PMID: 5180Jan 1, 1975

Tissue lactates, pH and blood gasses in hibernating dormouse: changes during periodic arousals

Comptes rendus des séances de la Société de biologie et de ses filiales
L Ambid, R Agid

Abstract

Periodic arousal in the garden dormouse is accompagnied by a rise in plasma and muscle lactate levels and a diminution of muscle glycogen. In addition, the decrease of arterial blood pH and O2 concentration agrees well with these results. All of which are in good agreement with the general stimulation of adrenergic activity observed at the onset of rewarming.

Related Concepts

Vigilance, Cortical
Carbon Dioxide
Glycogen
Hibernation, Artificial
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration
Lactates
Liver Glycogen
Muscle
Myocardium
Dioxygen

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