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Invasive Stink Bugs and Related Species (Pentatomoidea): Biology, Higher Systematics, Semiochemistry, and Management

1st Edition

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J.E. McPherson
February 15, 2018

Key features: Presents a brief history of past classifications, a summary of present classification, and speculation on how the classification may evolve in the future Includes keys for the identification of families and subfamilies of the Pentatomoidea and for the tribes in the Pentatomidae Explain...

Management of Animal Care and Use Programs in Research, Education, and Testing

2nd Edition

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Robert H. Weichbrod, Gail A. (Heidbrink) Thompson, John N. Norton
August 28, 2017

AAP Prose Award Finalist 2018/19   Key features - Offers a revised, updated, and comprehensive first-line management book for those working in animal care and use programs who have the responsibility to ensure the welfare of the animals in the highest quality research environment - Serves as an...

Revival: Growth of the Gastrointestinal Tract (1990)

1st Edition

Jean A. Morisset, Travis E. Solomon
February 14, 2019

This book provides an up-to-date summary of the large body of data regarding gastrointestinal hormones and growth factors involved in the development and maintenance of the architecture and physiological functions of the different organs of the digestive tract. The regulation of growth and...

Pocket Guide to Bacterial Infections

1st Edition

K Balamurugan, Prithika Udayakumar
February 13, 2019

Pocket Guide to Bacterial Infections provides information pertinent to the behaviour of bacterial cells during their interactions with different cell types of multiple host systems. This book will present the role of various bacterial pathogens affecting the host system. The book is to be organized...

Ethnomedicinal Plants with Therapeutic Properties

1st Edition

V.R. Mohan, A. Doss, P.S. Tresina
February 13, 2019

Ethnomedicinal Plants with Therapeutic Properties provides detailed information on locally important medicinal plants, discusses the pharmacological properties of selected medicinal plants, and looks at the phytodrug aspects of selected plants. In 24 important chapters, the volume covers...

The Great Barrier Reef: Biology, Environment and Management, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Pat Hutchings, Michael Kingsford, Ove Hoegh-Guldberg
February 12, 2019

The iconic and beautiful Great Barrier Reef (GBR) Marine Park is home to one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. With contributions from international experts, this timely and fully updated second edition of The Great Barrier Reef describes the animals, plants and other organisms of the...

A Mathematical Primer of Molecular Phylogenetics

1st Edition

Xuhua Xia
February 08, 2019

This volume, A Mathematical Primer of Molecular Phylogenetics, offers a unique perspective on a number of phylogenetic issues that have not been covered in detail in previous publications. The volume provides sufficient mathematical background for young mathematicians and computational scientists,...

Revival: Atlas of Invertebrate Viruses (1991)

1st Edition

Jean R. Adams, Jean R. Bonami
February 07, 2019

The Purpose of this book is to provide a helpful reference for invertebrate pathologist, virologists, and electron microscopists on invertebrate viruses. Investigators from around the world have shared their expertise in order introduce scientists to the exciting advances in invertebrate virology....

The Charnoly Body: A Novel Biomarker of Mitochondrial Bioenergetics

1st Edition

Sushil Sharma
February 06, 2019

Diversified physicochemical injuries trigger Charnoly body (CB) formation as pleomorphic, electron-dense, multi-lamellar stacks of nonfunctional mitochondrial membranes in the most vulnerable cell. Free radicals induce downregulation of mitochondrial DNA, microRNA, AgNOR, and epigenetics to trigger...

Introduction to Biology and Biotechnology, Second Edition

1st Edition

K. Vaidyanath, K. Pratap Reddy, K. Satya Prasad
February 04, 2019

Including recent advances, this edition focuses on sustainable development and human welfare in biology, genetics, microbial biotechnology, and molecular medicine. While written for engineers specializing in biotechnology, those in agriculture, veterinary science, and...

The Human Genome in Health and Disease: A Story of Four Letters

1st Edition

Tore Samuelsson
February 04, 2019

The human genome is a linear sequence of roughly 3 billion bases and information regarding this genome is accumulating at an astonishing rate. Inspired by these advances, The Human Genome in Health and Disease: A Story of Four Letters explores the intimate link between sequence information and...

Invitation to Protein Sequence Analysis Through Probability and Information

1st Edition

Daniel J. Graham
February 04, 2019

This book explores the remarkable information correspondences and probability structures of proteins. Correspondences are pervasive in biochemistry and bioinformatics: proteins share homologies, folding patterns, and mechanisms. Probability structures are just as paramount: folded state graphics...

Reproduction and Development in Annelida

1st Edition

T. J. Pandian
February 04, 2019

This book is a concise informative elucidation of all aspects of reproduction and development in annelids covering from arenicola to tubifex. Annelids flourish between 4,900 m depth to 2,000 m altitude; some of them occur in unusual habitats like hydrothermal vents and subterranean aquatic system (...

Advances in Macrofungi: Diversity, Ecology and Biotechnology

1st Edition

Kandikere Ramaiah Sridhar, Sunil Kumar Deshmukh
February 01, 2019

Advances in Macrofungi: Diversity, Ecology and Biotechnology discusses the diversity and ecology of edible, toxic, medicinal and mycorrhizal macrofungi; the impact of ectomycorrhizal fungi in terrestrial ecosystems, ectomycorrhizal complex in Boreal forests and commercial application of Pseudotsuga...

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