Category «Biology»

Download E-books Evolutionary Biology – Concepts, Biodiversity, Macroevolution and Genome Evolution PDF

By Jacques R. Fresco, Olga Amosova, Peter Wei, Juan R. Alvarez-Dominguez, Damian Glumcher (auth.), Pierre Pontarotti (eds.)

The annual Evolutionary Biology conferences in Marseilles serve to assemble best scientists, advertise the trade of principles and inspire the formation of foreign collaborations.

This ebook includes the main crucial contributions offered on the 14th Evolutionary Biology assembly, which happened in September 2010. It contains 19 chapters geared up in keeping with the subsequent categories:

· Evolutionary Biology Concepts

· Biodiversity and Evolution

· Macroevolution

· Genome Evolution

Offering an up to date evaluation of modern leads to the sector of evolutionary biology, this publication is a useful resource of knowledge for scientists, lecturers and complicated scholars.

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Download E-books Relative Radiation Sensitivities of Human Organ Systems: Part III Advances in Radiation Biology (Volume 15) PDF

By Kurt I. Altman

This quantity, the 3rd within the three-part sequence ''Relative Radiation Sensitivities of Human Organ Systems'', provides stories of organ platforms no longer integrated within the previous volumes. additionally incorporated are articles on chosen therapy modalities. Radiation therapists, oncologists and radiation biologists may perhaps locate this an invaluable resource of knowledge on responses of cells and organs to radiation and on radiotherapy concepts

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Download E-books Biology of the Microsporidia PDF

By Jiří Vávra (auth.), Lee A. Bulla Jr., Thomas C. Cheng (eds.)

This is the introductory quantity of a brand new sequence to be issued below our basic editorship. With the improvement of an unpre­ cedented raise in curiosity in comparative pathobiology, we're of the opinion and reason that Comparative PathobioZogy may still turn into the point of interest for the ebook of definitive studies and the complaints of important symposia during this zone of recent biomedical technological know-how. even if the time period is now in universal use, the query continues to be occasionally raised as to what "pathobiology" comprises. This extensive zone of recent biology contains yet extends past conventional pathology. It additionally encompasses stories directed at figuring out the biology, chemistry, and physics of infectious brokers, in­ cluding how they touch and invade the effected organism; the reactions of hosts to such brokers, in addition to to abiotic invaders; the ecologic parameters which facilitate an infection; and the advance of instruments crucial for the certainty of hast­ pathogen interactions. In different phrases, pathobiology is inter­ disciplinary and accommodates all of these elements of biology, chemistry, and physics which at once or not directly allow better figuring out of the character of infectious and noninfectious illnesses and the potential implications of such in biomedicine, agriculture, and environmental technological know-how. by means of "comparative" is intended an analytical and significant overview of similar procedures as they practice to all different types of animals, invertebrates in addition to poikilothermic and homeothermic verte­ brates.

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Download E-books Meiosis: Volume 2, Cytological Methods PDF

By Beth Rockmill (auth.), Scott Keeney (eds.)

The detailed chromosome dynamics of meiosis have involved scientists for good over a century, yet lately there was a proliferation of latest facts in regards to the pairing, recombination, and segregation of chromosomes. In Meiosis, professional researchers discover contemporary advances in 3 major components: quantitative genetic equipment for research of homologous recombination and chromosome pairing, improvement of direct actual assays for DNA intermediates and items of recombination, and cytological equipment for characterizing chromosome behaviors and the styles through which particular proteins go together with meiotic chromosomes. Meiosis: quantity 2, Cytological Methods, information equipment for getting ready and studying meiotic tissues, cells, and chromosomes through electron microscopy, oblique immunofluorescence, fluorescent in situ hybridization, and live-cell imaging. The tools during this quantity are grouped for comfort by way of normal forms of organisms: fungi, crops and small animals (mostly invertebrates), and mammals. Composed within the hugely profitable equipment in Molecular Biology(tm) sequence layout, each one bankruptcy features a short creation, step by step tools, a listing of valuable fabrics, and a Notes part which stocks pointers on troubleshooting and heading off recognized pitfalls.

Comprehensive and state-of-the-art, Meiosis: quantity 2, Cytological equipment is a necessary guidebook, offering up to date and important new protocols for the examine of meiotic chromosome dynamics.

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Download E-books Phylogenomics PDF

By Antonis Rokas, Stylianos Chatzimanolis (auth.), William J. Murphy PhD (eds.)

The earlier decade has noticeable the emergence of a brand new box of medical inquiry on the intersection of phylogenetics and genomics: phylogenomics. In Phylogenomics, top researchers give a contribution state of the art protocols and assets so as to describe some of the molecular tools and bioinformatics instruments that experience introduced this box to fruition. Chapters hide themes similar to using cytogenetic equipment for characterizing the genomes of alternative species and BAC clone isolation, sequencing, and research. Written within the hugely winning Methods in Molecular Biology™ sequence layout, each one topic is roofed with a short creation, simply reproducible protocols, an inventory of the required fabrics and reagents, and information for troubleshooting and averting recognized pitfalls.

Comprehensive and up to date, Phylogenomics is a source that may invigorate the comparative research of genomes throughout all branches of the tree of life.

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