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Title: Metabolic and hormonal acclimation to heat stress in domesticated ruminants
Authors: Bernabucci, Umberto
Lacetera, Nicola
Baumgard, Lance H.
Rhoads, Robert P.
Ronchi, Bruno
Nardone, Alessandro
Keywords: Ruminants
Ruminanti
Heat stress
Stress da caldo
Metabolism
Metabolismo
Acclimation
Acclimatamento
Adaptation
Adattamento
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press for The Animal Consortium
Citation: Bernabucci, U. et al. 2010. Metabolic and hormonal acclimation to heat stress in domesticated ruminants. "Animal" 4 (7): 1167-1183
Abstract: Environmentally induced periods of heat stress decrease productivity with devastating economic consequences to global animal agriculture. Acclimatization is a process by which animals adapt to environmental conditions and engage behavioral, hormonal and metabolic changes that are characteristics of either acclimatory homeostasis or homeorhetic mechanisms used by the animals to survive in a new ‘physiological state’. These physiological modifications alter nutrient partitioning and may prevent he
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DOI: 10.1017/S175173111000090X
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2067/1536
ISSN: 1751-7311
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