Anne Mari Mustonen

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Affiliation: University of Joensuu
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Leptin, ghrelin, and energy metabolism of the spawning burbot (Lota lota, L.)
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    J Exp Zool 293:119-26. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Fatty acid profiles and relative mobilization during fasting in adipose tissue depots of the American marten (Martes americana)
    Petteri Nieminen
    University of Joensuu, Department of Biology, FIN 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    Lipids 41:231-40. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Exogenous melatonin elevates the plasma leptin and thyroxine concentrations of the mink (Mustela vison)
    A M Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, Finland
    Z Naturforsch C 55:806-13. 2000
  4. doi request reprint Selective fatty acid mobilization from adipose tissues of the pheasant (Phasianus colchicus mongolicus) during food deprivation
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Faculty of Biosciences, University of Joensuu, FI 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Physiol Biochem Zool 82:531-40. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of low-dose leptin and gender on the physiology of the mouse (Mus musculus)
    A M Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, Finland
    J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl) 86:166-73. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Seasonal rhythms of body temperature in the free-ranging raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) with special emphasis on winter sleep
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Faculty of Biosciences, University of Joensuu, Joensuu, Finland
    Chronobiol Int 24:1095-107. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Circannual leptin and ghrelin levels of the blue fox (Alopex lagopus) in reference to seasonal rhythms of body mass, adiposity, and food intake
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol 303:26-36. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Adaptations to fasting in the American mink (Mustela vison): carbohydrate and lipid metabolism
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 140:195-202. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Food deprivation in the common vole (Microtus arvalis) and the tundra vole (Microtus oeconomus)
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Faculty of Biosciences, University of Joensuu, Joensuu, Finland
    J Comp Physiol B 178:199-208. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Selective seasonal fatty acid accumulation and mobilization in the wild raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides)
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Faculty of Biosciences, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    Lipids 42:1155-67. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Leptin, ghrelin, and energy metabolism of the spawning burbot (Lota lota, L.)
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    J Exp Zool 293:119-26. 2002
    ..The functions of leptin and the ghrelin-immunoreactive peptide in the physiology of the burbot are not consistent with the models of their function in mammals...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fatty acid profiles and relative mobilization during fasting in adipose tissue depots of the American marten (Martes americana)
    Petteri Nieminen
    University of Joensuu, Department of Biology, FIN 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    Lipids 41:231-40. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Exogenous melatonin elevates the plasma leptin and thyroxine concentrations of the mink (Mustela vison)
    A M Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, Finland
    Z Naturforsch C 55:806-13. 2000
    ..The effects of exogenous melatonin are very pronounced in the mink. Melatonin elevates the plasma leptin and thyroxine levels possibly by direct and indirect mechanisms...
  4. doi request reprint Selective fatty acid mobilization from adipose tissues of the pheasant (Phasianus colchicus mongolicus) during food deprivation
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Faculty of Biosciences, University of Joensuu, FI 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Physiol Biochem Zool 82:531-40. 2009
    ..The hepatic FA profile was resistant to the 4-d period of food deprivation. The results demonstrate that the incorporation of FA into WAT and their mobilization from lipid stores are selective not only in mammals but also in birds...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of low-dose leptin and gender on the physiology of the mouse (Mus musculus)
    A M Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, Finland
    J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl) 86:166-73. 2002
    ..Leptin seems to have minor but widespread effects on the energy metabolism of a nonmutant rodent. In nature, one function of leptin could be carbohydrate preservation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Seasonal rhythms of body temperature in the free-ranging raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) with special emphasis on winter sleep
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Faculty of Biosciences, University of Joensuu, Joensuu, Finland
    Chronobiol Int 24:1095-107. 2007
    ..The overwintering strategy of the raccoon dog resembled the patterns of winter sleep in bears and badgers, but the wintertime passivity of the species was more intermittent and the decrease in the T(b) less pronounced...
  7. ncbi request reprint Circannual leptin and ghrelin levels of the blue fox (Alopex lagopus) in reference to seasonal rhythms of body mass, adiposity, and food intake
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol 303:26-36. 2005
    ..Our results reinforce the hypothesis that leptin does not function as an acute indicator of body adiposity in seasonal carnivores but rather as a long-term signal of nutritional status...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adaptations to fasting in the American mink (Mustela vison): carbohydrate and lipid metabolism
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 140:195-202. 2005
    ..The results of the present study suggest that the mink has not evolved sophisticated adaptations to wintertime fasting...
