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- Davis, Mary; Jessee, Renee; Close, Matthew; Fu, Xiangping; Settlage, Robert; Wang, Guoqing; Cline, Mark A.; Gilbert, Elizabeth R.
- Comparative biochemistry and physiology 2015 v.190 pp. 68-74
- peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors, etc ; Thamnophis; adipocytes; adipose tissue; biosynthesis; brain; energy; fatty acid-binding proteins; feed deprivation; glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase; hydrolysis; juveniles; lipoprotein lipase; lipoproteins; liver; messenger RNA; snakes; triacylglycerol lipase; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... Snakes often undergo periods of prolonged fasting and, under certain conditions, can survive years without food. Despite this unique phenomenon, there are relatively few reports of the physiological adaptations to fasting in snakes. At post-prandial day 1 (fed) or 21 (fasting), brain, liver, and adipose tissues were collected from juvenile checkered garter snakes (Thamnophis marcianus). There was ...