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xxxl, 829 pages : color illustrations, maps (some color) ; 29 cm.
Genetics: Analysis of Genes and Genomes is a resource uniquely suited for learning and applying genetics to our world. Its DNA first presentation frames the discussion of genetics in modern terms, which provides the user the context to then understand its Mendelian history. Genetics continues to treat transmission genetics, molecular genetics, and evolutionary genetics as fully integrated subjects and provides students with an unprecedented understanding of the basic process of gene transmission, mutation, expression, and regulation. A new unit structure with self-contained chapters provides the flexibility to fit any course design, whether it be Mendel-early, Chromosome-early, or a Genome-first approach. The dynamism of genetics is also perfectly captured, as coverage of technological advances is woven together with ethical controversies. Problem-solving is a core element to this experimental discipline, and the ninth edition of Genetics is unparalleled in the tools it provides to unlock this fascinating subject. This rich resource allows students copious opportunities to practice and learn by using the clearly-presented mathematical concepts and exercises and chapter problems that encourage students to analyze and apply new skills.
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xv, 289 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
  • 1. Introduction: Rethinking the Boundaries of Conservation NGOs2. "The Good, the Bad, the Ugly, and the Dirty Harrys of Conservation": Revisiting the Anthropology of Conservation NGOs3. Anthropology of Conservation NGOs: Learning from a Sectoral Approach to the Study of NGOs4. Business, Biodiversity and New "Fields" of Conservation: The World Conservation Congress and the Renegotiation of Organisational Order5. The Strategies and Effectiveness of Conservation NGOs in the Global Voluntary Standards: The Case of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm-oil6. Investigating Consistency of a Pro-Market Perspective Amongst Conservationists7. Conservation Jujutsu, or How Conservation NGOs Use Market Forces to Save Nature from Markets in Southern Chile8. Strength and Limitations of Conservation NGOs in Meeting Local Needs: The Case of REDD+ in Nigeria9. Misreading the Conservation Landscape.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319605784 20171106
This book explores how NGOs have been influential in shaping global biodiversity, conservation policy, and practice. It encapsulates a growing body of literature that has questioned the mandates, roles, and effectiveness of these organizations-and the critique of these critics. This volume seeks to nurture an open conversation about contemporary NGO practices through analysis and engagement.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319605784 20171106
Green Library
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1 online resource (459 pages) : illustrations
  • 1. Introduction / Donat-P. Häder, Gilmar S. Erzinger
  • 2. Chemical analysis of air and water / Sarzamin Kahn, Jawad Ali
  • 3. Historical development of bioassays / Donat-P. Häder
  • 4. Regulations, political and societal aspects, toxicity limits / Gilmar S. Erzinger, Donat-P. Häder
  • 5. Image analysis for bioassays: The basics / Donat-P. Häder
  • 6. Growing algal biomass using wastes / Félix L. Figueroa, Nathalie Korbee, Roberto Abdala-Díaz, Félix Álvarez-Gómez, Juan Luis Gómez-Pinchetti, F. Gabriel Acién
  • 7. Toxicity testing using the marine macroalga Ulva pertusa: Method development and application / Jihae Park, Murray T. Brown, Hojun Lee, Soyeon Choi, Stephen Depuydt, Donat-P. Häder, Taejun Han
  • 8. Pigments / Peter Richter, Donat-P. Häder
  • 9. Photosynthesis assessed by chlorophyll fluourescence / Dieter Hanelt
  • 10. Ecotox / Azizullah Azizullah, Donat-P. Häder
  • 11. Daphniatox / Donat-P. Häder, Gilmar S. Erzinger
  • 12. Bioluminescence systems in environmental biosensors / Gilmar S. Erzinger, Francine Schmoeller, Luiz H. Pinto, Luiz Américo, Ruth Hemmersbach, Jes Hauslage, Donat-P. Häder
  • 13. Image processing for bioassays / Marcus Jansen, Stefan Paulus, Kevin Nagel, Tino Dornbusch
  • 14. Express detection of water pollutants by photoelectric recording from algal cell suspensions / Elena G. Govorunova, Oleg Sineshchekov
  • 15. Fish / Peter-Diedrich Hansen
  • 16. Bioassays for solar UV radiation / Donat-P. Häder, Gerda Horneck
  • 17. A comparison of commonly used and commercially available bioassays for aquatic ecosystems / Azizullah Azizullah, Donat-P. Häder
  • 18. Ecotoxicological monitoring of wastewater / Donat-P. Häder
  • 19. Marine toxicology: Assays and perspectives for developing countries / Therezinha M. Novais Oliveira, Cleiton Vaz
  • 20. Applications for the real environment / Peter-Diedrich Hansen
  • 21. Environmental monitoring using bioassays / Nils G.A. Ekeluna, Donat-P. Häder.
