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Proceedings of the Taniguchi Symposia on Brain Sciences, Volume 6: Neuronal Growth and Plasticity

1st Edition

December 01, 1984

Current information on neuronal plasticity is still fragmentary. This book contains papers presented at an international symposium specifically convened to discuss and provide a state-of-the-art report on research in this area. The book includes presentations from several leading research workers...

Proceedings of the Taniguchi Symposia on Brain Sciences, Volume 7: Transmembrane Signaling and Sensation

1st Edition

Oosawa, Yoshioka, Hayashi
December 01, 1984

This book contains papers which discuss many different stimulus--response systems ranging from those in bacteria and paramecia to those in insects and mammals. Emphasis is placed on the identification and characterization of receptor molecules, physical properties of channel molecules, physical and...

Specimen Preparation for Transmission Electron Microscopy of Materials

1st Edition

PJ Goodhew
August 16, 1984

Details the essential practical steps which must precede microscopy. Methods for preparing sheet or disc specimens and final thinning techniques are described with reference to practical problems. The book also covers methods for mounting specimens in the...

Stress, Immunity, and Aging

1st Edition

E. L. Cooper
May 31, 1984

This book contains two personal reminiscences of historical importance to research on stress and infectious disease. It deals with perspectives on immunity, aging, and disease and the prospects for immunorestoration in the treatment of immunodeficiency arising from aging and stress....

Proceedings of the Taniguchi Symposia on Brain Sciences, Volume 5: Structure and Function of Peptidergic and Aminergic Neurons

1st Edition

Sano, Ibata, Zimmerman
December 01, 1983

Chemical markers have brought important new dimensions to the studies of the brain. As a result of this development, the chemical anatomy of the neurons system is being explored in great detail. This new functional neuroanatomy has demonstrated new organizations of perikaryal groupings of neurons...

Health Care Needs Assessment: The Epidemiologically Based Needs Assessment Review

1st Edition

Andrew Stevens, James Raferty
January 01, 1960

In the past 10 years spirituality and spiritual care have been much debated in professional healthcare literature, highlighting the need for a recognised definition of spiritual care to enable appropriate assessment of, and response to, spiritual issues. This accessible and highly relevant book...

Premises and Information Technology: Your Questions Answered

1st Edition

Lyn Longridge
January 01, 1960

Health promotion is an integral part of the development of primary care and its emphasis in involving the community in local strategies and planning. This book draws together examples of best practice to show how each member of the primary health care team - together with professionals from other...