By Martin Grosell,Anthony P. Farrell,Colin J. Brauner
The Multifunctional intestine of Fish offers a complete synthesis and an integrative evaluation of the variety of intestine features and their implications for organismal body structure. The hugely different anatomy and capabilities of the intestine, together with nutrient uptake, immune barrier functionality, salt and water homeostasis and respiratory, in addition to neuroendocrine activities and keep watch over are coated intimately by way of prime authors. additionally, this quantity explores the mentioned implications of intestine functionality for complete animal integrative body structure and compensatory calls for for non-gastrointestinal organs. because the first entire connection with speak about the various morphological and practical diversifications of the intestine, this quantity presents a very good source for comparative physiologists, aquaculturists and biomedical researchers making use of fish as version organisms for mammalian body structure.
- Includes chapters devoted to anatomical and practical good points of the gastro-intestinal tract of fish in addition to integrative facets of intestine organ function
- Includes intensive assurance of lately famous implications of feeding on salt homeostasis and acid-base balance
- Provides syntheses of implications of intestine functionality for homeostasis
- Essential textual content for these drawn to the vast range of capabilities played by means of the gut