Lecture 13 10-18-10

Lecture 13 10-18-10 - Lecture 13 Lecture 13 Endotherms...

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 13 Lecture 13 Endotherms Endotherms in the Heat in the Heat Introduction to Nerves and Introduction to Nerves and Membrane Potentials Membrane Potentials 18 October 2010 18 October 2010 HEAT BALANCE HEAT BALANCE HEAT BALANCE HEAT BALANCE Cape Ground Squirrel Cape Ground Squirrel Kalahari Desert Kalahari Desert Border of South Africa and Botswana Border of South Africa and Botswana alahari Desert Border of South Africa and Botswana alahari Desert Border of South Africa and Botswana Salivation ↑ T b HEAT BALANCE HEAT BALANCE Cape Ground Squirrel Cape Ground Squirrel By shading itself with its tail, the cape ground squirrel By shading itself with its tail, the cape ground squirrel extends its daily activity period by about 5 hours. extends its daily activity period by about 5 hours. Nerves and Nervous Systems Neurons Neurons nput ntegration onduction utput Neurons Neural communication is fast and specific. Nervous systems are specialized for rapid and directed transmission of information. Neurons Schwann cells and ther types of glial cells provide physical and metabolic support...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2011 for the course BIO 704:360 taught by Professor John-alder during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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Lecture 13 10-18-10 - Lecture 13 Lecture 13 Endotherms...

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