Edited By: G Heldmaier, M Klingenspor and S Klaus
546 pages, 59 figs, 11 tabs
Account of the current knowledge of cold adaptation in animals, including phenomena like hibernation, daily torpor, thermoregulation and thermogenesis, metabolic regulation, freeze tolerance, anaerobiosis, metabolic depression and related processes.
Evolution and Ecophysiology of Torpor.- Physiological Mechanisms of Torpor.- Biochemical and Molecular Mechanisms of Torpor.- Energy Balance and Cold Adaptation.
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