Don Bradshaw

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Affiliation: University of Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The physiology of the honey possum, Tarsipes rostratus, a small marsupial with a suite of highly specialised characters: a review
    Don Bradshaw
    School of Animal Biology and Centre for Native Animal Research CNAR, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Comp Physiol B 182:469-89. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Water and sodium balances and metabolic physiology of house mice (Mus domesticus) and short-tailed mice (Leggadina lakedownensis) under laboratory conditions
    D Moro
    Department of Zoology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    J Comp Physiol B 169:538-48. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Field energetics and the estimation of pollen and nectar intake in the marsupial honey possum, Tarsipes rostratus, in heathland habitats of south-western Australia
    S D Bradshaw
    Department of Zoology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    J Comp Physiol B 169:569-80. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Water and electrolyte homeostasis and kidney function of desert-dwelling marsupial wallabies in Western Australia
    S D Bradshaw
    Department of Zoology and Centre for Native Animal Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth
    J Comp Physiol B 171:22-32. 2001
  5. doi request reprint Little evidence for fire-adapted plant traits in Mediterranean climate regions
    S Don Bradshaw
    School of Animal Biology and Centre for Native Animal Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Trends Plant Sci 16:69-76. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Measurement of the rate of protein turnover and synthesis in the marsupial Honey possum (Tarsipes rostratus)
    S D Bradshaw
    School of Animal Biology M092, Centre for Native Animal Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    J Comp Physiol B 179:183-92. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Environmental endocrinology
    Don Bradshaw
    School of Animal Biology and Centre for Native Animal Research, University of Western Australia, Perth 6009, Australia
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 152:125-41. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of hypernatraemia and the neurohypophysial peptide, arginine vasotocin (AVT) on behavioural thermoregulation in the agamid lizard, Ctenophorus ornatus
    Don Bradshaw
    School of Animal Biology and Centre for Native Animal Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 150:34-40. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Physiological and hormonal control of thermal depression in the tiger snake, Notechis scutatus
    Mitchell Ladyman
    School of Animal Biology and Centre for Native Animal Research, The University of Western Australia, 6009, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Comp Physiol B 176:547-57. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Reproduction and embryonic diapause in a marsupial: insights from captive female Honey possums, Tarsipes rostratus (Tarsipedidae)
    J E Oates
    School of Animal Biology and Centre for Native Animal Research, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 150:445-61. 2007

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Publications26

  1. doi request reprint The physiology of the honey possum, Tarsipes rostratus, a small marsupial with a suite of highly specialised characters: a review
    Don Bradshaw
    School of Animal Biology and Centre for Native Animal Research CNAR, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Comp Physiol B 182:469-89. 2012
    ..Only then will its long-term survival be assured...
  2. ncbi request reprint Water and sodium balances and metabolic physiology of house mice (Mus domesticus) and short-tailed mice (Leggadina lakedownensis) under laboratory conditions
    D Moro
    Department of Zoology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    J Comp Physiol B 169:538-48. 1999
    ..domesticus to mect their physiological and metabolic demands. Sodium fluxes were lower than those observed in free-ranging mice, whose relatively high sodium fluxes may reflect sodium associated with available food...
  3. ncbi request reprint Field energetics and the estimation of pollen and nectar intake in the marsupial honey possum, Tarsipes rostratus, in heathland habitats of south-western Australia
    S D Bradshaw
    Department of Zoology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    J Comp Physiol B 169:569-80. 1999
    ..Estimates of pollen and nectar intake for individual animals were not significantly correlated, suggesting that honey possums forage selectively for these two food items...
  4. ncbi request reprint Water and electrolyte homeostasis and kidney function of desert-dwelling marsupial wallabies in Western Australia
    S D Bradshaw
    Department of Zoology and Centre for Native Animal Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth
    J Comp Physiol B 171:22-32. 2001
    ..The secure nature of their rock habitat, however, means that they have suffered less than hare-wallabies in the recent past...
