Environmental Physiology of Animals by Pat Willmer, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Environmental Physiology of Animals. By: PAT WILLMER, GRAHAM STONE, University of Edinburgh IAN JOHNSTON, University of St Andrews. Discusses both comparative systems physiology and environmental Incorporates more varied material from a wide range of animal types.
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Metabolism And Energy Supply: Water Regulation Via The Gut. Marine Habitats And Biota. Nerves And Muscles Working Together. Osmoregulation At External Surfaces.
Analyses and integrates environmenttal and adaptations for each kind of environment: Invertebrate Relationships Pat Willmer Inbunden. Applies an evolutionary perspective to the analysis of environmental adaptation.
ChownSue Nicolson No preview available – Mechanical, Locomotory, And Sensory Systems. Mechanical, Locomotory, And Sensory Adaptations. The Scaling Of Metabolic Rate. His current interests at Edinburgh mainly focus on pollination ecology particularly of Acacia communities in Africa and the biology of oak gallwasps.
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Table of contents Preface To Second Edition. Back cover copy This new and updated edition, with two entirely new chapters, provides a comprehensive coverage of the comparative physiology ofanimals, in a strongly environmental context.
Environmental Physiology of Animals, 2nd Edition
Ionic And Osmotic Adaptation. Specific Senses And Sense Organs. The Best Books of Secondary Invasion Of The Seas: Its level is perfect for undergraduates Concentrations Of Cell Contents.
Temperature And Its Effects: Analyses and integrates problems and adaptations for each kind of environment: Environmental Physiology of Animals.
Environmental Physiology of Animals
Provides modern molecular biology insights into the mechanistic basis of adaptation, and takes the level of analysis beyond the cell to the membrane, enzyme and gene. Feeding And Being Fed On.
Graham Stone began his research career environjental entomology at Envirpnmental, progressively switching to broader willmeg of the biology of insect—plant interactions. Several textbooks deal with the physiological functioning and comparative adaptations of animals, but this one is different: Discusses both comparative systems physiology and environmental physiology.
Throughout this final section, relevant comparative aspects are given prominence in boxes so that interesting topics can be explored in greater depth. Contents 1 The Nature and Levels of Adaptation. Control Of Development And Growth. Parasite Regulation Of Host Physiology. Brackish Habitats And Biota.
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In this way, physiology is for the first time properly integrated withecological principles and with behavioural responses used byanimals in coping with environmental challenges. Includes two brand new chapters on Nerves and Muscles and the Endocrine System. Discusses both comparative systems physiology and environmental physiology. Freshwater Habitats And Biota.
It analyses the costs of different types of locomotion, together eenvironmental the mechanical challenges and varying sensory needs imposed by different environments.
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This new text provides a fresh approach to the subject of animal physiology, truly integrating comparative and environmental aspects for the first time. Locomotion And Mechanical Adaptations. Hormones And Chemical Control Systems:. Physiological Regulation Of Gene Expression. Bloggat om Environmental Physiology of Animals.
His research group at St Andrews is currently utilizing genomic, molecular, physiological, structural, and whole organism approaches to investigate muscle development and growth in teleost fish, with particular reference to temperature adaptation and the evolution of Antarctic and Arctic species. Includes both comparative systems physiology basic principles and mechanisms of excretion, thermal biology, respiration, etc and environmental physiology problems of life in different habitatswith easy cross-reference between the two.