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  1. Matthews P.G.D. (2017) The mechanisms underlying the production of discontinuous gas exchange cycles in insects. In Press. Journal of Comparative Physiology B
  2. Schimpf N.G., Terblanche J.S., Smit M.F., Matthews P.G.D. (2017) Respiration, thermogenesis, and thermoregulation of Victoria cruziana flowers. Aquatic Botany doi: 10.1016/j.aquabot.2016.11.014
  3. Harter T.S., Brauner C.J., Matthews P.G.D. (2017) A novel technique for the precise measurement of CO2 production rate in small aquatic organisms as validated on Aeshnid dragonfly nymphs. The Journal of Experimental Biology doi:10.1242/jeb.150235
  4. Matthews, P.G.D. (2016) Acid-base regulation in insect haemolymph. In: Weihrauch D, O’Donnell M (eds) Acid-base balance and nitrogen excretion in invertebrates: Mechanisms and strategies in various invertebrate groups with considerations of challenges caused by ocean acidification. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp 219-238. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39617-0
  5. Matthews P.G.D., Terblanche J.S. (2015) Evolution of the mechanisms underlying insect respiratory gas exchange.  Advances in Insect Physiology: Academic Press
  6. Halsey, L.G., Matthews, P.G.D., Rezende, E.L., Robson, A.A. (2015) The interactions between temperature and activity levels in driving metabolic rate: theory, with empirical validation from contrasting ectotherms. Oecologia doi: 10.1007/s00442-014-3190-5
  7. Seymour, R. S., Ito, K., Umekawa, Y., Matthews, P.G.D., Arg. Pirintsos, S. (2015) The oxygen supply to thermogenic flowers. Plant, Cell & Environment doi: 10.1111/pce.12454
  8. Bartrim, H., Matthews, P.G.D., Lemon, S., White, C.R. (2014) Oxygen-induced plasticity in tracheal morphology and discontinuous gas exchange cycles in cockroaches Nauphoeta cinerea. Journal of Comparative Physiology B doi:10.1007/s00360-014-0862-8
  9. Matthews, P.G.D. and Seymour, R.S. (2014) Stomata actively regulate internal aeration in the sacred lotus Nelumbo nucifera. Plant, Cell & Environment doi: 10.1111/pce.12163 (cover photo for this issue)
  10. *Matthews, P.G.D. and White, C.R. (2013) Reversible brain inactivation induces discontinuous gas exchange in cockroaches. The Journal of Experimental Biology doi:10.1242/jeb.077479
  11. Trappett, A., Condon, C., White, C.R., Matthews, P.G.D. and Wilson, R.S. (2013) Extravagant ornaments of male threadfin rainbowfish (Iriatherina werneri) are not costly for swimming. Functional Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12097
  12. Schimpf, N.G., Matthews, P.G.D. and White, C.R. (2013) Discontinuous gas exchange expression is a heritable trait in speckled cockroaches Nauphoeta cinerea. The Journal of Evolutionary Biology doi: 10.1111/jeb.12093
  13. *Seymour, R.S. and Matthews, P.G.D. (2013) Commentary: Physical gills in diving insects and spiders: theory and experiment. The Journal of Experimental Biology doi: 10.1242/jeb.070276 (cover photo for this issue)
  14. Merrit, L., Matthews P. G. D. and White C. R. (2013) Performance correlates of resting metabolic rate in garden skinks Lampropholis delicata. Journal of Comparative Physiology B doi:10.1007/s00360-012-0736-x
  15. Schimpf, N.G., Matthews, P.G.D. and White, C.R. (2012) Standard metabolic rate is associated with gestation duration, but not clutch size, in speckled cockroaches Nauphoeta cinerea. Biology Open doi: 10.1242/bio.20122683
  16. Wawrowski, A., Matthews, P.G.D., Gleixner, E., Vinogradov, S., Kiger, L., Marden, M.C., Hankeln, T., and Burmester, T. (2012) Characterization of the hemoglobin of the backswimmer Anisops deanei (Hemiptera). Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology doi: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2012.04.007
  17. Snelling, E.P., Matthews, P.G.D. and Seymour, R.S. (2012) Allometric scaling of discontinuous gas exchange patterns in the locust Locusta migratoria throughout ontogeny. The Journal of Experimental Biology doi:10.1242/jeb.072769
  18. Snelling, E.P., Seymour, R.S., Matthews, P.G.D. and White C.R. (2012) Maximum metabolic rate, relative lift, wingbeat frequency, and stroke amplitude during tethered-flight in the adult locust Locusta migratoria. The Journal of Experimental Biology doi:10.1242/jeb.069799
  19. Snelling, E.P., Seymour, R.S., Runciman, S., Matthews, P.G.D. and White, C.R. (2012). Symmorphosis and the insect respiratory system: a comparison between flight and hopping muscle. The Journal of Experimental Biology doi: 10.1242/jeb.072975
  20. Matthews, P.G.D., Snelling, E.P., Seymour, R.S. and White, C.R. (2012). A test of the oxidative damage hypothesis for discontinuous gas exchange in the locust Locusta migratoria. Biology Letters doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2012.0137
  21. Matthews, P.G.D. and White, C.R. (2012). Discontinuous gas exchange, water loss and metabolism in Protaetia cretica (Cetoniinae, Scarabaeidae). Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 85, 174-182
  22. White, C.R., Kearney, M.R., Matthews, P.G.D., Kooijman, S.A.L.M. and Marshall, D.J. (2011). A manipulative test of competing theories for metabolic scaling. American Naturalist 178, 746-754.
