Aestivation

Molecular and Physiological Aspects

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ISBN: 978-3-642-02420-7 (Print) 978-3-642-02421-4 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-23

    Metabolic Depression: A Historical Perspective

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    Pages 25-45

    Metabolic Regulation and Gene Expression During Aestivation

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    Pages 47-61

    The Connection Between Oxidative Stress and Estivation in Gastropods and Anurans

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    Pages 63-94

    Nitrogen Metabolism and Excretion During Aestivation

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    Pages 95-111

    Aestivation in Mammals and Birds

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    Pages 113-139

    Metabolic Rate Suppression as a Mechanism for Surviving Environmental Challenge in Fish

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    Pages 141-169

    Energy and Water in Aestivating Amphibians

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    Pages 171-181

    Effects of Aestivation on Skeletal Muscle Performance

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    Pages 183-208

    Morphological Plasticity of Vertebrate Aestivation

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    Pages 209-229

    Water Management by Dormant Insects: Comparisons Between Dehydration Resistance During Summer Aestivation and Winter Diapause

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    Pages 231-243

    Diapause and Estivation in Sponges

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    Pages 245-262

    Aestivation in the Fossil Record: Evidence from Ichnology

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 263-268