martedì 25 aprile 2017

# s-ecol: living in hypoxic conditions (among Heterocephalus glaber)

<< Naked mole-rats live in large colonies deep underground in hypoxic conditions >>

AA << found that these animals fuel anaerobic glycolysis with fructose by a rewired pathway that avoids tissue damage >>

Thomas J. Park, Jane Reznick, et al. Fructose-driven glycolysis supports anoxia resistance in the naked mole-rat. Science.  21 Apr. 2017 Vol. 356  Issue 6335 pp.307-311 DOI: 10.1126/science.aab3896

<< Ignore the whiskers and teeth - these are plants >>

Thomas Park. Naked mole-rats 'turn into plants' when oxygen is low. Apr. 20, 2017

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