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Changes in Antioxidant Protein SP-22 of Chipmunk Carotid Bodies during the Hibernation Season

  • KOHKO FUKUHARA
  • YI WU
  • HIROKI NANRI
  • MASAHARU IKEDA
  • YOSHIAKI HAYASHIDA
  • KATSUAKI YOSHIZAKI
  • KAZUO OHTOMO
Part of the ADVANCES IN EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY book series (AEMB, volume 580)

Abstract

Hibernators survive repeated cycles of torpor and arousal during the hibernation season. During torpor, hibernating animals drastically reduce their heart rate, respiratory rate, body temperature, blood flow and oxygen consumption; however, during periodic arousal, this suppressed physiological state rapidly surges and returns to euthermy (Daan, 1991; Waßmer et al., 1997; Fukuhara et al., 2003; 2004).

Keywords

Brown Adipose Tissue Ground Squirrel Carotid Body Small Blood Vessel Torpor Bout 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • KOHKO FUKUHARA
    • 1
  • YI WU
    • 2
  • HIROKI NANRI
    • 3
  • MASAHARU IKEDA
    • 4
  • YOSHIAKI HAYASHIDA
    • 5
  • KATSUAKI YOSHIZAKI
    • 6
  • KAZUO OHTOMO
    • 7
  1. 1.Division of Cell Biology and Histology, Department of Anatomy and BiochemistryAkita University School of MedicineAkitaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Biology, School of Biology and Chemistry EngineeringGuangzhou UniversityChina
  3. 3.Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Health and WelfareSeinan-Jogakuin UniversityKitakyusyu
  4. 4.Department of Health DevelopmentUniversity of Occupational and Environmental HealthKitakyusyu
  5. 5.International Buddhist University,International Buddhist UniversityOsaka
  6. 6.Department of PhysiologyAkita University School of Health SciencesAkitaJapan
  7. 7.Department of AnatomyAkita University School of Health SciencesAkitaJapan

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