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Insects and Pollution

K. Heliovaara
December 13, 2017

Insects and Pollution provides a comprehensive overview of both the direct and indirect effects of pollution on insects and discusses the ecological and economic consequences of these changes. The book reviews studies on pollutant-induced changes in insects classified according to their trophic...

Insect Neurochemistry and Neurophysiology

Alexej B. Borkovec
December 13, 2017

This book represents proceedings from ICINN 1993, and comprises papers on nerve function, neurotransmitters, ion channels, second messengers and neuropeptides. By using a variety of techniques, combining aspects of nrurophysiology, pharmacology, immunology, peptide separation and sequencing or...

Immobilized Cells and Organelles: Volume II

Mattiasson
December 13, 2017

Cells and organelles are small units for biochemical synthetic purposes, often the smallest practically feasible unit since they contain coenzyme regenerating system, ordered enzyme sequences, etc.These volumes, besides giving some insight into basic technology (immobilisation procedures, etc.),...

Axoplasmic Transport

Zafar Iqbal
December 13, 2017

Axoplasmic transport is the intracellular movement of cellular components required for the maintenance and normal physiological functioning of neuronal cells. This book provides an up to date reference for both established investigators as well as for those entering in the field.This volume...

Growth Regulation and Carcinogenesis: Volume 2

Walter R. Paukovits
December 12, 2017

Growth Regulation and Carcinogenesis discusses topics such as growth factors, including stimulators and inhibitors of proliferation; networks in proliferation regulation; differentiation-inducing factors; origins of neoplasia and their relationship to growth control; genetic alterations in cellular...

Glossary Of Plant Derived Insect Deterrents

Martin Jacobson
December 12, 2017

This handbook brings together in one place sources which entomologists, chemists, botanists, insect ecologists, physiologists, and pharmacologists may consult for information to supplement that reported herein on the subject of plant-derived feeding deterrents....

Catalog of the Heteroptera or True Bugs, of Canada and the Continental United States

Thomas J. Henry
December 12, 2017

A primary aim of this catalog is to offer an accounting for each species as originally proposed and for the first usage only of all its name combinations (including valid names, synonymies, and misspellings) that have been published for our area. We follow the policy outlined by the 1985 Code of...

Molecular Biology of the Hepatitis B Virus

Alan McLachlan
December 12, 2017

Molecular Biology of the Hepatitis B Virus presents a comprehensive account of the various molecular aspects of the life cycle of the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Topics covered include the animal model systems, sequence data on the hepadnavirus genomes, the transcripts coded for the biral genome and...

The Lesser Bushbaby (Galago) as an Animal Model: Selected Topics

Duane E. Haines
December 12, 2017

It is not the goal of the present volume to promote Galago as an animal model, but to alert investigators to the potential thereof. In this respect, this collection of papers serves as a general introduction. The subjects covered are purposefully broad so as to illustrate that Galago not only has...

Handbook of Edible Weeds

James A. Duke
December 12, 2017

"If you can't beat it, eat it." Words of wisdom from the author of this portable guide that emphasizes finding practical uses for weeds rather than waging pesticidal war on them. CRC Handbook of Edible Weeds contains detailed descriptions and illustrations of 100 edible weeds, representing 100...

Amaranth Biology, Chemistry, and Technology

Octavio Paredes-Lopez
December 12, 2017

This book is devoted to amaranth, a plant to which 45 species are indigenous to the Mesoamerican region and 10 others originated in Africa, Asia, and Europe. Amaranth was the foundation of the extensive North and South American ancient civilizations and is still important in the agriculture of more...

Sulfatases Of Microbial Origin: Volume 1

Kenneth S. Dodgson
December 12, 2017

In the succeeding pages the authors have collated scattered information about individual sulfatases and have endeavoured to indicate their physiological roles within the microorganism, the ways in which their synthesis is subject to genetic and physiological control, and their participation in...

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