Estivation

Known as: aestivation 
Any process in which an organism enters and maintains a period of dormancy, similar to hibernation, but that occurs during the summer. It insulates… (More)
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2014
2014
During the long Sahelian dry season, mosquito vectors of malaria are expected to perish when no larval sites are available; yet… (More)
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2012
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2012
BACKGROUND Sea cucumbers are a special group of marine invertebrates. They occupy a taxonomic position that is believed to be… (More)
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2010
2010
The African malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae, inhabits diverse environments including dry savannas, where surface waters… (More)
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2006
2006
Entry into the hypometabolic state of estivation requires a coordinated suppression of the rate of cellular ATP turnover… (More)
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2005
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2005
Mammals normally maintain their core body temperature (CBT) despite changes in environmental temperature. Exceptions to this norm… (More)
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2005
2005
Anuran estivation is characterized by long episodes of aphagia. To investigate whether estivating anurans downregulate intestinal… (More)
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2002
2002
Protein synthesis is downregulated during metabolic depression in a number of systems where the metabolic depression is effected… (More)
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2000
2000
Three major forms of dormancy in mammals have been classified: hibernation in endotherms is characterised by reduced metabolic… (More)
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2000
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2000
Dry season survival of Anopheles funestus, Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles arabiensis in the Kilombero valley a dry savannah zone… (More)
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1998
1998
Meditation, a wakeful hypometabolic state of parasympathetic dominance, is compared with other hypometabolic conditions, such as… (More)
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