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John Maina
John Maina
Professor of Anatomy, University of johannesburg
Verified email at uj.ac.za
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Thin and strong! The bioengineering dilemma in the structural and functional design of the blood-gas barrier
JN Maina, JB West
Physiological reviews 85 (3), 811-844, 2005
2312005
Evolution of air breathing: oxygen homeostasis and the transitions from water to land and sky
CCW Hsia, A Schmitz, M Lambertz, SF Perry, JN Maina
Comprehensive Physiology 3 (2), 849, 2013
2272013
What it takes to fly: the structural and functional respiratory refinements in birds and bats
JN Maina
Journal of Experimental Biology 203 (20), 3045-3064, 2000
2242000
Structure, function and evolution of the gas exchangers: comparative perspectives
JN Maina
Journal of anatomy 201 (4), 281-304, 2002
1612002
Development, structure, and function of a novel respiratory organ, the lung-air sac system of birds: to go where no other vertebrate has gone
JN Maina
Biological Reviews 81 (4), 545-579, 2006
1332006
An allometric study of pulmonary morphometric parameters in birds, with mammalian comparisons
JN Maina, AS King, G Settle
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. B, Biological …, 1989
1261989
Some recent advances on the study and understanding of the functional design of the avian lung: morphological and morphometric perspectives
JN Maina
Biological Reviews 77 (1), 97-152, 2002
1132002
The lung-air sac system of birds: development, structure, and function
J Maina
Springer Science & Business Media, 2005
1022005
A qualitative and quantitative study of the lung of an ostrich, Struthio camelus
JN Maina, C Nathaniel
Journal of Experimental Biology 204 (13), 2313-2330, 2001
1022001
Comparative respiratory morphology: themes and principles in the design and construction of the gas exchangers
JN Maina
The Anatomical Record: An Official Publication of the American Association …, 2000
1022000
The thickness of avian blood-gas barrier: qualitative and quantitative observations.
JN Maina, AS King
Journal of Anatomy 134 (Pt 3), 553, 1982
921982
The morphometry of the avian lung
JN Maina
Form and function in birds 4, 307-368, 1989
891989
Urea production, acid–base regulation and their interactions in the Lake Magadi tilapia, a unique teleost adapted to a highly alkaline environment
CM Wood, HL Bergman, P Laurent, JN Maina, A Narahara, PJ Walsh
Journal of Experimental Biology 189 (1), 13-36, 1994
881994
Morphometric characterization of the airway and vascular systems of the lung of the domestic pig, Sus scrofa: comparison of the airway, arterial and venous systems
JN Maina, P Van Gils
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative …, 2001
832001
Factors influencing motile activities of fish chromatophores
JL Arpigny, J Coyette, S Davail, G Feller, E Fonzé, EC Foulkes, JM Frčre, ...
Advances in Comparative and Environmental Physiology: Volume 20, 1-54, 1994
831994
The gas exchangers: structure, function, and evolution of the respiratory processes
JN Maina
Springer Science & Business Media, 2012
812012
Morphometrics of the avian lung. 1. The domestic fowl (Gallus gallus variant domesticus)
MA Abdalla, JN Maina, AS King, DZ King, J Henry
Respiration Physiology 47 (3), 267-278, 1982
771982
A systematic study of the development of the airway (bronchial) system of the avian lung from days 3 to 26 of embryogenesis: a transmission electron microscopic study on the …
JN Maina
Tissue and Cell 35 (5), 375-391, 2003
742003
A morphometric study of the lungs of different sized bats: correlations between structure and function of the chiropteran lung
JN Maina, SP Thomas, DM Hyde
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B …, 1991
741991
Composite cellular defence stratagem in the avian respiratory system: functional morphology of the free (surface) macrophages and specialized pulmonary epithelia
LN Nganpiep, JN Maina
Journal of Anatomy 200 (5), 499-516, 2002
702002
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