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Food selection, assimilation and shallow daily torpor in Peromyscus maniculatus (Wagner) acclimated to simulated summer and winter temperatures

Leonard A. PichГ©

Food selection, assimilation and shallow daily torpor in Peromyscus maniculatus (Wagner) acclimated to simulated summer and winter temperatures

by Leonard A. PichГ©

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Published by s.n.] in [s.l .
Written in English


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Statementby Leonard A. Piché
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 91 l.
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19978930M

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Food selection, assimilation and shallow daily torpor in Peromyscus maniculatus (Wagner) acclimated to simulated summer and winter temperatures by Leonard A. PichГ© Download PDF EPUB FB2

The object of the present study was to investigate whether these diet-induced physiological and biochemical changes also occur in species that show shallow, daily torpor. Deer mice, Peromyscus Author: Fritz Geiser. Peromyscus. comprises a large num-ber of species and subspecies in North America.

There is disagreement on species classification within the genus; however, the number of distinct species ranges between 40 and 53 (Nowak ). The most widespread species is the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus), but the white-footed mouse (P.

leucopusCited by: 4. heterotherm, the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus), torpor- enhancing effects of increased Assimilation and shallow daily torpor in Peromyscus maniculatus book A availability were also RESEARCH ARTICLE The Journal of Experimental Biology () doi Restriction of food to one-half thead libitum level increased the frequency, duration, and depth (mean minimum body temperature) of torpor in all three species (Fig.

1).P. maniculatus, however. Daily surface activity and feeding patterns of a northern California population of the deer mouse Peromyscus maniculatus were studied each month over a 1-year period.

Activity of adults was highest during the early hours of darkness regardless of season, whereas that of subadults was more by: 4. Restriction of food to 75% daily ration increased the incidence of torpor in both species, and induced longer, deeper torpor bouts A significantly greater proportion of P.

maniculatus. During the winter months the Djungarian hamster, Phodopus sungorus, can enter spontaneous daily torpor (SDT) even in the presence of abundant food and at thermoneutral ambient temperature. Peromyscus maniculatus may have litters containing from one to eleven young with typical litters containing four, five, or six individuals (Baker ).

Litter size increases with each birth until the fifth or sixth litter and decreases thereafter (LTER ). Peromyscus maniculatus is very altricial at birth but develops quickly.

At birth, the. Start studying Food Selection Guides and Evaluations. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Tannenbaum MG () Spontaneous daily torpor in Peromyscus: contributing factors. Proceedings of the symposium Living in the cold III, Crested Butte, Colorado, p 36 Google Scholar Tannenbaum MG, Pivorun EB () Differential effects of food restriction on the induction of daily torpor in Peromyscus maniculatus and Peromyscus leucopus.

Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. size. From May to September we added food on 2-hectare areas of white spruce forest in the southern Yukon.

Inwe used oats with no measurable impact. In and we used sunflower seeds and doubled or tripled the population densities of Peromyscus maniculatus and. Food selection tips Organic, pasture-raised, wild-caught when possible.

Make sure you eat your fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, seeds, meats, eggs and dairy products organic. Your meat, chicken, eggs and dairy products should be both organic and pasture-raised – meaning that the animals eat grass, not soy and cottonseed meal.

Most important criteria in food selection. Sight. Humans can differentiate how many smells. 2, to 4, Groups of odors. Spicy, flowery, fruity, foul, burnt, resinous.

Capable of evaporating into the air like a gas. Volatile molecules. Easier to smell than cold foods. Heated foods. This book gives an up-to-date account of the current knowledge of cold adaptation in animals, including phenomena like hibernation, daily torpor, thermoregulation and thermogenesis, metabolic regulation, freeze tolerance, anaerobiosis, metabolic depression and related processes.

For the next four years - until the 12th International Hibernation. The following guidelines should be followed when rating a food product on the Taste Panel: 1.

Emphasis is on the quality of the food product rather than on personal preferences such as likes and dislikes. If you absolutely dislike the food product because of personal preferences, do not rate it.

Introduction. Peromyscus is a genus of small North American rodents known colloquially as deer mice (Emmons, ).When the first Peromyscus specimens were shipped to European systematicists in the late 18th century, their resemblance to the local wood mouse prompted the designation Mus sylvaticus (Hooper, ).At the time, little was known of the diversity of rodents worldwide and most were.

Peromyscus has been the subject of numerous behavioral studies, many of which beg to be further pursued genetically. Peromyscus maniculatus is notoriously prone to the development of stereotypical behavior (chronic repetitive movements) and is being studied as a model for repetitive movement disorders in humans (Presti et al.

Two broadly overlapping patterns of torpor can be recognized for mammals. Daily heterotherms facultatively express a short (–22 h) and shallow torpor bout (Geiser and Ruf, ), and do so spontaneously with no prior build-up of a fat reserve.

In daily torpor, T b usually remains above 10°C (mean interspecific T b =°C; Geiser and Ruf. We used deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) to investigate variation in mercury exposure across the terrestrial ecosystem of Isle Royale National Park (Michigan, USA).Although previous work suggested that mercury (Hg) levels may be higher inside the Sargent Lake watershed of Isle Royale than outside the watershed, Hg concentrations in livers were higher outside the Sargent.

From May to September we added food on 2-hectare areas of white spruce forest in the southern Yukon. Inwe used oats with no measurable impact. In and we used sunflower seeds and doubled or tripled the population densities of Peromyscus maniculatus and Clethrionomys rutilus. Supplemental feeding with sunflower seeds increased.Mild food restriction (70% ad lib.

diet) reduces secondary antibody responses in deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus), functionally representing a cost of immune memory. In this study, we asked whether compromised immune memory was mediated by a decrease in size of the B cell population responsible for producing antibodies (i.e., spleen-derived B.Peromyscus maniculatus rufinus which occurs in the Wasatch regi.

on. f. Description: Distinguished from other species of Peromyscus by the combination of relatively short ears, and strongly bicolored tail, which is shorter than the head and body and lacks a terminal tu. t of hair.

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