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Animal Physiology : Eckert (5TH 02 Edition)

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Building on their last revision of Roger Eckert's best-selling text, the author team of Randall, Burggren, and French are back and breathing new life into Animal Physiology. The Fifth Edition highlights the latest breakthroughs in the field and offers refreshing new themes, all the while staying true to the enduring strengths that have made the book a longtime market-leader. With this edition more student help has also been included.

Synopsis:

This fifth edition of "Eckert Animal Physiology" highlights breakthroughs in the field. It presents information about specific physiological systems at all levels of organization, from moleular interactions to interactions between an organism and its environment.

Synopsis:

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.

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780716738633
Author:
Randall, David J.
Author:
French, Kathleen
Author:
Burggren, Warren
Author:
Randall, David
Author:
Randall, David J.
Author:
Eckert, Roger
Publisher:
W. H. Freeman
Location:
New York
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Zoology
Subject:
Physiology
Subject:
Veterinary Medicine - General
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
Life Sciences - Anatomy & Physiology
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - General
Subject:
Biology-Zoology
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
Fifth Edition
Series Volume:
Nr. 8672
Publication Date:
20011131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
752
Dimensions:
11.25 x 9.38 in

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"Synopsis" by , This fifth edition of "Eckert Animal Physiology" highlights breakthroughs in the field. It presents information about specific physiological systems at all levels of organization, from moleular interactions to interactions between an organism and its environment.
"Synopsis" by , 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.
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