  5. doi request reprint Little evidence for fire-adapted plant traits in Mediterranean climate regions
    S Don Bradshaw
    School of Animal Biology and Centre for Native Animal Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Trends Plant Sci 16:69-76. 2011
    ..In the light of major threats to biodiversity conservation, we recommend caution in deliberately increasing fire frequencies if ecosystem degradation and plant extinctions are to be averted as a result of the practice...
  6. doi request reprint Measurement of the rate of protein turnover and synthesis in the marsupial Honey possum (Tarsipes rostratus)
    S D Bradshaw
    School of Animal Biology M092, Centre for Native Animal Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    J Comp Physiol B 179:183-92. 2009
    ..Calculations indicate that the daily fraction of the female's nitrogen synthesis rate that needs to be diverted to pouch young to sustain their growth is less than 5%, and may not be detectable with the current methodology...
  7. ncbi request reprint Environmental endocrinology
    Don Bradshaw
    School of Animal Biology and Centre for Native Animal Research, University of Western Australia, Perth 6009, Australia
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 152:125-41. 2007
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  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of hypernatraemia and the neurohypophysial peptide, arginine vasotocin (AVT) on behavioural thermoregulation in the agamid lizard, Ctenophorus ornatus
    Don Bradshaw
    School of Animal Biology and Centre for Native Animal Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 150:34-40. 2007
    ..This is the first report of an effect of this peptide on behavioural thermoregulation in a lizard...
  9. ncbi request reprint Physiological and hormonal control of thermal depression in the tiger snake, Notechis scutatus
    Mitchell Ladyman
    School of Animal Biology and Centre for Native Animal Research, The University of Western Australia, 6009, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Comp Physiol B 176:547-57. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Reproduction and embryonic diapause in a marsupial: insights from captive female Honey possums, Tarsipes rostratus (Tarsipedidae)
    J E Oates
    School of Animal Biology and Centre for Native Animal Research, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 150:445-61. 2007
    ..Results from studying Honey possums in captive conditions suggest that the control of diapause in Tarsipes appears to be three-fold; lactational, photoperiodic and an entrained rhythm...
  11. ncbi request reprint Water and sodium requirements of field populations of house mice (Mus domesticus) and short-tailed mice (Leggadina lakedownensis) on Thevenard Island, in the arid Pilbara region of Western Australia
    D Moro
    Department of Zoology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    J Comp Physiol B 169:419-28. 1999
    ..These results suggest that M. domesticus on Thevenard Island had a higher-than-expected daily water requirement, and may represent a mesic deme of house mice that have yet to adapt to the island environment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparative water metabolism of Barrow Island macropodid marsupials: hormonal versus behavioural-dependent mechanisms of body water conservation
    J M King
    School of Animal Biology M092 and Centre for Native Animal Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 155:378-85. 2008
    ..These species appear to lack ADH-controlled renal systems for the conservation of body water and are thus dependent on behavioural strategies for the maintenance of fluid homeostasis in arid environments...
  13. ncbi request reprint Maintenance nitrogen requirement of an obligate nectarivore, the honey possum, Tarsipes rostratus
    F J Bradshaw
    Department of Zoology and Centre for Native Animal Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth
    J Comp Physiol B 171:59-67. 2001
    ..It is possible that the quality of nitrogen provided by pollen, as reflected in its composition of essential amino acids, may be a limiting factor...
  14. ncbi request reprint The influence of photoperiod on the reproductive activity of female Honey possums, Tarsipes rostratus (Marsupialia: Tarsipedidae): assessed by faecal progestagens and oestradiol-17beta
    J E Oates
    School of Animal Biology and Centre for Native Animal Research, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 139:103-12. 2004
    ..However, as subsequent breeding later in the year occurs when daylength is increasing, a similar role for photoperiod cannot be attributed and females may be entrained to other factors such as food resources...
