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Adipose tissue in migratory birds

Handbook of Physiology, Adipose Tissue

  1. Eugene P. Odum

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp050106

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Odum, E. P. 2011. Adipose tissue in migratory birds. Comprehensive Physiology. 37–44.

Author Information

  1. University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Magnitude of Migratory Obesity
  • 2
    Body Distribution and Composition of Adipose Tissue in Migratory Birds
  • 3
    Homeostasis of Non-Fat Body Components During Migration
  • 4
    Fatty Acid Composition of Migratory Fat
  • 5
    Bioenergetics
  • 6
    Comparison of Obesity in Man and Migrating Birds
  • 7
    Summary