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Ecology and Management of Terrestrial Vertebrate Invasive Species in the United States

William C. Pitt, James Beasley, Gary W. Witmer
October 30, 2017

This book presents information on vertebrate invasive species for which there is a history of policy and management in the United States. Providing information on policy and management topics associated with vertebrate invasive species, including biosecurity threats and risk assessment....

Standing on the Shoulders of Darwin and Mendel: Early Views of Inheritance

David J. Galton
October 30, 2017

This book explores early theories about the mechanisms of inheritance. Beginning with Charles Darwin's now rejected Gemmule hypothesis, the book documents the reception of Gregor Mendel's work on peas and follows the work of early 20th century scholars. The research of Francis Galton, a cousin of...

Developmental Neurobiology

Lynne Bianchi
October 25, 2017

Developmental Neurobiology tells the extraordinary process of neural development by showing how the scientific discoveries were made and how the hypotheses evolved over time. Each chapter explores the specific mechanisms of development while highlighting the key experiments and methods used to make...

Aging: Exploring a Complex Phenomenon

Shamim I. Ahmad
October 25, 2017

This book is a detailed and comprehensive synthesis of the scientific study of aging. Dozens of contributions from leading scholars review various theories of aging, and molecular, cellular, biochemical and microbial aspects of aging, among just a few of the topics included. Authoritative, wide...

Indian Ocean Resources and Technology

Ganpat Singh Roonwal
October 25, 2017

The current scenario provides an ideal opportunity to confer higher priority to the marine resources of the Indian Ocean, particularly in terms of integrated management of the deep sea, shallow sea and coastal resources. This will maximize their potential in the sustainable development goal (SDG)...

Optical Imaging Techniques in Cell Biology, Second Edition

Guy Cox
October 23, 2017

Optical Imaging Techniques in Cell Biology, Second Edition covers the field of biological microscopy, from the optics of the microscope to the latest advances in imaging below the traditional resolution limit. It includes the techniques—such as labeling by immunofluorescence and fluorescent...

Biogeography and Biodiversity of Western Atlantic Mollusks

Edward J. Petuch
October 23, 2017

Shallow water marine molluscan faunas are distributed in a pattern of distinct, geographically definable areas. This makes mollusks ideal for studying the distribution of organisms in the marine environment and the processes and patterns that control their evolution. Biogeography and Biodiversity...

Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species

Van Wallach, Kenneth L. Williams, Jeff Boundy
October 23, 2017

Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species—the first catalogue of its kind—covers all living and fossil snakes described between 1758 and 2012, comprising 3,509 living and 274 extinct species allocated to 539 living and 112 extinct genera. Also included are 54 genera and 302...

Vascularization: Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering

Eric M. Brey
October 23, 2017

A Complex and Growing Field The study of vascularization in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine (TERM) and its applications is an emerging field that could revolutionize medical approaches for organ and tissue replacement, reconstruction, and regeneration. Designed specifically for...

Hydrogen Peroxide Metabolism in Health and Disease

Margreet C M Vissers, Mark Hampton, Anthony J. Kettle
October 20, 2017

Much of the biology of oxidative stress and oxidative signalling centres on the generation and handling of hydrogen peroxide. The overall aim for this book would be to provide an insightful and useful forum to assist with the understanding of the relevance of hydrogen peroxide generation and how...

The Clinical Chemistry of Laboratory Animals, Third Edition

David M. Kurtz, Gregory S. Travlos
October 19, 2017

Extensively updated and expanded since the publication of Walter F. Loeb and Fred W. Quimby’s second edition in 1999, the new The Clinical Chemistry of Laboratory Animals, Third Edition continues as the most comprehensive reference on in vivo animal studies. By organizing the book into species- and...

Ethnobotany of India, 5-Volume Set

T. Pullaiah, K. V. Krishnamurthy, Bir Bahadur
October 18, 2017

This new 5-volume set, Ethnobotany of India, provides an informative overview of human-plant interrelationships in India, focusing on the regional plants and their medicinal properties and uses. Each volume focuses on a different significant region of India, including Volume 1: Eastern Ghats and...

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