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  • Hand Bone Ageby Vicente Gilsanz; Osman Ratib

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 99.00

    For decades, the determination of bone maturity has relied on a visual evaluation of skeletal development in the hand and wrist, most commonly using the Greulich and Pyle atlas. The Gilsanz and Ratib digital atlas takes advantage of the advent of digital imaging and provides a more effective and objective approach to skeletal maturity assessment. This... more...

  • Shh and Gli Signalling in Developmentby Carolyn E. Fisher; Sarah E. M. Howie

    Springer 2008; US$ 219.00

    This book reviews and summarizes the current state of understanding of the Sonic Hedgehog (shh) pathway and the downstream Gli transcription factors during development. An introductory chapter reviews the pathway both in invertebrates and vertebrates. Subsequent chapters deal with the role of Shh during the development of specific organs and body systems... more...

  • Research Methods for Sports Performance Analysisby Peter O'Donoghue

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 60.95

    Sports performance analysis is an important tool for any serious practitioner in sport and, as a result, performance analysis has become a key component of degree programmes in sport science and sports coaching. This book explains how to undertake a research project in performance analysis of sport, from selecting a research topic, to gathering and... more...

  • The Biology of Extracellular Molecular Chaperonesby Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2008; US$ 212.00

    The heat shock, or cell stress, response was first identified in the polytene chromosomes of Drosophila . This was later related to the appearance of novel proteins within stressed cells, and the key signal stimulating this appearance was identified as the presence of unfolded proteins within the cell. It is now known that this is a key mechanism... more...

  • Protein Degradationby R. John Mayer; Aaron J. Ciechanover; Martin Rechsteiner

    Wiley 2008; US$ 265.00

    The third of four volumes discusses the role of ubiquitin-mediated protein breakdown in cellular regulation and physiology. Required reading for molecular biologists, cell biologists and physiologists with an interest in the topic. more...

  • Protein Degradationby R. John Mayer; Aaron J. Ciechanover; Martin Rechsteiner

    Wiley 2008; US$ 265.00

    The second volume in a new series dedicated to protein degradation, this book discusses the mechanism and cellular functions of targeted protein breakdown via the ubiquitin pathway. Drawing on the combined knowledge of the world's leading protein degradation experts, this handy reference compiles information on the proteasome-mediated degradation steps... more...

  • Introduction to Computational Cardiologyby Boris Y. Kogan

    Springer 2009; US$ 119.00

    Presents descriptions of models used in both biology and medicine for discovering the mechanisms of heart function and dysfunction on several physiological scales across different species.- Provides several examples throughout the textbook and exercises at the end which facilitate understanding of basic concepts and introduces, for implementation,... more...

  • Sport and Physical Activity for Mental Healthby David Carless; Kitrina Douglas

    Wiley 2011; US$ 53.99

    With approximately 1 in 6 adults likely to experience a significant mental health problem at any one time (Office for National Statistics), research into effective interventions has never been more important. During the past decade there has been an increasing interest in the role that sport and physical activity can play in the treatment of mental... more...

  • High Altitude Medicine and Physiologyby James S. Milledge; John B. West; Robert B. Schoene

    Taylor & Francis Ltd 2007; US$ 149.50

    More than half a century has passed since man first stood on the summit of Mount Everest, and the story of man's attempts to climb higher and higher unaided is one of the more colorful and exciting in medicine and physiology. The past few decades have seen an explosion in interest in mountain pursuits in general, as increasing numbers of people... more...

  • Religion and the Implications of Radical Life Extensionby Derek F. Maher; Calvin R. Mercer

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 85.00

    If the science of 'radical life extension' is realized and the technology becomes widely available, it would arguably have a more radical impact on humanity than any other development in history. This book is the first concerted effort to explore implications of radical life extension from the perspective of the world's major religious... more...