Russian Journal of Ecology

, Volume 36, Issue 6, pp 427–434 | Cite as

The Structure of Energy Supply for Tissue Adaptation in Small Mammals Differing in Ecological Specialization

  • N. K. Mazina


Multivariate factor analysis of the data on liver bioenergetics of mountain and forest voles has been performed. The specific features of tissue energy metabolism are best differentiated in the space of characters pertaining to the succinic acid oxidation system. The role of the dominant oxidation substrate in the structure of energy supply for the adaptation of tissue to a set of environmental factors in specialized and widespread species is discussed.

Key words

forest and mountain voles energy supply for tissue adaptation liver mitochondria succinic acid 


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  • N. K. Mazina
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  1. 1.Kirov State Medical AcademyKirovRussia

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