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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 # GOR001152429
Book Description Cambridge University Press, 1979. Condition: Good. 2nd Edition. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP63135734
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Book Description Cambridge University Press, 1979. Paperback. Condition: Used Acceptable. Condition fair to good. ref ZKVQ How do dolphins catch fish in murky water? Why do moths drink from puddles? How do birds' eggs breathe? How do animals work? In this revised and updated edition of the acclaimed text Animal Physiology, the answers are revealed. In clear and stimulating style, 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 structure of the book is unchanged from the previous edition, but every chapter has been updated to take into account recent developments, with numerous new references and figures. Animal Physiology is suitable as a text for undergraduate and beginning graduate courses in physiology. As with previous editions, students, teachers as well as researchers will find this book a valuable and enjoyable companion to course work and research. Seller Inventory # 26668
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