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Developmental biology: embryonic movement influences sex determination in a turtle

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While, GM and Wapstra, E, Developmental biology: embryonic movement influences sex determination in a turtle, Current Biology, 29, (18) pp. R883-R889. ISSN 0960-9822 (2019) [Non Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.1016/j.cub.2019.07.080

Abstract

Many ectotherms behaviourally thermoregulate to maintain their body temperatures within an optimal range. A new study suggests that turtle embryos developing inside eggs also have this capacity, and that this can have significant implications for sex determination.

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Item Type:Non Refereed Article
Keywords:turtle, sex determination, embryo, behavioural thermoregulation, climate change
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Evolutionary Biology
Research Field:Biological Adaptation
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
UTAS Author:While, GM (Dr Geoff While)
UTAS Author:Wapstra, E (Associate Professor Erik Wapstra)
ID Code:135041
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:Zoology
Deposited On:2019-09-24
Last Modified:2019-09-24
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