Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021-01-01 Evolved increases in hemoglobin-oxygen affinity and Bohr effect coincided with the aquatic specialization of penguins.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences2021-01-01
2021-01-01 Ontogeny of carbon monoxide-related gene expression in a deep-diving marine mammal.Frontiers in Physiology2021-01-01
2020-01-01 Adaptive Potential of the Heme Oxygenase/Carbon Monoxide Pathway During Hypoxia.Frontiers in Physiology2020-01-01
2020-01-01 Stroke effort and relative lung volume influence heart rate in diving sea lions. Journal of Experimental Biology..  223. 2020-01-01
2019-01-01 Heart Rates, Heart Rate Profiles, and Electrocardiograms in Three Killer Whales, a Beluga, and a Pilot Whale: An Exploratory Investigation.Marine Mammal Science2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Inferring prey size variation from mandible acceleration in northern elephant seals.Marine Mammal Science2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Time Domains of Hypoxia Adaptation-Elephant Seals Stand Out Among Divers.Frontiers in Physiology2019-01-01
2018-01-01 Anterior vena caval oxygen profiles in a deep-diving California sea lion: arteriovenous shunts, a central venous oxygen store, and oxygenation during lung collapse.Journal of Experimental Biology2018-01-01
2018-01-01 The extra burden of motherhood: Reduced dive duration associated with pregnancy status in a deep-diving mammal, the northern elephant seal.Biology Letters2018-01-01
2017-01-01 Effects of Inhalational Anesthesia on Blood Gases and pH in California Sea Lions.Marine Mammal Science.  33:726-737. 2017-01-01
2017-01-01 Flipper stroke rate and venous oxygen levels in free-ranging California sea lions.The Journal of Experimental Biology.  220:1533-1540. 2017-01-01
2017-01-01 Heart rate regulation in diving sea lions: the vagus nerve rules.Journal of Experimental Biology.  220:1372-1381. 2017-01-01
2017-01-01 Variation in adrenal and thyroid hormones with life-history stage in juvenile northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris).General and Comparative Endocrinology.  252:111-118. 2017-01-01
2016-01-01 Regional variability in diving physiology and behavior in a widely distributed air-breathing marine predator, the South American sea lion (Otaria byronia).The Journal of Experimental Biology.  219. 2016-01-01
2015-01-01 Adrenal sensitivity to stress is maintained despite variation in baseline glucocorticoids in moulting seals.Conservation Physiology.  3. 2015-01-01
2014-01-01 Causes of death in preweaned northern elephant seal pups (Mirounga angustirostris, Gill, 1866), Ano Nuevo State Reserve, California 2012.Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation.  26:320-326. 2014-01-01
2014-01-01 Elevated carboxyhemoglobin in a marine mammal, the northern elephant seal.The Journal of Experimental Biology.  217:1752-1757. 2014-01-01
2014-01-01 Isolation of progenitor cells from the blubber of northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) in order to obtain an in vitro adipocyte model.Marine Mammal Science.  31:764-773. 2014-01-01


Full Name

  • Michael S Tift