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

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

by Gerhard Heldmaier
     
 

This book gives an up-to-date 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. For the next four years - until the 12th International Hibernation Symposium - it will

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Overview

This book gives an up-to-date 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. For the next four years - until the 12th International Hibernation Symposium - it will serve as a state-of-the-arte reference source for every scientist and graduate student working in these areas of physiology and zoology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540674108
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
09/15/2000
Edition description:
2000
Pages:
546
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 1.25(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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