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Physiology of Mollusca : Volume II.

Author: Karl M Wilbur; C M Yonge
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 1966.
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Physiology of Mollusca, Volume II focuses on the physiology of mollusks, as well as feeding, digestion, mechanics of the heart, metabolism, and pigmentation. The selection first offers information on feeding and digestion, including Amphineura, Gastropoda, Bivalvia, anatomy of the gut, movement of food, and digestive diverticula. The text then elaborates on feeding and digestion in cephalopods and heart,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wilbur, Karl M.
Physiology of Mollusca : Volume II.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©1966
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karl M Wilbur; C M Yonge
ISBN: 9781483275857 148327585X
OCLC Number: 893740371
Notes: III. A Note on the Behavior of Octopuses under Laboratory Conditions.
Description: 1 online resource (660 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Physiology of Mollusca; Copyright Page; Contributors; Preface; Table of Contents; Contents of Volume I; Chapter 1. Feeding; I. Gastropoda; II. Amphineura; III. Scaphopoda; IV. Bivalvia; References; Chapter 2. Digestion; I. Anatomy of the Gut; II. Movement of Food; III. Digestion; IV. The Digestive Diverticula; V. Amoebocytes; VI. Symbiosis with Unicellular Algae; References; Chapter 3. Feeding and Digestion in Cephalopods; I. Food and Feeding; II. Digestion; III. Summary; References; Chapter 4. Heart, Circulation, and Blood Cells; I. Introduction. II. Mechanics of Heart and CirculationIII. Physiology of Molluscan Cardiac Tissue; IV. Control of the Heart; V. Cardioregulatory Substances; VI. Pharmacology of Hearts; VII. Blood Cells; VIII. Summary and Conclusions; References; Chapter 5. Respiration; I. Types of Respiratory Systems; II. Oxygen Consumption; References; Chapter 6. Molluscan Hemoglobin and Myoglobin; I. Function of Hemoglobin in Molluscs; II. Distribution of Hemoglobin; III. Cellular and Intracellular Distribution of Hemoglobin; IV. Hemoglobin Content and Its Variations; V. Chemical Properties of Molluscan Hemoglobins. AddendumAcknowledgments; References; Note Added in Proof; Chapter 7. Molluscan Hemocyanins; I. General; II. Function; III. Preparation; IV. Physical Properties; V. Chemical Properties; VI. The Active Site and the Oxygenation Reaction; References; Chapter 8. Pigmentation of Molluscs; Part 1. Schemochromes or Structural Colors; Part 2. Biochromes or True Pigments; I. Carotenoids; II. Indole Pigments; III. Tetrapyrroles; IV. Miscellaneous; References; Chapter 9. Carbohydrate Metabolism; I. Sugar and Polysaccharides; II. Pathways of Carbohydrate Metabolism; References. Chapter 10. Nitrogen MetabolismI. Nitrogenous Constituents of Molluscan Organisms; II. The Metabolism of Nitrogenous Compounds; III. Nitrogenous Compounds in Osmotic Regulation; IV. Terminal Products of Nitrogen Metabolism in Molluscs; References; Chapter 11. Excretion; I. Introduction; II. Processes in Urine Formation; III. Systematic Survey of the Phylum; IV. Summary; References; Chapter 12. Physiology of the Nervous System; I. Introduction; II. Structure of the Neuron; III. Properties of Excitable Structures; IV. Synaptic Transmission; V. Integration and Plasticity at the Neuronal Level. VI. Activity and Organization at the Ganglionic LevelVII. Learning in Mollusca Other Than Cephalopods; References; Chapter 13. Sense Organs (less Cephalopods); I. Introduction; II. Photoreception; III. Mechanoreception; IV. Chemoreception; V. Perception of Other Stimuli; References; Chapter 14. Cephalopod Sense Organs; I. Introduction; II. Internal Receptors; III. External Contact Receptors; IV. Eyes; References; Chapter 15. The Brain and Behavior of Cephalopods; I. Introduction; II. The Structure of the Brain of Cephalopods.

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Physiology of Mollusca, Volume II focuses on the physiology of mollusks, as well as feeding, digestion, mechanics of the heart, metabolism, and pigmentation. The selection first offers information on feeding and digestion, including Amphineura, Gastropoda, Bivalvia, anatomy of the gut, movement of food, and digestive diverticula. The text then elaborates on feeding and digestion in cephalopods and heart, circulation, and blood cells. Discussions focus on food and feeding, mechanics of heart and circulation, control of the heart, cardioregulatory substances, and blood cells. The publication co.

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