Glenn J Tattersall

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Affiliation: Brock University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ventilatory and metabolic responses to hypoxia in the smallest simian primate, the pygmy marmoset
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 92:202-10. 2002
  2. doi request reprint The evolution of the avian bill as a thermoregulatory organ
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue, St Catharines, Ontario, L2S 3A1, Canada
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc . 2016
  3. doi request reprint Infrared thermography: A non-invasive window into thermal physiology
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, L2S 3A1, Canada Electronic address
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 202:78-98. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Reptile thermogenesis and the origins of endothermy
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON L2S3A1, Canada Electronic address
    Zoology (Jena) 119:403-405. 2016
  5. pmc Novel energy-saving strategies to multiple stressors in birds: the ultradian regulation of body temperature
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, Canada L2S3A1
    Proc Biol Sci 283:. 2016
  6. doi request reprint Coping with thermal challenges: physiological adaptations to environmental temperatures
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    Compr Physiol 2:2151-202. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Pulmonary and cutaneous O₂gas exchange: a student laboratory exercise in the frog
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Physiol Educ 37:97-105. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Thermal games in crayfish depend on establishment of social hierarchies
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, Canada
    J Exp Biol 215:1892-904. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Temperature preference during forelimb regeneration in the red-spotted newt Notophthalmus viridescens
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 317:248-58. 2012
  10. pmc Hypoxia reduces the hypothalamic thermogenic threshold and thermosensitivity
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, Canada L2S 3A1
    J Physiol 587:5259-74. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Ventilatory and metabolic responses to hypoxia in the smallest simian primate, the pygmy marmoset
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 92:202-10. 2002
    ..The pygmy marmoset shares some similarities in its hypoxic metabolic response with other mammals of similar size yet appears to be unique in its much diminished ventilatory response to hypoxia...
  2. doi request reprint The evolution of the avian bill as a thermoregulatory organ
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue, St Catharines, Ontario, L2S 3A1, Canada
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc . 2016
    ..The purpose of this review, therefore, is to promote a greater understanding of the role of temperature on shaping bill size over spatial gradients as well as developmental, seasonal, and evolutionary timescales...
  3. doi request reprint Infrared thermography: A non-invasive window into thermal physiology
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, L2S 3A1, Canada Electronic address
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 202:78-98. 2016
    ..I also discuss some of the better known approaches and discoveries revealed from using thermal imaging with the objective of encouraging more quantitative assessment...
  4. doi request reprint Reptile thermogenesis and the origins of endothermy
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON L2S3A1, Canada Electronic address
    Zoology (Jena) 119:403-405. 2016
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  5. pmc Novel energy-saving strategies to multiple stressors in birds: the ultradian regulation of body temperature
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, Canada L2S3A1
    Proc Biol Sci 283:. 2016
    ..By analysing ultradian regulation of body temperature, we describe a means by which an endotherm appears to lower thermoregulatory costs in response to the combined stressors of cold and fasting. ..
  6. doi request reprint Coping with thermal challenges: physiological adaptations to environmental temperatures
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    Compr Physiol 2:2151-202. 2012
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  7. doi request reprint Pulmonary and cutaneous O₂gas exchange: a student laboratory exercise in the frog
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Physiol Educ 37:97-105. 2013
    ..Concepts explored in this laboratory exercise include animal energetics, diving reflex, pulmonary and cutaneous gas exchange processes, diffusion-based gas flux, and O2 debt...
  8. doi request reprint Thermal games in crayfish depend on establishment of social hierarchies
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, Canada
    J Exp Biol 215:1892-904. 2012
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  9. doi request reprint Temperature preference during forelimb regeneration in the red-spotted newt Notophthalmus viridescens
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 317:248-58. 2012
    ..Interestingly, regenerating newts maintained a more stable temperature preference than sham newts, suggesting that accuracy in thermoregulation may be more important to regenerating individuals, than to noninjured individuals...
  10. pmc Hypoxia reduces the hypothalamic thermogenic threshold and thermosensitivity
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, Canada L2S 3A1
    J Physiol 587:5259-74. 2009
    ..e. circadian), in addition to the depression in regulated T(b)...
