Thermoregulation: What Role for UCPs in Mammals and Birds?

@article{Mozo2005ThermoregulationWR,
  title={Thermoregulation: What Role for UCPs in Mammals
and Birds?},
  author={Julien Mozo and Yalin Emre and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Bouillaud and Daniel Ricquier and François Criscuolo},
  journal={Bioscience Reports},
  year={2005},
  volume={25},
  pages={227-249}
}
Mammals and birds are endotherms and respond to cold exposure by the means of regulatory thermogenesis, either shivering or non-shivering. In this latter case, waste of cell energy as heat can be achieved by uncoupling of mitochondrial respiration. Uncoupling proteins, which belong to the mitochondrial carrier family, are able to transport protons and thus may assume a thermogenic function. The mammalian UCP1 physiological function is now well understood and gives to the brown adipose tissue… 
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