  9. ncbi request reprint Food deprivation in the common vole (Microtus arvalis) and the tundra vole (Microtus oeconomus)
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Faculty of Biosciences, University of Joensuu, Joensuu, Finland
    J Comp Physiol B 178:199-208. 2008
    ..No signs of stimulated protein catabolism characteristic to phase III of fasting were present during 18 h without food...
  10. ncbi request reprint Selective seasonal fatty acid accumulation and mobilization in the wild raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides)
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Faculty of Biosciences, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    Lipids 42:1155-67. 2007
    ..The principles of selective FA mobilization were valid in wild mammals. FA incorporation was also selective and reversed the wintertime losses of the preferably mobilized FA...
  11. ncbi request reprint Adaptations to fasting in the American mink (Mustela vison): nitrogen metabolism
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    J Comp Physiol B 175:357-63. 2005
    ..Although the mink can still have a high body fat percent at the end of the 7-day fast, it appears to enter phase III of fasting with stimulated proteolysis during this period...
  12. ncbi request reprint Endocrinologic adaptations to wintertime fasting in the male American mink (Mustela vison)
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 230:612-20. 2005
    ..The endocrine response to food deprivation is remarkably similar in divergent mammalian orders, indicating that the hormonal signals enhancing survival during nutritional scarcity must be evolutionarily old and well conserved...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physiological adaptations to fasting in an actively wintering canid, the Arctic blue fox (Alopex lagopus)
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, Finland
    J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol 305:32-46. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Different fatty acid composition in central and peripheral adipose tissues of the American mink (Mustela vison)
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Faculty of Biosciences, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 147:903-10. 2007
    ..These data confirm that the FA signatures of mammals reflect not only their dietary history but also metabolic modifications of ingested FA...
  15. ncbi request reprint Lipid metabolism in the adipose tissues of a carnivore, the raccoon dog, during prolonged fasting
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Faculty of Biosciences, University of Joensuu, FIN 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 232:58-69. 2007
    ..The in vivo FA mobilization from the regional WAT depots of a carnivore was selective, and the molecular structure of the FA affected its efficiency...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hyperthermia and increased physical activity in the fasting American mink Mustela Vison
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol 305:489-98. 2006
    ..It is concluded that the mink differs from previously studied homeotherms in thermoregulatory and behavioral responses to fasting probably due to its high energy requirements and predatory success...
  17. ncbi request reprint Continuous melatonin treatment and fasting in the raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides)--vernal body weight regulation and reproduction
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, Finland
    Zoolog Sci 21:163-72. 2004
    ..Melatonin also increased their body mass indices from July to Aug 2001, indicating that it triggers the autumnal accumulation of fat in the species...
  18. ncbi request reprint Adaptations to fasting in a terrestrial mustelid, the sable (Martes zibellina)
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 144:444-50. 2006
    ..Moreover, fasting increased the plasma ghrelin concentrations of the sables and down-regulated the thyroid activity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Preliminary evidence that pharmacologic melatonin treatment decreases rat ghrelin levels
    A M Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, Finland
    Endocrine 16:43-6. 2001
    ..The results suggest new interplay between the pineal gland and energy metabolism as well as reenforce the hypothesis that ghrelin is antagonistic to leptin...
  20. ncbi request reprint Melatonin and the wintering strategy of the tundra vole, Microtus oeconomus
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Zoolog Sci 19:683-7. 2002
    ..Winter metabolism of the species does not seem to require accumulation of fat or extra stores of liver or muscle glycogen. On the contrary, successful wintering of the tundra vole presumably depends on continuous food availability...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of continuous light and melatonin treatment on energy metabolism of the rat
    A M Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, Finland
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:716-23. 2002
    ..Both exogenous melatonin and constant light seem to have a strong regulatory effect on rat energy metabolism...
  22. ncbi request reprint Physiological adaptations of the raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) to seasonal fasting-fat and nitrogen metabolism and influence of continuous melatonin treatment
    A M Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, PO Box 111, 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    J Comp Physiol B 174:1-12. 2004
    ..The species can maintain its protein catabolism constant for at least 60 days. Decreased cortisol and thyroid hormone concentrations may contribute to protein sparing...
