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The Molecular Signals that Regulate the Ontogeny of Aerobic Capacity, Lipid Metabolism and Elevated Myoglobin Concentrations in the Skeletal Muscles of Weddell Seals
Entry ID: NSF-ANT06-34682

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Abstract: During the past three decades, intensive field studies have revealed much about the behavior, physiology, life history, and population dynamics of the Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddelli) population of McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. These animals are marine predators that are highly adapted for an aquatic life in shore-fast and pack ice habitats. They must locate and capture sparsely distributed ... View entire text
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Start Date: 2006-04-20
Stop Date: 2009-06-30
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-07-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24