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Water management in nectar-feeding birds

Water management in nectar-feeding birds

American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology 291(3): R828-R829

ISSN/ISBN: 0363-6119

PMID: 16675635

DOI: 10.1152/ajpregu.00288.2006

Fasting is associated with a series of physiological responses that protect body tissues from degradation by efficiently using expendable energy reserves while sparing protein. Lactation requires the mobilization of maternal nutrients for milk synthesis.

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