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Certain excitable cells, however, such as free-living cells, receptor cells, neurons,
muscle fibers, and some glandular cells, are particularly specialized for
information processing. For this reason these specialized cells will receive
They are particularly relevant to receptor cells, neurons, and muscle fibers,
excitable cells specialized for information processing. Included among them are:
Hypothesis 5.1-5 (see page 103) proposes that, as average information input rate
Preganglionic neurons of the sympathetic division often synapse with
postganglionic neurons in the sympathetic ganglia which lie to both sides of the
spinal cord (see Fig. 7-3). Sometimes, however, they pass through them and
synapse in ...
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I purchased this book many years ago and found it very enlighting. The shredout concept was of particular interest to me in that it provided ways to look at various living systems from micro to macro. It has a lot of detail which I never was able to get around to studying, but appears to have influenced my thinking which was later documented in a series of blogs http://www.bcswonline.com/blog/index.html
I still have a copy and refer to it.
TABLE 11 The 19 Critical Subsystems of a Living System
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