Frazer I Heinis et al.
American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology, 309(4), R368-R377 (2015-05-29)
The hearts of mammalian hibernators maintain contractile function in the face of severe environmental stresses during winter heterothermy. To enable survival in torpor, hibernators regulate the expression of numerous genes involved in excitation-contraction coupling, metabolism, and stress response pathways. Understanding