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Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry

Advances and Perspectives

In 2016, it was 60 years since the eminent Soviet researcher, a disciple and a successor of Ivan Pavlov, Leon Orbeli had proclaimed the birth of a new branch of physiology, evolutionary physiology. In the same year, his ideas were embodied in the foundation in Leningrad, now Saint Petersburg, of the present Sechenov Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences. This anniversary book includes the selected works carried out recently by his followers at the same institute. While addressing some hot aspects of evolutionary physiology and biochemistry, they demonstrate that this branch of physiology really represents a discipline in its own right.

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Evolutionary Physiology and BiochemistryAdvances and Perspectives

Published: February 19th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/64635

ISBN: 978-953-51-3858-7

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3857-0

Copyright year: 2018

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1. Introduction: The 60th Anniversary of the Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg

By Alexander N. Knyazev

171

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2. Brain Gangliosides and Their Function as Natural Adaptogenes

By Natalia F. Avrova and Yulia A. Vlasova

248

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3. Adaptations and Disturbances of Physiological Functions in Extreme Hyperbaric Environments

By Olga Sergeevna Alekseeva, Alexander Ivanovich Krivchenko and Ivan Timofeyevich Demchenko

192

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4. Evolution of Thalamic Sensory Centers in Amniotes: Phylogeny and Functional Adaptation

By Margarita G. Belekhova and Natalia B. Kenigfest

215

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5. Discovery of the Phenomenon of Intracellular Development of Cardiac Stem Cell: A New Step in Understanding of Biology and Behavior of Tissue-Specific Stem Cells

By Galina B. Belostotskaya, Tatyana A. Golovanova, Irina V. Nerubatskaya and Michael M. Galagudza

215

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6. The New Pharmacological Approaches for the Regulation of Functional Activity of G Protein-Coupled Receptors

By Alexander O. Shpakov and Kira Viktorovna Derkach

177

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7. Ontogenetic Development of Neurophysiological Mechanisms Underlying Language Processing

By Diana M. Guillemard (Tsaparina), Michail N. Tsitseroshin, Alexandr N. Shepovalnikov, Elizaveta I. Galperina, Ekaterina A. Panasevich, Ekaterina E. Kats, Larisa G. Zaytseva and Olga V. Kruchinina

248

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8. Ontogenetic Development of Neural and Muscular Rhythmic Activity and Its Regulation in Mammals during Perinatal Period

By Sergey Vladimirovich Kuznetsov, Natalia D. Vdovichenko, Ludmila E. Dmitrieva, Natalia N. Kuznetsova, Vladimir A. Sizonov, Maksim A. Terpilowski and Olga P. Timofeeva

208

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9. Development of the Biosphere in the Context of Some Fundamental Inventions of Biological Evolution

By Vladimir F. Levchenko, Alexander B. Kazansky and Marat A. Sabirov

259

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10. Development of Multicellularity: Social/Economic Aspects

By Gennady A. Savostyanov

248

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11. Protein Reabsorption in the Amphibian Kidney: Comparative and Evolutionary Aspects

By Elena V. Seliverstova and Natalya P. Prutskova

197

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12. The Contribution of Changes in Adenylyl Cyclase Signaling System of the Brain and Myocardium to Etiology and Pathogenesis of Diabetes Mellitus

By Alexander Olegovich Shpakov

198

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13. Systems Evolutionary Biology of Waddington’s Canalization and Genetic Assimilation

By Alexander V. Spirov, Marat A. Sabirov and David M. Holloway

291

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14. 3D Structures and Molecular Evolution of Ion Channels

By Denis B. Tikhonov and Boris S. Zhorov

213

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15. Ontogenetic and Phylogenetic Approaches for Studying the Mechanisms of Cognitive Dysfunctions

By Igor А. Zhuravin, Nadezhda M. Dubrovskaya, Natalia L. Tumanova, Dmitrii S. Vasilev and Natalia N. Nalivaeva

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16. Appendix: The Main Problems and Methods of Evolutionary Physiology—A Lecture by Leon A. Orbeli

By Dr. Vladimir Fedorovich Levchenko

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