Bildatlas der Primaten (German Edition) by Michael Schröpel

By Michael Schröpel

Der vorliegende Bildatlas ist eine aktualisierte Neuauflage der beiden 2012 erschienenen Bände über die Feuchtnasen- und die Trockennasenprimaten und umfasst nun alle heute der Wissenschaft bekannten Arten und Unterarten der Primaten mit einer kurzen Beschreibung ihrer Merkmale, der geografischen Verbreitung , ihrem Lebensraum, der Nahrung, der Fortpflanzung und ihrem Sozialgefüge sowie dem Gefährdungsstatus. Zudem sind jede artwork und die meisten Unterarten grafisch dargestellt. Außerdem werden die Verbreitungskarten für alle beigefügt. Vor den Artbeschreibungen stehen für die größeren taxonomischen Kategorien einführende allgemeine Charakterisierungen.

Insgesamt sind etwa 690 Primatenformen in diesem Buch behandelt. Es wendet sich an alle Interessenten für die Primatologie und gibt einen Überblick zur Vielfalt dieser Tiergruppe , die uns Menschen verwandtschaftlich am nächsten steht. Das Buch gibt auch Hinweise darauf, im Wildleben oder in Menschenobhut gesehene Affen schnell ein- und zuordnen zu können.

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Australia's War Against Rabbits: The Story of Rabbit by Brian Douglas Cooke

By Brian Douglas Cooke

The administration of untamed rabbits is a vexing challenge around the globe. In international locations akin to Australia and New Zealand, wild rabbits are considered as severe pests to agriculture and the surroundings, whereas in lots of eu international locations they're thought of an immense searching source, and are a cornerstone species in Mediterranean ecosystems, enhancing habitats and assisting very important predator populations reminiscent of the Iberian lynx. The advent of 2 viral ailments, myxomatosis and rabbit haemorrhagic ailment, as organic regulate brokers in Australia has been met favourably, but their unfold in southern Europe threatens usual rabbit populations. regardless of this, scientists with very assorted pursuits nonetheless interact with a typical curiosity in knowing rabbit biology and epidemiology.
Australia's warfare opposed to Rabbits makes use of rabbit haemorrhagic sickness as a massive case research in figuring out how animal populations adapt to ailments, brought on as a result via an RNA virus. taking a look at rabbit haemorrhagic disorder (RHD) in an ecological framework permits insights into either virus and rabbit biology which are correct for knowing different rising ailments of value to humans.
This ebook offers updated info on contemporary advances in components starting from virus constitution and sickness mechanics via to the sociological implications of utilizing organic regulate brokers and the advantages to the economic climate and biodiversity. it's a compelling learn for flora and fauna illness researchers, flora and fauna managers, rabbit biologists, humans operating within the public overall healthiness and schooling sectors, and landholders and farmers with event or curiosity in RHD.

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Biochemistry and Physiology of Protozoa by M Levendowsky

By M Levendowsky

Biochemistry and body structure of Protozoa, moment variation, quantity 1 is geared up into thirteen chapters, starting with a dialogue on nice constitution and phytogeny of phytoflagellates.
This booklet discusses the structural positive aspects of protozoan cytochromes. next chapters clarify sterol and carotenoid distributions in a variety of teams, phycobiliproteins in cryptomonads, halotolerance in Dunaliella, body structure of coccolithophorids, the ameboflagellates, and bioluminescence of phytoflagellates. This variation additionally describes the main serious and top identified of the pollutants, saxitoxin, produced via species of Gonyaulax. finally, the physiological ecology of crimson tide flagellates is explained.

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Chloride Transport in Biological Membranes by Jose Zadunaisky

By Jose Zadunaisky

Chloride delivery in organic Membranes is a suite of papers that current advances and the country of information within the delivery of chloride and different anions throughout organic membranes.
The e-book contains papers that debate issues equivalent to the anion shipping protein; practical websites of the pink mobile anion alternate protein; and anion and proton shipping via lipid bilayers. additionally lined within the booklet are chloride delivery in definite parts corresponding to the renal tubule, the gastric mucosa, and the cornea; the position of sodium in anion delivery; chloride reabsorption; and the hormonal regulate of chloride secretion.
The textual content is usually recommended for biologists, biochemists, and practitioners in wellbeing and fitness technology, particularly those that want to comprehend extra concerning the techniques focused on chloride transport.

