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Osmotic regulation in aquatic animals.

Krogh, August

Osmotic regulation in aquatic animals.

by Krogh, August

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aquatic animals.,
  • Osmoregulation.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL120 .K7 1965
    The Physical Object
    Pagination242 p.
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5952491M
    LC Control Number65025703

    Chapter 30 of zoology book year ZOOLOGY: Chapter Power point notes on homeostasis and water and osmosis regulation study guide by layla_mayes includes 31 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards, . A detailed introductory chapter on osmoregu-lation is followed by chapters on the excretory organs; ionic regulation in marine animals; osmotic regulation in brackish waters; in fresh water; in terrestrial animals, hypo-osmotic regulators; respiration and electrolyte regulation; and the control of electrolyte metabolism. Subject and author indexes and a list of about references are Cited by:

    The Respiratory Exchange of Animals and Man (, research) The Anatomy and Physiology of Capillaries (, research) A text-book of human physiology for college students (, textbook) Osmotic Regulation in Aquatic Animals (, research) The Comparative Physiology of Respiratory Mechanisms (, research)Born: Animals that live in aquatic environments tend to release ammonia into the water. Animals that excrete ammonia are said to be ammonotelic. Terrestrial organisms have evolved other mechanisms to excrete nitrogenous wastes. The animals must detoxify ammonia by converting it into a relatively nontoxic form such as urea or uric acid.

      Birds and reptiles have evolved the ability to convert toxic ammonia into uric acid or guanine rather than urea. Nitrogenous wastes in the body tend to form toxic ammonia, which must be excreted. Mammals such as humans excrete urea, while birds, reptiles, and some terrestrial invertebrates produce uric acid as waste. Terrestrial animals face extremely large gradients for the activity of water between their bodily fluids and the dry atmosphere that surrounds them. The capacity of air to hold water vapour varies substantially with temperature. As a result, warm dry air produces the largest gradients for the activity of water faced by any animals. For many terrestrial animals, resistance to dry air .


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Osmotic regulation in aquatic animals by Krogh, August Download PDF EPUB FB2

Originally published inthis book details how animals living in water regulate their internal water Osmotic regulation in aquatic animals.

book. Krough exhaustively surveys animals from protozoa to crustaceans and aquatic birds, as well as examining the osmotic conditions in sensitive eggs and by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Krogh, August, Osmotic regulation in aquatic animals.

Cambridge, University Press, (OCoLC)   They are incapable of osmotic regulation in the opposite environment. It is possible, however, for a few fishes like salmon to spend part of their life in freshwater and part in sea water.

Organisms like the salmon and molly that can tolerate a relatively wide range of salinity are referred to as euryhaline organisms. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Krogh, August, Osmotic regulation in aquatic animals. New York, Dover Publications [] (OCoLC) In this section, we examine two types of transport phenomena that, at first glance, may seem unrelated: the regulation of cell volume in both plant and animal cells, and the bulk flow of water (the movement of water containing dissolved solutes) across one or more layers of cells.

In humans, for example, water moves from the blood filtrate that will form urine across a layer of Cited by: 1. item 4 Osmotic Regulation in Aquatic Animals by August Krogh (English) Paperback Book F - Osmotic Regulation in Aquatic Animals by August Krogh (English) Paperback Book F.

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From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Preface. 1: Protozoa. Coelenterata. 14 other sections not shown. Other editions - View all.

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Osmotic Regulation in Some Aquatic Animals with Special Reference to the Influence of Author: Bo-Jungar Wikgren. Title Osmotic Regulation in Aquatic Animals. Binding Paperback. Book Condition Very Good. Type Paperback. Publisher Dover Publications Inc. ISBN Number / Seller ID Osmoregulation, in biology, maintenance by an organism of an internal balance between water and dissolved materials regardless of environmental conditions.

In many marine organisms osmosis (the passage of solvent through a semipermeable membrane) occurs without any need for regulatory mechanisms because the cells have the same osmotic pressure as the sea.

Edward M. Stricker, Joseph G. Verbalis, in Fundamental Neuroscience (Fourth Edition), Summary. Osmoregulation during dehydration in animals and humans is accomplished by a combination of physiological responses, resulting in antidiuresis and natriuresis, and the behavioral response of increased water intake.

Osmoreceptor cells critical for mediating these. Osmosis is the diffusion of water across a membrane in response to osmotic pressure caused by an imbalance of molecules on either side of the membrane.

Osmoregulation is the process of maintenance of salt and water balance (osmotic balance) across membranes within the body’s fluids, which are composed of water, plus electrolytes and non-electrolytes. In the 40 years since the classic review of osmotic and ionic regulation written by Potts and Parry, there has been astonishing growth in scientific productivity, a marked shift in the direction and taxonomic distribution of research, and amazing changes in the technology of scientific research" It is indicative of the growth of the subject that as.

Osmosis is the diffusion of water across a membrane in response to osmotic pressure caused by an imbalance of molecules on either side of the membrane. Osmoregulation is the process of maintenance of salt and water balance (osmotic balance) across membranes within the body’s fluids, which are composed of water, plus electrolytes and : Charles Molnar, Jane Gair, Molnar, Charles, Gair, Jane.

This is followed by an explanation of the significance of osmotic regulation in animals inhabiting a wide variety of environments. Examples are explored for marine, freshwater, and terrestrial animals.

A broad phylogenetic array of animals is discussed. Thirdly, the book deals with membranes as compartmental barriers. Water Relations in Membrane Transport in Plants and Animals contains the presentations in a symposium dealing with Water Relations in Membranes in Plants and Animals, during the 27th Annual Fall Meeting of the American Physiological Society held at The University of Pennsylvania, August Osmotic and Ionic Regulation: Cells and Animals not only fills a gap in the literature, but delineates the new approaches, outlooks, and findings that define how the field has changed.

Providing the first comprehensive summary of the fundamentally important mechanisms of ionic and osmotic regulation in 40 years, it ties the new findings to the.

Osmoregulation is the active regulation of the osmotic pressure of an organism's body fluids, detected by osmoreceptors, to maintain the homeostasis of the organism's water content; that is, it maintains the fluid balance and the concentration of electrolytes (salts in solution which in this case is represented by body fluid) to keep the body fluids from becoming too diluted or.

Homeostasis is a dynamic equilibrium that is maintained in body tissues and organs. It is dynamic because it is constantly adjusting to the changes that the systems encounter.

It is an equilibrium because body functions are kept within a normal range, with some fluctuations around a set point. The kidneys are the main osmoregulatory organs in Author: Charles Molnar, Jane Gair, Molnar, Charles, Gair, Jane. Subsisting throughout the aquatic environment, bivalve mollusks are found from fresh to sea waters (Matsushima et al., ).

The species exhibit a limited capacity for Author: Lewis Deaton.Osmotic and Ion Regulation in Amphibians body water v olume and tissue water were maintained fairly constant e ven after 70 to 80 days in b. In the 40 years since the classic review of osmotic and ionic regulation written by Potts and Parry, there has been astonishing growth in scientific productivity, a marked shift in the direction and taxonomic distribution of research, and amazing changes in the technology of scientific research" It is indicative of the growth of the subject that asBook Edition: 1st Edition.