acclimation


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acclimation

[‚ak·lə′mā·shən]
(biology)
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Cold shock and cold acclimation proteins in the psychrotrophic bacterium Arthrobacter globiformis SI55.
The 65-kDa cytosolic protein associated with warm temperature acclimation in goldfish, Carassius auratus.
The aim of the present study was to examine the possible relationship between acclimation temperature and physiological responses as the preferred temperature, thermal tolerance, and oxygen consumption rate (OCR) of adults the black sea urchin Arbacia stellata, near their northern limit of distribution in Baja California coast.
As expected, all 23 varieties behaved similarly and followed the typical U-shaped pattern of bud cold hardiness, which consists of three stages: fall cold acclimation (September to December), followed by maximum hardiness in mid-winter (January to February) and deacclimation in late winter and early spring.
These abilities known as cold acclimation which increase the response of tolerance to low non-freezing temperatures (Thomashow, 1999) and modify variety of carbohydrate composition including in lipid, protein during cold acclimation (Steponkus and Lynch, 1989; Guy, 1990; Thomashow, 1990).
In order to attenuate heat-induced stressors and better maintain in-game running performance, field sport athletes are recommended to complete a period of heat acclimation prior to competition in the heat (Grantham et al.
For many temperate plant species, maximum freezing tolerance is enhanced via acclimation to low but nonfreezing temperatures.
A CPAP acclimation program designed to improve both the titration outcome and overall patient compliance is also relevant.
The require a relatively simple set-up, are sturdy and handle well after acclimation.
The intensity of the exercise can differentiate acclimation to training by determining the metabolic pathway, the energetic substrate and the energy source used, as well as the tension overload on the cardiovascular system (19).
Lack of acclimation is a cardinal predictor of heatstroke.