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1. Monodelphis domestica is a small marsupial mammal from South America. Its thermogenic abilities in the cold were determined when the opossums were both warm (WA) and cold (CA) acclimated. Maximum heat production of M. domestica was obtained at low temperatures in helium-oxygen. 2. Basal metabolic rate (BMR) in the WA animals was 3.2 W/kg and mean body(More)
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