Bioassays: Advanced Methods and Applications provides a thorough understanding of the applications of bioassays in monitoring toxicity in aquatic ecosystems. It reviews the newest tests and applications in discovering compounds and toxins in the environment, covering all suitable organisms, from bacteria, to microorganisms, to higher plants, including invertebrates and vertebrates. By learning about newer tests, water pollution control testing can be less time and labor consuming, and less expensive. This book will be helpful for anyone working in aquatic environments or those who need an introduction to ecotoxicology or bioassays, from investigators, to technicians and students.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780128118610 20171211
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1 online resource.
"Biodiversity and Health: Linking Life, Ecosystems and Societies fills the gap between the ecology of health and the concepts supported by international organizations, such as EcoHealth and One Health. The book provides a unique opportunity to demonstrate how ecological sciences, environmental sciences, medical sciences, and social sciences may contribute to improve human health through conserving biodiversity and the services it provides to societies.Presents the first book to give a broad and integrated overview of the scientific disciplines that contribute to health. From evolutionary ecology, to laws and policies, this book explores the links between health and biodiversity. Demonstrates how ecological sciences, environmental sciences, medical sciences, and social sciences may contribute to improve human health"-- Provided by publisher.
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1 online resource (xvii, 315 pages) : maps, illustrations.
  • 1. The History and Diversity of South-east Asia Morand Serge and Lajaunie Claire 2. The continental fossil record and the history of biodiversity in Southeast Asia Julien Claude 3. Traditional Knowledge and Biocultural Diversity Daniel Robinson 4. Landscape changes and policies for biodiversity and environment conservation in Southeast Asia Jean-Francois Cornu, Claire Lajaunie, Henri Laborde, Serge Morand 5. How Conserving Biodiversity Will Help The ASEAN Countries Adapt To Changing Conditions Jeffrey A. McNeely and Songtam Suksawang 6. Wildlife and emerging diseases in Southeast Asia Julien Cappelle and Serge Morand 7. Diversity of Weed and Agricultural Management Rachanee Nam-Matra 8. From Landscape Patterns to Ecosystem Functions: Watershed Services Based on Different Land Use and Climate Change Scenarios Yongyut Trisurat 9. Which ecosystem services for disease regulation and health improvement taking into account biodiversity and health interactions? Aurelie Binot, Serge Morand 10. Natural systems and climate change resilience in the Lower Mekong Basin. Future directions for biodiversity, agriculture and livelihoods in a rapidly changing environment Jeremy Carew-Reid and Luke Taylor 11. Participatory Learning and Management of Biodiversity: The Companion Modelling Approach Pongchai Dumrongrojwatthana, Chutapa Kunsook, Kobchai Worapimphong 12. The Shifting Politics of Biodiversity Governance in Southeast Asia: a Review and Findings from Thailand Witchuda Srang-iam 13. Biodiversity ecosystems and human health a complicated but important science policy challenge Hans Keune, Suneetha M. Subramanian, Unnikrishnan Payyappallimana, Sate Ahmad, Mohammed Mofizur Rahman, Mohammed Nurul Azam, Zita Sebesvari, Joachim H. Spangenberg, Serge Morand, Conor Kretsch, Pim Martens, Heidi Wittmer 14. International and regional governance in Health and Biodiversity Claire Lajaunie and Serge Morand.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138232044 20171121
