The Evolution of Endothermy: Role for Membranes and Molecular Activity By Paul L. Else, N. Turner and A.J. Hulbert Endothermy in Vertebrates: A Defining Property Characteristics (Compared to Ectotherms) High Rate of Metabolism/Oxygen Consumption
Paul L. Else, N. Turner and A.J. Hulbert
(Compared to Ectotherms)
There are differences in the overall rates of cellular processes when comparing endotherms to ectotherms.
(ex. Sodium pump / Protein synthesis