This is the PDF eBook version for Gastrointestinal Physiology – Development, Principles and Mechanisms of Regulation by Menizibeya Osain Welcome
Table of Contents
History of Development of Gastrointestinal Physiology: From Antiquity to Modern Period and the Birth of Modern Digestive Physiology.- Structural and Functional Organization of Gastrointestinal Tract.- Cellular Organization of the GI Tract.- Intercellular Network of the GI Tract.- Molecular Basis of Regulation of GI Functioning.- Gastrointestinal Growth and Development: From Zygote to Adulthood.- Gastrointestinal Motor Function.- Gastrointestinal Hormones.- Neural Secretions and Regulation of Gut Functions.- Gut Immunomodulatory Functions.- Gastrointestinal Exocrine (Lumencrine) Secretions. The Reception Theory as the Basis for Developing the First Antisecretory Pharmacotherapy Drugs.- Chemical Digestion, Absorption and Transport.- Metabolic Functions of the Gut.- Excretory Functions of the GI Tract. Defecation.- Physiology of Helicobacter pylori.- Functional Relationship between the Gut and Other Organs of the Body.- Gastrointestinal Functioning in Extreme Conditions of Temperature, Pressure and Gravity.- Appendix.