Physiology and Maintenance

Edited by : Osmo Otto Päiviö Hänninen and Mustafa Atalay,

Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland

1. General Physiology

Osmo Otto Päiviö Hänninen, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland

Homeodynamics
Kaarlo Hartiala, Finland
Osmo Otto Päiviö Hänninen, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland

Receptors and Responses
Jarmo T. Laitinen, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland

Ion Channels in Membranes
Boris V. Krylov, Pavlov Institute of Physiology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Mechanism of Cell Volume Regulation
Sergei N. Orlov

Thermoregulation
Ryszard Grucza, Institute of Sport, Poland

General Comparative Physiology
Raimo Hissa, Department of Biology, University of Oulu, Finland

Wound Healing and Regeneration
Laura M. White, Department of Syrgery, The Ohio State University, USA
Sashwati Roy, 512 Heart and Lung Research Institute, The Ohio State University Medical Center, USA
Gayle M. Gordillo, 512 Heart and Lung Research Institute, The Ohio State University Medical Center, USA
Loree K. Kalliainen, Department of Syrgery, The Ohio State University, USA
W. Scott Melvin, Department of Syrgery, The Ohio State University, USA
E. Christopher Ellison, Department of Syrgery, The Ohio State University, USA
Chandan K. Sen, Laboratory of Molecular Medicine, Department of Syrgery, The Ohio State University, USA

Learning and Memory
Hojjatallah Alaei, Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Isfahan University, Iran

Positron Emission Tomography - Molecular Imaging of Biological Processes
Juhani Knuuti, Turku PET Centre, Turku University Central Hospital, Finland
Heikki Minn, Turku PET Centre, Turku University Central Hospital, Finland
Juha Rinne, Turku PET Centre, Turku University Central Hospital, Finland

2. Enzymology

Pekka Mantsala, Department of Biology, University of Turku, Finland

Concept and Scope of Enzyme Action
Kalervo Airas, Department of Biology, University of Turku, Finland

On the Determination of Enzyme Structure, Function and Mechanism
Tuomo Glumoff, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oulu, Finland

Mechanisms of Enzyme Action
Kalervo Airas, Department of Biology, University of Turku, Finland

Enzymes for Digestion
Osmo Otto Päiviö Hänninen, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland

Metabolism of Oxygen
Chandan K. Sen, Laboratory of Molecular Medicine, Department of Syrgery, The Ohio State University, USA

Protection Against Oxidative Stress
Savita Khanna, Research, Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery (CMIS), Laboratory of Molecular Medicine, The Ohio State University Medical Center, USA

Physiological Regulation of Gene Activity
Chandan K. Sen, Laboratory of Molecular Medicine, Department of Syrgery, The Ohio State University, USA

Biotransformation of Xenobiotics and Hormones
Osmo Otto Päiviö Hänninen, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland

Biomonitoring of Environmental Pollution
Sergey Kotelevtsev, Department of Chemistry, Moscow State University, Russia
Valerii Tonkopii, Institute of Limnology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Osmo Otto Päiviö Hänninen, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland

Industrial Use of Enzymes
Matti Leisola, Laboratory of Bioprocess Engineering , Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Jouni Jokela, Laboratory of Bioprocess Engineering , Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Ossi Pastinen, Laboratory of Bioprocess Engineering , Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Ossi Turunen, Laboratory of Bioprocess Engineering , Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Hans E. Schoemaker, DSM Research, Life Science Products, The Netherlands

3. Nutrition and Digestion

Anna-Liisa Rauma, University of Joensuu, Department of Education, Finland

Autotrophism, Heterotrophism and other Nutritional Patterns
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Nutritional Needs
Anna-Liisa Rauma, University of Joensuu, Department of Education, Finland
Irja Haapala, Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Finland

Digestion and Digestive Systems
Osmo Otto Päiviö Hänninen, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland

Intestinal Microflora
Erkki Eerola, Department of Microbiology, University of Turku, Finland
Wen-Hua Ling, China

N-3, n-6 Fatty Acids and Cholesterol in Metabolism
Jyrki Agren, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland

Vegetarianism and Vegan Diet
Anna-Liisa Rauma, University of Joensuu, Department of Education, Finland

Alimentary Systems in Vertebrate Animals
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4. Renal Excretion

Lazslo Rosivall, Department of Pathophysiology, Semmelweis Med. University, Hungary

Renal General Functions
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Water and Ion Balance and Imbalance
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Excretion of Wastes and Pathophysiology
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Comparative Aspects
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5. Endocrinology

Juhani Leppaluoto, Department of Physiology, University of Oulu, Finland

General Features of Hormonal Coordination
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Relationships of Neural Systems and Endocrine Regulation
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Vertebrate Endocrine Systems
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Invertebrate Endocrine Systems
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Integration of Endocrinology, Morphology, Physiology and Behaviour
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6. Respiration