Southeast Asia is highly diversified in terms of socio-ecosystems and biodiversity, but is undergoing dramatic environmental and social changes. These changes characterize the recent period and can be illustrated by the effects of the Green Revolution in the late 1960s and 1970s, to the globalization of trade and increasing agronomic intensification over the past decade. Biodiversity Conservation in Southeast Asia provides theoretical overviews and challenges for applied research in living resource management, conservation ecology, health ecology and conservation planning in Southeast Asia. Five key themes are addressed: origin and evolution of Southeast Asian biodiversity; challenges in conservation biology; ecosystem services and biodiversity; managing biodiversity and living resources; policy, economics and governance of biodiversity. Detailed case studies are included from Thailand and the Lower Mekong Basin, while other chapters address cross-cutting themes applicable to the whole Southeast Asia region. This is a valuable resource for academics and students in the areas of ecology, conservation, environmental policy and management, Southeast Asian studies and sustainable development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138232044 20171121
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xxvii, 854 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 28 cm
  • INTRODUCTION. 1. The Science of Biology. Unit I: PRINCIPLES OF CELLULAR LIFE. 2. Life's Chemical Basis. 3. Molecules of Life. 4. Cell Structure. 5. Ground Rules of Metabolism. 6. Where It Starts-Photosynthesis. 7. Releasing Chemical Energy. UNIT II: GENETICS. 8. DNA Structure and Function. 9. From DNA to Protein. 10. Control of Gene Expression. 11. How Cells Reproduce. 12. Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction. 13. Patterns in Inherited Traits. 14. Human Inheritance. 15. Biotechnology. UNIT III: PRINCIPLES OF EVOLUTION. 16. Evidence of Evolution. 17. Processes of Evolution. 18. Life's Origin and Early Evolution. UNIT IV: EVOLUTION AND BIODIVERSITY. 19. Viruses, Bacteria, and Archaea. 20. The Protists. 21. Plant Evolution. 22. Fungi. 23. Animals I: Major Invertebrate Groups. 24. Animals II: The Chordates. UNIT V. HOW PLANTS WORK. 25. Plant Tissues. 26. Plant Nutrition and Transport. 27. Plant Reproduction and Development. UNIT VI. HOW ANIMALS WORK. 28. Animal Tissues and Organ Systems. 29. Neural Control. 30. Sensory Perception. 31. Endocrine Control. 32. Structural Support and Movement. 33. Circulation. 34. Immunity. 35. Respiration. 36. Digestion and Human Nutrition. 37. Maintaining the Internal Environment. 38. Reproduction and Development. UNIT VII: PRINCIPLES OF ECOLOGY. 39. Animal Behavior. 40. Population Ecology. 41. Community Ecology. 42. Ecosystems. 43. The Biosphere. 44. Human Effects on the Biosphere. Appendix I: Periodic Table of the Elements. Appendix II: Amino Acids. Appendix III: A Closer Look at Some Major Metabolic Pathways. Appendix IV: A Plain English Map of the Human Chromosomes. Appendix V: Restless Earth-Life's Changing Geologic Stage. Appendix VI: Units of Measure. Appendix VII: Answers to Self-Quizzes and Genetics Problems. Glossary. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781305967335 20170410
Renowned for its clear writing style and unparalleled visuals, Starr/Evers/Starr's trendsetting BIOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, 10TH EDITION applies exclusive National Geographic content to engage students and emphasize how biology is an ongoing endeavor carried out by a diverse community of scientists. Each chapter explores core concepts aligned with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) initiative to help students master associated learning objectives. By continuously challenging students to question what they read and to apply the concepts they learn, this edition and the accompanying MindTap digital resources hone critical thinking skills as students gain scientific literacy. MindTap now includes adaptive Mastery Training that provides distributed practice and builds long-term memory. MindTap options are available.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781305967335 20170410
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xxx, 826, A-11, G-18, I-24 pages ; 29 cm
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1 online resource.
