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Continuous Cultures Of Cells: Volume I

1st Edition

Pete H. Calcott
February 17, 2020

This book aims to present as broad a perspective as possible to the subject matter. In the construction of the chapters, much has been left to the individual contributors. Some chapters have been written essentially up to the minute reviews of an application or use of continuous culture whilst...

Single-stranded RNA phages: From molecular biology to nanotechnology

1st Edition

Paul Pumpens
February 06, 2020

This is a comprehensive guide to single-stranded RNA phages (family Leviviridae), first discovered in 1961. These phages played a unique role in early studies of molecular biology, the genetic code, translation, replication, suppression of mutations. Special attention is devoted to modern...

Deferring Development: Setting Aside Cells for Future Use in Development and Evolution

1st Edition

Cory Douglas Bishop, Brian K. Hall
January 23, 2020

This volume examines cells set aside during development for use later in ontogeny or in adult life. There is no single term for such cells. The cells explored fall within several major categories — stem cells, set-aside cells (in echinoderm larvae), imaginal discs in insects such as Drosophila,...

Marine Microbiology: Ecology & Applications

3rd Edition

Colin B. Munn
January 16, 2020

The third edition of this bestselling text has been rigorously updated to reflect major new discoveries and concepts since 2011, especially progress due to extensive application of high-throughput sequencing, single cell genomics and analysis of large datasets. Significant advances in understanding...

Polycystic Kidney Disease

1st Edition

Jinghua Hu, Yong Yu
November 14, 2019

This volume focuses on the investigatory methods applied to autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), one of the most common human genetic diseases. ADPKD is caused by mutations in PKD1 and TRPP2, two integral membrane proteins that function as receptor/ion channels in primary cilia of...

The Histology of Fishes

1st Edition

Krzysztof Formicki, Frank Kirschbaum
October 09, 2019

The book is a multi-authored book of 18 chapters comprising the state of the art work of all relevant topics on modern fish histology from 28 authors from ten countries. The topics include Introduction to Histological Techniques, Integument, Fish Skeletal Tissues, Muscular System, Structure and...

Neanderthals in the Classroom

1st Edition

Elizabeth Marie Watts
October 04, 2019

Neanderthals in the Classroom examines the ongoing battle surrounding evolution from a cultural and historical perspective and then puts Theodosius Dobzhansky’s claim that “nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution” to the ultimate test by exploring the potential evolutionary...

Defrosting Ancient Microbes: Emerging Genomes in a Warmer World

1st Edition

Scott Rogers, John D. Castello
September 23, 2019

Ice is melting around the world and glaciers are disappearing. Water, which has been solid for thousands and even millions of years, is being released into streams, rivers, lakes and oceans. Embedded in this new fluid water, and now being released, are ancient microbes whose effects on today's...

The Reticulocyte

1st Edition

Samuel M. Rapoport
August 27, 2019

First Published in 1986, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide to immature red blood cells. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for Students of Medicine, and other practitioners in their respective...

Cellular Antioxidant Defense Mechanisms

1st Edition

Ching Kuang Chow
August 27, 2019

First Published in 1988, this three-volume set offers a full insight into the immune systems and its response to antioxidants. Carefully compiled and filled with diagrams, references and information this set is recommended for students of immunology and other professionals in their respective...

Cellular Antioxidant Defense Mechanisms

1st Edition

Ching Kuang Chow
August 27, 2019

First Published in 1988, this three volume set offers a full insight into the immune system and its response to antioxidants. Carefully compiled and filled with diagrams, references and information this set is recommended for students of immunology and other professionals in their respective fields....

Cellular Antioxidant Defense Mechanisms

1st Edition

Ching Kuang Chow
August 27, 2019

First Published in 1988, this three-volume set offers a full insight into the immune systems and its response to antioxidants. Carefully compiled and filled with diagrams, references and information this set is recommended for students of immunology and other professionals in their respective...

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