Advances in Animal and Comparative Physiology: Advances in Physiological Sciences: Proceedings of The 28Th International Congress of Physiological Sciences Budapest 1980

Advances in Animal and Comparative Physiology: Advances in Physiological Sciences: Proceedings of The 28Th International Congress of Physiological Sciences Budapest 1980

by G. Pethes, V. L. Frenyó

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ISBN-13: 9781483146447
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 10/22/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 436
File size: 7 MB

Table of Contents

Foreword


New Windows on the World: Sensory Modalities Beyond Human Perception


Recent Trends in the Physiology of Domesticated Animals


Running Machines: Muscles in Living Animals


Fetal Homeostasis


The Role of the Kidney in Ovine Foetal Calcium and Phosphate Homeostasis


Aspects of the Regulation of Fetal Growth


Maturation of the Fetal Lung


Fetal Homeostasis


Metabolic Effects of Glucose, Fructose and Insulin Application in Pig Fetuses


Insulin Release in the Chronically Catheterized Sow and Fetus


Regulation of Amniotic Fluid Composition in Sheep


General Discussion


Control of Corpora Lutea Function of Ruminant and Non-ruminant Domesticated Animals


Control of Corpora Lutea Function of Ruminant and non-ruminant Domesticated Animals


Local Utero-ovarian Relationships


Regulation of Corpus Luteum Steroidogenesis


Release of Prostaglandin F2α during the Bovine Estrous Cycle


Endogenous and Exogenous Manipulation of the Corpus Luteum of the Mare


Oestrus Control and Early Pregnancy Diagnosis in the Swamp Buffalo: Comparison of Enzyme Immunoassay and Radio-Immunoassay for Plasma Progesterone


Steroid Concentrating Mechanism in the Sow's Ovarian Vascular Pedicle


Venous-Arterial Counter Current Exchange of Testosterone, Estradiol and Progesterone in Sow's Ovarian Vascular Pedicle


Concluding Remarks on Control of Corpora Lutea Function of Ruminant and non-ruminant Domesticated Animals


Comparative Physiology of Lactation in Farm Animals


Comparative Physiology of Lactation in Farm Animals: Introduction


The Hormonal Control of Lactation


In Vitro Studies of the Functional Differentiation of Mammary Gland


Secretory Activity of the Cow's Udder after Injection of Atropine


Effects of Biotechnical Measures on Milk Ejection and Lactation


The PRL, E2, T, Progesterone, Corticoids and T3 Estimations in Sow's Plasma During Lactation and some Days after Weaning


Cumulation of Catecholamines in the Mammary Gland and their Participation in the Control of Milk Ejection


Interaction of Neurohypophysial and Adrenal Catecholamines and Oxytocin Hormones in the Ewe during the Milk-Ejection Reflex


Radio-immunological Determination of Oxytocin in Connection with Milk Removal


The Receptive Function of Ruminants' Udder


Concluding Remarks on Comparative Physiology of Lactation in Farm Animals


Digestion in Non-ruminant Herbivorous Animals


Recent Advances on Rabbit Digestive Tract Physiology


The Course of Protein Digestion and Amino Acid Absorption in Pigs


Protein Digestibility in the Mono-gastric Animals


Some Methodological Aspects for Determination of the True Digestibility of Amino Acids in Pigs


Concluding Remarks on Digestion in non-ruminant Herbivorous Animals


Diving I: Metabolism, Physiology and Control


The Diving Mammal: A Microcosm in a "Cool Curving World"


Regional Blood Flow during Simulated Diving of the Conscious Antarctic Weddell Seal


Cardiac Adaptations in Diving Seals


Fetal Cardiovascular and Metabolic Responses to Simulated Diving in Weddell Seals


The Diving Response: Some Possible Clinical Implications


Concluding Remarks on Diving I: Metabolism, Physiology and Control


Diving II: Metabolism, Physiology and Control


The Diving Response


Cellular Thermogenesis and Marine Mammals


Circulatory Adaptation to Diving in Amphibious Fish


The Control of the Cardiovascular Adjustments to Diving in Birds and Mammals


Phylogenesis of Hormones and Hormone Receptors


Hormones and evolution: Introduction


Gonadal Steroids: Their Species-Specificities and Biogenesis


Phylogeny of Sterol Biosynthesizing Systems


Phylogeny of Hormone Receptors


Phylogenetic Aspects of the Renin-Angiotensin System


Concluding Remarks on Phylogenesis of Hormones and Hormone Receptors


Neuromuscular Transmission in Invertebrates


Introductory Remarks: Amino Acid Transmitters in the Neuromuscular Junction of Invertebrates


Postsynaptic Receptors and Channels at the Crayfish Neuromuscular Junction


Factors Affecting the Operation of Glutamate Induced Channels in Locust Muscle Fibers


Glutamate Activated Channels in Locust Muscle


Neural Control of Gastropod Buccal, Visceral and Cardiac Smooth Muscle


Cellular Studies of Identified Neurons Producing Presynaptic Facilitation in Aplysia


Antagonistic Effect of the Benzodiazepine Flurazepam on some GABA-Receptors in Aplysia


Development and Epileptogenic Agents Modulate an Identified Electrical Synapse


The Organization of Variable Neuronal Networks in the Regulation of Related Functions in Gastropoda


The Action of FMRF-Amide and Proctolin on Helix, Hirudo, Limulus and Periplaneta Neurones


Potential Sites for Learning in the Gastropod


Index



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