  11. doi request reprint Physiological ecology of aquatic overwintering in ranid frogs
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, L2S 3A1, Canada
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 83:119-40. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint The thermogenesis of digestion in rattlesnakes
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, L2S 3A1, Canada
    J Exp Biol 207:579-85. 2004
    ..Since IR imaging only assesses surface temperatures, the magnitude of the thermogenesis and the changes in deep core temperature could be even more pronounced than is reported here...
  13. ncbi request reprint Transient peripheral warming accompanies the hypoxic metabolic response in the golden-mantled ground squirrel
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T 1Z4
    J Exp Biol 206:33-42. 2003
    ..These results are consistent with the hypothesis that hypoxia leads to a regulated fall in body temperature...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hypothermia-induced respiratory arrest and recovery in neonatal rats
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biology, Brock University, St Catharines, Ont, Canada L2S 3A1
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 137:29-40. 2003
    ..The overall breathing pattern was episodic during the early stages of rewarming, however, suggesting that the respiratory rhythm is only periodically expressed during the initial stages of recovery from hypothermia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Tribute to R. G. Boutilier: skin colour and body temperature changes in basking Bokermannohyla alvarengai (Bokermann 1956)
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    J Exp Biol 209:1185-96. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint Regulation of ventilation in the caiman (Caiman latirostris): effects of inspired CO2 on pulmonary and upper airway chemoreceptors
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biology, Brock University, St Catharines, L2S 3A1, Ontario, Canada
    J Comp Physiol B 176:125-38. 2006
    ..Our data suggest that in caiman, high levels of inspired CO2 promote slow, deep breathing. This will decrease dead-space ventilation and may reduce stratification in the saccular portions of the lung...
  17. ncbi request reprint Hypoxia progressively lowers thermal gaping thresholds in bearded dragons, Pogona vitticeps
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, L2S 3A1, Canada
    J Exp Biol 208:3321-30. 2005
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  18. doi request reprint Seasonal torpor and normothermic energy metabolism in the Eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus)
    Danielle L Levesque
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, L2S 3A1, Canada
    J Comp Physiol B 180:279-92. 2010
    ..The findings indicate that torpor expression is accompanied by a decrease in T (b) and MR during normothermy, indicating that a conservation of energy metabolism occurs, not only in torpor, but also during the inter-bout arousal periods...
  19. doi request reprint Decreased precision contributes to the hypoxic thermoregulatory response in lizards
    Viviana Cadena
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, Canada, L2S 3A1
    J Exp Biol 212:137-44. 2009
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  20. doi request reprint Evaporative respiratory cooling augments pit organ thermal detection in rattlesnakes
    Viviana Cadena
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, L2S 3A1, Canada
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 199:1093-104. 2013
    ..Our findings reveal that low humidity increases their ability to detect endothermic prey, suggesting that habitat and ambush site selection in the wild may be influenced by external humidity levels as well as temperature...
  21. doi request reprint Body temperature depression and peripheral heat loss accompany the metabolic and ventilatory responses to hypoxia in low and high altitude birds
    Graham R Scott
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    J Exp Biol 211:1326-35. 2008
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  22. doi request reprint The influence of hypoxia on the thermal sensitivity of skin colouration in the bearded dragon, Pogona vitticeps
    Jesus Barraza de Velasco
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON L2S 3A1, Canada
    J Comp Physiol B 178:867-75. 2008
    ..Evidence from this study demonstrates that skin colouration plays a role in body temperature regulation and that the reduction in temperature set-point so prevalent in hypoxia is also manifested in this physiological trait...
