Arad Zeev, Professor

Phone:  (972)-4-8293416
Fax:  (972)-4-8225153

Building/Auditory:  512

Selected Publications

Mizrahi, T, Heller, J., Goldenberg, S. and Arad, Z. (2010) Heat shock proteins and resistance to desiccation in congeneric land snails. Cell Stress and Chaperones DOI 10.1007/s12192-009-0150-9

Arad, Z. (2009) Resistance to desiccation and heat. In: Landsnails of the Land of Israel (Joseph Heller, Ed.). Pensoft, Sofia and Moscow.

Tsahar, E., Wolf, N., Izhaki, I., Arad, Z. and Martínez del Rio, C. (2008) Dietary protein influences the rate of 15N incorporation in blood cells and plasma of Yellow-vented bulbuls (Pycnonotus xanthopygos). J. Exp. Biol. 211:459-465.

Strod, T., Izhaki, I., Arad, Z. and Katzir G. (2008) Prey detection by great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis) in clear and in turbid water. J. Exp. Biol. 211:866-872.

Ribak, G, Weihs, D. and Arad, Z. (2008) Consequences of buoyancy to the maneuvering capabilities of a foot propelled aquatic predator, the great cormorant (Phalcrocorax carbo sinensis). J. Exp. Biol. 211:3009-3019. *with a cover editorial as a chosen article*

Herrera L. G. M., Korine, C., Fleming, T.H. and Arad, Z. (2008) Dietary implications of inter-individual variation in nitrogen isotope composition of an Old World fruit bat. J. Mammal. 89:1184–1190.

Ribak, G., Strod, T., Weihs, D, and Arad, Z. (2007) Optimal descent angles for shallow diving cormorants. Can. J. Zool. 85:561-573.

Shabtay, A and Arad, Z. (2006)Reciprocal activation of HSF1 and HSF3 in brain and blood tissues: is redundancy developmentally-related? Amer. J. Physiol. 291:566-572.

Ribak, G., Klein, N., Weihs, D. and Arad, Z. (2006) Adjustment of submerged swimming to changes in buoyancy in cormorants. Can. J. Zool. 84:383-396.

Tsahar, E., Martínez del Rio, C. Izhaki, I., Arad, Z. and Guglielmo, C. G. (2006) The relationship between uric acid and its oxidative product allantoin: a potential indicator for the evaluation of oxidative stress in birds. J. Comp. Physiol. B. 176:653-661.

Tsahar, E., Izhaki, I., Arad, Z. and Martinez del Rio, C. (2006) Do nectar-feeding and fruit-eating birds have lower nitrogen requirements? An allometric test. Auk 123: 1004-1012

Ribak, G., Weihs, D. and Arad, Z. (2005) Water retention in the plumage of diving great cormorants (Phalcrocorax carbo sinensis). J. Avian Biol. 36:89-95.

Tsahar, E., Martinez del Rio, C., Izhaki, I. and Arad, Z. (2005) Can birds be ammonotelic? Nitrogen balance and excretion in two desert frugivores. J. Exp. Biol. 208:1025-1034.

Tsahar, E., Martinez del Rio, C., Arad, Z., Joy, J. P. and Izhaki, I. (2005) Are the low protein requirements of nectarivorous birds the consequence of their sugary and watery diet? – a test with an omnivore. Physiol. Biochem. Zool. 78:239-245.

Shabtay, A. and Arad, Z. (2005) Ectothermy and endothermy: evolutionary perspectives of thermoprotection by HSPs. J. Exp. Biol. 208:2773-2781.

Ribak, G. Weihs, D. and Arad, Z. (2005) Submerged swimming of the great cormorant (Phalcrocorax carbo sinensis) is a variant of the burst and glide gait. J. Exp. Biol. 208:3835-3849. *with a cover editorial as a chosen article*

Korine, C. Speakman, J. and Arad, Z. (2004) Reproductive energetics of captive and free-ranging Egyptian fruit bat (Rousettus aegypticaus). Ecology 85:220-230.

Ribak, G., Weihs, D. and Arad, Z. (2004) How do cormorants counter buoyancy during submerged swimming? J. Exp. Biol. 207:2101-2114.

Strod, T., Arad, Z., Izhaki, I. and Katzir, G. (2004) Cormorants keep their power: visual resolution in a pursuit-diving bird under amphibious and turbid conditions. Curr. Biol. 14:R376-R377. *with cover photograph*

Strod, T., Izhaki, I., Arad, Z. and Katzir, G. (2003) Great cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis) swallow fish underwater. Vogelwelt 124, suppl.: 270.

Shmueli, M., Arad, Z., Katzir, G. and Izhaki, I. (2003) Developmental rates and morphometrics of the sympatric Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmeus) and Great Cormorant (P. carbo sinensis). Isr. J. Zool. 49:159-173.

Izhaki, I., Shmueli, M., Arad, Z., Steinberg, Y. and Crivelli, A. (2002) Satellite tracking of migratory and ranging behavior of immature Great White Pelicans. Waterbirds 25:295-304.

Haim, A., Shabtay, A. and Arad, Z. (2001) Metabolic rate and thermoregulation in the Macedonian mouse Mus macedonicus. Isr. J. Zool. 46:305-312.

Arad, Z. (2001) Desiccation and rehydration in land snails – a test for distinct set points in Theba pisana. Isr. J. Zool. 47:41-53. 

Shmueli, M., Izhaki, I., Arieli, A. and Arad, Z. (2000) Energy requirements of migrating Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus). Ibis 142:208-216.

Shmueli, M., Izhaki, I., Zinder, O. and Arad, Z. (2000) The physiological state of captive and migrant Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus revealed from blood chemistry. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 125A:25-32.