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Spiders of Panama

Nentwig
January 01, 1993

in collaboration with Bruce Cutler and Stefan HeimerThe available information, personal observations, and study of one facet of the beauties of the tropical rain forest of Panama is gathered into a much needed volume which includes the physical, biological, and spider environment of Panama. The...

Palaeoethnobotany: Plants and Ancient Man in Kashmir

F.A. Lone, M. Khan, G.M. Buth
January 01, 1993

A study of the palaeoethnobotany of Kashmir, covering covers the period from 4500 BP to 1000 BP. It includes keys to the identification of various species of Triticum, Hordeum, Avena and Prunus, and hard and soft woods, and lists the criteria for identification of weed seeds of some 200 species....

Structure Of The Nucleus

M. A. Preston, R. K. Bhaduri
January 01, 1993

A graduate-level one-volume textbook and reference work on the structure and physics of atomic nuclei. Throughout this book the underlying emphasis is on how a nucleus is constituted through the interaction between the nucleons. The book is structured into three parts: the first part contains a...

The Causes and Consequences of Chromosomal Aberrations

Ilan R. Kirsch
December 21, 1992

The Causes and Consequences of Chromosomal Aberrations explores one of the most dramatic examples of genomic instability-chromosomal aberrations. It describes some of the more recent techniques used to map genes within the human genome, study chromosomal aberrations at the cellular level, and...

The Vertebrate Gas Transport Cascade: Adaptations to Environment and Mode of Life

J. Eduardo P. W Bicudo
December 21, 1992

This volume presents contributions given at the international symposium on The Vertebrate Gas Transport Cascade: Adaptations to Environment and Mode of Life, held in São Sebastião, São Paulo, Brazil from September 10-15, 1991. Recent developments in the field and the unifying principles of basic...

Melatonin: Biosynthesis, Physiological Effects, and Clinical Applications

Hing-Sing Yu, Russel J. Reiter
December 21, 1992

Melatonin: Biosynthesis, Physiological Effects, and Clinical Applications provides a thorough review of recent advances in major areas of melatonin research. The book is arranged in a logical sequence, beginning with the history of melatonin and then proceeding to cover its biochemistry and...

Culture of Nonsalmonid Freshwater Fishes, Second Edition

Robert R. Stickney
December 18, 1992

Culture of Nonsalmonid Freshwater Fishes, 2nd Edition presents an expanded, updated description of important techniques and practices for the culture of some of the most widely cultured nonsalmonid species used for human consumption (channel catfish, tilapia, carp) for stocking freshwater bodies...

Cholesterol in Membrane Models

Leonard X. Finegold
December 15, 1992

Cholesterol in Membrane Models provides the most recent summary available of basic molecular models and experiments in models of biological membranes. The book introduces the cell biology of cholesterol and covers the modeling of cholesterol in model membranes by the mean field and Monte Carlo...

Target Assays for Modern Herbicides and Related Phytotoxic Compounds

Peter Boger, Gerhard Sandmann
December 15, 1992

Target Assays for Modern Herbicides and Related Phytotoxic Compounds is a laboratory guide that features 38 comprehensive contributions to determine and quantitate the inhibition activity of modern herbicides and related phytotoxic compounds at their targets. Using algal or higher-plant model...

Genetics and Breeding of Edible Mushrooms

A.C. Chang
December 15, 1992

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Pocket Guide to Gene Level Diagnostics in Clinical Practice

Victor A. Bernstam
December 10, 1992

Pocket Guide to Gene Level Diagnostics in Clinical Practice is an abbreviated, pocket-size, quick-reference guide that provides a point-by-point synopsis of the vast wealth of information contained in CRC Handbook of Gene Level Diagnostics in Clinical Practice. All sections and subsections in the...

Alkali Cation Transport Systems in Prokaryotes

E. P. Bakker
November 30, 1992

Alkali Cation Transport Systems in Prokaryotes is the first book that brings together the physiological, structural, and molecular biological aspects of the transport of sodium, potassium, and ammonium across the bacterial cell membrane. Sodium translocation plays a major role in energy coupling of...

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