Blood buffering capacity of muscles of the Antarctic fish Dissostichus mawsoni, Pagothenia borchgrevinki, Trematomus centronotus, P. macropterus and Rhigophila dearborni
Entry ID: K012_1986_1987_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: Temperature is an environmental factor which has profound effects on both aerobic and anaerobic activities. During aerobic activity, hydrogen ions from acidic metabolites are consumed by oxidative phosphorylation. When anaerobic burst of activity occur, hydrogen ions must be buffered to prevent an excessive fall in pH which might inhibit normal physiological processes. Temperature alters the ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1986-10-01
Stop Date: 1986-12-15
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Publications/References
Wells, R.M.G. Summers, G. Beard, L.A. Grigg, G.C. Ecological and behavioural correlates of intracellular buffering capacity in the muscles of Antarctic fish. Polar biology 8(5): 321-325, 1988.
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-01-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-09
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