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The Biology of Subcellular Nitric Oxide by Tamás Rőszer

By Tamás Rőszer

This booklet fills in a niche within the NO literature. contemporary growth within the box of NO-biology indicates that NO is generated inside of detailed telephone cubicles, together with particular plasma membrane areas, mitochondria, chloroplasts, peroxisomes, the Golgi-complex and intracellular membrane structures. NO synthesis performs particular roles in those cubicles and, in flip, mobile organelles additionally keep an eye on intracellular NO degrees. This monograph specializes in the jobs performed via the subcellular NO-signaling microdomains within the prokaryote-, fungus-, plant- and animal cells and indicates how NO behaves as an intracellular sign in designated mobile environments. This monograph additionally offers a precis of our wisdom on how NO synthesis got here via evolution to be linked to organelles and subcellular cubicles. Promotes the radical principles that a few capabilities of NO and its institutions with subcellular devices were conserved throughout the evolution of the phone. a distinct bankruptcy is devoted to the biomedical relevance of subcellular NO synthesis, and this bankruptcy additionally discusses the facts that altered compartmentalization of NO-producing enzymes motives disease.

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Evolution of the Rodents: Volume 5: Advances in Phylogeny, by Philip G. Cox,Lionel Hautier

By Philip G. Cox,Lionel Hautier

The common use of mouse versions in developmental, behavioural and genetic reviews has sparked wider curiosity in rodent biology as an entire. This e-book brings jointly the newest examine on rodents to higher comprehend the evolution of either dwelling and extinct participants of this attention-grabbing staff. issues analysed comprise the function of molecular strategies within the decision of sturdy phylogenetic frameworks; how geometric morphometric tools support quantify and examine version healthy; and the function of developmental biology in elucidating the origins of skeletal parts and teeth. The editors unite those disciplines to give the present kingdom of data in rodent biology, while surroundings the panorama for destiny learn. This e-book highlights interdisciplinary hyperlinks throughout palaeontology, developmental biology, practical morphology, phylogenetics and biomechanics, making it a useful source for evolutionary biologists in all fields.

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Keeping Reptiles & Amphibians in the Classroom by Mike Monlezun

By Mike Monlezun

protecting Reptiles and Amphibians within the lecture room is the precise source to take advantage of ahead of trying to hold those animals on your lecture room. it'll make your event more straightforward via answering many questions, together with: why hold reptiles? What species are the easiest to maintain in class? what sort of cages do i want? How do I safe the cages? How secure are they? Now that i've got them, what do I do with them?

It is my wish that, utilizing this source, you have got a good event correct from the start.

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Biomarkers of Neurological and Psychiatric Disease: 101 by Sabine Bahn,Paul Guest

By Sabine Bahn,Paul Guest

Published considering 1959, International evaluation of Neurobiology is a widely known sequence beautiful to neuroscientists, clinicians, psychologists, physiologists, and pharmacologists. Led via an the world over well known editorial board, this significant serial publishes either eclectic volumes made from well timed studies and thematic volumes that concentrate on contemporary growth in a selected quarter of neurobiology learn. This quantity reports latest theories and present examine surrounding the stream disease Dyskinesia.

  • Leading authors assessment cutting-edge of their box of research and supply their perspectives and views for destiny research
  • Chapters are broadly referenced to supply readers with a finished record of assets at the themes covered
  • All chapters comprise accomplished heritage info and are written in a transparent shape that also is available to the non-specialist

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Issues in Clinical Epileptology: A View from the Bench by Helen E. Scharfman,Paul S. Buckmaster

By Helen E. Scharfman,Paul S. Buckmaster

This booklet is devoted to Dr. Philip A. Schwartzkroin. The e-book has a singular layout since it isn't really meant to be a collection of experiences. in its place, it really is an attempt to discover very important issues within the epilepsy examine box. simply because articles are written via leaders within the box who've years of expertise and people with diversified services, articles are inclined to have a lasting effect and be suitable for either epileptologists and neuroscientists. Authors tackle issues which are vital, unresolved questions within the box of epilepsy learn, drawing on to be had info from either the bench and the hospital to help their issues. A given subject is addressed by way of a number of authors, every one writing from his/her personal special viewpoint. For the entire people who were educated or labored with Philip Schwartzkroin long ago and/or have liked his contributions to the epilepsy box, this quantity is a wonderful solution to have a good time his achievements and glance to the methods they've got moved the sector ahead and proceed to stimulate its growth.

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Riedls Kulturgeschichte der Evolutionstheorie: Die Helden, by Rupert Riedl

By Rupert Riedl

In einer unterhaltsamen wie anspruchsvollen und packenden Zeitreise entlang der diversen Theorien zur Entwicklung des Lebendigen, führt uns der Altmeister der Systemtheorie des Erkennens von der "heroischen section" über die "ideologische" bis hin zur heutigen "systemischen Phase". Seine Auseinandersetzung mit zahllosen Biologen und ihren Theorien gründet auf die beiden Ansichten, dass guy den Zustand von Theorien am besten aus deren Geschichte heraus versteht und dass ein wechselseitiger Zusammenhang zwischen Zeitgeist und biologischen Theorien besteht. Professor Riedl legt uns mit diesem Buch eine Kulturgeschichte der Evolutionstheorie vor mit dem Ziel, den Wandel von Einsichten im Laufe unserer kulturellen Entwicklung zu sehen und zu erkennen. Ein Muss für jeden Biologen und Philosophen.

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