By Richard A. Parent
Comparative Biology of the traditional Lung, second Edition, deals a rigorous and entire reference for all these enthusiastic about pulmonary learn. This totally up to date paintings is split into sections on anatomy and morphology, body structure, biochemistry, and immunological reaction. It keeps to supply a special comparative viewpoint at the mammalian lung. This variation contains a number of new chapters and extended content material, together with getting older and improvement of the traditional lung, mechanical homes of the lung, genetic polymorphisms, the comparative influence of tension of pulmonary immune functionality, oxygen signaling within the mammalian lung and masses extra. via addressing clinical advances and important concerns in lung study, this second variation is a well timed and useful paintings on comparative information for the translation of reports of animal types compared to the human lung.
- Edited and authored via specialists within the box to supply a great and well timed assessment of cross-species comparisons that can assist you interpret and evaluate information from animal stories to human findings
- Incorporates lung anatomy and body structure, telephone particular interactions and immunological responses to supply you with a unmarried and special multidisciplinary resource at the comparative biology of the conventional lung
- Includes new and increased content material on neonatal and elderly lungs, developmental procedures, telephone signaling, antioxidants, airway cells, safeguard pharmacology and lots more and plenty extra
- Section IV on actual and Immunological Defenses has been considerably up-to-date with nine new chapters and an elevated specialize in the pulmonary immunological system
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