Lecture 10 10-07-10-1

Lecture 10 10-07-10-1 - Lecture 10 Lecture Ectothermy...

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Lecture 10 Lecture 10 Ectothermy Ectothermy Thermal Adaptation Thermal Adaptation Thermal trade Thermal trade - - offs in offs in enzyme functions enzyme functions
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Homeothermy versus Poikilothermy Endothermy versus Ectothermy Ectothermic poikilothermy Thermal physiology is inseparable from a consideration of energy metabolism – the two topics are “joined at the hip” so to speak. You cannot talk about one without implicitly talking about the other.
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Effects of temperature on the rate of a physiological process
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Effects of temperature on the rate of a physiological process is approximately described by an exponential function. On semilogarithmic coordinates, the relationship between rate and temperature is nearly linear.
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Thermal Acclimation: Partial Compensation “Acute” vs. “chronic” changes in temperature.
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Thermal Acclimation: Partial Compensation “Acute” vs. “chronic” changes in temperature.
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Evidence of evolutionary thermal adaptation Tetanic tension vs. temperature in skeletal
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2011 for the course BIO 704:360 taught by Professor John-alder during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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