Scott D Kirkton

Summary

Affiliation: Union College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of insect body size on tracheal structure and function
    Scott D Kirkton
    Department of Biological Sciences, Union College, Schenectady, New York, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 618:221-8. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Ontogenetic changes in citrate synthase and lactate dehydrogenase activity in the jumping muscle of the American locust (Schistocerca americana)
    Scott D Kirkton
    Department of Biological Sciences, Union College, Schenectady, NY 12308, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 160:110-6. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Intermolt development reduces oxygen delivery capacity and jumping performance in the American locust (Schistocerca americana)
    Scott D Kirkton
    Department of Biological Sciences, Union College, Schenectady, NY 12308, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 182:217-30. 2012
  4. pmc Synchrotron imaging of the grasshopper tracheal system: morphological and physiological components of tracheal hypermetry
    Kendra J Greenlee
    Department of Biological Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota 58108, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 297:R1343-50. 2009
  5. pmc Hypoxia-induced compression in the tracheal system of the tobacco hornworm caterpillar, Manduca sexta
    Kendra J Greenlee
    Department of Biological Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58108, USA
    J Exp Biol 216:2293-301. 2013

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of insect body size on tracheal structure and function
    Scott D Kirkton
    Department of Biological Sciences, Union College, Schenectady, New York, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 618:221-8. 2007
    ..However, future interspecific studies are needed to better separate the effects of development and body size per se on the insect tracheal system...
  2. doi request reprint Ontogenetic changes in citrate synthase and lactate dehydrogenase activity in the jumping muscle of the American locust (Schistocerca americana)
    Scott D Kirkton
    Department of Biological Sciences, Union College, Schenectady, NY 12308, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 160:110-6. 2011
    ..When compared to adults, juvenile locomotion may have increased selection pressure because of both greater energetic demands during growth and higher predation rates...
  3. doi request reprint Intermolt development reduces oxygen delivery capacity and jumping performance in the American locust (Schistocerca americana)
    Scott D Kirkton
    Department of Biological Sciences, Union College, Schenectady, NY 12308, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 182:217-30. 2012
    ..Our findings provide a mechanism to explain how body mass changes during the intermolt period reduce oxygen delivery capacity and alter an insect's life history...
  4. pmc Synchrotron imaging of the grasshopper tracheal system: morphological and physiological components of tracheal hypermetry
    Kendra J Greenlee
    Department of Biological Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota 58108, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 297:R1343-50. 2009
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  5. pmc Hypoxia-induced compression in the tracheal system of the tobacco hornworm caterpillar, Manduca sexta
    Kendra J Greenlee
    Department of Biological Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58108, USA
    J Exp Biol 216:2293-301. 2013
    ..Together, these results highlight the need for more studies of tracheal system scaling and suggest that patterns of tracheal investment vary regionally in the body...