  23. Schimpf, N.G., Matthews, P.G.D. and White, C.R. (2011). Cockroaches that exchange respiratory gases discontinuously survive food and water restriction. Evolution doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01456.x.
  24. Matthews, P.G.D. and Seymour, R.S. (2011). Oxygen-binding properties of backswimmer (Notonectidae, Anisops) haemoglobin, determined in vivo. Journal of Insect Physiology 57, 1698-1706.
  25. *Matthews, P.G.D. and White, C.R. (2011). Discontinuous gas exchange in insects: Is it all in their heads? The American Naturalist 177, 130-134.
  26. *Matthews, P.G.D. and White, C.R. (2011). Regulation of gas exchange and haemolymph pH in the cockroach Nauphoeta cinerea. The Journal of Experimental Biology 214, 3062-3073.
  27. Snelling, E.P., Seymour, R.S., Matthews, P.G.D., Runciman, S. and White, C.R. (2011). Scaling of resting and maximum hopping metabolic rate throughout the life cycle of the locust Locusta migratoria. The Journal of Experimental Biology 214, 3218-3224.
  28. Snelling, E.P., Seymour, R.S., Runciman, S., Matthews, P.G.D. and White, C.R. (2011). Symmorphosis and the insect respiratory system: allometric variation. The Journal of Experimental Biology 214, 3225-3237.
  29. *Matthews, P.G.D. and Seymour, R.S. (2010). Compressible gas gills of diving insects: Measurements and models. Journal of Insect Physiology 56, 470-479.
  30. Schimpf, N. G., Matthews, P.G.D., Wilson, R.S. and White, C.R. (2009). Cockroaches breathe discontinuously to reduce respiratory water loss. Journal of Experimental Biology 212, 2773-2780.
  31. Lamprecht, I., Seymour, R., White, C., Matthews, P.G.D. and Wadsö, L. (2009). Discontinuous ventilation in the rhinoceros beetle Oryctes nasicornis. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 95, 743-747.
  32. Matthews, P.G.D. and Seymour, R.S. (2008). Haemoglobin as a buoyancy regulator and oxygen supply in the backswimmer (Notonectidae, Anisops). Journal of Experimental Biology 211, 3790-3799.
  33. White, C.R., Matthews, P.G.D. and Seymour, R.S. (2008). In situ measurement of calling metabolic rate in an Australian mole cricket, Gryllotalpa monanka. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology a-Molecular & Integrative Physiology 150, 217-221.
  34. Seymour, R.S. and Matthews, P.G.D. (2006). The role of thermogenesis in the pollination biology of the Amazon waterlily Victoria amazonica. Annals of Botany 98, 1129-1135. (cover photo for this issue)
  35. White, C.R., Matthews, P.G.D. and Seymour, R.S. (2006). Balancing the competing requirements of saltatorial and fossorial specialisation: burrowing costs in the spinifex hopping mouse, Notomys alexis. Journal of Experimental Biology 209, 2103-2113.
  36. Matthews, P.G.D. and Seymour, R.S. (2006). Anatomy of the gas canal system of Nelumbo nucifera. Aquatic Botany 85, 147-154.
  37. *Matthews, P.G.D. and Seymour, R.S. (2006). Diving insects boost their buoyancy bubbles. Nature 441, 171-171.

 

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