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- Humana Press 2008; US$ 329.00
Detection and responses to light are common features found throughout the plant and animal kingdoms. In most primitive life forms, a patch of light-sensitive cells make up a region containing a cell sheet devoid of any specialized anatomical structure. With the development of the eyes in more advanced life forms, light-sensing structures became more... more...
- World Trade Press 2008; US$ 48.00
A to Z World Lifecycles is an encyclopedia documenting the fascinating traditions through which the people of 175 countries worldwide mark the stages of life. Information on customs, rituals and practices related to birth, coming of age, dating and courts more...
- Humana Press 2009; US$ 229.00
In recent years, remarkable discoveries have been made concerning the underlying mechanisms of aging. This multidisciplinary book brings together a range of illuminating perspectives from researchers investigating the aging process in a variety of species. more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 104.95 US$ 90.96
This text tells the story of cells as the unit of life in a colorful and student-friendly manner, taking an "essentials only" approach. By using the successful model of previously published Short Courses, this text succeeds in conveying the key points without overburdening readers with secondary information. The authors (all active researchers and... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 173.00 US$ 149.93
Paras Prasad?s text provides a basic knowledge of a broad range of topics so that individuals in all disciplines can rapidly acquire the minimal necessary background for research and development in biophotonics. Introduction to Biophotonics serves as both a textbook for education and training as well as a reference book that aids research and development... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 326.00 US$ 282.53
The latest knowledge on molecular motors is vital for the understanding of a wide range of biological and medical topics: cell motility, organelle movement, virus transport, developmental asymmetry, myopathies, and sensory defects are all related to the function or malfunction of these minute molecular machines. Since there is a vast amount of information... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 192.00 US$ 166.40
This book aims to demystify fundamental biophysics for students in the health and biosciences required to study physics and to understand the mechanistic behaviour of biosystems. The text is well supplemented by worked conceptual examples that will constitute the main source for the students, while combining conceptual examples and practice problems... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 182.00 US$ 157.73
This book represents the most comprehensive and up-to-date collection of information on the topic of computational molecular biology. Bringing the most recent research into the forefront of discussion, Algorithms in Computational Molecular Biology studies the most important and useful algorithms currently being used in the field, and provides related... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 78.50 US$ 62.80
Solid Biomechanics is the first book to comprehensively review the mechanical design of organisms. With a physical approach and a minimum of mathematics, the textbook introduces readers to the world of structural mechanics and sheds light on the dazzling array of mechanical adaptations that link creatures as dissimilar as bacteria, plants,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 79.99 US$ 68.79
This interdisciplinary volume unites evolutionary and molecular biologists from various fields (life history theory, molecular biology, developmental biology, aging, phenotypic plasticity, social behaviour, and endocrinology) who use studies of molecular mechanisms to solve fundamental questions in life history evolution in a variety of organisms. more...