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NON‐SHIVERING THERMOGENESIS AND ITS THERMOREGULATORY SIGNIFICANCE
  • L. Janský
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical…
  • 1 February 1973
1. Non‐shivering thermogenesis (NST) is a heat‐production mechanism participating in the chemical thermoregulation of mammals.
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Short days induce changes in specific melatonin binding in hamster median eminence and anterior pituitary
Autoradiography of 125I-melatonin binding to hamster brain sections revealed a competitive 125I-melatonin binding in median eminence only. Saturation studies on crude membrane fraction revealedExpand
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Thermoregulation in Winter Swimmers and Physiological Significance of Human Catecholamine Thermogenesis
Thermoregulation in control subjects and cold‐adapted winter swimmers was examined during 1 h of cold water immersion (13°C). It was found that the thermoregulatory functions of winter swimmersExpand
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The effects of sex, age and commensal way of life on levels of fecal glucocorticoid metabolites in spiny mice (Acomys cahirinus)
We studied levels of fecal glucocorticoid metabolites (GCM) in a social rodent - Egyptian spiny mouse. As breeding adults are socially dominant over subadults, and adolescent males are driven away byExpand
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BODY ORGAN CYTOCHROME OXIDASE ACTIVITY IN COLD- AND WARM-ACCLIMATED RATS.
  • L. Janský
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Canadian journal of biochemistry and physiology
  • 1 September 1963
The cytochrome oxidase activity was estimated in homogenates of the whole body and in nine body organs of cold- and warm-acclimated rats. The total body cytochrome oxidase activity expressed in termsExpand
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Acclimation of the white rat to cold: noradrenaline thermogenesis.
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Thermogenesis due to exercise and cold in warm- and cold-acclimated rats.
  • J. Hart, L. Janský
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Canadian journal of biochemistry and physiology
  • 1 March 1963
In both warm- and cold-acclimated rats, heat production was measured while the animals were at rest and running at maximum sustained effort at temperatures from 30 °C to those giving maximumExpand
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Participation of skeletal muscle and kidney during nonshivering thermogenesisin cold-acclimated rats.
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Shivering and nonshivering thermogenesis in the bat (Myotis myotis Borkh.) during arousal from hibernation.
  • J. Mejsnar, L. Janský
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Canadian journal of physiology and pharmacology
  • 1 February 1970
Nonshivering thermogenesis exists in the bat (Myotis myotis Borkh.) arousing from hibernation at environmental temperatures of 4–6 °C. Nonshivering thermogenesis is essential for the start of the a...
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