Temperature Regulation in Laboratory Rodentsby Christopher J. Gordon
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, toxic chemicals and other factors.
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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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