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Myoglobin expression in notothenioid ancestor Bovichtus variegatus suggests loss is not cold adaptive.
The icefish family Channichthyidae has been the focus of considerable research in myoglobin expression. It is known that none of the sixteen species studied produce myoglobin protein in their pectoral muscle, and six ...
Minerals Under Ice How far do we go to utilize Antarctic resources? Minerals Under Ice How far do we go to utilize Antarctic resources?
Speculation about future mining in Antarctica is increasing. This unique, untouched continent is dominated by its severe climate and inaccessibility. Its rich mineral deposits are expected due to its geological history, ...
A comparison of survival strategies in the extreme environment.
(University of Canterbury, 2007)
Species living on the Antarctic continent and its surrounding oceans have had to adapt to live in the extreme environment. These adaptations are specialised strategies that species have evolved to aid survival by increasing ...