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