Temperature Regulation in Laboratory Rodents

Temperature Regulation in Laboratory Rodents

by Christopher J. Gordon
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521102790

ISBN-13: 9780521102797

Pub. Date: 03/12/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

With the use of extensive data tables and figures, this book explains the key facets of rodent thermal physiology including neurological control, metabolism, thermoregulatory effectors, core and brain temperature, circadian rhythm, development and aging temperature acclimation, gender and intraspecies variation, and there is a novel chapter on the effect of trauma,

Overview

With the use of extensive data tables and figures, this book explains the key facets of rodent thermal physiology including neurological control, metabolism, thermoregulatory effectors, core and brain temperature, circadian rhythm, development and aging temperature acclimation, gender and intraspecies variation, and there is a novel chapter on the effect of trauma, toxic chemicals and other factors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521102797
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/12/2009
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction to temperature regulation; 2. Neurology of temperature regulation; 3. Metabolism; 4. Thermoregulatory effector responses; 5. Body temperature; 6. Growth, reproduction, development and aging; 7. Temperature acclimation; 8. Gender and intraspecies differences; 9. Thermoregulation during chemical toxicity, physical trauma and other adverse environmental conditions; References; Index.

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