  15. ncbi request reprint Field metabolic rate and water turnover of the numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus)
    C E Cooper
    Zoology, School of Animal Biology M092, University of Western Australia, Stirling Highway, 6009 Crawley, WA, Australia
    J Comp Physiol B 173:687-93. 2003
    ..Habitat and phylogenetic influences on BMR and FMR appear to have pre-adapted the numbat to a low-energy termitivorous niche...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reproductive activity in captive female Honey possums, Tarsipes rostratus, assessed by faecal steroid analysis
    F J Bradshaw
    School of Animal Biology and Centre for Native Animal Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 138:20-31. 2004
    ..The PM profile suggests that the corpora lutea secrete low levels of progesterone for approximately the first 19 days after ovulation, followed by increased rates of excretion during the final 6 days...
  17. ncbi request reprint Water balance of field-excavated aestivating Australian desert frogs, the cocoon-forming Neobatrachus aquilonius and the non-cocooning Notaden nichollsi (Amphibia: Myobatrachidae)
    Victoria A Cartledge
    Zoology, School of Animal Biology, MO92, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    J Exp Biol 209:3309-21. 2006
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Water balance and arginine vasotocin in the cocooning frog Cyclorana platycephala (hylidae)
    Victoria A Cartledge
    Zoology, School of Animal Biology, MO92, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Physiol Biochem Zool 81:43-53. 2008
    ..After estivation, plasma AVT concentrations decreased markedly after 15-mo estivators were placed in water for 2 h, suggesting that high levels of AVT may not be integral to rapid rehydration in this species...
  19. ncbi request reprint Gestation, thermoregulation, and metabolism in a viviparous snake, Vipera aspis: evidence for fecundity-independent costs
    Mitchell Ladyman
    Department of Zoology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Physiol Biochem Zool 76:497-510. 2003
    ..This results in the counterintuitive notion that metabolism may well be largely independent of fecundity during gestation, at least in an ectothermic reptile...
  20. ncbi request reprint Kidney function and the role of arginine vasotocin in three agamid lizards from habitats of differing aridity in Western Australia
    S S Ford
    School of Animal Biology M092 and Centre for Native Animal Research, 35 Stirling Hwy, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 147:62-9. 2006
    ..Yet, differences remain in their response to hypernatraemia which may reflect the aridity of their different environments, or their varying habits...
  21. doi request reprint Monitoring reproduction in the critically endangered marsupial, Gilbert's potoroo (Potorous gilbertii): preliminary analysis of faecal oestradiol-17beta, cortisol and progestagens
    Ernie Stead-Richardson
    School of Animal Biology, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 165:155-62. 2010
    ..Faecal cortisol levels in captive females were significantly lower than those in wild-caught individuals and thus there is no indication that elevated cortisol levels per se inhibited reproduction in captive females...
  22. doi request reprint Progesterone and reproduction in marsupials: a review
    Felicity J Bradshaw
    School of Animal Biology M092, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 170:18-40. 2011
    ..The marsupial mode of reproduction, where all species produce highly altricial young, receiving complex and extensive maternal care, has facilitated the adaptive radiation of this group and avoided the need for precociality...
  23. doi request reprint Stress in an Island kangaroo? The Barrow Island euro, Macropus robustus isabellinus
    J M King
    School of Animal Biology M092 and Centre for Native Animal Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 167:60-7. 2010
    ..This study reveals the remarkable effectiveness of the euro's homeostatic capacities, however, its future conservation depends on ensuring that potential stress due to declining water availability and environmental change is avoided...
  24. ncbi request reprint Arginine vasotocin: site and mode of action in the reptilian kidney
    S D Bradshaw
    Department of Zoology and Centre for Native Animal Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 126:7-13. 2002
    ..The IS may thus prove to be the evolutionary homologue of the thin-ascending limb of the loop of Henle in the mammalian kidney...
  25. ncbi request reprint Hormonal control of salt and water balance in vertebrates
    Stephen D McCormick
    USGS, Conte Anadromous Fish Research Center, Turners Falls, MA, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 147:3-8. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Hormonal control of salt and water balance in vertebrates--a symposium
    Don Bradshaw
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 147:1-2. 2006