Zoology - Functional Morphology of Animals

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Selected Publications

A full list of publications with links to the published papers is available through the researcher profile at google scholar.

  1. Starck J.M., Aupperle H., Kiefer I., Weimer I., Krautwald-Junghanns M.E., Pees M. 2012. Morphological respiratory diffusion capacity of the lungs of ball pythons (Python regius). Zoology. 115 245– 254.
  2. Campen R. and Starck J.M. 2012. Cardiovascular circuits and digestive function of intermittent-feeding sauropsids. Pp. 133-154. Chapter 09 in: Comparative Physiology of Fasting, Starvation, and Food Limitation. M. McCue (ed.) Springer Verlag, Heidelberg New York.
  3. Schmidt K.U. and Starck, J.M. 2011. Testing evolutionary hypotheses about the phylotypic period of zebrafish. J. Exp. Zoology (Molecular and Developmental Evolution). J. Exp. Zool. (Mol. Dev. Evol.) 314B, DOI: 10.1002/jez.b.21404
  4. Krause–Nehring J., Starck J.M., Palmer A.R. 2010. Juvenile colour polymorphism in the red rock crab, Cancer productus: Patterns, causes, and possible adaptive significance. Zoology 113, 131-139.
  5. Waas, S., Werner, R.A., Starck J.M. 2010. Fuel switching and energy partitioning during the postprandial metabolic response in ball python (Python regius). J. Exp. Biol. 213, 1266-1271.
  6. Bauchinger, U., Keil, J., Starck, J.M., MacWilliams, S. 2010. Exposure to cold but not exercise increases carbon turnover rates in specific tissues of a passerine. J. Exp. Biol. 213, 526-534.
  7. Gerth N., Redman P., Speakman J., Jackson S., and Starck J.M. 2010. Energy metabolism of Inuit sled dogs. J. Comp. Physiol. 180: 577-589.
  8. Schmidt K.U. and Starck, J.M. 2010. Developmental plasticity, modularity, and heterochrony during the phylotypic stage of the zebra fish, Danio rerio. J. Exp. Zoology (Molecular and Developmental Evolution) 314B: 166-178.
  9. Gerth N., Sum S., Jackson S. and Starck J.M. 2009. Muscle plasticity of Inuit sled dogs in Greenland. J. Exp. Biol. 212: 1131-1139.
  10. Starck J.M. 2009. Functional morphology and patterns of blood flow in the heart of Python regius. Journal of Morphology. 270: 673-687.