Reversing sodium differentials between the hemolymph and hindgut speeds chill coma recovery but reduces survival in the fall field cricket, Gryllus pennsylvanicus.

  title={Reversing sodium differentials between the hemolymph and hindgut speeds chill coma recovery but reduces survival in the fall field cricket, Gryllus pennsylvanicus.},
  author={Jacqueline E. Lebenzon and Lauren E. Des Marteaux and Brent J. Sinclair},
  journal={Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part A, Molecular \& integrative physiology},
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