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Hibernation in Mammals: Central Nervous System Function

Handbook of Physiology, Environmental Physiology

  1. John M. Horowitz,
  2. David J. Horrigan

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp040123

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Horowitz, J. M. and Horrigan, D. J. 2011. Hibernation in Mammals: Central Nervous System Function. Comprehensive Physiology. 533–539.

Author Information

  1. Section of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, Davis, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    The Hibernation Cycle and Maintenance of Homeostatic Mechanisms
  • 2
    Sensory and Higher-Order Processing During Hibernation
  • 3
    The Orderly Sequence of Events During Arousal from and Entrance Into Hibernation
  • 4
    Neuroactive Agents and Hibernation
  • 5
    Unanswered Questions