Vertebrate Gas Exchange: From Environment to Cell (Hardcover)

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By Robert G. Boutilier (Editor)
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The structural and chemical limitations to respiratory gas exchange existing between the ambient medium and the cell are comprehensively treated. Beginning with an examination of the natural oscillations of respiratory gases in both terrestrial and aquatic environments, Vertebrate Gas Exchange details the structures involved in convecting the medium (air or water), the morphometrics of capillary gas transfers, and gas transfer kinetics. Important features include details on measurement techniques associated with tissue capillary supply and gas exchange kinetics.


Product Details
ISBN: 9783540521006
ISBN-10: 3540521003
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: June 28th, 1990
Pages: 411
Language: English
Series: Advances in Comparative and Environmental Physiology