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Molecular Mechanisms of Metabolic Arrest: Life in Limbo

A volume of Experimental Biology Reviews

Edited by: Kenneth B. Storey

BIOS Scientific Publishers, Oxford, UK 2001, 199 pp.

Chapters in this book arose from lectures presented at the 2000 meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology in Cambridge, UK, July 31-August 2.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1. Turning down the fires of life: metabolic regulation of hibernation and estivation. pp. 1-21. Manuscript

Kenneth B. Storey

 

Chapter 2. Hibernation, a state of natural tolerance to profound reduction in organ blood flow and oxygen delivery capacity. pp. 23-42.

Richard M. McCarron, Donna G. Sieckmann, Erik Z. Yu, Kai Frerichs and John M. Hallenbeck

 

Chapter 3. The ATP-sensitive potassium channel: a metabolic sensor. pp. 43-58.

Frances M. Ashcroft and Stefan Trapp

 

Chapter 4. Mitochondrial proton leak in metabolic depression. pp. 59-77.

Martin D. Brand, Robert G. Boutilier, Mark Wass, Julie St-Pierre and Tammie Bishop

 

Chapter 5. The hypoxic brain: suppressing energy-expensive membrane functions by regulation of receptors and ion channels. pp. 77-102.

Philip E. Bickler, Paul H. Donohoe and Leslie T. Buck

 

Chapter 6. Anoxia survival and metabolic arrest in the turtle. pp. 103-114.

Donald C. Jackson

 

Chapter 7. Thermostasis in hypoxic animals. pp. 115-127.

Stephen C. Wood

 

Chapter 8. Cellular interactions between respiration and thermoregulation: the paramecium. pp. 129-142.

Gary Malvin

 

Chapter 9. Coupling of stress-induced gene expression with growth arrest in budding yeast. pp. 143-154.

Helmut Ruis

 

Chapter 10. Time for a rest: programmed diapause in insects. pp. 155-169.

David L. Denlinger

 

11. Do stress proteins protect embryos during metabolic arrest and diapause? pp. 169-186.

Thomas H. MacRae

 

12. Molecular mechanisms of desiccation tolerance in plants. pp. 187-196.

Dorothea Bartels