Experimental studies with carp supported our hypothesis, that the regular decrease in the mass-specific rate of resting metabolism with increasing body mass may be explained principally by a combination of a decrease in the mass-specific rate of tissue metabolism, and an increase in the relative size of organs and parts of low metabolic activity with increasing body mass.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - Feb 1 1986|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)