Advances in Comparative and Environmental Physiology

Effects of High Pressure on Biological Systems

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Provided here is an up to date account of how high pressures affect cellularprocesses in microorganisms and in eukaryotic cells. Topics include membranetransport, cell activation, the excitable properties of cells, muscular contraction, with particular emphasis on cardiac muscle, and the role of pressure in the physiology of cartilage in load bearing joints. Additionally there are thorough reviews of the effects of pressure on fish and on the central nervous system of mammals, including man.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Effects of High Pressure on Biological Systems
Series Title
Advances in Comparative and Environmental Physiology
Series Volume
17
Copyright
1993
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-77115-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-77115-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-77117-0
Series ISSN
0938-2763
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 246
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