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Comparative Physiology of Fasting, Starvation, and Food Limitation

Author: Marshall D McCue
Publisher: Berlin Springer Berlin 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Aufl. 2012View all editions and formats

All animals face the possibility of food limitation and ultimately starvation-induced mortality. It is written for an audience with an understanding of general principles in animal physiology, yet  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marshall D McCue
ISBN: 9783642447303 3642447309
OCLC Number: 881621632
Description: XIII, 430 Seiten in 1 Teil 60 schw.-w. Illustrationen, 24 farbige Illustrationen 235 x 155 mm
Contents: Marshall D. McCue: An introduction.- Jean-Herve Lignot, Yvon LeMaho: A history of modern research into fasting, starvation, and inanition.- Kevin L. Kirk: Starvation in rotifers: physiology in an ecological context.- Allen G. Gibbs, Lauren A. Reynolds: Drosophila as a model for starvation.- Johannes Overgaard, Tobias Wang: Metabolic transitions during feast and famine in spiders.- Nadav Bar, Helene Volkoff: Adaption of the physiological, endocrine and the digestive system functions to prolonged food deprivation in fish.- Frederic Hervant: Starvation in subterranean species versus surface-dwelling species: crustaceans, fish, and salamanders.- Marshall D. McCue, Harvey B. Lillywhite, Steven J. Beaupre: Physiological responses to starvation in snakes.- Rike Campen, Matthias Starck: Cardiovascular circuits and digestive function of intermittent-feeding sauropsids.- Esa Hohtola: Thermoregulatory adaptations to starvation in birds.- Susanne Jenni-Eiermann and Lukas Jenni: Fasting in birds: general patterns and the special case of endurance flight.- Ulf Bauchinger, Scott R. McWilliams: Tissue-specific mass changes during fasting: the protein turnover hypothesis.- Xueying Zhang et al: Seasonal changes in body mass and energy balance in wild small mammals.- Jehan-Herve Lignot: Changes in form and function of the gastrointestinal tract during starvation: from pythons to rats.- Edwin R. Price, Teresa G. Valencak: Changes in fatty acid composition during starvation in vertebrates.- Miriam Ben-Hamo et al.: Physiological Responses to Fasting in Bats.- Hank Harlow: Muscle protein and strength retention by bears during winter fasting and starvation.- Duane E. Ullrey: Seasonal starvation in northern white-tailed deer.- Cory Champagne et al: Fasting physiology of the pinnipeds.- Kent A. Hatch: The use and application of stable isotope analysis to the study of starvation, fasting, and nutritional stress.- Kevin Grant: Study and treatment of human starvation in the United Kingdom and India.- Kevin D. Hall: Quantitative physiology of human starvation: adaptations of energy expenditure, macronutrient metabolism and body composition.- Krista A. Varady: Alternate day fasting: effects on body weight and chronic disease risk in humans and animals.- Marshall D. McCue: Horizons in starvation research.
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