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Life in the Cold: Eleventh International Hibernation Symposium

Proceedings

Edited By: G Heldmaier, M Klingenspor and S Klaus

546 pages, 59 figs, 11 tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #111259 | ISBN: 3540674101
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About this book

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.


Contents

Evolution and Ecophysiology of Torpor.- Physiological Mechanisms of Torpor.- Biochemical and Molecular Mechanisms of Torpor.- Energy Balance and Cold Adaptation.

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