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Comparative Physiology of the Vertebrate Kidney

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ISBN-10: 1493937340

ISBN-13: 9781493937349

Edition: 2nd 2016

Authors: William H. Dantzler

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Thissecond edition offers a comprehensive overview of the physiological functionsof vertebrate kidneys from a comparative viewpoint, with particular emphasis onnonmammalian vertebrates. The topics covered include renal structure;glomerular ultrafiltration; tubular transport of inorganic ions, organicsubstances, and fluid; and urine dilution and concentration.Mammalian renal function is only considered for purposes of comparison withnonmammalian renal function and as a frame of reference for some of thediscussions. The major findings on nonmammalian renal function and theimportant unanswered questions raised by those findings are described in detail.As such, the book provides comprehensive…    
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Book details

List price: $83.75
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Springer London, Limited
Publication date: 7/5/2016
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 292
Language: English