Accession Number : ADA099685


Title :   Physiological Adaptations of Arctic Mammals.


Descriptive Note : Final rept.,


Corporate Author : ARCTIC INST OF NORTH AMERICA ARLINGTON VA


Personal Author(s) : Folk,G Edgar , Jr ; Folk,Mary A ; Berberich,Joel J ; Minor,Judy J ; Magoon,Keith


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a099685.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1975


Pagination or Media Count : 52


Abstract : Contents: Cold Acclimation in Arctic Lemmings; Tolerance of Arctic Lemmings to Hypothermia and Dehydration; Renal Function in Hypothermic Arctic Lemmings; Cold Acclimation in the Tundra Vole (Microtus oeconomus); Induction of Summer Hibernation in the 13-Lined Ground Squirrel Shown by Comparative Serum Transfusions from Arctic Mammals; Characterization of Polar Bear Serum Lipoproteins; Photoperiodism and the Physiology of the Pineal Gland; Simultaneous Measurements of Heart Rate and Oxygen Consumption in Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus); Oxygen Consumption and Body Temperature Measurements of Lemmings Maintained at minus 40 deg; Effect of Norepinephrine on Muscle O2 Consumption of Cold Acclimated Rats; Effect of Cold Acclimation on Oxygen Consumption in Muscle; Daily Rhythm of Body Temperature of Wolverines (Gulo luscus luscus); Use of Implants in Muskrat to Study Heart Rate and Body Temperature; Expenditures; and Explanation of Expenditures.


Descriptors :   *EXPOSURE(PHYSIOLOGY) , *ACCLIMATIZATION , *ADAPTATION(PHYSIOLOGY) , *HIBERNATION , MEASUREMENT , LOW TEMPERATURE , MAMMALS , REPORTS , NOREPINEPHRINE , MUSCLES , HEART RATE , HYPOTHERMIA , SUMMER , ARCTIC REGIONS , DEHYDRATION , OXYGEN CONSUMPTION , BODY TEMPERATURE , PINEAL GLAND , PHOTOPERIODISM


Subject Categories : Stress Physiology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE