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Mammalian hibernation: cellular and molecular responses to depressed metabolism and low temperature.
Mammalian hibernators undergo a remarkable phenotypic switch that involves profound changes in physiology, morphology, and behavior in response to periods of unfavorable environmental conditions. TheExpand
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Animals in a bacterial world, a new imperative for the life sciences
In the last two decades, the widespread application of genetic and genomic approaches has revealed a bacterial world astonishing in its ubiquity and diversity. This review examines how a growingExpand
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Hibernation: the immune system at rest?
Mammalian hibernation consists of torpor phases when metabolism is severely depressed, and Tb can reach as low as approximately –2°C, interrupted by euthermic arousal phases. Hibernation affects theExpand
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Intestinal transport during fasting and malnutrition.
Fasting or malnutrition (FM) has dramatic effects on small intestinal mucosal structure and transport function. Intestinal secretion of ions and fluid is increased by FM both under basal conditionsExpand
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Integrative Physiology of Fasting.
Extended bouts of fasting are ingrained in the ecology of many organisms, characterizing aspects of reproduction, development, hibernation, estivation, migration, and infrequent feeding habits. TheExpand
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American Journal of Physiology: Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physi- QlQgY American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and
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D-glucose releases 5-hydroxytryptamine from human BON cells as a model of enterochromaffin cells.
BACKGROUND & AIMS 5-Hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) is released from enterochromaffin cells and activates neural reflex programs regulating motility and secretion. Although sugars are reported to releaseExpand
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Seasonal changes in mucosal structure and function in ground squirrel intestine.
  • H. V. Carey
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The American journal of physiology
  • 1 August 1990
Seasonal variations in mucosal structure and transport function were examined in active and hibernating ground squirrel jejunum. Mucosal wet weight and protein content, villus height, and mucosalExpand
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Quantitative analysis of liver metabolites in three stages of the circannual hibernation cycle in 13-lined ground squirrels by NMR.
Thirteen-lined ground squirrels and other circannual hibernators undergo profound physiological changes on an annual basis, transitioning from summer homeothermy [body temperature (T(b))Expand
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Genomic signatures of near-extinction and rebirth of the crested ibis and other endangered bird species
BackgroundNearly one-quarter of all avian species is either threatened or nearly threatened. Of these, 73 species are currently being rescued from going extinct in wildlife sanctuaries. One of theExpand
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