  • Classifications and typical examples of biomotors, Structure of revolving biomotors, Structure of rotation motors, Structure of linear motors, Distinguishing revolving motors from rotation motors, General Mechanism of biomotors, Mechanism of revolving motors, Mechanism of rotation motion, Mechanism of linear motion, and Applications of the revolving motor.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781351136044 20171211
This book provides a comprehensive overview of biomotors (molecular motors) within the body with a specific concentration on revolving molecular motors. The bioengineering of these new revolving molecular motors will go a long way in creating machines that will be able to carry RNA and DNA drugs directly to diseased cells to destroy them. The book goes into specific details regarding the bioengineering, fabrication, synthesis, and future utilization of these devices for nanomedicine.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781351136044 20171211
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xvi, 699 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • 1. Introduction to Statistics 2. Exploring Data with Tables and Graphs 3. Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data 4. Probability 5. Discrete Probability Distributions 6. Normal Probability Distributions 7. Estimating Parameters and Determining Sample Sizes 8. Hypothesis Testing 9. Inferences from Two Samples 10. Correlation and Regression 11. Goodness-of-Fit and Contingency Tables 12. Analysis of Variance 13. Nonparametric Tests 14. Survival Analysis.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134039015 20170313
For courses in Introductory Statistics Real-world applications connect statistical concepts to everyday life. Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences uses a variety of real-world applications to bring statistical theories and methods to life. Through these examples and a friendly writing style, the 2nd Edition ensures that you understand concepts and develop skills in critical thinking, technology, and communication. The result of collaboration between a biological sciences expert and the author of the #1 statistics book in the country, Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences provides an excellent introduction to statistics for readers interested in the biological, life, medical, and health sciences. Also available with MyLab Statistics MyLab(TM) Statistics is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab(TM) does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab, search for: 0134718011/9780134718019 Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences Plus MyLab Statistics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: *0134039017/9780134039015 Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences*0321847997/9780321847997 MyLab Statistics Glue-in Access Card*032184839X/9780321848390 MyLab Statistics Inside Sticker for Glue-In Packages.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134039015 20170313
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xi, 312 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
  • Methods for cytogenetic chromosome barcoding and chromosome painting in Brachypodium distachyon and its relative species / Dominika Idziak-Helmcke and Alexander Betekhtin
  • Transcriptional and posttranscriptional regulation of drought stress treatments in Brachypodium leaves / Edoardo Bertolini, Mario Enrico Pè, and Erica Mica
  • Brachypodium distachyon long noncoding RNAs : genome-wide identification and expression analysis / Concetta De Quattro, Erica Mica, Mario Enrico Pè, and Edoardo Bertolini
  • Highly efficient and reproducible Fusarium spp. inoculation method for Brachypodium distachyon / Anuj Rana, Aneesh Karunakaran, Timothy L. Fitzgerald, Rosalie Sabburg, Elizabeth A.B. Aitken, Robert J. Henry, Jonathan J. Powell, and Kemal Kazan
  • Tissue culture (somatic embryogenesis)-induced Tnt1 retrotransposon-based mutagenesis in Brachypodium distachyon / Upinder S. Gill, Juan C. Serrani-Yarce, Hee-Kyung Lee, and Kirankumar S. Mysore
  • Methods for xyloglucan structure analysis in Brachypodium distachyon / Lifeng Liu
  • Genomic approaches to analyze alternative splicing, a key regulator of transcriptome and proteome diversity in Brachypodium distachyon / Sonia Irigoyen, Renesh H. Bedre, Karen-Beth G. Scholthof, and Kranthi K. Mandadi
  • Information resources for functional genomics studies in Brachypodium distachyon / Keiichi Mochida and Kazuo Shinozaki
  • Methods for functional transgenics : development of highly efficient transformation protocol in Brachypodium and its suitability for advancing Brachypodium transgenics / Ron Vunsh
  • Molecular markers in whole genome evolution of Brachypodium / Xin-chun Mo, De-quan Zhang, Can Kou, and Ling-juan Yin
  • Estimate codon usage bias using codon usage analyzer (CUA) / Zhenguo Zhang and Gaurav Sablok
  • Identification of pseudogenes in Brachypodium distachyon chromosomes / Salvatore Camiolo and Andrea Porceddu
  • TILLING in Brachypodium distachyon / Louise de Bang, Anna Maria Torp, and Søren K. Rasmussen
  • Method for the large-scale identification of phasiRNAs in Brachypodium distachyon / Kun Yang, Xiaopeng Wen, and Gaurav Sablok
  • Evaluation of genome-wide markers and orthologous markers in Brachypodium distachyon / Gaurav Sablok, Suresh B. Mudunuri, Korneliya Gudys, Kranthi Chennamsetti, G.P. Saradhi Varma, and Miroslaw Kwasniewski
  • Protocol for coexpression network construction and stress-responsive expression analysis in Brachypodium / Sanchari Sircar, Nita Parekh, and Gaurav Sablok
  • Whole genome DNA methylation analysis using next-generation sequencing (BS-seq) / I-Hsuan Lin
  • Application of tissue culture and transformation techniques in model species Brachypodium distachyon / Bahar Sogutmaz Ozdemir and Hikmet Budak.
