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Central Regulation of Adaptive Responses to Heat and Cold

Handbook of Physiology, Environmental Physiology

  1. Eugen Zeisberger,
  2. Joachim Roth

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp040126

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Zeisberger, E. and Roth, J. 2011. Central Regulation of Adaptive Responses to Heat and Cold. Comprehensive Physiology. 579–595.

Author Information

  1. Physiologisches Institut der Universität Giessen, Giessen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    New Aspects in Neurotransmission
    • 1.1
      Central Sensors and Transmitters
    • 1.2
      Release and Action of Central Transmitters
    • 1.3
      Receptors for Neurotransmitters
    • 1.4
      Long-Term Effects of Neurotransmitters
    • 1.5
      Consequences for Evaluation of Experiments
  • 2
    Hypothalamic Pathways and Functions
    • 2.1
      Systems Relating Brain and Body
    • 2.2
      Hypothalamic Connections within the Brain
  • 3
    Examples for Thermoadaptive Modifications of Hypothalamic Homeostatic Systems
    • 3.1
      Thermoadaptive Modifications in Heat Balance
    • 3.2
      Thermoadaptive Modifications in Water Balance
    • 3.3
      Thermoadaptive Modifications in Immune Balance
  • 4
    Conclusions