Category: Biophysics

Plant Responses to Abiotic Stress (Topics in Current by H. Hirt, Kazuo Shinozaki, Heribert Hirt

By H. Hirt, Kazuo Shinozaki, Heribert Hirt

Environmental stresses symbolize the main restricting components for agricultural productiveness. except biotic rigidity because of plant pathogens, there are various abiotic stresses comparable to extremes in temperature, drought, salinity, heavy metals and radiation which all have hazardous results on plant development and yield. even if, convinced plant species and ecotypes have developed quite a few mechanisms to evolve to such stress stipulations. contemporary advances within the realizing of those abiotic pressure responses supplied the impetus for compiling up to date experiences discussing all suitable subject matters in abiotic tension signaling of vegetation in one quantity. Topical reports have been ready by way of chosen specialists and include an creation, dialogue of the state-of-the-art and demanding destiny projects of the actual fields.

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Relationships of Natural Enemies and Non-prey Foods by Jonathan G. Lundgren

By Jonathan G. Lundgren

There are only a few common enemies so maladapted as to depend on prey as their sole dietary source. the significance of non-prey resources of meals have bought disproportionately much less cognizance than prey whilst one considers how very important non-prey meals are to the evolution and ecology of normal enemies. This e-book examines the complicated and numerous interactions among non-prey meals and typical enemies from either events views, starting at an organismal point and taking the reader on a trip that illustrates how those interactions are inextricably tied to the result of organic regulate courses concentrating on bugs and weed seeds.

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Biodiversity in Enclosed Seas and Artificial Marine by Giulio Relini

By Giulio Relini

The most subject matters of the Symposium have been biodiversity in enclosed and semi-enclosed seas and synthetic habitats, and the recovery of degraded platforms. those topics are hugely suitable this day either from a easy medical perspective and from an utilized process. The papers facing the 1st subject characterize present learn and matters approximately marine biodiversity in enclosed seas and may have broad entice all these attracted to figuring out and retaining the biodiversity of the seas and particularly of the Mediterranean and Black Seas. The papers within the moment subject matter symbolize a synthesis of up to date wisdom on synthetic habitats and the way they could give a contribution to defense of coastal marine ecosystems, to enhancement of species variety and organic assets and to recovery of degraded marine environments.

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Biomaterials Science, Third Edition: An Introduction to by Buddy D. Ratner, Allan S. Hoffman, Frederick J. Schoen, Jack

By Buddy D. Ratner, Allan S. Hoffman, Frederick J. Schoen, Jack E. Lemons

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The revised version of this popular and bestselling name is the main finished unmarried textual content on all elements of biomaterials technological know-how. It offers a balanced, insightful method of either the educational of the technological know-how and expertise of biomaterials and acts because the key reference for practitioners who're taken with the functions of fabrics in drugs.

  • Over 29,000 copies bought, this is often the main entire insurance of ideas and functions of all sessions of biomaterials: "the merely such textual content that presently covers this sector comprehensively" - Materials at the present time
  • Edited by means of 4 of the best-known figures within the biomaterials box this day; totally counseled and supported by means of the Society for Biomaterials
  • Fully revised and extended, key new issues contain of tissue engineering, drug supply platforms, and new scientific functions, with new educating and studying fabric all through, case experiences and a downloadable snapshot bank

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Biophysics of RNA Folding by Rick Russell (auth.), Rick Russell (eds.)

By Rick Russell (auth.), Rick Russell (eds.)

This quantity, written by way of specialists within the box, discusses the present realizing of the biophysical ideas that govern RNA folding, with featured RNAs together with the ribosomal RNAs, viral RNAs, and self-splicing introns. as well as the elemental positive aspects of RNA folding, the valuable experimental and computational ways within the box are offered with an emphasis on their person strengths and barriers, and the way they are often mixed to be extra robust than any approach by myself; those methods comprise NMR, unmarried molecule fluorescence, site-directed spin labeling, constitution mapping, comparative series research, graph conception, course-grained 3D modeling, and extra. This quantity could be of curiosity to expert researchers and complicated scholars coming into the sphere of RNA folding.

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