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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (7): 1181–1186.
Published: 1 April 2017
...Joseph M. Santin; Lynn K. Hartzler ABSTRACT Semiaquatic frogs may not breathe air for several months because they overwinter in ice-covered ponds. In contrast to many vertebrates that experience decreased motor performance after inactivity, bullfrogs, Lithobates catesbeianus , retain functional...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (15): 2297–2303.
Published: 1 August 2002
... of the atrophic response during extended periods of inactivity, both artificially imposed (e.g. limb immobilisation) and naturally occurring, such as the quiescence associated with dormancy (e.g. hibernation and aestivation). The severity of muscle atrophy is positively correlated with mass-specific metabolic...