William M. Kier - Publications

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Biology University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 
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http://www.bio.unc.edu/faculty/Kier/lab/

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Year Citation  Score
2018 Taylor-Burt KR, Kier WM, Olszewski-Jubelirer J, Thompson JT. Shape, size, and structure affect obliquely striated muscle function in squid. Integrative and Comparative Biology. PMID 29873744 DOI: 10.1093/Icb/Icy053  1
2015 Kurth JA, Kier WM. Differences in scaling and morphology between lumbricid earthworm ecotypes. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 218: 2970-8. PMID 26232418 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.119305  1
2015 Uyeno TA, Kier WM. The structure and function of a muscle articulation-type jaw joint of a polychaete worm. Journal of Morphology. 276: 403-14. PMID 25503370 DOI: 10.1002/Jmor.20349  1
2014 Kurth JA, Thompson JT, Kier WM. Connective tissue in squid mantle is arranged to accommodate strain gradients. The Biological Bulletin. 227: 1-6. PMID 25216497 DOI: 10.1086/Bblv227N1P1  1
2014 Kurth JA, Kier WM. Scaling of the hydrostatic skeleton in the earthworm Lumbricus terrestris. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 217: 1860-7. PMID 24871920 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.098137  1
2014 Thompson JT, Shelton RM, Kier WM. The length-force behavior and operating length range of squid muscle vary as a function of position in the mantle wall. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 217: 2181-92. PMID 24675565 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.083907  1
2012 Kier WM. The diversity of hydrostatic skeletons. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 215: 1247-57. PMID 22442361 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.056549  1
2012 Shaffer JF, Kier WM. Muscular tissues of the squid Doryteuthis pealeii express identical myosin heavy chain isoforms: an alternative mechanism for tuning contractile speed. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 215: 239-46. PMID 22189767 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.064055  1
2010 Uyeno TA, Kier WM. Morphology of the muscle articulation joint between the hooks of a flatworm (Kalyptorhynchia, Cheliplana sp.). The Biological Bulletin. 218: 169-80. PMID 20413793 DOI: 10.1086/Bblv218N2P169  1
2010 Salisbury SM, Martin GG, Kier WM, Schulz JR. Venom kinematics during prey capture in Conus: the biomechanics of a rapid injection system. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 213: 673-82. PMID 20154182 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.035550  1
2008 Kier WM, Schachat FH. Muscle specialization in the squid motor system. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 211: 164-9. PMID 18165243 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.008144  1
2008 Trivedi D, Rahn CD, Kier WM, Walker ID. Soft robotics: Biological inspiration, state of the art, and future research Applied Bionics and Biomechanics. 5: 99-117. DOI: 10.1080/11762320802557865  1
2007 Taylor JR, Hebrank J, Kier WM. Mechanical properties of the rigid and hydrostatic skeletons of molting blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 210: 4272-8. PMID 18055616 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.007054  1
2007 Kier WM, Stella MP. The arrangement and function of octopus arm musculature and connective tissue. Journal of Morphology. 268: 831-43. PMID 17624930 DOI: 10.1002/Jmor.10548  1
2007 Uyeno TA, Kier WM. Electromyography of the buccal musculature of octopus (Octopus bimaculoides): a test of the function of the muscle articulation in support and movement. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 210: 118-28. PMID 17170155 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.02600  1
2006 Taylor JR, Kier WM. Biomechanics: a pneumo-hydrostatic skeleton in land crabs. Nature. 440: 1005. PMID 16625186 DOI: 10.1038/4401005A  1
2006 Thompson JT, Kier WM. Ontogeny of mantle musculature and implications for jet locomotion in oval squid Sepioteuthis lessoniana. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 209: 433-43. PMID 16424093 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.02017  1
2005 Uyeno TA, Kier WM. Functional morphology of the cephalopod buccal mass: a novel joint type. Journal of Morphology. 264: 211-22. PMID 15789421 DOI: 10.1002/Jmor.10330  1
2005 Walker ID, Dawson DM, Flash T, Grasso FW, Hanlon RT, Hochner B, Kier WM, Pagano CC, Rahn CD, Zhang QM. Continuum robot arms inspired by cephalopods Proceedings of Spie - the International Society For Optical Engineering. 5804: 303-314. DOI: 10.1117/12.606201  1
