This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Invaginate: inside surface area 4-Ways for Heat Exchange Ectotherm: amphibians and reptiles, get heat from environment Endotherm: mammals and birds, maintain constant body temperature o Insulation: Feathers, fur and blubber Most animals arent endothermic Hypothermia: a decrease in core body temp reducing normal muscle and cerebral functions, metabolic icebox person looks dead but is alive Torpor : allows body temperature to drop, store a lot of energy and then enters state of hibernation Brown fat is rich in mitochondria Thermogenin: uncouple oxidative phosphorylation in mitochondria, energy is used as heat instead of make ATP...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 02/25/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Pytel during the Winter '11 term at Union College.
- Winter '11