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Temperature (Austin). 2015 Apr 14;2(1):22-6. doi: 10.1080/23328940.2015.1017088. eCollection 2015 Jan-Mar.

Thermal physiology in a changing thermal world.

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1
Laboratory of Environmental Physiology; Faculty of Dentistry; The Hebrew University of Jerusalem ; Israel.
2
Human Environmental Physiological Research Unit; University of Ottawa ; Canada.
3
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health; University of Melbourne; Melbourne, VIC Australia; Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience; University Of Melbourne; Melbourne, VIC Australia.
4
Department of Human Biology; NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism of Maastricht University Medical Center ; The Netherlands.

Abstract

This editorial focuses on articles submitted to the Temperature call "Thermal Physiology in a Changing Thermal World." It highlights an array of topics related to thermoregulatory and metabolic functions in adverse environments, and the complexity and adaptability of the systems to changing climatic conditions, at various levels of body organization.

KEYWORDS:

assessment of thermoregulatory functions; brown adipose tissue and thermogenic modulators; central and peripheral thermo-modulators; evolutionary adaptation; perception in thermoregulation; systemic and molecular cross-tolerance to novel stressors

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