Advances in Comparative and Environmental Physiology by D.F. Houlihan, D.R. Livingstone, R.F. Lee

By D.F. Houlihan, D.R. Livingstone, R.F. Lee

Advances in Comparative and Environmental Physiology is helping biologists, physiologists, and biochemists preserve music of the wide literature within the box. offering accomplished, built-in experiences and sound, serious, and provocative summaries, this sequence is a must for all lively researchers in environmental and comparative physiology.

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Biochem J 247:525-530 Haschemeyer AEV (1968) Compensation ofliver protein synthesis in temperature acclimated toadfish, Opsanus tau. Bioi Bull 135:130-140 Haschemeyer AEV (1978) Protein metabolism and its role in temperature acclimation. In: Malins DC, Sargent JR (eds) Biochemical and biophysical perspectives in Marine biology, Vo14. Academic Press, London, pp 29-84 Haschemeyer A V (1983) A comparative study of protein synthesis in nototheniids and ice fish at Palmer Station, Antarctica. Comp Biochem Physiol 76B:541-543 Haschemeyer AEV, Mathews R W (1982) Effects of temperature extremes on protein synthesis in liver of toad fish, Opsanus tau, in vivo.

In Preparation) Mier PR, Peterson RG, Bonds DR, Meschia G, Battaglia FC (1981) Rates of protein synthesis and turnover in fetal life. Am 1 PhysioI240:320-324 Miglavs I, 10bling M (1989) Effects of feeding regimes on food consumption, growth rates and tissue nucleic acids in juvenile Arctic charr, Sa/velinus a/pinus, with particular respect to compensatory growth. 1 Fish Bioi 34:947-957 Millward Dl (1989) The nutritional regulation of muscle growth and protein turnover. Aquaculture 79: 1-28 Millward Dl, Garlick Pl, lames WPT, Nnanyelugo DO, Ryatt lS (1973) Relationship between protein synthesis and RNA content in skeletal muscle.

Nevertheless, the close relationship between protein synthesis and oxygen consumption suggests that the former provides a good indicator of the an animal's energy requirements (Hawkins et al. 1989). Another approach to estimating energy costs of protein synthesis is to inhibit synthesis and to measure the decline in synthesis and oxygen consumption. In chickens, heat production declined by 37% while protein synthesis declined by 87% of control values when cycloheximide was used to inhibit protein synthesis (Aoyagi et al.

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