Stephen M Deban

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Activity of trunk muscles during aquatic and terrestrial locomotion in Ambystoma maculatum
    Stephen M Deban
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Exp Biol 212:2949-59. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Extremely high-power tongue projection in plethodontid salamanders
    Stephen M Deban
    Department of Biology, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SCA 110, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:655-67. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Cold-blooded snipers: thermal independence of ballistic tongue projection in the salamander Hydromantes platycephalus
    Stephen M Deban
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33602, USA
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 315:618-30. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Locomotor function of forelimb protractor and retractor muscles of dogs: evidence of strut-like behavior at the shoulder
    David R Carrier
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:150-62. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Activity of extrinsic limb muscles in dogs at walk, trot and gallop
    Stephen M Deban
    Department of Integrative Biology, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SCA 110, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:287-300. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Thermal effects on motor control and in vitro muscle dynamics of the ballistic tongue apparatus in chameleons
    Christopher V Anderson
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SCA 110, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:4345-57. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Locomotor function of the pectoral girdle 'muscular sling' in trotting dogs
    David R Carrier
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:2224-37. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Thermal effects on the dynamics and motor control of ballistic prey capture in toads: maintaining high performance at low temperature
    Stephen M Deban
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue SCA 110, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Exp Biol 214:1333-46. 2011
  9. pmc Ballistic tongue projection in chameleons maintains high performance at low temperature
    Christopher V Anderson
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:5495-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Scaling of the ballistic tongue apparatus in chameleons
    Christopher V Anderson
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Morphol 273:1214-26. 2012

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Activity of trunk muscles during aquatic and terrestrial locomotion in Ambystoma maculatum
    Stephen M Deban
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Exp Biol 212:2949-59. 2009
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Extremely high-power tongue projection in plethodontid salamanders
    Stephen M Deban
    Department of Biology, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SCA 110, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:655-67. 2007
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Cold-blooded snipers: thermal independence of ballistic tongue projection in the salamander Hydromantes platycephalus
    Stephen M Deban
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33602, USA
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 315:618-30. 2011
    ..We suggest that relative thermal independence is a general characteristic of elastic-recoil mechanisms and may promote the evolution of these mechanisms in ectothermic animals...
  4. ncbi request reprint Locomotor function of forelimb protractor and retractor muscles of dogs: evidence of strut-like behavior at the shoulder
    David R Carrier
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:150-62. 2008
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Activity of extrinsic limb muscles in dogs at walk, trot and gallop
    Stephen M Deban
    Department of Integrative Biology, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SCA 110, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:287-300. 2012
    ..Many forelimb muscles, in contrast, showed the greatest excitation at trot, in accord with a shorter limb oscillation period, greater locomotor work performed by the forelimb and presumably greater absorption of collisional energy...
  6. doi request reprint Thermal effects on motor control and in vitro muscle dynamics of the ballistic tongue apparatus in chameleons
    Christopher V Anderson
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SCA 110, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:4345-57. 2012
    ..These results reveal that specializations in morphology and motor control, not muscle contractile physiology, are responsible for the thermal robustness of tongue projection in chameleons...
  7. ncbi request reprint Locomotor function of the pectoral girdle 'muscular sling' in trotting dogs
    David R Carrier
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:2224-37. 2006
    ..Whether or not the functions of these extrinsic appendicular muscles in dogs characterize therian mammals or represent specializations for high-speed, economical running remains to be determined...
  8. doi request reprint Thermal effects on the dynamics and motor control of ballistic prey capture in toads: maintaining high performance at low temperature
    Stephen M Deban
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue SCA 110, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Exp Biol 214:1333-46. 2011
    ..Over the 20-35°C range, lower thermal dependence was found for the dynamics of non-elastic movements and the motor control of both elastic and non-elastic movements, in accord with a plateau of high performance found in other systems...
  9. pmc Ballistic tongue projection in chameleons maintains high performance at low temperature
    Christopher V Anderson
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:5495-9. 2010
    ..We propose that organisms that use elastic recoil mechanisms for ecologically important movements such as feeding and locomotion may benefit from an expanded thermal niche...
  10. doi request reprint Scaling of the ballistic tongue apparatus in chameleons
    Christopher V Anderson
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Morphol 273:1214-26. 2012
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Temperature effects on the biomechanics of prey capture in the frog Rana pipiens
    Paula E Sandusky
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 317:595-607. 2012
    ..We propose that thermal experiments may be useful in probing for elastic mechanisms in other biomechanical systems...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hypaxial muscle activity during running and breathing in dogs
    Stephen M Deban
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Exp Biol 205:1953-67. 2002
    ..The redundancy and complexity of the respiratory musculature as well as the particular pattern of respiratory-locomotor coupling in quadrupedal mammals may circumvent these conflicts or minimize their impact on respiration...
  13. doi request reprint Buccal pumping mechanics of Xenopus laevis tadpoles: effects of biotic and abiotic factors
    William G Ryerson
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Exp Biol 213:2444-52. 2010
    ..Finally, tadpoles transitioned from a flow regime dominated by viscous forces (Re=2) to an intermediate regime (Re=106)...
  14. ncbi request reprint The face that sank the Essex: potential function of the spermaceti organ in aggression
    David R Carrier
    Department of Biology, 201 South Biology Building, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Exp Biol 205:1755-63. 2002
    ..These observations are consistent with the hypothesis that the spermaceti organ has evolved to be a weapon used in male-male aggression...
  15. ncbi request reprint Activation patterns of the tongue-projector muscle during feeding in the imperial cave salamander Hydromantes imperialis
    Stephen M Deban
    Brain Research Institute, University of Bremen, 28334 Bremen, Germany
    J Exp Biol 207:2071-81. 2004
    ..No effect of prey-capture success was observed in the EMG patterns, indicating that SAR activation is controlled in a feed-forward manner...
  16. ncbi request reprint The ontogeny of feeding kinematics in a giant salamander Cryptobranchus alleganiensis: Does current function or phylogenetic relatedness predict the scaling patterns of movement?
    Stephen M Deban
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Department of Integrative Biology, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building 3160, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Zoology (Jena) 108:155-67. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint Suction feeding by a tiny predatory tadpole
    Stephen M Deban
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 3160, USA
    Nature 420:41-2. 2002