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Author Torday, John S., speaker

Title The evolutionary origin of endothermy / John S. Torday
Published London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (33 min.) : color, sound)
Series Evolutionary physiology, 2056-452X
Henry Stewart talks. Biomedical & life sciences collection. Evolutionary physiology
Contents Contents: Evolution of endothermy -- PTHrP, Glucocorticoid and β-Adrenergic Receptor gene duplications -- Hypoxia integrates respiratory and endocrine systems -- Selection pressure for integrated physiology: lung, kidney, heart -- Ontogeny-phylogeny of lung cell evolution -- Swim bladder-lung functional homology -- PTHrP is stretch-regulated -- Chemiosmosis-homeostasis and the origins of life -- Vertical integration of the effect of cholesterol on homeostasis -- Cell-cell interactions and adaptation to oxygen -- Endothermy as exaptation of oxygen adaptation -- Physiologic homology based on cell-cell interactions
Notes Animated audio-visual presentation with synchronized narration
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Subject Cell interaction.
Evolution (Biology)
Lungs -- Evolution.
Molecular evolution.
Warm-blooded animals -- Evolution.
Adaptation, Physiological.
Biological Evolution.
Body Temperature Regulation -- genetics.
Cell Communication.
Endocrine System.
Energy Metabolism -- genetics.
Evolution, Molecular.
Gene Duplication.
Lung -- physiology.
Parathyroid Hormone-Related Protein.
Receptors, Adrenergic, beta.
Receptors, Glucocorticoid.
Receptors, Parathyroid Hormone.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video