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In this revised, updated, two-color edition of the acclaimed text Animal Physiology, Knut Schmidt-Nielsen introduces and develops the fundamental principles of animal physiology according to major environmental features--oxygen, food and energy, temperature, and water. The book is structured the same as the previous edition, but every chapter has been updated to take into account recent developments, with numerous new references and figures. New and expanded features include: extensive modifications to the chapter on Movement, Muscle and Biomechanics; new material on respiratory pigments; feeding and digestion in shrimp and hoatzin; plant defense compounds; diving in seals; high temperature tolerance; the patch clamp method for ion channel research; the pineal gland and melatonin. Two-color throughout for clear description and illustration of fundamental principles.
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How do animals work? In the new edition of this acclaimed classic text, Knut Schmidt-Nielsen gives a clear overview of the principles of animal physiology for all undergraduate and beginning graduate courses. Filled with numerous examples and figures, the text is written in an accessible and stimulating style. The new edition retains the basic structure, but includes up to date references and figures, with much new material on movement and muscles, temperature regulation, nerves and hormones.'... a really excellent book.' Nature'... a delight to read...a superb text.' American ScientistAbout the Author:
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Book Description Paperback. Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Seller Inventory # GOR002796229
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Book Description Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1975. Softcover (Perfect Bound). Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Second Impression. 699 pages. With plates & illustrations. Former owner's name on verso front cover. Slight wear, slight creasing & slight soiling to spine, covers & corners. Front cover slightly stained. From the library of professor David L. Dawson, author of Operative Anatomy Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biology; Dawson; Britain/UK; 1970s; Anatomy. ISBN: 0521290759. ISBN/EAN: 9780521290753. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 025551. Seller Inventory # 025551
Book Description Cambridge University Press 22/04/1976, 1976. Paperback. Condition: Good. Some light wear to the cover edges. Some scratches and marks to both sides, the book is fine to read and use throughout, signed and dated to the inside page. Book. Seller Inventory # 140303-2