J H Marden

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Variability in the size, composition, and function of insect flight muscles
    J H Marden
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Annu Rev Physiol 62:157-78. 2000
  2. doi request reprint Reply to "comment on Marden (2013) regarding the interpretation of the earliest trace fossil of a winged insect"
    James H Marden
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Evolution 67:2150-3. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Genetic variation in HIF signaling underlies quantitative variation in physiological and life-history traits within lowland butterfly populations
    James H Marden
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Lab, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Evolution 67:1105-15. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Reanalysis and experimental evidence indicate that the earliest trace fossil of a winged insect was a surface-skimming neopteran
    James H Marden
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Evolution 67:274-80. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Weight and nutrition affect pre-mRNA splicing of a muscle gene associated with performance, energetics and life history
    James H Marden
    Department of Biology, 208 Mueller Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:3653-60. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Quantitative and evolutionary biology of alternative splicing: how changing the mix of alternative transcripts affects phenotypic plasticity and reaction norms
    J H Marden
    Department of Biology, 208 Mueller Lab, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 100:111-20. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Scaling of maximum net force output by motors used for locomotion
    James H Marden
    208 Mueller Laboratory, Department of Biology, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Exp Biol 208:1653-64. 2005
  8. pmc Molecules, muscles, and machines: universal performance characteristics of motors
    James H Marden
    Department of Biology, 208 Mueller Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:4161-6. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Aerial performance of Drosophila melanogaster from populations selected for upwind flight ability
    J H Marden
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    J Exp Biol 200:2747-55. 1997
  10. ncbi request reprint Surface-skimming stoneflies and mayflies: the taxonomic and mechanical diversity of two-dimensional aerodynamic locomotion
    J H Marden
    Department of Biology, 208 Mueller Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 73:751-64. 2000

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Variability in the size, composition, and function of insect flight muscles
    J H Marden
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Annu Rev Physiol 62:157-78. 2000
    ..Insects have evolved a wide variety of ways to adjust flight muscle size and contractile performance in order to meet demands imposed by variation in life history and ecology...
  2. doi request reprint Reply to "comment on Marden (2013) regarding the interpretation of the earliest trace fossil of a winged insect"
    James H Marden
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Evolution 67:2150-3. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Genetic variation in HIF signaling underlies quantitative variation in physiological and life-history traits within lowland butterfly populations
    James H Marden
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Lab, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Evolution 67:1105-15. 2013
    ..These results indicate that the hypoxia inducible pathway, even in lowland populations, can be an important axis for genetic variation underlying intraspecific differences in oxygen delivery, physiological performance, and life history...
  4. doi request reprint Reanalysis and experimental evidence indicate that the earliest trace fossil of a winged insect was a surface-skimming neopteran
    James H Marden
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Evolution 67:274-80. 2013
    ..Surface skimming as a precursor to the evolution of flight in insects is supported by this fossil evidence of skimming behavior in a Carboniferous insect...
  5. doi request reprint Weight and nutrition affect pre-mRNA splicing of a muscle gene associated with performance, energetics and life history
    James H Marden
    Department of Biology, 208 Mueller Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:3653-60. 2008
    ..Overall, these results show that AS of a muscle gene responds in a quantitative fashion to whole-organism variables, which apparently serves to coordinate muscle strength and energy expenditure with body condition and life history...
  6. ncbi request reprint Quantitative and evolutionary biology of alternative splicing: how changing the mix of alternative transcripts affects phenotypic plasticity and reaction norms
    J H Marden
    Department of Biology, 208 Mueller Lab, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 100:111-20. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Scaling of maximum net force output by motors used for locomotion
    James H Marden
    208 Mueller Laboratory, Department of Biology, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Exp Biol 208:1653-64. 2005
    ..Because of declining mass specific Fmax, there is little or no potential for biological or engineered motors or rockets larger than those already in use...
  8. pmc Molecules, muscles, and machines: universal performance characteristics of motors
    James H Marden
    Department of Biology, 208 Mueller Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:4161-6. 2002
    ..Remarkably, this finding indicates that most of the motors used by humans and animals for transportation have a common upper limit of mass-specific net force output that is independent of materials and mechanisms...
  9. ncbi request reprint Aerial performance of Drosophila melanogaster from populations selected for upwind flight ability
    J H Marden
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    J Exp Biol 200:2747-55. 1997
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Surface-skimming stoneflies and mayflies: the taxonomic and mechanical diversity of two-dimensional aerodynamic locomotion
    J H Marden
    Department of Biology, 208 Mueller Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 73:751-64. 2000
    ..This may also be true for the common ancestor of stoneflies and mayflies, that is, the first winged insects. We combine these data with fossil evidence to form a synthetic model for the evolution of flying insects from surface skimmers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Alternative splicing, muscle contraction and intraspecific variation: associations between troponin T transcripts, Ca(2+) sensitivity and the force and power output of dragonfly flight muscles during oscillatory contraction
    J H Marden
    208 Mueller Laboratory, Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Exp Biol 204:3457-70. 2001
    ..Thus, there is broad intraspecific variability and a high degree of population structure for contractile performance phenotypes, TnT ribotypes and ontogenetic patterns involving these traits that affect locomotor performance...
