Accession Number:

ADA063100

Title:

Strategies in Cold: Natural Torpidity and Thermogenesis,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ALBERTA UNIV EDMONTON DEPT OF ZOOLOGY

Report Date:

1978-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

705.0

Abstract:

Contents Natural Torpidity, Problems, and Perspectives Circannual Cycles in Hibernators Shallow, Daily Torpor-A Thermoregulatory Adaptation Energetic and Field Aspects of Mammalian Torpor-The Richardsons Ground Squirrel The Economics of Temperature Regulation and Torpor in Nonmammalian Organisms Neuronal Models of Temperature Regulation in Euthermic and Hibernating Mammals-An Alternate Model for Hibernation Sleep and Hibernation- Electrophysiological and Thermoregulatory Homologies Thermosensitivity of Preoptic Neurons and Hypothalamic Integrative Function in Hibernators and Nonhibernators Time Sequence of Physiological Changes during Hibernation-The Significance of Serotonergic Pathways Autonomic Regulation of Hibernation by Citellus and Eptesicus Cold Tolerance of Mammalian Cells-Prevalence and Properties Membrane Lipid PHase-Transitions-A Possible Biological Response to Hibernation Metabolic Economy at the Biochemical Level-The Hibernator Aspects of Metabolic Endocrine Changes in Hibernation The Biochemical Mechanism of Thermogenesis in Brown Adipose Tissue Biochemical Aspects of Nonshivering Thermogenesis Neurohumoral Regulation of Nonshivering Thermogenesis in Mammals Significance and Possible Central Mechanisms of Thermoregulatory Threshold Deviations in Thermal Adaptation Adaptation of Man to Cold.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE