Fish Physiology: Fish Respiration v. 17

Fish Physiology: Fish Respiration v. 17

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Fish Respiration synthesizes classical literature and highlights recent developments pertaining to the respiratory physiology of fishes. Compiled by a team of international researchers, this comprehensive and authoritative review of the respiratory physiology of fishes will appeal to any comparative physiologist interested in this subject. Features: * First volume in the series dedicated solely to the respiratory system * Contributors are world leaders in their respective areas * Includes completely up-to-date material on the topic of fish physiology
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Product details

  • Hardback | 364 pages
  • 159 x 235 x 19.05mm | 672g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • b&w illustrations, index
  • 0123504414
  • 9780123504418

Table of contents

Red blood cell physiology and biochemistry: Haemoglobin structure and function, R. Weber, F. Jensen; oxygen transport in fish, M. Nikinmaa, A. Salama; the root effect - physiological consequences, B. Pelster, P. Scheid; carbonic anhydrase and respiration, R. Henry. Oxygen: red blood cell metabolism, P. Walsh et al; the linkage between O2 and CO2 transport, D. Randall, C. Brauner. Carbon dioxide and acid-base balance: blood carbon dioxide transport, B. Tufts, S. Perry; theories of gas transfer, H. Malte; causes and consequences of acid-base disequillibria, K. Gilmour; haematocrit and blood oxygen carrying capacity, T. Farrell, P. Gallauger.
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