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  • Transgene Tiere (Springer-Lehrbuch) (German Edition)by Johannes Schenkel

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 39.99

    Von der Eizelle zum transgenen Tier ? Wie funktioniert das? Johannes Schenkel beschreibt anschaulich aus molekularbiologischer und versuchstierkundlicher Sicht die Techniken, mit denen Gene mutiert, in Tiere stabil eingebracht und diese Tiere gezüchtet werden, um anschließend aussagekräftige Experimente durchführen zu können. Ausgehend von den Grundlagen... more...

  • Forest Diversity and Functionby M. Scherer-Lorenzen; C. Körner; E.-D. Schulze

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 369.00

    One of the central research themes in ecology is evaluating the extent to which biological richness is necessary to sustain the Earth's system and the functioning of individual ecosystems. In this volume, for the first time, the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem processes in forests is thoroughly explored. The text examines the multiple... more...

  • Fluorescence Spectroscopy in Biologyby Martin Hof; Rudolf Hutterer; Vlastimil Fidler

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 249.00

    Volume 3 of this new series focuses on brandnew research and applications in biology, biophysics and other fields of life sciences. more...

  • Systems Biologyby Peter Bringmann; Eugene Butcher; Gordon Parry; Bertram Weiss

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 139.00

    Progress has been made in developing technologies that enable systems interrogations at a molecular level. But, in order to be useful, the data must be integrated, analyzed and modelled. This book summarizes the challenges of applying systems level measurements to various steps of drug discovery and development in the pharmaceutical industry. more...

  • Lotus japonicus Handbookby Antonio J. Márquez

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Presents an effort to compile basic descriptions and methods for research in Lotus. This work covers symbiotic processes, cell and molecular biology protocols, functional genomics, mutants, gene tagging and genetic analysis, transformation and reverse genetic analysis, and primary and secondary metabolism. more...

  • Biological Processes Associated with Impact Eventsby Charles Cockell; Christian Koeberl; Iain Gilmour

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 219.00

    Tenth in a series of books resulting from the activities of the scientific programme, "Response of the Earth System to Impact Processes" (IMPACT), by the European Science Foundation. The papers in this volume investigate the effects of asteroid and comet impacts on a diversity of biological and evolutionary processes. more...

  • Antifouling Compoundsby Nobuhiro Fusetani; Anthony S. Clare

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 289.00

    Increasing awareness of the effects of toxic components in antifouling coatings has raised interest in the potential for nontoxic alternatives. This book examines how marine organisms and plants use chemicals to communicate and defend themselves. It also looks at the challenges in identifying such compounds and their incorporation into coatings. more...

  • Biological Invasions in New Zealandby Robert B. Allen; William G. Lee

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 319.00

    Colonization of New Zealand altered the resident biota and resulted in the introduction of alien organisms. This volume presents a review of the level and rate of alien invasions. It investigates what controls the success of invaders and their consequences for ecosystems, and provides a basis for the effective management of biological invasions. more...

  • Farmers, Scientists and Plant Breedingby D.A. Cleveland; D. Soleri

    CABI 2002; US$ 125.00

    The purpose of this book is to examine the nature of and relationship between the knowledge of farmers and of scientists, and how these can be best integrated in plant breeding. more...

  • Branching Morphogenesisby Jamie Davies

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2007; US$ 249.00

    Branching morphogenesis, the creation of branched structures in the body, is a key feature of animal and plant development. This book brings together expert researchers working on a variety of branching systems to present a view of the mechanisms that control branching morphogenesis. more...