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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (10): 1552–1562.
Published: 15 May 2016
...Sasha Ayton; Sean Tomlinson; Ryan D. Phillips; Kingsley W. Dixon; Philip C. Withers ABSTRACT Seasonal acclimatisation of thermal tolerance, evaporative water loss and metabolic rate, along with regulation of the hive environment, are key ways whereby hive-based social insects mediate climatic...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (6): 859–869.
Published: 15 March 2016
... evaporative cooling capacity ( N =10 per site per season); the maximum T a birds tolerated before the onset of severe hyperthermia ( T b ≈44°C) was considered to be their hyperthermia threshold T a ( T a,HT ). Our data reveal significant seasonal acclimatisation of heat tolerance, with a desert population...
J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (8): 1363–1369.
Published: 15 April 2014
.... 15 10 2013 10 12 2013 © 2014. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2014 Acclimatisation Cold exposure Helox Phenotypic flexibility Thermogenic capacity The lowest environmental temperature to which an endotherm can defend normothermic body temperature ( T b...
J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (7): 1193–1200.
Published: 1 April 2003
... seasonal fluctuations in body temperature will show seasonal acclimatisation in the activity of its metabolic enzymes. We measured body temperatures of alligators in the wild in winter and summer ( N =7 alligators in each season), and we collected muscle samples from wild alligators ( N =31 in each season...