Peet-Henn Kingisepp, Estonia

Respiratory Structures and Gas Exchange
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Dynamics and Control of Respiration
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Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Transport

7. Circulation

Emil Monos, Institute of Human Physiology and Clinical Experimental Research, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Hungary

Heart
Mark Kollai, Institute of Human Physiology and Clinical Experimental Research, Semmelweis University, Hungary

Arterial Blood Supply and Tissue Needs
Gyorgy Nadasy, Hungary

Venous System
Emil Monos, Institute of Human Physiology and Clinical Experimental Research, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Hungary

Microcirculation
Sergey A. Polenov, Laboratory of Gastroenterology, I.P. Pavlov Istitute of Physiology RAS, Russia

8. Locomotion and Sitting

Mustafa Atalay, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland
Osmo Otto Päiviö Hänninen, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland

Muscle Energy Metabolism
Mustafa Atalay, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland
Osmo Otto Päiviö Hänninen, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland

Electromechanical Coupling
Laszlo Kovacs, Department of Physiology, University Medical School of Debrecen, Hungary

Muscles, Neuromuscular Control and Balance
Ville Leinonen, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland

Physiological Basis of Exercise
Mustafa Gül, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Atatürk University, Turkey
Osmo Otto Päiviö Hänninen, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland

Trunk Muscles and Dysfunction
Markku Kankaanpaa, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland

Gait, Limbs and Limping
Olavi Airaksinen, Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland

Functional Morphological and Physiological Aspects of Human Locomotion and Posture
Hartmut Friedrich Witte, Fachgebiet Biomechatronik, Institut für Mikrosystemtechnik, Mechanik und Mechatronik, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany
Gertrud Klauer, Institute of Systematic Zoology, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Germany
Nikolaus-Peter Schumann, FB Motorik, Institute for Pathological Physiology, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany
Hans-Christoph Scholle, FB Motorik, Institute for Pathological Physiology, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena,

Sedentary Life - Source of Multiple Health Problems
Reijo Koskelo, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland
Nina Zaproudina, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland
Osmo Otto Päiviö Hänninen, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland

Neuromuscular Activities in Extreme Temperatures
Alexander Yu. Meigal, Department of Physiology, Petrozavodsk State University, Russia

9. Neurophysiology

Simo S. Oja, Brain Research Center, University of Tampere Medical School, Finland
Pirjo Saransaari, Department of Clinical Physiology, Tampere University Hospital, Finland

Structural Neurobiology
Simo S. Oja, Brain Research Center, University of Tampere Medical School, Finland
Pirjo Saransaari, Department of Clinical Physiology, Tampere University Hospital, Finland

Visualization of Brain Functions
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Autonomous Neural Regulation
Tomi Laitinen, Finland

Neurons, Action Potentials and Synapses
Simo S. Oja, Brain Research Center, University of Tampere Medical School, Finland
Pirjo Saransaari, Department of Clinical Physiology, Tampere University Hospital, Finland

Signal Transmission Modulation
Pirjo Saransaari, Department of Clinical Physiology, Tampere University Hospital, Finland

Phantom pain
Richard Rokyta, Department for Normal, Pathological and Clinical Physiology, Charles University, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Czech Republic

Biological Rhythms
Jarmo T. Laitinen, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland

Sleep
Tarja Stenberg, Department of Physiology, Biomedicum, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland

Regulation of Food Intake
Osmo Otto Päiviö Hänninen, Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Finland

Stress and Coping
Richard Rokyta, Department for Normal, Pathological and Clinical Physiology, Charles University, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Czech Republic

How to Fulfill the Needs for the Pleasure
Richard Rokyta, Department for Normal, Pathological and Clinical Physiology, Charles University, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Czech Republic

10. Plant Physiology

Jari Valkonen, Department of Plant Biology, SLU (Swedish Agricultural University), Sweden

Water Relations in Plants
Kurt Fagerstedt, Department of Biosciences, Division of Plant Physiology, University of Helsinki, Finland

The Functions of Chlorophylls in Photosynthesis
Paavo Heikki Hynninen, Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Helsinki, Finland
Tuomo Sakari Leppakases, Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Helsinki, Finland

Biological Nitrogen Fixation with Emphasis on Legumes
Kristina Lindstrom, Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, University of Helsinki, Finland

Role of Plant Growth Regulating Substances
Chang-Hung Chou, Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica, Taipei 115, and Department of Biological Sciences, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

Biochemical Interactions among Plants: Allelopathy as Ecosystem Regulator
Chang-Hung Chou, Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica, Taipei 115, and Department of Biological Sciences, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

Trees and Other Plants and Disturbed Seasonality
Heikki Hanninen, Finland

Environmental Pollution and Functions Plant Leaves
Elina J. Oksanen, Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, University of Kuopio, Finland

Plant-Insect Interactions and Pollution
Jarmo Holopainen, Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, University of Kuopio, Finland




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