Charles T Robbins

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Affiliation: Washington State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The impact of protein quality on stable nitrogen isotope ratio discrimination and assimilated diet estimation
    Charles T Robbins
    Department of Natural Resource Sciences and School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4236, USA
    Oecologia 162:571-9. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Cardiac function adaptations in hibernating grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis)
    O Lynne Nelson
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Washington State University, 100 Grimes Way, Room 17, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 180:465-73. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Temporal organization of activity in the brown bear (Ursus arctos): roles of circadian rhythms, light, and food entrainment
    Jasmine V Ware
    Departments of Veterinary Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology, and Physiology, Washington State Univ, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 303:R890-902. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Skeletal muscles of hibernating brown bears are unusually resistant to effects of denervation
    David C Lin
    Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:2081-7. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Split parturition observed in a captive North American brown bear (Ursus arctos)
    Jasmine V Ware
    Deparmentt of Veterinary and Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology and Physiology VCAPP, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA
    Zoo Biol 31:255-9. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of dietary protein quality on nitrogen isotope discrimination in mammals and birds
    Charles T Robbins
    Department of Natural Resource Sciences and School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4236, USA
    Oecologia 144:534-40. 2005
  7. pmc Titin isoform switching is a major cardiac adaptive response in hibernating grizzly bears
    O Lynne Nelson
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State Univ, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 295:H366-71. 2008
  8. pmc Energy homeostasis regulatory peptides in hibernating grizzly bears
    Janos Gardi
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of Szeged, Koranyi fasor 8 10, H 6720 Szeged, Hungary
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 172:181-3. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Minimal seasonal alterations in the skeletal muscle of captive brown bears
    John D Hershey
    Department of Veterinary Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology and Physiology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 81:138-47. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of echocardiography-guided and fluoroscopy-guided endomyocardial biopsy techniques
    O Lynne Nelson
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 7060, USA
    Vet Radiol Ultrasound 46:131-4. 2005

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint The impact of protein quality on stable nitrogen isotope ratio discrimination and assimilated diet estimation
    Charles T Robbins
    Department of Natural Resource Sciences and School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4236, USA
    Oecologia 162:571-9. 2010
    ..We conclude that using isotopes to estimate assimilated diets is more complex than often appreciated and will require developing more biologically based, time-sensitive models...
  2. doi request reprint Cardiac function adaptations in hibernating grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis)
    O Lynne Nelson
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Washington State University, 100 Grimes Way, Room 17, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 180:465-73. 2010
    ..These findings will aid in rational approaches to identifying underlying molecular mechanisms...
  3. doi request reprint Temporal organization of activity in the brown bear (Ursus arctos): roles of circadian rhythms, light, and food entrainment
    Jasmine V Ware
    Departments of Veterinary Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology, and Physiology, Washington State Univ, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 303:R890-902. 2012
    ..Activity shifted entirely to a nocturnal pattern. Thus daily activity in brown bears is highly modifiable by photoperiod and food availability in a stereotypic seasonal fashion...
  4. doi request reprint Skeletal muscles of hibernating brown bears are unusually resistant to effects of denervation
    David C Lin
    Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:2081-7. 2012
    ..Thus, hibernating bears alter skeletal muscle catabolic pathways regulated by neural activity, and exploration of these pathways may offer potential solutions for disuse atrophy of muscles...
  5. doi request reprint Split parturition observed in a captive North American brown bear (Ursus arctos)
    Jasmine V Ware
    Deparmentt of Veterinary and Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology and Physiology VCAPP, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA
    Zoo Biol 31:255-9. 2012
    ..When normalized to age, cub growth rates did not differ. To our knowledge, this is the first documented case of markedly different birth dates in a single litter of brown bear cubs...
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of dietary protein quality on nitrogen isotope discrimination in mammals and birds
    Charles T Robbins
    Department of Natural Resource Sciences and School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4236, USA
    Oecologia 144:534-40. 2005
    ..We caution about the care needed in developing studies to understand variation in discrimination and subsequently applying those discrimination factors to estimate assimilated diets of wild animals...
  7. pmc Titin isoform switching is a major cardiac adaptive response in hibernating grizzly bears
    O Lynne Nelson
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State Univ, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 295:H366-71. 2008
    ..Thus our work identified changes in the alternative splicing of cardiac titin as a major adaptive response in hibernating grizzly bears...
  8. pmc Energy homeostasis regulatory peptides in hibernating grizzly bears
    Janos Gardi
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of Szeged, Koranyi fasor 8 10, H 6720 Szeged, Hungary
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 172:181-3. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that ghrelin plays a potential role in the regulation of metabolic changes and energy homeostasis during hibernation in grizzly bears...
  9. doi request reprint Minimal seasonal alterations in the skeletal muscle of captive brown bears
    John D Hershey
    Department of Veterinary Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology and Physiology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 81:138-47. 2008
    ..These results agreed with a study that showed minimal skeletal muscle atrophy between seasons in wild black bears...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of echocardiography-guided and fluoroscopy-guided endomyocardial biopsy techniques
    O Lynne Nelson
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 7060, USA
    Vet Radiol Ultrasound 46:131-4. 2005
    ..Clear definition of endocardial surface as afforded by echocardiography may enhance tissue sample quality and lower potential complications from this procedure...
  11. doi request reprint Contrafreeloading in grizzly bears: implications for captive foraging enrichment
    Ragen T S McGowan
    Center for the Study of Animal Well being, Department of Animal Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA
    Zoo Biol 29:484-502. 2010
    ..Our findings support the provision of contrafreeloading opportunities as a foraging enrichment strategy for captive wildlife...
  12. ncbi request reprint Validation of a novel cognitive bias task based on difference in quantity of reinforcement for assessing environmental enrichment
    Heidi A Keen
    Center for the Study of Animal Well being, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA
    Anim Cogn 17:529-41. 2014
    ..The data provide some support for use of cognitive bias tasks based on quantity differences in animal welfare assessments involving captive wildlife...
  13. doi request reprint Immobilization of grizzly bears (Ursus arctos) with dexmedetomidine, tiletamine, and zolazepam
    Justin E Teisberg
    1 School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164, USA
    J Wildl Dis 50:74-83. 2014
    ..Field trials confirmed that the dexMTZ + atipamezole protocol is safe, reliable, and predictable when administered to wild grizzly bears, especially during helicopter capture operations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism, reproductive strategy, and human activities determine resource use by brown bears
    Karyn D Rode
    Washington State University, School of Biological Sciences, Pullman, Washington 99164 4236, USA
    Ecology 87:2636-46. 2006
    ..In these cases, the nutritional demands of large adult males, balanced with responses to human activity, drive dynamic temporal and spatial distributions of individuals in the population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of cardiac function in active and hibernating grizzly bears
    O Lynne Nelson
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 223:1170-5. 2003
    ..To evaluate cardiac function parameters in a group of active and hibernating grizzly bears...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dietary protein content alters energy expenditure and composition of the mass gain in grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis)
    Laura A Felicetti
    School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 99164 4236, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 76:256-61. 2003
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