Torpor And Hibernation Mimetics: Hibernation Induction Triggers, DADLE, and Deltorphins

Hibernation induction trigger (HIT) is a hormone that binds to delta-opioid receptors and has the ability to protect tissues from death, oxygen loss, and more. 

HIT may be beneficial for preserving muscle in those who are bedridden and may be useful for astronauts who are weightless. 

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