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Metazoan Life Without Oxygen

Edited By: C Bryant

304 pages, Illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1990 | #13632 | ISBN: 0412333600
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About this book

Lays out detailed strategies for anero- or oxy-biosis employed by each major group of metazoan animals.

it certainly makes a valuable contribution to the subject of anaerobic metabolism - TIBS


Contents

The physical chemistry of oxygen, D.L.Scott; the role of oxygen free radicals in biology and evolution, H.M.Hassan and J.R.Schiavone; the early environment, R.J.F.Jenkins; oxygen and the evolution of the metazoan, B.Runnegar; fumarate reductase and the evolution of electron transport systems, C.A.Behm; metazoan adaptors to hydrogen sulphide, R.D.Vetter et al; interstitial meiofauna, W.L.Nicholas; parasitic helminths, J.Barrett; annalids, U.Schottler and E.M. Bennet; molluscs. A. de Zwaan; arthropods, E,Zebe; the metabolic arrest and channel arrest concepts of defence against hypoxia in vertebrates, R.A.F.Chevis; anoxibiosis in living Metazoa - an overview, C.S.Hammen.

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