  23. doi request reprint Response to fasting in an unnaturally obese carnivore, the captive European polecat Mustela putorius
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Faculty of Biosciences, University of Joensuu, PO Box 111, FI 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 234:1287-95. 2009
    ..The polecat could be recommended as an easily accessible carnivorean model to study the natural history of the obese phenotype and its comorbidities...
  24. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogens alter the reproductive organ development in the mink (Mustela vison)
    Ari Ryökkynen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, PO Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 202:132-9. 2005
    ..This study could not explain the mechanisms behind these alterations. The results indicate that perinatal phytoestrogen exposures cause alterations in the weight of the reproductive organs of the mink kits...
  25. ncbi request reprint Endocrine response to fasting in the overwintering captive raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides)
    Petteri Nieminen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, FIN 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol 301:919-29. 2004
    ..Together with the unaffected adrenaline, noradrenaline, and cortisol concentrations, this suggests that food deprivation in winter does not cause stress to the raccoon dog but is an integral part of its natural life history...
  26. ncbi request reprint Phytosterols act as endocrine and metabolic disruptors in the European polecat (Mustela putorius)
    Petteri Nieminen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, Joensuu, Finland
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 178:22-8. 2002
    ..PS had widespread previously unreported effects on the physiology of the polecat. The multiple effects indicate the need of a thorough risk assessment of the effects and interactions of PS...
  27. ncbi request reprint Seasonal weight regulation of the raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides): interactions between melatonin, leptin, ghrelin, and growth hormone
    Petteri Nieminen
    University of Joensuu, Department of Biology, Finland
    J Biol Rhythms 17:155-63. 2002
    ..Instead of the amount of fat in the body, the main regulators of the levels of these hormones in the raccoon dog are presumably seasonal rhythms entrained by melatonin...
  28. ncbi request reprint Adaptations of the raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) to wintering--effects of restricted feeding or periodic fasting on lipids, sex steroids and reproduction
    Juha Asikainen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, Joensuu, Finland
    J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol 303:861-71. 2005
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of fasting and exogenous melatonin on annual rhythms in the blue fox (Alopex lagopus)
    Petteri Nieminen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101, Finland
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 139:183-97. 2004
    ..Melatonin exerted a strong influence not only on the reproductive axis of the males but also on the seasonal food intake. The species seemed quite resistant to periodic involuntary food deprivation...
  30. ncbi request reprint In vivo effects of bisphenol A on the polecat (mustela putorius)
    Petteri Nieminen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, Joensuu, Finland
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 65:933-45. 2002
    ..This suggests physiological changes in the groups receiving 50 or 250 mg BPA/kg body weight/d...
  31. ncbi request reprint Seasonal reproductive endocrine profile of the raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides)-effects of melatonin and food deprivation
    Juha Asikainen
    University of Joensuu, Department of Biology, Joensuu, Finland
    J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol 299:180-7. 2003
    ..Food deprivation in winter seems to accentuate the sex steroid response during the mating as the fasted males had higher testosterone concentrations than the fed males in February and March...
  32. ncbi request reprint Bisphenol A affects endocrine physiology and biotransformation enzyme activities of the field vole (Microtus agrestis)
    Petteri Nieminen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, PO Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 126:183-9. 2002
    ..The results show that wild mammals such as the field vole could be more susceptible to BPA than laboratory rodents. More studies on wild mammals are needed to determine the risks of endocrine disruptors in natural ecosystems...
  33. ncbi request reprint Thermoregulatory adaptations of the overwintering captive raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) in boreal climate
    Petteri Nieminen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol 303:776-84. 2005
    ..Opposite to the established assumptions, the raccoon dog does not seem to enter winter sleep on fur farms. In the future it is important to determine if true winter sleep occurs in nature in the species...
  34. ncbi request reprint Phytosterols affect endocrinology and metabolism of the field vole (Microtus agrestis)
    Petteri Nieminen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 228:188-93. 2003
    ..As 5 mg PS kg(-1) day(-1) is the recommended dose for various health products, a thorough risk assessment of the effects and interactions of PS is warranted...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of phytosterols on the endocrinology and metabolism of the female raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides)
    Petteri Nieminen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, Joensuu, Finland
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1475-88. 2003
    ..Liver and kidney ethoxyresorufin O-deethylase activities were lower in the PS treated females. Data indicate that raccoon dogs may not be a sentinel species for PS effects...
