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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (16): 3091–3100.
Published: 15 August 2006
...Holly A. Shiels; Vesa Paajanen; Matti Vornanen SUMMARY The burbot ( Lota lota ) is a cold stenothermic fish species whose heart is adapted to function in the cold. In this study we use whole-cell voltage-clamp techniques to characterize the electrophysiological properties of burbot ventricular...
J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (16): 2823–2833.
Published: 15 July 2004
... physiological strategies for surviving in the cold, a cold-dormant crucian carp ( Carassius carassius L.) and a cold-active rainbow trout ( Oncorhynchus mykiss ), were used in acclimation experiments. The I Na of carp and trout were also compared with I Na of a cold stenothermal burbot( Lota lota...
J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (11): 1597–1606.
Published: 1 June 2002
...Virpi Tiitu; Matti Vornanen SUMMARY In the present study, burbot ( Lota lota L.) was used as a model to study the effects of acute temperature changes on cardiac contractility in a cold stenothermal fish. The burbot were captured in the breeding season(February) and were maintained for 4 weeks at 1...