Ultrastructural Changes in Skeletal Muscle with Age and Cold-acclimation in Japanese Quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica)

Skeletal muscle is the primary site of thermogenesis in birds. The relative contributions of shivering and non-shivering thermogenesis (ST and NST, resp.) are unknown. Morphological changes can help distinguish the relative importance of ST and NST during development and acclimation. This study asse...

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Author: Anthony Caragiulo
Degree Work Type: Thesis (M.S.)
Institution: Villanova University
Format: Degree Work
Language: English
Published: 2012
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