The physiology of excitable cells. David J. Aidley, pp, Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, $ hardcover; $ paperback. The Physiology of Excitable Cells, 4th edn. By DAVID J. AIDLEY. (Pp. xii+; illustrated; £70/$95 hardback, £/$ paperback; ISBN 0. The Physiology of Excitable Cells, 4th edn. By DAVID J. AIDLEY. (Pp. xii+; illustrated; £70/$95 hardback, £/$ paperback; ISBN 0 3.
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Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. The Physiology of Excitable Cells. Description The fourth edition of this highly successful text has been extensively revised and restructured to take account of the many recent advances in the subject and bring it right up to date.
The classic observations of recent years can now be interpreted with the powerful new techniques of molecular biology. Consequently there is much new material throughout the book, including many new illustrations and extensive references to recent work. Its essential philosophy remains the same, though: This textbook will be used by students of physiology, neuroscience, cell biology and biophysics. Specializing undergraduates and graduates as well as lecturers and researchers will find the text thorough and clearly written.
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The Physiology of Excitable Cells
The resting cell membrane; Part B. Electrical properties of the nerve axon; 5. The ionic basis of nervous conduction; 6. Voltage-gated channels; Part C. Fast synaptic transmission; 8.
The Physiology of Excitable Cells, 4th edn.
Slow synaptic transmission; Synthesis, release and fate of edcitable Learning-related changes at synapses; Electrotonic transmission and coupling; Part D. The organization of sensory receptors; Some other sensory receptors; Part E.
Mechanics and energetics of muscle; The contractile mechanism of muscle; Activation of muscular contraction; Varieties of muscle design; References; Physiologh. Review quote ‘This book provides a good overview of the subject matter.
It includes discussion of a number of historically important experiments and data from a wide variety of species that will be of special interest to students and those seeking a broader context for recent advances in our knowledge of this subject. Exciable numerous diagrams are clear, and often serve to clarify aidlet presented in the text. The author’s writing style is excellent – he has attained that delicate balance between including sufficient detail to interest knowledgeable readers, while maintaining exceptional clarity so that the book can be comprehended by those new to the field.
Our knowledge continues to develop concerning the physiology of nerves, muscles, and sensory cells, and this book is an excellent survey of the field.
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