The effects of pH and drugs on miniature end plate current decay in extraocular muscles of the Antarctic fish Pagothenia borchgrevinki
Entry ID: K012_1982_1983_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: Previous experiments indicated that miniature end plate currents (MEPCs) from extraocular muscles of Antarctic fish decay significantly faster than MEPCs from New Zealand temperate fish. As the Antarctic fish contains higher proportion of unsaturated fluid lipids, the fast MEPC decay agrees with the hypothesis relating membrane channel kinetics to membrane viscosity. Recordings of spontaneous ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1982-10-30
Stop Date: 1982-12-02
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Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
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Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
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Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 9 423 9387
Email: ja.macdonald at xtra.co.nz
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Postal Code: 0972
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Publications/References
Macdonald, J.A. 1983. Neuromuscular cold adaptation in an Antarctic fish. NZ Antarctic Record 5(2): 1-10.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-01-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-09
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