Cellular Physiology / Edition 1

Cellular Physiology / Edition 1

by David Landowne
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071464743

ISBN-13: 9780071464741

Pub. Date: 05/17/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

A meticulous presentation of core essentials for a targeted, high-yield review

This is a concise, readable distillation of material you are required to know about cell physiology.

  • Emphasizes understanding key concepts rather than merely memorizing facts
  • Packed with self-study questions, explicit diagrams, and clinical examples
  • Includes

Overview

A meticulous presentation of core essentials for a targeted, high-yield review

This is a concise, readable distillation of material you are required to know about cell physiology.

  • Emphasizes understanding key concepts rather than merely memorizing facts
  • Packed with self-study questions, explicit diagrams, and clinical examples
  • Includes current and up-to-date basic and clinical science concepts

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071464741
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
05/17/2006
Series:
LANGE Physiology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.23(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacev
Chapter 1Cellular Processes1
Overview1
Communication1
Control5
Chapter 2Cell Membranes9
Lipids10
Proteins11
Channels13
Pumps22
Transporters25
Membrane Receptors27
Transport Across Cell Membranes29
Transport Across Epithelial Cells35
Chapter 3Channels and the Control of Membrane Potential40
Measuring Membrane Potentials41
Separation of Charge42
Generation of the Resting Potential43
Factors That Control Ion Movements44
The Nernst Equilibrium Potential44
The Resting Potential47
Goldman-Hodgkin-Katz Equation50
Changes in Membrane Potential50
Passive Properties of a Small Round Cell51
Passive Properties of a Long Cylindrical Cell52
Chapter 4Sensory Generator Potentials57
Sensory Adaptation60
Chapter 5Action Potentials63
Role of Voltage-Sensitive Sodium Channels63
Voltage Clamping66
Threshold69
Refractory Periods70
Myelination71
Diseases71
Drugs and Toxins72
Extracellular Recordings-Compound Action Potentials72
Cardiac Action Potentials74
Cardiac Muscle Action Potentials76
SA and AV Node Action Potentials77
Effects of Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Innervation78
Chapter 6Synapses83
Presynaptic Processes84
Amino Acids87
Catecholamines89
Purines90
Peptides91
Postsynaptic Processes94
The Neuromuscular Junction-a Specialized Synapse95
Central Nervous System Synapses105
Integration of Synaptic Currents107
CNS-Modulatory Neurotransmitters109
Presynaptic Inhibition109
Chapter 7Muscle115
Force Generation and Shortening116
Control of Intracellular Calcium121
Mechanical Output123
Answers to Study Questions132
Practice Examination136
Answers to Practice Examination146
Index147

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