Eckert Animal Physiology / Edition 5

Eckert Animal Physiology / Edition 5

by David Randall, Warren Burggren, Kathleen French
     
 

ISBN-10: 0716738635

ISBN-13: 9780716738633

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company


This classic animal physiology text focuses on comparative examples that illustrate the general principles of physiology at all levels of organization—from molecular mechanisms to regulated physiological systems to whole organisms in their environment.  See more details below

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This classic animal physiology text focuses on comparative examples that illustrate the general principles of physiology at all levels of organization—from molecular mechanisms to regulated physiological systems to whole organisms in their environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716738633
Publisher:
Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
752
Sales rank:
139,285
Product dimensions:
9.32(w) x 10.91(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

PART I PRINCIPLES OF PHYSIOLOGY
1. Studying Animal Physiology
2. Experimental Methods for Exploring Physiology
3. Molecules, Energy, and Biosynthesis
4. Membranes, Channels, and Transport

PART II PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESSES
5. The Functional Basis of Neuronal Function
6. Communication Along and Between Neurons
7. Sensing the Environment
8. Structural and Functional Organization of Nervous Systems
9. Glands and Endocrine Control: Mechanisms and Cost of Secretion
10. Muscles and Animal Movement
11. Behavior: Initiation, Patterns and Control

PART III INTEGRATION OF PHYSIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS
12. Circulation
13. Gas Exchange and Acid-Base Balance
14. Ionic and Osmotic Regulation
15. Acquiring Energy: Feeding, Digestion, and Metabolism
16. Energy Expenditure: Body Size, Locomotion and Reproduction
17. Energetic Costs of Meeting Environmental Challenge

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