Effects of activity, genetic selection and their interaction on muscle metabolic capacities and organ masses in mice.

Abstract

Chronic voluntary exercise elevates total daily energy expenditure and food consumption, potentially resulting in organ compensation supporting nutrient extraction/utilization. Additionally, species with naturally higher daily energy expenditure often have larger processing organs, which may represent genetic differences and/or phenotypic plasticity. We… (More)
DOI: 10.1242/jeb.148759

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