The Cardiovascular System: Morphology, Control And Function by A. Kurt GamperlThe Cardiovascular System: Morphology, Control And Function by A. Kurt Gamperl

The Cardiovascular System: Morphology, Control And Function

byA. Kurt GamperlEditorTodd E. Gillis, Anthony P. Farrell

Hardcover | August 21, 2017

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The Cardiovascular System: Design, Control and Function, Volume 36A,a two- volume set, not only provides comprehensive coverage of the current knowledge in this very active and growing field of research, but also highlights the diversity in cardiovascular morphology and function and the anatomical and physiological plasticity shown by fish taxa that are faced with various abiotic and biotic challenges. Updated topics in this important work include chapters on Heart Morphology and Anatomy, Cardiomyocyte Morphology and Physiology, Electrical Excitability of the Fish Heart, Cardiac Energy Metabolism, Heart Physiology and Function, Hormonal and Intrinsic Biochemical Control of Cardiac Function, and Vascular Anatomy and Morphology.

In addition, chapters integrate molecular and cellular data with the growing body of knowledge on heart and in vivo cardiovascular function, and as a result, provide insights into some of the most important questions that still need to be answered.



  • Presents a comprehensive overview of cardiovascular structure and function in fish
  • Covers topics in a way that is ideal for researchers in fish physiology and for audiences within the fields of comparative morphology, histology, aquaculture and ecophysiology
  • Provide insights into some of the most important questions that still need to be answered
Dr. A. Kurt Gamperl is a comparative physiologist whose main research interest is to understand how environmental and physiological variables interact to affect fish biology. Central to this research are the role that blood oxygen transport, cardiac function, stress and humoral and/or biochemical factors play in mediating fish "perform...
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Title:The Cardiovascular System: Morphology, Control And FunctionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:478 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:August 21, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128041633

ISBN - 13:9780128041635

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Table of Contents

1. Heart Morphology and Anatomy
Jose Icardo
2. Cardiomyocyte Morphology and Physiology
Holly Alice Shiels
3. Cardiac Excitiabiity and its Autonomic Regulation
Matti Vornanen
4. Heart Physiology and Function
Anthony P. Farrell and Frank Melvin Smith
5. Hormonal and Autacoid Control of Cardiac Function
Sandra Imbrogno and Maria Cerra
6. Cardiac Energy Metabolism
Ken Rodnick and Hans Gesser
7. Form, Function and Control of the Vasculature
Erik Sandblom and Albin Gräns