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The role of fatigue in temperature resistance of salamanders

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dc.contributor.author Burke, Elaine en_US
dc.contributor.author Pough, F. Harvey en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-08-28T20:07:01Z en_US
dc.date.available 2006-08-28T20:07:01Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1976-04 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Thermal Biology 1N3 (1976) 163-167 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0306-4565 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/2543 en_US
dc.description.abstract 1. We measured temperature resistance and lactic acid production of Notophthalmus viridescens and Plethodon cinerus acclimated to 10, 20 or 30°C. 2. Fatigue is responsible for the Loss of Righting Response (LRR) observed when Plethodon are heated and contributes to the LRR of Notophthalmus efts. 3. LRR is purely a manifestation of incapacitation by high temperature in Notophthalmus adults. 4. The Critical Thermal Maximum (CTM) is solely a product of temperature incapacitation in all three forms. 5. The standard test for temperature resistance should be expanded to include tests of fatigue. en_US
dc.format.extent 37365 bytes en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier: Journal of Thermal Biology en_US
dc.subject Lactic acid en_US
dc.subject Salamanders en_US
dc.subject Temperature resistance en_US
dc.title The role of fatigue in temperature resistance of salamanders en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.url http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0306-4565(76)90008-5

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