 Nov;217(5):597-608. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7580.2010.01279.x. Epub 2010 Sep 6.

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Recent advances into understanding some aspects of the structure and function of mammalian and avian lungs.

Maina JN, West JB, Orgeig S, Foot NJ, Daniels CB, Kiama SG, Gehr P, Mühlfeld C, Blank F, Müller L, Lehmann A, Brandenberger C, Rothen-Rutishauser B.

Physiol Biochem Zool. 2010 Sep-Oct;83(5):792-807. doi: 10.1086/652244. Review.

PMID:
20687843
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Inspiratory aerodynamic valving occurs in the ostrich, Struthio camelus lung: a computational fluid dynamics study under resting unsteady state inhalation.

Maina JN, Singh P, Moss EA.

Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Dec 31;169(3):262-70. doi: 10.1016/j.resp.2009.09.011. Epub 2009 Sep 26.

PMID:
19786124
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Comparative in vitro study of interactions between particles and respiratory surface macrophages, erythrocytes, and epithelial cells of the chicken and the rat.

Kiama SG, Adekunle JS, Maina JN.

J Anat. 2008 Oct;213(4):452-63. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7580.2008.00951.x. Epub 2008 Jul 14.

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The anatomy, physics, and physiology of gas exchange surfaces: is there a universal function for pulmonary surfactant in animal respiratory structures?

Orgeig S, Bernhard W, Biswas SC, Daniels CB, Hall SB, Hetz SK, Lang CJ, Maina JN, Panda AK, Perez-Gil J, Possmayer F, Veldhuizen RA, Yan W.

Integr Comp Biol. 2007 Oct;47(4):610-27. Epub 2007 Aug 31.

PMID:
21672866
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Minutialization at its extreme best! The underpinnings of the remarkable strengths of the air and the blood capillaries of the avian lung: a conundrum.

Maina JN.

Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2007 Nov 15;159(2):141-5; author reply 146. Epub 2007 Aug 25. No abstract available.

PMID:
17900998
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The morphology of the pecten oculi of the ostrich, Struthio camelus.

Kiama SG, Maina JN, Bhattacharjee J, Mwangi DK, Macharia RG, Weyrauch KD.

Ann Anat. 2006 Nov;188(6):519-28.

PMID:
17140144
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Spectacularly robust! Tensegrity principle explains the mechanical strength of the avian lung.

Maina JN.

Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2007 Jan 15;155(1):1-10. Epub 2006 Jun 2. Review.

PMID:
16815758
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A qualitative and quantitative study of the lung of an ostrich, Struthio camelus.

Maina JN, Nathaniel C.

J Exp Biol. 2001 Jul;204(Pt 13):2313-30.

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Structure and function of the axillary organ of the gulf toadfish, Opsanus beta (Goode and Bean).

Maina JN, Wood CM, Hogstrand C, Hopkins TE, Luo YH, Gibbs PD, Walsh PJ.

Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol. 1998 Jan;119(1):17-26.

PMID:
11253782
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