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Origins of Physiological Regulations - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483232324, 9781483258508

Origins of Physiological Regulations

1st Edition

Author: E. F. Adolph
eBook ISBN: 9781483258508
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1968
Page Count: 160
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Origins of Physiological Regulations focuses on arrangements that maintain bodily properties and activities, including heart rate regulation, water intake and secretion, and cardiac determination. The monograph first offers information on physiological regulation, nonregulation and regulation, and ontogeny of physiological regulation. The text then ponders on heart rate regulation, programmed development, and metabolic equilibration. Discussions focus on early cardiac determination, cardiac pacemaker, set points, self-contained programs, water excretion and intake, and tolerance curves. The publication examines concentrations and their differentials and constancy and variability, including cellular composition and resting and range of heart rates. The text then elaborates on behavior as regulation, tools of regulation, feedbacks in regulations, tolerances and protections, and adaptations to environment. The monograph is a dependable source of information for research workers and advanced students interested in regulatory physiology or developmental biology.

Table of Contents



Chapter 1 Introduction

A. Direction of This Study

B. Physiological Regulation

C. Nonregulation and Regulation

D. Ontogeny of Physiological Regulations

E. Historical Note

F. Questions

G. Outline

Chapter 2 Heart Rate Regulation

A. Early Cardiac Determination

B. Cardiac Pacemaker: intrinsic Regulation

C. Extrinsic Regulation of Pace

CHAPTER 3 Programmed Development

A. Self-contained Programs

B. Set Points

C. Pacemakers

D. Extrinsic Regulations in General

Chapter 4 Metabolic Equilibration

A. Plan

B. Metabolic Exchanges: Water Excretion

C. Metabolic Exchanges: Water Intake

D. Tolerance Curves: Chloride

E. In General

Chapter 5 Concentrations and their Differentials

A. General Statement

B. Cellular Composition

C. Extracellular Fluid

Chapter 6 Constancy and Variability

A. Resting Heart Rates

B. Range of Heart Rates

C. Ranges of Exercise Parameters

D. In General

Chapter 7 Behavior as Regulation

A. Muscular Movement

B. Heat Regulation

C. Food Getting

Chapter 8 Tools of Regulation

A. Hormones: Norepinephrine

B. Enzymes: Amylase

C. Glucose Regulation

D. Tyrosine Metabolism

E. Isoenzymes

F. In General

Chapter 9 Feedbacks in Regulations

A. Arterial Blood Pressure

B. Occurrence of Feedbacks

Chapter 10 More Extrinsic Regulations

A. Pulmonary Ventilation

B. Dose-Response Relations

C. Nonhomeostatic Regulations

Chapter 11 Ontogenies of Excretory Regulations

A. Diuresis

B. Urine Concentrations

C. Clearances

Chapter 12 Tolerances and Protections

A. Tolerance Limits

B. Protections

C. In General

Chapter 13 Adaptations to Environment

A. At a Critical Stage

B. Heart Rate as Adaptate

C. Early Adaptations in General

D. Adaptive Enzymes

E. Susceptible Stages

Chapter 14 Onsets of Regulations

A. Triggers

B. Birth as a Trigger

C. Other Triggers

D. Programs

Chapter 15 Comparisons Among Species

A. Contrasts

B. Body Size

C. Sequences

D. Sequences in Enzyme Ontogenies

E. A Few Speculations

Chapter 16 Some Principles

A. Ontogenies

B. Physiological Regulations


Subject Index


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