  36. ncbi request reprint Uniform fatty acid mobilization from anatomically distinct fat depots in the sable (Martes zibellina)
    Petteri Nieminen
    Faculty of Biosciences, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Lipids 42:659-69. 2007
    ..The natural history of the species is an important determinant of the FA composition and RM between anatomically different fat depots...
  37. ncbi request reprint Detection, analysis and interactions of plasma ghrelin, leptin and growth hormone in the mink (Mustela vison)
    Ari Ryökkynen
    University of Joensuu, Department of Biology, Finland
    Zoolog Sci 20:1127-32. 2003
    ..However, there was no correlation between the plasma ghrelin and GH or leptin concentrations. The hormone concentrations were quite similar to earlier measurements in other carnivores...
  38. doi request reprint Effects of cold exposure, exogenous melatonin and short-day treatment on the weight-regulation and body temperature of the Siberian hamster (Phodopus sungorus)
    Tuula Korhonen
    Department of Biology, University of Oulu, P O Box 3000, FI 90014, Oulu, Finland
    Regul Pept 149:60-6. 2008
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Seasonal physiology of the wild raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides)
    Juha Asikainen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, PO Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Zoolog Sci 21:385-91. 2004
    ..The observed physiological phenomena emphasise the adaptation of the species to long periods of food scarcity in the winter...
  40. ncbi request reprint Fasting reduces plasma leptin-and ghrelin-immunoreactive peptide concentrations of the burbot (Lota lota) at 2 degrees C but not at 10 degrees C
    Petteri Nieminen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, Finland
    Zoolog Sci 20:1109-15. 2003
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Increased plasma creatine kinase activities triggered by edible wild mushrooms
    Petteri Nieminen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Food Chem Toxicol 43:133-8. 2005
    ..A screening program of wild mushrooms is recommended to clarify how widespread this effect is...
  42. ncbi request reprint Postmetamorphic Xenopus laevis shows decreased plasma triiodothyronine concentrations and phosphorylase activity due to subacute phytosterol exposure
    Petri S Koponen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Chemosphere 57:1683-9. 2004
    ..The effects could not be attributed to the possible estrogenicity of the PS mixture. Further studies will be needed to evaluate the possible significance of these effects...
  43. doi request reprint Fatty acid composition and development of hepatic lipidosis during food deprivation--mustelids as a potential animal model for liver steatosis
    Petteri Nieminen
    University of Joensuu, Faculty of Biosciences, P O Box 111, Joensuu FI 80101, Finland
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 234:278-86. 2009
    ..Hepatic lipidosis induced by food deprivation was manifested in the fatty acid composition of the polecat with similarities to human NAFLD despite the different principal etiologies...
  44. doi request reprint The effects of an abundant ectoparasite, the deer ked (Lipoptena cervi), on the health of moose (Alces alces) in Finland
    Tommi Paakkonen
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland, P O Box 111, 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    Parasitol Res 111:1223-32. 2012
    ..Although a wide array of physiological variables was determined, only minor effects caused by the heavy deer ked parasitism could be detected, suggesting that the moose might tolerate this parasite relatively well...
  45. ncbi request reprint Endocrine and metabolic alterations in the mink (Mustela vison) due to chronic phytoestrogen exposure
    Ari Ryökkynen
    University of Joensuu, Department of Biology, P O Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Chemosphere 64:1753-60. 2006
    ..The kidney glycogen concentrations and the muscle phosphorylase activities of phytoestrogen-treated adult minks were elevated. The results of this study suggest that minks are sensitive to perinatal phytoestrogen exposure...
  46. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin and peptide YY in the fasting blue fox (Alopex lagopus)
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 140:251-6. 2005
    ..Acrp30 and PYY seem to play roles in the body weight-regulation of the blue fox during long-term fasting, but their specific functions and physiological significance remain to be determined...
