MARB 420: Comparative Animal Physiology

4 credits Spring Only

Principles of animal physiology are examined using invertebrate and vertebrate model systems. Topics include osmoregulation in marine vs. freshwater vs. terrestrial organisms, excretion, fluid circulation, nervous system structure and function, muscle activity, sensory neurobiology, and endocrine mediation.

Prerequisites: BIOL 112, CHEM 228, MARB 310. MARS 360 recommended. Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

For more information, contact:

Randall W. Davis

Randall W. Davis

Regents Professor
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