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Physiology

  • Environmental Influences on the Immune Systemby Charlotte Esser

    Springer Vienna 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book brings together articles on the overarching theme of how the environment shapes the immune system. The immune system is commonly assumed to respond to harmful pathogens such as bacteria and viruses. However, harmless bacteria, chemicals, stress, normal food and other factors can also trigger, shape or interfere with the immune system, often... more...

  • Sod Sixty!by Claire Parker; Muir Gray

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 13.99

    Getting older doesn't matter. Keeping active does. Sod turning sixty, make those small changes now and reap the rewards in your later decades! In the bestselling Sod Seventy! Sir Muir Gray demanded a 'bonfire of the slippers' and a reframing of what it is to be seventy and older, and how to make the most of your seventies, by closing the 'fitness... more...

  • Protein: The Basis of All Lifeby J. E. R. McDonagh

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95

    Protein: The Basis of All Life examines the relationship between pulsatory cycles and metabolic cycles happening inside a protein. This book discusses the process of photosynthesis, the production of glycosides, and the importance of fat-soluble and water-soluble vitamins. The introductory chapters deal with the process of anaerobic glycosis; factors... more...

  • Sources, Fields, Measurements, and Applicationsby Frank H. Attix; Eugene Tochilin

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    Radiation Dosimetry, Second Edition, VOLUME III: Sources, Fields, Measurements, and Applications covers the significant aspects of radiation dosimetry. The book discusses dosimetry relating to x rays and teleisotope gamma rays, discrete and distributed alpha-, beta-, and gamma-ray sources, electron beams, and heavy charged particle beams. The text... more...

  • Advances in Lipid Researchby Rodolfo Paoletti; David Kritchevsky

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Lipid Research, Volume 10 is a six-chapter text that is devoted to several special areas of lipid research, including significant progress in established areas of interest in the field. The introductory chapter surveys the application of electron microscopic techniques to the analysis of plasma lipoproteins. The subsequent chapter deals... more...

  • Human Body Compositionby Josef Bro?ek

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Human Body Composition: Approaches and Applications focuses on approaches to the description of human physique; clarification of the role of factors determining and modifying body composition; and assessment of biological and medical significance of individual differences in body composition. The selection first discusses advances and developments... more...

  • Human Chromosome Methodologyby Jorge J. Yunis

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Human Chromosome Methodology fills the need for an authoritative and up-to-date treatise which would serve as a text and reference for advances in human cytogenetics. The book includes readily comprehensible chapters that cover each phase of laboratory investigation from the preparation of materials for sex chromatin and chromosome techniques for bone... more...

  • Individual Differences and Psychopathologyby Anthony Gale; John A. Edwards

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Physiological Correlates of Human Behaviour, Vol. 3: Individual Differences and Psychopathology offers an introduction to biological research into human behavior. The book discusses the three major dimensions of personality (extraversion, neuroticism and psychoticism) and the major theories of the underlying psychophysiological causes for the observed... more...

  • Advances in Lipid Researchby Peter M. Elias

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Lipid Research, Volume 24 provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of skin lipids. This book discusses the importance of epidermal lipids for cutaneous barrier function. Organized into 11 chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the biochemical, metabolic, and structural aspects of the role of lipids in permeability... more...

  • Gastric Secretionby T. K. Shnitka; J. A. L. Gilbert; R. C. Harrison

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    Gastric Secretion: Mechanism and Control covers the proceedings of the symposium held at The Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, on September 13-15, 1965. This compilation mainly focuses on the study of gastric secretion and other biological processes involved. This book is divided into seven parts, beginning with discussions... more...