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ix, 204 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Green Library
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xxxix, 783 pages, 97 variously numbered pages ; 29 cm
  • 1. Biology: Exploring Life I. THE LIFE OF THE CELL 2. The Chemical Basis of Life 3. The Molecules of Cells 4. A Tour of the Cell 5. The Working Cell 6. How Cells Harvest Chemical Energy 7. Photosynthesis: Using Light to Make Food II. CELLULAR REPRODUCTION AND GENETICS 8. The Cellular Basis of Reproduction and Inheritance 9. Patterns of Inheritance 10. Molecular Biology of the Gene 11. How Genes Are Controlled 12. DNA Technology and Genomics III. CONCEPTS OF EVOLUTION 13. How Populations Evolve 14. The Origin of Species 15. Tracing Evolutionary History IV. THE EVOLUTION OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY 16. Microbial Life: Prokaryotes and Protists 17. The Evolution of Plant and Fungal Diversity 18. The Evolution of Invertebrate Diversity 19. The Evolution of Vertebrate Diversity V. ANIMALS: FORM AND FUNCTION 20. Unifying Concepts of Animal Structure and Function 21. Nutrition and Digestion 22. Gas Exchange 23. Circulation 24. The Immune System 25. Control of Body Temperature and Water Balance 26. Hormones and the Endocrine System 27. Reproduction and Embryonic Development 28. Nervous Systems 29. The Senses 30. How Animals Move VI. PLANTS: FORM AND FUNCTION 31. Plant Structure, Growth, and Reproduction 32. Plant Nutrition and Transport 33. Control Systems in Plants VII. ECOLOGY 34. The Biosphere: An Introduction to Earth's Diverse Environments 35. Behavioral Adaptations to the Environment 36. Population Ecology 37. Communities and Ecosystems 38. Conservation Biology Appendix 1 Metric Conversion Table Appendix 2 The Periodic Table Appendix 3 The Amino Acids of Proteins Appendix 4 Chapter Review Answers Appendix 5 Credits Glossary Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134296012 20171009
Intended for non-majors or mixed biology courses. A conceptual framework for understanding the world of biology Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections continues to introduce pedagogical innovations, which motivate students not only to learn, but also engage with biology. This bestselling textbook is designed to help students stay focused with its hallmark modular organization around central concepts and engages students in connections between concepts and the world outside of the classroom with Scientific Thinking, Evolution Connection and Connection essays in every chapter. The 9th Edition offers students a framework organized around fundamental biological themes and encourages them to analyze visual representations of data with new Visualizing the Data figures. A reorganized Chapter One emphasizes the process of science and scientific reasoning, and robust instructor resources and multimedia allow students to engage with biological concepts in a memorable way. Unparalleled resources let instructors develop active and high interest lectures with ease. The book and Mastering(TM) Biology work together to help students practice making these connections throughout their text. Also available with Mastering Biology Mastering(TM) Biology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to improve results by helping students quickly master concepts. Students benefit from self-paced activities that feature personalized wrong-answer feedback that emulate the office-hour experience and help keep students on track. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, many of them created by the Campbell Biology: Concepts and Connections authors, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts. New Mastering Biology activities for this edition include "Key Topic Overview" videos that help students efficiently review key topics outside of class, "Evaluating Science in the Media" activities that help students to build science literacy skills, and more "Visualizing the Concept" animated videos help students further visualize and understand complex biological processes. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering(TM) Biology does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Biology, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering Biology, search for: 0134240685 / 9780134240688 Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections Plus Mastering Biology with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: *0134536266 / 9780134536262 Mastering Biology with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections*013429601X / 9780134296012 Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134296012 20171009
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1 online resource.