  23. doi request reprint Thermoregulation and aggregation in neonatal bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps)
    Jameel J Khan
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, Canada L2S 3A1
    Physiol Behav 100:180-6. 2010
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  24. pmc Seasonal reproductive endothermy in tegu lizards
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1, Canada National Institute of Science and Technology in Comparative Physiology INCT Fisiologia Comparada, 13505 060 Rio Claro, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sci Adv 2:e1500951. 2016
    ..It also indicates that, contrary to prevailing notions, ectotherms can engage in facultative endothermy, providing a physiological analog in the evolutionary transition to true endothermy. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Respiratory cooling and thermoregulatory coupling in reptiles
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ont, Canada L2S 3A1
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 154:302-18. 2006
    ..Examining the control of these breathing patterns and their efficacy at regulating head or brain temperature may shed light on the evolution of thermoregulatory mechanisms in other vertebrates, namely the endothermic mammals and birds...
  26. doi request reprint Seasonal changes in thermoregulatory responses to hypoxia in the Eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus)
    Danielle L Levesque
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, Canada, L2S 3A1
    J Exp Biol 212:1801-10. 2009
    ..Although T(b) dropped in hypoxia in both seasons, the decrease was less in the winter with no corresponding decrease in metabolism, indicating that winter chipmunks are more tolerant to hypoxia than summer animals...
  27. doi request reprint The relationship between body temperature, heart rate, breathing rate, and rate of oxygen consumption, in the tegu lizard (Tupinambis merianae) at various levels of activity
    Joanna Piercy
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    J Comp Physiol B 185:891-903. 2015
    ..However, the best r(2) values obtained were 0.63 and 0.74 using fR and fH as predictors of metabolic rate, respectively...
  28. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary trends in airway CO2/H+ chemoreception
    William K Milsom
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 144:191-202. 2004
    ..The presence of all three receptor groups with different degrees of CO2 sensitivity in most reptiles, however, gives rise to what appear to be anomalous responses to environmental CO2...
  29. doi request reprint Daily and annual cycles in thermoregulatory behaviour and cardio-respiratory physiology of black and white tegu lizards
    Colin E Sanders
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    J Comp Physiol B 185:905-15. 2015
    ..The shape of the hysteresis curve varied with season along with changes in metabolic state and daytime and nighttime body temperature preferences...
  30. pmc Characterizing the physiological and behavioral roles of proctolin in Drosophila melanogaster
    Kiel G Ormerod
    Division of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 115:568-80. 2016
    ..Our results suggest that proctolin acts directly on body-wall muscles to elicit slow, sustained contractions and to enhance nerve-evoked contractions, and that proctolin affects muscle fibers in a cell-selective manner. ..
  31. pmc Post-hatch heat warms adult beaks: irreversible physiological plasticity in Japanese quail
    Gary Burness
    Department of Biology, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada K9J 7B8
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20131436. 2013
    ..We conclude that post-hatch temperature reversibly affects adult bill morphology but irreversibly influences the thermal physiological role of bills and may play an underappreciated role in avian energetics. ..
  32. doi request reprint Heat exchange from the toucan bill reveals a controllable vascular thermal radiator
    Glenn J Tattersall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    Science 325:468-70. 2009
    ..Our results indicate that the toucan's bill is, relative to its size, one of the largest thermal windows in the animal kingdom, rivaling elephants' ears in its ability to radiate body heat...
  33. doi request reprint The effect of thermal quality on the thermoregulatory behavior of the bearded dragon Pogona vitticeps: influences of methodological assessment
    Viviana Cadena
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1, Canada
    Physiol Biochem Zool 82:203-17. 2009
    ..Our results emphasize that the precise maintenance and assessment of preferred T(b) is contingent on the quality of the environment, laboratory or natural, that the animal inhabits...
  34. doi request reprint Responses of Drosophila melanogaster to atypical oxygen atmospheres
    Dimitri A Skandalis
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1, Canada
    J Insect Physiol 57:444-51. 2011
    ..Therefore, the effect of O(2) on D. melanogaster function is non-linear, may be reversible, and may include unique phenotypes that arise at some O(2) concentrations, and not others...
  35. doi request reprint Defects in breathing and thermoregulation in mice with near-complete absence of central serotonin neurons
    Matthew R Hodges
    Department of Neurology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Neurosci 28:2495-505. 2008
    ..We conclude that the proper function of the 5-HT system is particularly important under conditions of environmental stress and contributes significantly to the hypercapnic ventilatory response and thermoregulatory cold defense...