2003 Taylor JR, Kier WM. Switching skeletons: hydrostatic support in molting crabs. Science (New York, N.Y.). 301: 209-10. PMID 12855806 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1085987  1
2002 Kier WM, Smith AM. The structure and adhesive mechanism of octopus suckers. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 42: 1146-53. PMID 21680399 DOI: 10.1093/Icb/42.6.1146  1
2002 Thompson JT, Kier WM. Ontogeny of squid mantle function: changes in the mechanics of escape-jet locomotion in the oval squid, Sepioteuthis lessoniana lesson, 1830. The Biological Bulletin. 203: 14-26. PMID 12200252 DOI: 10.2307/1543454  1
2002 Kier WM, Curtin NA. Fast muscle in squid (Loligo pealei): contractile properties of a specialized muscle fibre type. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 205: 1907-16. PMID 12077167  1
2001 Thompson JT, Kier WM. Ontogenetic changes in mantle kinematics during escape-jet locomotion in the oval squid, Sepioteuthis lessoniana Lesson, 1830. The Biological Bulletin. 201: 154-66. PMID 11687387 DOI: 10.2307/1543330  1
2001 Thompson JT, Kier WM. Ontogenetic changes in fibrous connective tissue organization in the oval squid, Sepioteuthis lessoniana Lesson, 1830. The Biological Bulletin. 201: 136-53. PMID 11687386 DOI: 10.2307/1543329  1
2000 Van Leeuwen JL, De Groot JH, Kier WM. Evolutionary mechanics of protrusible tentacles and tongues Netherlands Journal of Zoology. 50: 113-139. DOI: 10.1163/156854200X00036  1
1999 Nishikawa KC, Kier WM, Smith KK. Morphology and mechanics of tongue movement in the African pig-nosed frog Hemisus marmoratum: a muscular hydrostatic model. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 202: 771-80. PMID 10069966  1
1999 Johnsen S, Kier WM. Shade-seeking behaviour under polarized light by the brittlestar Ophioderma brevispinum (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 79: 761-763. DOI: 10.1017/S0025315498000940  1
1998 Thompson JT, Lowe AD, Kier WM. The columellar muscle of prosobranch gastropods: Morphological zonation and its functional implications Invertebrate Biology. 117: 45-56. DOI: 10.2307/3226851  1
1998 Johnsen S, Kier WM. Damage due to solar ultraviolet radiation in the brittlestar Ophioderma brevispinum (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 78: 681-684. DOI: 10.1017/S0025315400041758  1
1997 Van Leeuwen JL, Kier WM. Functional design of tentacles in squid: Linking sarcomere ultrastructure to gross morphological dynamics Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 352: 551-571. DOI: 10.1098/Rstb.1997.0038  1
1997 Kier WM, Van Leeuwen JL. A kinematic analysis of tentacle extension in the squid Loligo pealei Journal of Experimental Biology. 200: 41-53.  1
1996 Kier WM. Muscle development in squid: Ultrastructural differentiation of a specialized muscle fiber type Journal of Morphology. 229: 271-288. DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-4687(199609)229:3<271::AID-JMOR3>3.0.CO;2-1  1
1992 Kier WM, Schachat FH. Biochemical comparison of fast- and slow-contracting squid muscle. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 168: 41-56. PMID 1640187  1
1991 Westbrook AL, Haire ME, Kier WM, Bollenbacher WE. Three-dimensional architecture of identified cerebral neurosecretory cells in an insect. Journal of Morphology. 208: 161-74. PMID 1942072 DOI: 10.1002/Jmor.1052080203  1
1991 Kier WM. Squid cross-striated muscle: The evolution of a specialized muscle fiber type Bulletin of Marine Science. 49: 389-403.  1
1990 Kier WM, Smith AM. The Morphology and Mechanics of Octopus Suckers. The Biological Bulletin. 178: 126-136. PMID 29314931 DOI: 10.2307/1541971  0.88
1989 Kier WM, Smith KK, Miyan JA. Electromyography of the fin musculature of the cuttlefish Sepia officinalis. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 143: 17-31. PMID 2732660  1
1985 Kier WM, Smith KK. Tongues, tentacles and trunks: the biomechanics of movement in muscular-hydrostats Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 83: 307-324. DOI: 10.1111/J.1096-3642.1985.Tb01178.X  1
1985 Kier WM, Messenger JB, Miyan JA. Mechanoreceptors in the fins of the cuttlefish, Sepia officinalis Journal of Experimental Biology. 369-373.  1
1985 Kier WM. The musculature of squid arms and tentacles: Ultrastructural evidence for functional differences Journal of Morphology. 185: 223-239.  1
1982 Kier WM. The functional morphology of the musculature of squid (Loliginidae) arms and tentacles Journal of Morphology. 172: 179-192.  1
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