The cell membrane sodium pump as a mechanism for increasing thermogenesis during cold acclimation in rats
Guernsey, D. L.Stevens, E. D.
Science (New York, N.Y.)
Increased sodium pump activity is a major component of enhanced tissue thermogenesis in skeletal muscle, liver, and kidney of cold-acclimated rats. The sodium pump may play a major role in the thermoregulatory heat production during cold adaptation in mammals.