Accession Number:

ADA099686

Title:

Physiological Adaptations of Mammals of the Arctic Shore.

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. 1976-1977,

Corporate Author:

ARCTIC INST OF NORTH AMERICA ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

Contents Effects of cold exposure on urinary catecholamines in arctic lemmings Thermogenesis of specific organs in cold acclimated rodents Induction of summer hibernation by serum from arctic mammals Spontaneous and induced summer hibernation in 13-lined ground squirrels by marmot and hamster serum Further evidence for hibernation in bears The role of adrenoceptors in norephinephrine stimulated VO2 in muscle Ketamine-HCl anesthesia for the brown lemming A comparison of body temperatures of least weasels and wolverines The pineal and photoperiodism in arctic species Cold acclimatization and the pineal gland of lemmings Effects of photoperiod, cold acclimation and melatonin Budget, and Explanation of Budget Items.

Subject Categories:

  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE