Sturkie's Avian Physiology is the classic comprehensive single volume on the physiology of domestic as well as wild birds. The Fifth Edition is thoroughly revised and updated, and includes new chapters on the physiology of incubation and growth. Chapters on the nervous system and sensory organs have been greatly expanded due to the many recent advances in the field. The text also covers the physiology of flight, reproduction in both male and female birds, and the immunophysiology of birds. The Fifth Edition, like the earlier editions, is a must for anyone interested in comparative physiology, poultry science, veterinary medicine, and related fields. This volume establishes the standard for those who need the latest and best information on the physiology of birds. Thoroughly updated and revised Coverage of both domestic and wild birds New larger format Only comprehensive, single volume devoted to birds
Author: Colin G. Scanes
Release Date: 2014-06-30
Genre: Technology & Engineering
Sturkie's Avian Physiology is the classic comprehensive single volume on the physiology of domestic as well as wild birds. The Sixth Edition is thoroughly revised and updated, and features several new chapters with entirely new content on such topics as migration, genomics and epigenetics. Chapters throughout have been greatly expanded due to the many recent advances in the field. The text also covers the physiology of flight, reproduction in both male and female birds, and the immunophysiology of birds. The Sixth Edition, like the earlier editions, is a must for anyone interested in comparative physiology, poultry science, veterinary medicine, and related fields. This volume establishes the standard for those who need the latest and best information on the physiology of birds. Includes new chapters on endocrine disruptors, magnetoreception, genomics, proteomics, mitochondria, control of food intake, molting, stress, the avian endocrine system, bone, the metabolic demands of migration, behavior and control of body temperature Features extensively revised chapters on the cardiovascular system, pancreatic hormones, respiration, pineal gland, pituitary gland, thyroid, adrenal gland, muscle, gastro-intestinal physiology, incubation, circadian rhythms, annual cycles, flight, the avian immune system, embryo physiology and control of calcium. Stands out as the only comprehensive, single volume devoted to bird physiology Offers a full consideration of both blood and avian metabolism on the companion website (http://booksite.elsevier.com/ 9780124071605). Tables feature hematological and serum biochemical parameters together with circulating concentrations of glucose in more than 200 different species of wild birds
Der vorliegende Atlas ist eine bislang einmalige Zusammenstellung aller bildgebenden Verfahren für die drei großen "Heimtierklassen" Vögel, Kleinsäuger und Reptilien. Für jede Kleintierpraxis liegt damit eine ideale Ergänzung zu der bisher verfügbaren Literatur der bildgebenden Diagnostik vor.
Author: Paul D. Sturkie
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Since the publication of earlier editions, there has been The new edition has a number of new contributors, a considerable increase in research activity ina number who have written on the nervous system, sense organs, of areas, with each succeeding edition including new muscle, endocrines, reproduction, digestion and immu chapters and an expansion of knowledge in older chap nophysiology. Contributors from previous editions ters. have expanded their offerings considerably. The fourth edition contains two new chapters, on The authors are indebted to various investigators, muscle and immunophysiology, the latter an area journals and books for the many illustrations used. Indi where research on Aves has contributed significantly vidual acknowledgement is made in the legends and to our general knowledge of the subject. references. Preface to the 'Third Edition Since the publication of the first and second editions, pathways of birds and mammals. New contributors in there has been a considerable increase of research activ clude M. R. Fedde and T. B. Bolton, who have com ity in avian physiology in a number of areas, including pletely revised and expanded the chapters on respira endocrinology and reproduction, heart and circulation, tion and the nervous system, respectively, and J. G. respiration, temperature regulation, and to a lesser ex Rogers, Jr. , W. J. Mueller, H. Opel, and D. e. Meyer, who have made contributions to Chapters 2,16, 17, tent in some other areas. There appeared in 1972-1974 a four volume treatise and 19, respectively.
Author: P. D. Sturkie
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2012-12-06
gested as acting as transmitters at synapses within point show structural modifications and physiologic 3 the eNS. The evidence for their transmitter roles specialization. Generally this specialization takes the form of the release of some chemical substance, in the bird is reviewed on p. 21. the transmitter, from one neuron (termed the pre synaptic neuron) into the narrow cleft, the synaptic Propagation of Excitation in Neurons gap, between apposed neurons. The postsynaptic membrane exhibits chemosensitivity and responds The axons of motor nerves and the dendrites of to the released transmitter in a characteristic way. sensory nerves are very long and may conduct exci The ability of one neuron to release transmitter tation over a meter or more. Neurons, and also and that of the other neuron to respond to it deter muscle cells, concentrate potassium within them mines the direction of the excitation's passage selves and exclude sodium. The tendency for potas across the synapse and the designation of one sium to leave the cell down its concentration gra membrane as "presynaptic" and the other as "post dient is matched by the concentrating ability of the synaptic. " In the periphery, where neuron apposes sodium pump which also pumps potassium. Be skeletal muscle, specialized regions of the mem cause the cell membrane is permeable to potassium, brane, such as the "endplate," have sometimes de a diffusion potential arises from the unequal con veloped. In smooth muscle, cardiac muscle, and centrations of potassium at either side.
Unentbehrlich für den chirurgischen Alltag! Ob zum Nachschlagen oder zum schnellen Abklären aktueller Probleme - "Fossum" lässt keine Fragen offen. Über 1.500 farbige Abbildungen verdeutlichen die Inhalte. Neu in der 2. Auflage • Neue Kapitel: physikalische Therapie, minimalinvasive Verfahren, Operationen des Auges • Deutlich erweitert:Perioperative multimodale Schmerztherapie, Arthroskopie, Ellenbogendysplasie beim Hund, Gelenkersatz und die Behandlung von Osteoarthritis • Mehr über die neuesten bildgebenden Verfahren
Author: Michael Pees
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
Release Date: 2011-10-01
Der Wellensittich frisst nicht, der Graupapagei zeigt Kreisbewegungen, der Ara hat einen kahlen Bauch. Wie finden Sie bei solch unspezifischen Symptomen die Ursache der Erkrankung? Ganz einfach: mit einem roten Faden. Dieses Buch führt Sie vom Leitsymptom über die sichere Diagnose bis zur Therapie: - übersichtliche Fließdiagramme für jedes Leitsymptom - Allgemeinuntersuchung, bildgebende Diagnostik und Labordiagnostik mit praktischen Anleitungen - Erkrankungsteil mit ausgewähltem Bildmaterial - ausführliches Medikamentenverzeichnis So sind Sie gerüstet für den gefiederten Patienten. Unter Mitarbeit von Cornelia Christen, Werner Lantermann, Michael Lierz, Andrea Steinmetz, Gabriele Stelzer und Jens Uwe Straub. NEU: Jetzt auch mit den Leitsymptomen "Verhaltensstörung" und "Augenveränderung".
Author: A. J. Marshall
Publisher: Academic Press
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Biology and Comparative Physiology of Birds, Volume I focuses on the physiology, classification, characteristics, and geographical distribution, as well as the digestive, blood, and nervous systems, of birds. The selection first offers information on the origin of birds and adaptive radiation in birds. Discussions focus on relative resemblances of archaeopteryx to reptiles and birds, development of homoiothermy, locomotor and feeding adaptations, and adaptive radiation within families of birds. The book also examines the classification of birds and geographical distribution of living birds. The publication takes a look at the development of birds and integumentary system. Concerns include body shape, blood, urogenital, and nervous systems, muscles and limbs, endocrine organs, feathers, and development of patterns of melanin pigmentation. The book also ponders on skeleton, digestive system, and muscle structure of birds. The selection is a vital source of information for readers interested in the physiology of birds.
The Endocrinology of Growth, Development, and Metabolism in Vertebrates provides an overview of vertebrate endocrinology. This book aims to strengthen the bridge between medical and comparative endocrinologists by addressing the benefits that they can derive from this association. Organized into five parts encompassing 24 chapters, this volume starts with a discussion on the structure and biological function of growth hormone (GH) and prolactin (PRL) family. This book then explains the extrinsic, genetic, and humoral factors that influence animal growth, particularly in poikilotherms. This text also elaborates the environmental conditions that affect the growth of poikilotherms, including food availability, temperature, and photoperiod. Other chapters discuss how somatotropin affects the growth development in homeotherms, such as livestock species. The reader is also introduced to the metabolic actions of GH, which can be described in terms of short-lived insulin-like effects. Endocrinologists, molecular endocrinologists, biologists, molecular biologists, biochemists, researchers, and physicians will find this book extremely useful.