Life in the Cold: Eleventh International Hibernation Symposium / Edition 1

Life in the Cold: Eleventh International Hibernation Symposium / Edition 1

by Gerhard Heldmaier
     
 

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ISBN-10: 3540674101

ISBN-13: 9783540674108

Pub. Date: 08/07/2000

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

This book gives an up-to-date account of the current knowledge of cold adaptation in animals, including phenomena like hibernation, daily to rpor, thermoregulation and thermogenesis, metabolic regulation, freeze tolerance, anaerobiosis, metabolic depression and related processes. For the next four years, until the 12th International Hibernation Symp osium, it will

Overview

This book gives an up-to-date account of the current knowledge of cold adaptation in animals, including phenomena like hibernation, daily to rpor, thermoregulation and thermogenesis, metabolic regulation, freeze tolerance, anaerobiosis, metabolic depression and related processes. For the next four years, until the 12th International Hibernation Symp osium, it will serve as tthe biblev for every scientist and graduate s tudent working in these areas of physiology and zoology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540674108
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
08/07/2000
Edition description:
2000
Pages:
546
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of 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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