Rebecca L Cramp

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Arousal and re-feeding rapidly restores digestive tract morphology following aestivation in green-striped burrowing frogs
    Rebecca L Cramp
    School of Integrative Biology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 142:451-60. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Osmoregulation by juvenile brown-banded bamboo sharks, Chiloscyllium punctatum, in hypo- and hyper-saline waters
    R L Cramp
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia Electronic address
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 185:107-14. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Activity, abundance, distribution and expression of Na+/K+-ATPase in the salt glands of Crocodylus porosus following chronic saltwater acclimation
    Rebecca L Cramp
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Exp Biol 213:1301-8. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Functional and morphological plasticity of crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) salt glands
    Rebecca L Cramp
    School of Integrative Biology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, 4072 Australia
    J Exp Biol 211:1482-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Ups and downs of intestinal function with prolonged fasting during aestivation in the burrowing frog, Cyclorana alboguttata
    Rebecca L Cramp
    The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    J Exp Biol 212:3656-63. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Frogs and estivation: transcriptional insights into metabolism and cell survival in a natural model of extended muscle disuse
    Beau D Reilly
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Physiol Genomics 45:377-88. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Each to their own: skeletal muscles of different function use different biochemical strategies during aestivation at high temperature
    Karen M Young
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4072
    J Exp Biol 216:1012-24. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Surviving the drought: burrowing frogs save energy by increasing mitochondrial coupling
    Sara M Kayes
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Exp Biol 212:2248-53. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Changes in cutaneous microbial abundance with sloughing: possible implications for infection and disease in amphibians
    Edward A Meyer
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Dis Aquat Organ 101:235-42. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Metabolic depression during aestivation in Cyclorana alboguttata
    Sara M Kayes
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 154:557-63. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Arousal and re-feeding rapidly restores digestive tract morphology following aestivation in green-striped burrowing frogs
    Rebecca L Cramp
    School of Integrative Biology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 142:451-60. 2005
    ..The proximate causes behind these transitions and their functional significance are discussed...
  2. doi request reprint Osmoregulation by juvenile brown-banded bamboo sharks, Chiloscyllium punctatum, in hypo- and hyper-saline waters
    R L Cramp
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia Electronic address
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 185:107-14. 2015
    ..As suggested for other elasmobranchs, the gills of C. punctatum likely play a limited role in maintaining Na(+) homeostasis over the salinity range studied, but may play an important role in acid-base balance...
  3. doi request reprint Activity, abundance, distribution and expression of Na+/K+-ATPase in the salt glands of Crocodylus porosus following chronic saltwater acclimation
    Rebecca L Cramp
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Exp Biol 213:1301-8. 2010
    ..These data suggest that either chronic SW acclimation does not affect NKA in crocodile salt glands in the same manner as seen in other models or crocodiles possess the capacity to moderate NKA activity following prolonged exposure to SW...
  4. doi request reprint Functional and morphological plasticity of crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) salt glands
    Rebecca L Cramp
    School of Integrative Biology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, 4072 Australia
    J Exp Biol 211:1482-9. 2008
    ..The results from this study demonstrate that the salt glands of C. porosus are phenotypically plastic, both morphologically and functionally and acclimate to changes in environmental salinity...
  5. doi request reprint Ups and downs of intestinal function with prolonged fasting during aestivation in the burrowing frog, Cyclorana alboguttata
    Rebecca L Cramp
    The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    J Exp Biol 212:3656-63. 2009
    ..Despite this, the functional capacity of the SI in aestivating C. alboguttata is significantly reduced due to a reduction in tissue mass, helping frogs to conserve energy while in aestivation...
  6. doi request reprint Frogs and estivation: transcriptional insights into metabolism and cell survival in a natural model of extended muscle disuse
    Beau D Reilly
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Physiol Genomics 45:377-88. 2013
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  7. doi request reprint Each to their own: skeletal muscles of different function use different biochemical strategies during aestivation at high temperature
    Karen M Young
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4072
    J Exp Biol 216:1012-24. 2013
    ..Consideration is given to how the complex responses of muscle biochemistry inform the different strategies muscles may use in regulating their oxidative environment during extended disuse and disuse at high temperature...
  8. doi request reprint Surviving the drought: burrowing frogs save energy by increasing mitochondrial coupling
    Sara M Kayes
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Exp Biol 212:2248-53. 2009
    ..Cyclorana alboguttata can survive in a dormant state for several years and we propose the hypothesis that energy efficiency is increased during aestivation...
  9. doi request reprint Changes in cutaneous microbial abundance with sloughing: possible implications for infection and disease in amphibians
    Edward A Meyer
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Dis Aquat Organ 101:235-42. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Metabolic depression during aestivation in Cyclorana alboguttata
    Sara M Kayes
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 154:557-63. 2009
    ..This strategy allows maximal energy savings during aestivation without compromising organ functionality and survival at arousal...
