6. From Cell–Cell Communication to the Evolution of Integrated Physiology

  1. John S. Torday and
  2. Virender K. Rehan

Published Online: 14 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118130452.ch6

Evolutionary Biology, Cell-Cell Communication, and Complex Disease

Evolutionary Biology, Cell-Cell Communication, and Complex Disease

How to Cite

Torday, J. S. and Rehan, V. K. (2012) From Cell–Cell Communication to the Evolution of Integrated Physiology, in Evolutionary Biology, Cell-Cell Communication, and Complex Disease, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118130452.ch6

Author Information

  1. Harbor–UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California[BOND]Los Angeles, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 2 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470647202

Online ISBN: 9781118130452

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Keywords:

  • cell–cell communication, in integrating physiology;
  • cell–cell signaling and alveolar development;
  • lung biology, as a cipher for evolution

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cell–cell Signaling and Alveolar Development: A Reductionist Approach to the Evolution of Physiologic Traits

  • An Integrated, Empiric, Middle–Out Approach to Physiology

  • A Molecular Evolutionary Link between the Lung and the Kidney?

  • The Berner Hypothesis and Emergence of the Adipocyte: The Evolutionary Origins of the Lipofibroblast

  • Lung Biology as a Cipher for Evolution

  • Do Stretch Effects on PTHrP Expression Reflect Its Role in Adapting to Gravity?

  • Wolff's Law Works for Both Bone and Lung

  • Functional Relationship between the External and Internal Environments

  • An Evolutionary Vertical Integration of the Phylogeny and Ontogeny of the Thyroid