  12. doi request reprint Rapid transcriptome characterization for a nonmodel organism using 454 pyrosequencing
    J Cristobal Vera
    Department of Biology, 208 Mueller Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:1636-47. 2008
    ..This development narrows the gap between approaches based on model organisms with rich genetic resources vs. species that are most tractable for ecological and evolutionary studies...
  13. ncbi request reprint A hierarchical analysis of the scaling of force and power production by dragonfly flight motors
    Rudolf J Schilder
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Exp Biol 207:767-76. 2004
    ..0) scaling of force output by the intact musculoskeletal system is accomplished. We also show that maximum muscle mass-specific net work and power output available scale as mass(0.43) and mass(0.24), respectively...
  14. ncbi request reprint Parasites, proteomics and performance: effects of gregarine gut parasites on dragonfly flight muscle composition and function
    Rudolf J Schilder
    Department of Biology, 208 Mueller Lab, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:4298-306. 2007
    ..e. across body compartments) that, either alone or in combination with other unmeasured changes, alter muscle contractile performance...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mite not make it home: tracheal mites reduce the safety margin for oxygen delivery of flying honeybees
    J F Harrison
    Department of Biology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1501, USA and Departments of Entomology and Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, PA 16802, USA
    J Exp Biol 204:805-14. 2001
    ..In support of this hypothesis, bees that were unable to return to the hive during late-winter flights showed significantly higher levels of mite infection than bees that returned safely...
  16. ncbi request reprint Aerial performance of stalk-eyed flies that differ in eye span
    J G Swallow
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park 20782, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 170:481-7. 2000
    ..whitei males, increased drag, aerodynamic effects from the wake of the eye stalks, and constrained visual processing are possible mechanisms which could cause their reduced performance...
  17. pmc Metabolic syndrome and obesity in an insect
    Rudolf J Schilder
    Department of Biology, 208 Mueller Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:18805-9. 2006
    ..In addition to expanding the known taxonomic breadth of metabolic disease, these results indicate that insects may be useful experimental models for studying its underlying biology and mechanisms...
  18. pmc Conditional tradeoffs between aging and organismal performance of Indy long-lived mutant flies
    James H Marden
    Department of Biology, 208 Mueller Lab, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:3369-73. 2003
    ..These results provide evidence that there do exist mechanisms, albeit conditional, that can extend life span without significant reduction in fecundity, metabolic rate, or locomotion...
  19. ncbi request reprint Unifying constructal theory for scale effects in running, swimming and flying
    Adrian Bejan
    Duke University, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Durham, NC 27708 0300, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:238-48. 2006
    ..This theory, and the general body of work known as constructal theory, together now show that animal movement (running, flying, swimming) and fluid eddy movement (turbulent structure) are both forms of optimized intermittent movement...
  20. ncbi request reprint Diversity of stonefly hexamerins and implication for the evolution of insect storage proteins
    Silke Hagner-Holler
    Institute of Zoology, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, D 55099 Mainz, Germany
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 37:1064-74. 2007
    ....
  21. pmc A candidate locus for variation in dispersal rate in a butterfly metapopulation
    Christoph R Haag
    University of Helsinki, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, PO Box 65, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2449-56. 2005
    ..These results also contribute to an emerging understanding of the mechanisms by which population turnover in heterogeneous landscapes may maintain genetic and phenotypic variation across populations...
  22. pmc A respiratory hemocyanin from an insect
    Silke Hagner-Holler
    Institutes of Zoology and Molecular Biophysics, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, 55099 Mainz, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:871-4. 2004
    ..However, our results demonstrate that, in contrast to the accepted paradigm, certain basal insects have retained an ancestral blood-based mechanism of gas exchange...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dropping like flies: environmentally induced impairment and protection of locomotor performance in adult Drosophila melanogaster
    Stephen P Roberts
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV 89154 4004, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 76:615-21. 2003
    ..HS dramatically reduced walking velocity, however, but this effect occurred primarily in the excision flies. These results suggest that Hsp70 and other mechanisms protect against heat-induced locomotor impairment...
  24. pmc Mapping determinants of variation in energy metabolism, respiration and flight in Drosophila
    Kristi L Montooth
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Genetics 165:623-35. 2003
    ..This has important consequences for the evolution of performance traits that depend upon these metabolic networks...