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Osmoregulation in Estuarine and Marine Animals

Osmoregulation in Estuarine and Marine Animals

A. Pequeux (Editor), R. Gilles (Editor), Liana C. Bolis (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-66908-2

Mar 2013, American Geophysical Union

221 pages

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Description

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Lecture Notes on Coastal and Estuarine Studies Series, Volume 9.

A wealth of information on osmotic and ionic reaulation in Estuarine and Marine Animals has been accumulated over the past decades. Beyond early studies of whole-animal responses to changes in environmental salinities, efforts have been made later on to identify, to localize and to characterize the organs and structures responsible for the control of the characteristics of the cell's environmental fluid. When considering the problem of cell volume control in animals facing media of fluctuating salinities, we are indeed dealing with two different categories of mechanisms. A first one is concerned with the control of the osmolality of the intracellular fluid, hence with the processes directly implicated in the maintenance of cell volume and shape. They have been extensively described in several recent review papers.

PHYSIOLOGICAL AND ULTRASTRUCTURAL ASPECTS OF "SALT-TRANSPORTING TISSUES" STUDIES

HOMEOSTATIC FUNCTION OF INTEGUMENTS AND NEPHRIDIA IN ANNELIDS
I. ZERBST-BOROFFKA  3

Control of the EXTRACELLULAR FLUID OSMOLALITY
A. J. R. PEQUEUX and R.GILLES  17

OSMOTIC AND IONIC REGULATION IN SALINE WATER MOSQUITO LARVAE
T.J. BRADLEY, K. STRANGE and J.E. PHILLIPS  35

CHLORIDE SECRETION BY THE CHLORIDE CELLS OF THE ISOLATED
OPERCULAR EPITHELIUM OF MARINE FISH
Z.A. ZADUNAISKY  51

CONTROL OF THE BLOOD OSMOLARITY IN FISHES, WITH
REFERENCE TO THE FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY OF THE GUT
R. KIRSCH, W.HUMBERT and J.L. RODEAU  67

TRANSPORT PROPERTIES OF FISH URINARY BLADDERS IN
RELATION TO OSMOREGULATION
B. LAHLOU and B. FOSSAT  93

THE CONTRASTING ROLES OF THE SALT GLANDS, THE
INTEGUMENT AND BEHAVIOR IN OSMOREGULATION OF MARINE REPTILES
W. A. DUNSON  107

REGULATION OF NaCl AND WATER ABSORPTION IN DUCK INTESTINE 
E. Skadhauge, B. G. Munck, and G. E. Rice  131

BIOPHYSICAL AND BIOCHEMICAL ASPECTS OF "SALT-TRANSPORTING TISSUES" STUDIES

CELLULAR ENERGY METABOLISM AND ITS REGULATION
IN GILLS OF FISH AND CRUSTACEA
C. LERAY  145

REGULATORY FUNCTIONS OF Na++K+-ATPASE IN MARINE
AND ESTUARINE ANIMALS
D.W. TOWLE  157

ULTRASTRUCTURAL LOCALIZATION OF Na++K+-ATPASE IN SPECIALIZED MEMBRANES OF SALT TRANSPORTING CELLS IN MARINE VERTEBRATES
S.R. HOOTMAN and S.A. ERNST  171

MODELS OF SALT AND WATER FLOW ACROSS EPITHELIA : AN
EVALUATION BY ELECTRON PROBE X-RAY MICROANALYSIS
B. L. GUPTA  191

Subject Index 213

Taxonomic Index 219