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By C. U. M. Smith

ISBN-10: 0470518626

ISBN-13: 9780470518625

ISBN-10: 0470518634

ISBN-13: 9780470518632

A complete and hugely illustrated textual content offering a wide and valuable assessment of sensory structures on the molecular, mobile and neurophysiological point of vertebrates, invertebrates and prokaryotes. It keeps a robust concentrate on human platforms, and takes an evolutionary and comparative method of evaluation the mechanosenses, chemosenses, photosenses, and different sensory structures together with these for detecting ache, temperature electrical and magnetic fields etc.
It contains intriguing and demanding new insights supplied by means of molecular biology which exhibit how related the molecular structure and body structure of sensory cells are throughout species and throughout sensory modality, frequently indicationg a standard ancestry relationship again over part 1000000000 years.
Written via a well known writer, with large educating event within the biology of sensory structures, this e-book includes:
* Over four hundred illustrations
* Self-assessment questions
* complete bibliography preceded through brief bibliographical essays
* bins containing precious supplementary material.
will probably 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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