Animal Physiology: Adaptation and Environment by Knut Schmidt-Nielsen
By Knut Schmidt-Nielsen
During this revised, up-to-date, two-color variation of the acclaimed textual content Animal body structure, Knut Schmidt-Nielsen introduces and develops the basic ideas of animal body structure in keeping with significant environmental features--oxygen, meals and effort, temperature, and water. The publication is dependent just like the former variation, yet each bankruptcy has been up-to-date take into consideration contemporary advancements, with quite a few new references and figures. New and multiplied gains comprise: huge adjustments to the bankruptcy on circulation, Muscle and Biomechanics; new fabric on breathing pigments; feeding and digestion in shrimp and hoatzin; plant protection compounds; diving in seals; hot temperature tolerance; the patch clamp technique for ion channel examine; the pineal gland and melatonin. Two-color all through for transparent description and representation of primary ideas.
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