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Comparative Physiology of Fasting, Starvation, and Food Limitation

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    Chapter 1 An Introduction to Fasting, Starvation, and Food Limitation
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    Chapter 2 A History of Modern Research into Fasting, Starvation, and Inanition
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    Chapter 3 Starvation in Rotifers: Physiology in an Ecological Context
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    Chapter 4 Drosophila as a Model for Starvation: Evolution, Physiology, and Genetics
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    Chapter 5 Metabolic Transitions During Feast and Famine in Spiders
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    Chapter 6 Adaptation of the Physiological, Endocrine, and Digestive System Functions to Prolonged Food Deprivation in Fish
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    Chapter 7 Starvation in Subterranean Species Versus Surface-Dwelling Species: Crustaceans, Fish, and Salamanders
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    Chapter 8 Physiological Responses to Starvation in Snakes: Low Energy Specialists
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    Chapter 9 Cardiovascular Circuits and Digestive Function of Intermittent-Feeding Sauropsids
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    Chapter 10 Thermoregulatory Adaptations to Starvation in Birds
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    Chapter 11 Fasting in Birds: General Patterns and the Special Case of Endurance Flight
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    Chapter 12 Tissue-Specific Mass Changes During Fasting: The Protein Turnover Hypothesis
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    Chapter 13 Seasonal Changes in Body Mass and Energy Balance in Wild Small Mammals
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    Chapter 14 Changes in Form and Function of the Gastrointestinal Tract During Starvation: From Pythons to Rats
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    Chapter 15 Comparative Physiology of Fasting, Starvation, and Food Limitation
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    Chapter 16 Physiological Responses to Fasting in Bats
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    Chapter 17 Muscle Protein and Strength Retention by Bears During Winter Fasting and Starvation
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    Chapter 18 Seasonal Starvation in Northern White-Tailed Deer
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    Chapter 19 Fasting Physiology of the Pinnipeds: The Challenges of Fasting While Maintaining High Energy Expenditure and Nutrient Delivery for Lactation
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    Chapter 20 The Use and Application of Stable Isotope Analysis to the Study of Starvation, Fasting, and Nutritional Stress in Animals
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    Chapter 21 Fearing the Danger Point: The Study and Treatment of Human Starvation in the United Kingdom and India, c. 1880–1974
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    Chapter 22 Quantitative Physiology of Human Starvation: Adaptations of Energy Expenditure, Macronutrient Metabolism and Body Composition
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    Chapter 23 Alternate Day Fasting: Effects on Body Weight and Chronic Disease Risk in Humans and Animals
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    Chapter 24 Horizons in Starvation Research
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Chapter title
Horizons in Starvation Research
Chapter number 24
Book title
Comparative Physiology of Fasting, Starvation, and Food Limitation
Published by
Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, January 2012
DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-29056-5_24
Book ISBNs
978-3-64-229055-8, 978-3-64-229056-5

Marshall D. McCue, McCue, Marshall D.

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Country Count As %
Unknown 3 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 67%
Researcher 1 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 1 33%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 33%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 33%