Metabolic Biochemistry

Metabolic Biochemistry

by T.P. Mommsen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0444820825

ISBN-13: 9780444820822

Pub. Date: 06/16/1995

Publisher: Elsevier Science

This fourth volume in the series covers such topics as endogenous fuels, electric organs, histidine-related dipeptides, and origins of luciferins. The book will be invaluable to fisheries scientists, aquaculturists, and animal biochemists, physiologists and endocrinologists; it will provide researchers and students with a pertinent information source from

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This fourth volume in the series covers such topics as endogenous fuels, electric organs, histidine-related dipeptides, and origins of luciferins. The book will be invaluable to fisheries scientists, aquaculturists, and animal biochemists, physiologists and endocrinologists; it will provide researchers and students with a pertinent information source from theoretical and experimental angles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780444820822
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
06/16/1995
Series:
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Fishes Series, #4
Pages:
532
Product dimensions:
1.19(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Contributors
Abbreviations
1Design for a high speed path for oxygen: Tuna red muscle ultrastructure and vascularization1
2Circulatory substrate fluxes and their regulation15
3Endogenous fuels; non invasive versus invasive approaches33
4Tissue carbohydrate metabolism, gluconeogenesis and hormonal and environmental influences65
5Metabolism of the swimbladder tissue101
6Glycerophospholipid metabolism119
7Amino acid metabolism in fish159
8Protein synthesis in fish191
9Nutrient fluxes and regulation in fish intestine221
10Metabolic organization of thermogenic tissues of fishes241
11Electric Organs: structure, physiology, hormone-sensitivity, and biochemistry259
12Biochemical and molecular aspects of singing in batrachoidid fishes279
13Is glycolytic rate controlled by the reversible binding of enzymes to subcellular structures?291
14Histidine-related dipeptides: distribution, metabolism, and physiological function309
15The metabolic consequences of body size335
16Exercise metabolism of fish367
17Fasting and starvation393
18Origins of luciferins: ecology of bioluminescence in marine fishes435
Species index467
Subject index471

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