  11. doi request reprint Does simultaneous UV-B exposure enhance the lethal and sub-lethal effects of aquatic hypoxia on developing anuran embryos and larvae?
    Manuel Hernando Bernal
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, 4072, Australia
    J Comp Physiol B 181:973-80. 2011
    ..The results of this study show the importance of examining both the direct actions of individual stressors and how these may be influenced by the presence of other environmental factors...
  12. doi request reprint Benefits of thermal acclimation in a tropical aquatic ectotherm, the Arafura filesnake, Acrochordus arafurae
    Melissa J Bruton
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Comp Physiol B 182:541-51. 2012
    ..Our study established that A. arafurae is capable of thermal acclimation and this confers a benefit to the diving abilities of this snake...
  13. doi request reprint Influence of elevated temperature on metabolism during aestivation: implications for muscle disuse atrophy
    Karen M Young
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    J Exp Biol 214:3782-9. 2011
    ..Our data show that the metabolism of C. alboguttata and its skeletal muscles is elevated at higher temperatures during aestivation and that the capacity of the whole animal to actively depress metabolism is impaired at 30°C...
  14. doi request reprint Hormone-dependent dissociation of blood flow and secretion rate in the lingual salt glands of the estuarine crocodile, Crocodylus porosus
    Rebecca L Cramp
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, 4072, Australia
    J Comp Physiol B 180:825-34. 2010
    ..porosus are regulated independently; indeed, it is apparent that maximal secretion from the salt glands may not require maximal blood flow...
  15. doi request reprint Skeletal muscle atrophy occurs slowly and selectively during prolonged aestivation in Cyclorana alboguttata (Gunther 1867)
    Beth L Mantle
    University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    J Exp Biol 212:3664-72. 2009
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Damage to the gills and integument of Litoria fallax larvae (Amphibia: Anura) associated with ionoregulatory disturbance at low pH
    Edward A Meyer
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, 4072 Australia
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 155:164-71. 2010
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Branchial osmoregulation in the euryhaline bull shark, Carcharhinus leucas: a molecular analysis of ion transporters
    Beau D Reilly
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Exp Biol 214:2883-95. 2011
    ..These data suggest that NHE3 and NKA together may be important in mediating branchial Na(+) uptake in freshwater environments, whereas PDN and VHA might contribute to Cl(-)/HCO(3)(-) transport in marine and freshwater bull shark gills...
  18. doi request reprint Physiological responses of ectotherms to daily temperature variation
    Pippa Kern
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Exp Biol 218:3068-76. 2015
    ..Species that cannot compensate for increased variability by buffering growth and development will probably be most affected...
  19. ncbi request reprint Is re-feeding efficiency compromised by prolonged starvation during aestivation in the green striped burrowing frog, Cyclorana alboguttata?
    Rebecca L Cramp
    Physiological Ecology Lab, School of Life Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4072
    J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol 300:126-32. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that C. alboguttata employs reduced digesta passage rates so as to maximize nutrient assimilation efficiency following prolonged food deprivation during aestivation...
  20. doi request reprint Plasticity of protective mechanisms only partially explains interactive effects of temperature and UVR on upper thermal limits
    Pippa Kern
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of QLD, Brisbane 4072, Australia Electronic address
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 190:75-82. 2015
    ..Multifactorial studies may therefore be required to understand how complex mechanistic processes shape physiological tolerances, and determine responses to environmental variation. ..
  21. doi request reprint Activity, abundance and expression of Ca²⁺-activated proteases in skeletal muscle of the aestivating frog, Cyclorana alboguttata
    Beau D Reilly
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, 4072, Australia
    J Comp Physiol B 185:243-55. 2015
    ..The absence of any increase in enzyme activity, protein and mRNA abundance of calpains in aestivators is consistent with the protection of gastrocnemius muscle against uncontrolled proteolysis throughout aestivation...
  22. doi request reprint Decreased hydrogen peroxide production and mitochondrial respiration in skeletal muscle but not cardiac muscle of the green-striped burrowing frog, a natural model of muscle disuse
    Beau D Reilly
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Exp Biol 217:1087-93. 2014
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  23. ncbi request reprint The effects of saltwater acclimation on neurotransmitters in the lingual salt glands of the estuarine crocodile, Crocodylus porosus
    Rebecca L Cramp
    School of Integrative Biology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, 4072, Queensland, Australia
    Regul Pept 140:55-64. 2007
    ..In addition, we sought to determine whether there was any evidence for the adaptation of the C. porosus salt gland nervous system to hyperosmotic conditions...
  24. doi request reprint Temperature and UV-B-insensitive performance in tadpoles of the ornate burrowing frog: an ephemeral pond specialist
    Pippa Kern
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Exp Biol 217:1246-52. 2014
    ..Thermal independence of key traits may allow P. ornatum tadpoles to maintain performance in the thermal variability inherent in their environment. ..