  47. ncbi request reprint Multigenerational exposure to phytosterols in the mouse
    Ari Ryökkynen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    Reprod Toxicol 19:535-40. 2005
    ..PS supplement also increased the testicular levels of testosterone in the male pups of F(2) generation. In spite of these transitory changes, PS exposure caused no permanent deleterious effects on the reproduction of the mouse...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effects of peripheral ghrelin on the carbohydrate and lipid metabolism of the tundra vole (Microtus oeconomus)
    Petteri Nieminen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 138:182-7. 2004
    ..In voles, ghrelin may be a mediator to recruit body energy reserves during negative energy balance that would be detrimental to voles very rapidly if foraging does not prove to be successful...
  49. ncbi request reprint Selective fatty acid mobilization in the American mink (Mustela vison) during food deprivation
    Petteri Nieminen
    University of Joensuu, Department of Biology P O Box 111, FIN 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 145:81-93. 2006
    ..As a result, minks are able to preserve a low melting point and fluidity of the subcutaneous fat depots, which would be essential to a Northern semi-aquatic mammal...
  50. ncbi request reprint Fasting in the American marten (Martes americana): a physiological model of the adaptations of a lean-bodied animal
    Petteri Nieminen
    Faculty of Biosciences, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    J Comp Physiol B 177:787-95. 2007
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Freezing tolerance and low molecular weight cryoprotectants in an invasive parasitic fly, the deer ked (Lipoptena cervi)
    Petteri Nieminen
    University of Eastern Finland, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Institute of Biomedicine Anatomy, Kuopio, Finland
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 317:1-8. 2012
    ..AA could be hypothesized to act as cryoprotectants by, e.g., protecting enzymes and lipid membranes from damage caused by cold...
  52. doi request reprint A preliminary study on the seasonal body temperature rhythms of the captive mountain hare (Lepus timidus)
    Petteri Nieminen
    University of Joensuu, Faculty of Biosciences, P O Box 111, FI 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Cryobiology 56:163-7. 2008
    ..Food deprivation did not induce hypothermia in summer or winter. These preliminary data suggest that the mountain hare can spare a modest amount of energy with the wintertime reduction in T(b)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of reproductive safety of beta-sitosterol on the American mink (Neovison vison)
    Petteri Nieminen
    University of Joensuu, Faculty of Biosciences, P O Box 111, FI 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Chemosphere 71:493-9. 2008
    ..The results suggest that dietary beta-sitosterol presents no significant risk to mammalian fertility...
  54. doi request reprint Fatty acid modifications during autumnal cold-hardening in an obligatory ectoparasite, the deer ked (Lipoptena cervi)
    Petteri Nieminen
    University of Eastern Finland, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Institute of Biomedicine Anatomy, P O Box 1627, FI 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    J Insect Physiol 59:631-7. 2013
    ..The PUFA with low melting points probably allow lipid membranes to maintain sufficient fluidity required to maintain protein functions at low ambient temperatures...
  55. doi request reprint Myo- and hepatotoxic effects of cultivated mushrooms in mice
    Petteri Nieminen
    University of Joensuu, Faculty of Biosciences, P O Box 111, FI 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Food Chem Toxicol 47:70-4. 2009
    ..This should be taken into consideration if mushrooms are to be used as functional foods...
  56. doi request reprint Fatty acid mobilization in voles--model species for rapid fasting response and fatty liver
    Anne Mari Mustonen
    University of Eastern Finland, Faculty of Science and Forestry, Department of Biology, PO Box 111, FI 80101, Joensuu, Finland
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 163:152-60. 2012
    ..Hepatic FA could be partly derived from lipids hydrolyzed in fat depots. The FA profiles of the vole tissues reflect the dietary lipids and are rapidly and selectively modified by food deprivation...
  57. doi request reprint Experimental infection of the deer ked (Lipoptena cervi) has no negative effects on the physiology of the captive reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus)
    Tommi Paakkonen
    University of Eastern Finland, Faculty of Science and Forestry, Department of Biology, P O Box 111, 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Vet Parasitol 179:180-8. 2011
    ..In conclusion, at the duration and intensity of infection that were employed, the effects of the deer ked on the measured physiological variables of the reindeer were insignificant...
  58. ncbi request reprint Suspected myotoxicity of edible wild mushrooms
    Petteri Nieminen
    University of Joensuu, Department of Biology, P O Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 231:221-8. 2006
    ..flavovirens, but probably represent an unspecific response requiring individual sensitivity and a significant amount of ingested mushroom to manifest itself...