Contrary seasonal changes of rates of nutrient uptake, organ mass, and voluntary food intake in red deer (Cervus elaphus).

@article{Arnold2015ContrarySC,
  title={Contrary seasonal changes of rates of nutrient uptake, organ mass, and voluntary food intake in red deer (Cervus elaphus).},
  author={Walter Arnold and Christoph Beiglb{\"o}ck and Marion Burmester and Maria Guschlbauer and Astrid Lengauer and Bernd Schr{\"o}der and Mirja R. Wilkens and Gerhard Breves},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={309 3},
  pages={R277-85}
}
Northern ungulates acclimatize to winter conditions with restricted food supply and unfavorable weather conditions by reducing energy expenditure and voluntary food intake. We investigated in a study on red deer whether rates of peptide and glucose transport in the small intestines are also reduced during winter as part of the thrifty phenotype of winter… CONTINUE READING