Biology of Sensory Systems by C. U. M. Smith

By C. U. M. Smith

A finished and hugely illustrated textual content offering a extensive and precious evaluate of sensory platforms on the molecular, mobile and neurophysiological point of vertebrates, invertebrates and prokaryotes. It keeps a powerful specialize in human structures, and takes an evolutionary and comparative method of overview the mechanosenses, chemosenses, photosenses, and different sensory structures together with these for detecting ache, temperature electrical and magnetic fields etc.
It accommodates fascinating and important new insights supplied by means of molecular biology which reveal how related the molecular structure and body structure of sensory cells are throughout species and throughout sensory modality, usually indicationg a typical ancestry relationship again over part a thousand million years.
Written by means of a popular writer, with vast educating event within the biology of sensory structures, this e-book includes:
* Over four hundred illustrations
* Self-assessment questions
* complete bibliography preceded via brief bibliographical essays
* containers containing worthwhile supplementary material.
it will likely be worthy for undergraduates and postgraduates learning biology, zoology, animal body structure, neuroscience, anatomy, molecular biology, physiological psychology and similar courses.

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