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TitleMembrane Physiology [electronic resource] / edited by Thomas E. Andreoli, Joseph F. Hoffman, Darrell D. Fanestil, Stanley G. Schultz
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US, 1987
Edition Second Edition
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-1943-6
Descript 384 p. 112 illus. online resource

SUMMARY

Membrane Physiology (Second Edition) is a soft-cover book containing portions of Physiology of Membrane Disorders (Second Edition). The parent volume contains six major sections. This text encompasses the first three sections: The Nature of Biological Membranes, Methods for Studying Membranes, and General Problems in Membrane Biology. We hope that this smaller volume will be helpful to individuals interested in general physiology and the methods for studying general physiology. THOMAS E. ANDREOLI JOSEPH F. HOFFMAN DARRELL D. FANESTIL STANLEY G. SCHULTZ vii Preface to the Second Edition The second edition of Physiology of Membrane Disorders represents an extensive revision and a considerable expansion of the first edition. Yet the purpose of the second edition is identical to that of its predecessor, namely, to provide a rational analysis of membrane transport processes in individual membranes, cells, tissues, and organs, which in tum serves as a frame of reference for rationalizing disorders in which derangements of membrane transport processes playa cardinal role in the clinical expression of disease. As in the first edition, this book is divided into a number of individual, but closely related, sections. Part V represents a new section where the problem of transport across epithelia is treated in some detail. Finally, Part VI, which analyzes clinical derangements, has been enlarged appreciably


CONTENT

I: The Nature of Biological Membranes -- 1: The Anatomy of Biological Interfaces -- 2: Composition and Dynamics of Lipids in Biomembranes -- 3: Membrane Proteins: Structure, Arrangement, and Disposition in the Membrane -- II: Methods for Studying Membranes -- 4: The Nature and Limitations of Electron Microscopic Methods in Biology -- 5: Isolation and Characterization of Biological Membranes -- 6: Absorption and Optical Rotation Spectra of Biological Membranes: Distortions and Their Corrections -- 7: Mathematical Models of Membrane Transport Processes -- 8: Application of Tracers to the Study of Membrane Transport Processes -- 9: Principles of Electrical Methods for Studying Membrane Movements of Ions -- 10: The Study of Transport and Enzymatic Processes in Reconstituted Biological Systems -- III: General Problems in Membrane Biology -- 11: Principles of Water and Nonelectrolyte Transport across Membranes -- 12: Anion Transport in Erythrocytes -- 13: Active Transport of Na+ and K+ by Red Blood Cells -- 14: Weak Electrolyte Transport across Biological Membranes: General Principles -- 15: Ion Permeation in Cell Membranes -- 16: Processing and Sorting of Proteins Synthesized in the Endoplasmic Reticulum -- 17: Ion-Coupled Transport of Organic Solutes across Biological Membranes -- 18: Bioenergetics of Membrane Transport Processes -- 19: Regulation of Cellular Volume -- 20: Cell-to-Cell Communication: Permeability, Regulation, Formation, and Functions of the Cell-Cell Membrane Channel in Cell Junctions -- 21: Genes and Membranes -- 22: The Interaction of Hormones with Biological Membranes -- 23: Modification of Membrane Function by Drugs


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