DOI: 10.22215/etd/2019-13837 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: Hibernation is a fascinating survival adaptation that allows animals to transition into a torpid state to survive the winter by coordinating a strong suppression of metabolic rate, conservation of fuel/energy, and reduction of body temperature. This strategy permits thirteen-lined ground squirrels (Ictidomys tridecemlineatus) and other hibernating mammals to endure the harsh winter season when there is little access to food. Many energy-expensive cellular processes are suppressed, including gene transcription … Show more

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