Zia Nisani

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Venom-spraying behavior of the scorpion Parabuthus transvaalicus (Arachnida: Buthidae)
    Zia Nisani
    Department of Earth and Biological Sciences, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA Electronic address
    Behav Processes 115:46-52. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Investigating the chemical profile of regenerated scorpion (Parabuthus transvaalicus) venom in relation to metabolic cost and toxicity
    Zia Nisani
    Department of Earth and Biological Sciences, School of Science and Technology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Toxicon 60:315-23. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Cost of venom regeneration in Parabuthus transvaalicus (Arachnida: Buthidae)
    Zia Nisani
    Department of Earth and Biological Sciences, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 147:509-13. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Poisons, toxungens, and venoms: redefining and classifying toxic biological secretions and the organisms that employ them
    David R Nelsen
    Department of Earth and Biological Sciences, Loma Linda University, 11065 Campus Street, Loma Linda, CA, 92350, U S A
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 89:450-65. 2014

Collaborators

  • David R Nelsen
  • William K Hayes
  • Aaron G Corbit
  • Gerad A Fox
  • Eric C K Gren
  • Allen M Cooper

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. doi request reprint Venom-spraying behavior of the scorpion Parabuthus transvaalicus (Arachnida: Buthidae)
    Zia Nisani
    Department of Earth and Biological Sciences, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA Electronic address
    Behav Processes 115:46-52. 2015
    ..Successive venom sprays varied considerably in duration and velocity. Collectively, these results suggest that venom spraying might be useful as an antipredator function and can be modulated based on threat. ..
  2. doi request reprint Investigating the chemical profile of regenerated scorpion (Parabuthus transvaalicus) venom in relation to metabolic cost and toxicity
    Zia Nisani
    Department of Earth and Biological Sciences, School of Science and Technology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Toxicon 60:315-23. 2012
    ..These observations confirm the relatively high metabolic cost of venom regeneration and suggest that greater venom complexity can be associated with higher costs of venom production...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cost of venom regeneration in Parabuthus transvaalicus (Arachnida: Buthidae)
    Zia Nisani
    Department of Earth and Biological Sciences, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 147:509-13. 2007
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  4. doi request reprint Poisons, toxungens, and venoms: redefining and classifying toxic biological secretions and the organisms that employ them
    David R Nelsen
    Department of Earth and Biological Sciences, Loma Linda University, 11065 Campus Street, Loma Linda, CA, 92350, U S A
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 89:450-65. 2014
    ..Adoption of our scheme should benefit our understanding of both proximate and ultimate causes in the evolution of these toxins...