Table of Contents

Section 1: Cell Physiology

1-1. Membrane Proteins
1-2. Body Fluid Compartments
1-3. Measurement of fluid compartments
1-4. Starling forces across the capillary wall
1-5. Fluid Balance
1-6. Cellular Transport I: Active Transport
1-7. Cellular Transport II: Gated channels
1-8. Cellular Transport III: Solute Movement
1-9. Cellular Transport IV: Vesicular Transport
1-10. Cellular Transport V: Water Channels
1-11. Signal Transduction I: Ca2+
1-12. Signal Transduction II: G-Protein Coupled Receptors
1-13. Signal Transduction III: Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Pathway
1-14. Signal Transduction IV: Nuclear Protein Receptors

Section 2: The Nervous System and Muscle

2-1. Nernst Potential
2-2. Resting Membrane Potential
2-3. Axonal Action Potential
2-4. Neurons
2-5. Axonal conduction
2-6. Morphology of Synapses
2-7. Chemical Synaptic Transmission
2-8. Structure of the Neuromuscular Junction
2-9. Sarcoplasmic Reticulum
2-10. Excitation-Contraction Coupling
2-11. Skeletal Muscle Contraction and Relaxation
2-12. Biochemical Mechanics of Muscle Contraction
2-13. Excitation-Contraction Coupling of Smooth Muscle
2-14. Cardiac Muscle Structure
2-15. Major parts of the Central Nervous System and the Vertebral Column
2-16. Major Functions of the Hypothalamus
2-17. Somatic Component of the Peripheral Nervous System
2-18. Skin and Cutaneous Receptors
2-19. Visual Receptors
2-20. Cochlear receptors
2-21. Vestibular Receptors
2-22. Taste Receptors
2-23. Olfactory Receptors
2-24. Muscle and Joint Receptors
2-25. Spinal Reflex Pathways for Stretch, Tendon Organ, and Flexor Withdrawal Reflexes
2-26. Corticospinal Tract
2-27. Functional Subdivisions of Cerebellum
2-28. General Characteristics of the Parasympathetic and Sympathetic Nervous Systems
2-29. Actions of the Autonomic Nervous System

Section 3:

Details

No. of pages:
420
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416046288
Electronic ISBN:
9780323289702

About the editors

Susan Mulroney

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pharmacology & Physiology, Director, Special Master's Program, Georgetown University Medical Center

Susan Mulroney

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pharmacology & Physiology, Director, Special Master's Program, Georgetown University Medical Center

Adam Myers

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology, Associate Dean and Vice President for Special Graduate Programs, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC

Adam Myers

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology, Associate Dean and Vice President for Special Graduate Programs, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC