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Invited Lectures - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080279862, 9781483190303

Invited Lectures

1st Edition

Proceedings of the Third Congress of the European Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry, August 31-September 3, 1981, Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands

Editors: A. D. F. Addink N. Spronk
eBook ISBN: 9781483190303
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1982
Page Count: 434
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Exogenous and Endogenous Influences on Metabolic and Neural Control, Volume 1: Invited Lectures covers the proceedings of the Third Congress of the European Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry. The book presents 35 papers that cover various aspects in the control of physiological activities in animals. The text first details the origin of physiology and comparative physiology. Next, the book covers papers that deal with different physiological systems, which include feeding, respiration, reproduction, osmoregulation, and perception. The text will be of great use to students, researchers, and practitioners of biology, biochemistry, medicine.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Origin of Physiology

Reflections on Comparative Physiology

Section Feeding

Regulation of Food Intake by Phytophagous Insects

Food Intake Regulation in The Rat

Drinking as a Factor of Hydromineral Regulation

Comparative Aspects of Digestion in Nonruminant Herbivores

Applied Aspects of Food Intake and its Regulation

Section Respiration

A Respiration Physiologists Approach to Comparative Physiology

Intraspecific Adaptation of Hemoglobin Function in Fish to Oxygen Availability

Respiration During Flight and Diving in Birds

Diffusion in Gas Exchange of Vertebrates

Neural Control of Respiration in Fishes And Mammals

Lung Function in Active Smokers

Section Reproduction

The Role of Hormones in Control of Reproduction in Vertebrates: Case Stories and Generalizations

New Concepts In Endocrine Control of Vitellogenesis and in Functioning of the Ovary in Insects

Vitellogenesis and Hepatic Metabolism in Flounder

Extrinsic Control of Endocrines in the Regulation of Reproductive Functions of Insects

Embryo in Vitro in Animal Husbandry

Section Activity and Energy Supply in Muscles

Activity and Energy Supply in Muscles: Introduction

Metabolic Regulation of Energy Metabolism

Resources and Substrate Transport

Energy Production in the Muscle Tissues of Different Kinds of Molluscs

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Factors in the Differentiation of Vertebrate Skeletal Muscles

Short-Term and Persistent Metabolic Changes as Induced by Exercise

Section Ion and Osmoregulation

Cell Volume Maintenance and Regulation in Eukaryotes: Overview and Perspectives

Goals of Ionic Regulation

On the Functional Significance of Ion Circulation Induced by Electrogenic Transport

Cell Volume Regulatory Processes in Lower Vertebrates

Hormones and Osmoregulation: Endocrine Involvement in Calcium Regulation in Teleosts

Osmotic Aspects in Artificial Kidney Dialysis

Section Perception and Orientation

Perception and Orientation: Introduction

Environmental Features and Orientation

He Interplay of Substrate, Gravity and Optokinetic Orientation in Spiny Lobsters (Palinurus Vulgaris)

The Orientation and Evasive Behavior of Insects to Bat Cries

Disorders in Space Orientation

Author Index

Subject Index


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A. D. F. Addink

N. Spronk

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