  • Design and preparation of microfluidic devices.- Recent development of cell analysis on microfluidic.- Cell isolation and recognition with microfluidic device.- Cell culture and observation on microfluidics.- Cell migration with microfluidic chips.- Biomaterial-based microfluidics for cell culture and analysis.- Droplet-based cell analysis on microfluidic.- Single cell analysis on microfluidic.- Microfluidics-mass spectrometry for cell analysis.- Biochemical analysis on microfluidic chips.- Microfluidic cell culture systems for drug research.- Cell metabolite analysis on microfluidic platform.- Microfluidic platforms for bacteria.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789811053931 20180115
This book presents a detailed overview of the design, formatting, application, and development of microfluidic chips in the context of cell biology research, enumerating each element involved in microfluidics-based cell analysis, discussing its history, status quo, and future prospects, It also offers an extensive review of the research completed in the past decade, including numerous color figures. The individual chapters are based on the respective authors' studies and experiences, providing tips from the frontline to help researchers overcome bottlenecks in their own work. It highlights a number of cutting-edge techniques, such as 3D cell culture, microfluidic droplet technique, and microfluidic chip-mass spectrometry interfaces, offering a first-hand impression of the latest trends in the field and suggesting new research directions. Serving as both an elementary introduction and advanced guidebook, the book interests and inspires scholars and students who are currently studying microfluidics-based cell analysis methods as well as those who wish to do so.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789811053931 20180115
Software/Multimedia
1 online resource (610 p.) : ill. (some col.)
"This book represents the results of 45 years of research on a wide range of topics, including atomic physics, single-molecule enzymology, whole-cell metabolism, physiology, pharmacology, linguistics, semiotics, and cosmology. It describes the first comprehensive molecular theory of the genotype-phenotype coupling based on two key theoretical concepts: (i) the conformon, the conformational wave packet in biopolymers carrying both the free energy and genetic information; and (ii) the intracellular dissipative structures, the chemical concentration waves inside the cell that serve as the immediate drivers of all cell functions. Conformons provide the driving forces for all molecular machines in the cell, and intracellular dissipative structures coordinate intra- and intercellular processes such as gene expression and cell-cell communications. One of the predictions made by the cell language theory (CLT) is that there are two forms of genetic information — the Watson–Crick genes transmitting information in time (identified with DNA), and the Prigoginian genes transmitting information in space (identified with RNA expression profiles). The former is analogous to sheet music or written language and the latter is akin to audio music or spoken language, both being coupled by conformons acting as the analog of the pianist. The new theory of DNA structure and function constructed on the basis of CLT can rationally account for most of the puzzling findings recently unearthed by the ENCODE (Encyclopedia of DNA Elements) project. The Cell Language Theory has important applications in biomedical sciences including drug discovery research and personalized medicine on the one hand and in the mind-body research and consciousness studies on the other."-- Provided by publisher.
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1 online resource (xi, 303 pages) : illustrations (some color).
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xvii, 297 pages ; 25 cm.
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
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1 online resource () : text file, PDF.
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1 online resource () : color illustrations.
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xx, 379 pages ; 26 cm
Broadly speaking, there are two general approaches to teaching mathematical modeling: 1) The case study approach focusing on different specific modeling problems familiar to the particular author, and 2) The methods approach teaching some useful mathematical techniques accessible to the targeted student cohort with different models introduced to illustrate the application of the methods taught. The goal and approach of this new text differ from these two conventional approaches in that its emphasis is on the scientific issues that prompt the mathematical modeling and analysis of a particular phenomenon. For example, in the study of a fish population, we may be interested in the growth and evolution of the population, whether the natural growth or harvested population reaches a steady state (equilibrium or periodically changing) population in a particular environment, is a steady state stable or unstable with respect to a small perturbation from the equilibrium state, whether a small change in the environment would lead to a catastrophic change, etc. Each of these scientific issues requires the introduction of a different kind of model and a different set of mathematical tools to extract information about the same biological organisms or phenomena.Volume I of this three volume set limits its scope to phenomena and scientific issues that can be modeled by ordinary differential equations (ODE) that govern the evolution of the phenomena with time. The scientific issues involved include evolution, equilibrium, stability, bifurcation, feedback, optimization and control. Scientific issues such as signal and wave propagation, diffusion, and shock formation pertaining to phenomena involving spatial dynamics are to be modeled by partial differential equations (PDE) and will be treated in Volume II. Scientific issues involving randomness and uncertainty are deferred to Volume III.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789813143333 20180115
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