- Hibernating black bears (Ursus americanus) experience skeletal muscle protein balance during winter anorexiaT D Lohuis
Deparment of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 147:20-8. 2007..Protein and nitrogen content, nucleic acid, and stable isotope enrichment measurements of the biopsies support this conclusion...
- Hibernating bears conserve muscle strength and maintain fatigue resistanceT D Lohuis
Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Kenai Moose Research Center, 43961 Kalifornsky Beach Road, Suite B, Soldotna, Alaska 99669, USA
Physiol Biochem Zool 80:257-69. 2007..This study further supports our previous findings that black bears have a high resistance to atrophy despite being subjected to long-term anorexia and limited mobility...