Is “Preparation for Oxidative Stress” a Case of Physiological Conditioning Hormesis?

  title={Is “Preparation for Oxidative Stress” a Case of Physiological Conditioning Hormesis?},
  author={Marcus F. Oliveira and M{\'a}rcio A. Geihs and Thiago F. A. França and Daniel Carneiro Moreira and Marcelo Hermes-Lima},
  journal={Frontiers in Physiology},
Many animal species endure hypoxic or even anoxic stresses, when faced with harsh environmental conditions including freezing, severe dehydration and air exposure of aquatic organisms. Hypoxia in those animals induces a set of physiological/biochemical adaptive responses, allowing organisms to cope with low oxygen levels. Such responses are mediated by (i) arrest of transcriptional and translational activity, (ii) depression of metabolic rate, (iii) re-wiring of energy metabolism pathways… 

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