Download Migration of Organisms: Climate, Geography, Ecology by Ashraf M.T. Elewa PDF

By Ashraf M.T. Elewa

Why do a little animals migrate? How does migration impact the gene pool? This ebook discusses those questions and extra, in gentle of the excessive evolutionary bills and dangers of mass move. The editor offers a suite of issues explaining the migration of organisms via many examples of alternative teams of marine and non-marine organisms, from micro-invertebrates to giant mammals.

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Download Micro-Tomographic Atlas of the Mouse Skeleton by Itai A. Bab, Carmit Hajbi-Yonissi, Yankel Gabet, Ralph PDF

By Itai A. Bab, Carmit Hajbi-Yonissi, Yankel Gabet, Ralph Müller

The Micro-Tomographic Atlas of the Mouse Skeleton presents a distinct systematic description of all calcified parts of the mouse. It comprises approximately 2 hundred excessive answer, - and 3 dimensional m CT photographs of the outside and interiors of all bones and joints. moreover, the spatial courting of bones inside of complicated skeletal devices (e.g., cranium, thorax, pelvis, extremities) can also be defined. the photographs are followed by means of specific explanatory textual content, hence highlighting specific positive aspects and newly stated constructions. With mice changing into a typical laboratory animal and the quickly expanding use of m CT know-how as a key analytical device in skeletal study, the Atlas fulfils an rising desire for a entire connection with support either knowledgeable and in-training researchers.

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Download Field Guide to Mammals of Southern Africa by Chris Stuart, Mathilde Stuart PDF

By Chris Stuart, Mathilde Stuart

Очень немногие регионы Мира могут сравниться с южной Африкой по богатству млекопитающих. Здесь обитают около 337 видов из 4250, встречающихся на нашей планете. Справочник призван облегчить идентификацию близких видов за счет использования цветных фотографий для представления диагностических черт наземных млекопитающих. Он также включает характеристику китов и дельфинов. Книга содержит 112 цветных таблиц. На страницах, противоположных таблицам, приведены текстовые описания диагностических черт каждого вида, а также сведения по местообитаниям, поведению, питанию и размножению.Доп. информация: Файл является рипом с сайта Google Books. Этим определяется отсутствие некоторых страниц (до 20% от общего числа) и невысокое разрешение сканирования (около a hundred dpi).

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Download Vision: Coding and Efficiency by Colin Blakemore, K. Adler, M. Pointon PDF

By Colin Blakemore, K. Adler, M. Pointon

This is often an in depth selection of essays on all points of imaginative and prescient, approached from the viewpoint of coding and potency. It examines the extensive spectrum of imaginative and prescient study from one specific, unifying perspective, particularly the way in which that visible structures successfully encode and symbolize the surface global. This technique, either rigorous and common, used to be championed by means of H.B. Barlow within the fifties and has been in lots of parts of imaginative and prescient examine. The strategy has lately obtained new importance because of the starting to be curiosity of machine technological know-how and synthetic intelligence within the methods of imaginative and prescient, which makes an attempt to explain visible strategies in algorithmic phrases, both proper to a robot visible method, the attention of a fly or the complicated visible pathways within the human mind.

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Download Giant pandas : biology, veterinary medicine and management by David E Wildt; et al PDF

By David E Wildt; et al

The large panda is among the world's so much well-known animals, yet earlier the biology of this threatened species has been a secret. this is often the 1st ebook to summarize the current country of information approximately panda biology, encompassing subject matters equivalent to replica, behaviour, meals, genetics and veterinary medicine.

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Download Hormonal Steroids. Proceedings of the Sixth International by V. H. T. James, J. R. Pasqualini PDF

By V. H. T. James, J. R. Pasqualini

Hormonal Steroids provides the lawsuits of the 6th overseas Congress on Hormonal Steroids, held in Jerusalem, Israel in September 1982.
The e-book covers quite a lot of themes at the box of hormonal steroids study. the subjects mentioned comprise the historical past of steroid-protein interplay; enzyme induction via estrogen; steroids and the immune method; correlative morphological and biochemical investigations at the stromal tissue of the human prostate; research of intact steroid conjugates by way of secondary ion mass spectrometry (including fabms) and via gasoline chromatography; and the position of lipoproteins in steroidogenesis by way of human luteinized granulosa cells in tradition.
Biochemists, pathologists, pharmacologists, and clinical and pharmaceutical researchers will locate the ebook an excellent resource of perception.

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Download Electroporation Protocols: Preclinical and Clinical Gene by Shulin Li, Jeffry Cutrera, Richard Heller, Justin Teissie PDF

By Shulin Li, Jeffry Cutrera, Richard Heller, Justin Teissie

Electroporation gene treatment, or gene electrotransfer, has advanced enormously during the last few many years a result of striking growth in genetic sequencing, gene array research, gene cloning, gene expression detection, DNA manufacture and discovery and synthesis of siRNA. Electroporation Protocols: Preclinical and medical Gene drugs, moment Edition presents in-depth wisdom at the supply of bare DNA and small-interfering RNA (siRNA) to the specific cells, tissues, and animals for prevention and therapy of disorder. It builds at the luck of the 1st variation and at the growth made in siRNA supply and DNA vaccines for giant animals in addition to discovery of electroporation functions for the delicate tissues and for inner organs. Written within the profitable Methods in Molecular Biology sequence layout, chapters contain introductions to their respective themes, lists of the required fabrics and reagents, step by step, conveniently reproducible protocols and notes on troubleshooting and warding off identified pitfalls.

Authoritative and simply accessible,Electroporation Protocols: Preclinical and medical Gene medication, moment Edition goals to supply not just accomplished insurance of the elemental concept and useful program of electroporation siRNA remedy, gene treatment, and vaccine, but additionally elaborates at the most present perspectives from the specialists during this box, serving as a useful source for investigators either in and out of doors of this field.

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Download Biology and Conservation of Wild Felids by David Macdonald, Andrew Loveridge PDF

By David Macdonald, Andrew Loveridge

The editors make the most of their 50 years of mixed adventure in specialist engagement with the behaviour and ecology of untamed felids to attract jointly a different community of the world's most useful and a professional specialists. For the 1st time, this inter-disciplinary study programme is introduced jointly inside a unmarried quantity.

Beginning with a whole account of all 36 felid species, there stick with eight entire evaluation chapters that span all of the themes such a lot proper to felid conservation technological know-how, together with evolution and systematics, felid shape and serve as, genetic functions, behavioural ecology, administration of species that come into clash with humans and keep watch over of overseas alternate in felid species, conservation tools/techniques, ex situ administration, and felid ailments. 19 specific case reports then delve deeply into syntheses of some of the best species investigations world wide, written through the entire best figures within the box. those chapters painting the original attributes of the wild felids, describe their interesting (and conflicting) courting with people, and create an extraordinary platform for destiny study and conservation measures. a last bankruptcy analyses the necessities of, and inter-disciplinary methods to, functional conservation with state-of-the-art examples of conservation technological know-how and motion that cross a long way past the cat family.

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