Transporting Epithelia - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124541351, 9780323161152

Transporting Epithelia

1st Edition

Authors: Michael Berridge
eBook ISBN: 9780323161152
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1972
Page Count: 96
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Transporting Epithelia summarizes the progress that has been made in understanding a wide range of epithelial transport systems. This book discusses the epithelia involved in osmotic and ionic regulation from protonephridia to the mammalian kidney. It also explains the digestive and absorptive epithelia, as well as the epithelia that produce special secretions, such as milk, endolymph, aqueous humor, cerebrospinal fluid, sweat, and tears. Furthermore, this book describes the role of the epithelium in the physiology of the animal and the structure of the epithelium. Then, the structure of the epithelium is correlated with its physiological properties. This book will be valuable both for teaching and as a reference for research workers interested in comparative aspects of transport phenomena.

Table of Contents

Series Preface Preface Acknowledgments Introduction Transfer across Membranes Water Movement across Epithelia Solute-Solvent Interactions in Epithelia Sweeping-in Effect Osmotic Filtration Entrainment Solute Recycling Anomalous Solvent Drag Structural Characteristics of Transporting Cells Membrane Asymmetry Junctions Mitochondria Myoid Elements Conclusions and Perspectives Osmoregulation and Excretion Protonephridia Invertebrate Segmental Organs Invertebrate Extarenal Organs Insect Malpighian Tubule Insect Rectum Insect Goblet Cell Amphibian Epidermis Amphibian Urinary Bladder Salt Gland Rectal Gland of Elasmobranch Fish Fish Gills Mammalian Kidney Aglomerular Kidney of Marine Teleosts Reptilian Kidney Digestion and Absorption Mammalian Salivary Gland Insect Salivary Gland Parietal Cell of Vertebrate Stomach Vertebrate Liver Vertebrate Gallbladder Vertebrate Exocrine Pancreas Vertebrate Small Intestine Insect Midgut Rumen Special Secretions Choroid Plexus Stria Vascularis of the Vertebrate Inner Ear Mammary Gland Sweat Glands Ciliary Epithelium of Vertebrate Eye Cornea References Supplementary References Index


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