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  • Biology of Bryozoansby Robert M. Woollacott; Russel L. Zimmer

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Biology of Bryozoans covers some of the unusual and even unique systems and aspects of bryozoans. The book discusses the gametogenesis of bryozoans; the brooding patterns of bryozoans; and the structure and classification of gymnolaemate larvae. The text also describes the metamorphosis, ancestrulae, and coloniality in bryozoan life cycles; the ultrastructure,... more...

  • The Cockroach (Periplaneta Americana, L.)by Ewen Cameron

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Cockroach covers the structure and physiology of the American cockroach, Periplaneta americana. This well-known insect is extensively used by research workers for insecticide testing and general experimental work. This book is composed of 12 chapters, and begins with a presentation of the classification, life history and development, and the external... more...

  • The Biology of Stentorby Vance Tartar; G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Biology of Stentor summarizes all that has been learned about the biology of a certain group of ciliate protozoa: the stentors. Topics covered range from form and function in Stentor to behavior, fine structure, growth and division, and reorganization. Regeneration is also discussed, along with polarity, metabolism, genetics, and primordium development.... more...

  • The Physiology of Earthwormsby M. S. Laverack; G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Physiology of Earthworms focuses on the three species of earthworms - Liimbricus terrestris, Eisenta foetida, and Allolobophora longa. Other earthworms or oligochaetes such as the fresh-water species are briefly mentioned. The topics covered include the biochemical architecture; digestion and metabolism; calciferous glands; axial field; nitrogenous... more...

  • The Control of Chromatophoresby M. Fingerman

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Control of Chromatophores focuses on the color changes in animals, particularly among the invertebrates. Cells containing pigment that can disperse or concentrate, thereby changing the tint of the organism in which they lie, are known as chromatophores. Well-developed, functional chromatophore systems are common among cephalopods, crustaceans,... more...

  • The Common Liver Flukeby E. M. Pantelouris; G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Common Liver Fluke: Fasciola hepatica L. emphasizes the biological, physiological, pathological, and ecology and control of the common liver fluke. The book provides a thorough review of the life of the animal, from its bodily structure to where it thrives. Since this animal can also cause disease, both in livestock and humans, a detailed discussion... more...

  • The Physiology of Mosquitoesby A. N. Clements; G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Pure and Applied Biology, Volume 17: The Physiology of Mosquitoes explores some physiological aspects of mosquitoes, including their development, metabolism, survival, reproduction, and behavior. This book is composed of 16 chapters, and begins with discussions on the early life of mosquitoes, larval nutrition, excretion, respiration, and the osmotic... more...

  • The Molecular Properties and Evolution of Excitable Cellsby C. J. Duncan; G.A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Molecular Properties and Evolution of Excitable Cells describes the theoretical aspects in which excitable cells, such as nerves, muscles, and sense organs, operate. This book develops a hypothesis regarding the evolution and characteristics of excitable cells. This monograph focuses on the properties of the bounding membrane and its complex permeability... more...

  • Living Embryosby Jack Cohen; J. M. Dodd; Francis Knowles

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Living Embryos: An Introduction to the Study of Animal Development, Revised Second Edition presents the processes of development as seen throughout the animal kingdom. This book discusses the development of the organ systems of vertebrates. Comprised of 41 chapters, this edition starts with an overview of the history of the study of embryology, which... more...

  • Nerve Membranesby Patricia V. Johnston; Betty I. Roots; G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Nerve Membranes: A Study of the Biological and Chemical Aspects of Neuron-Glia Relationships presents the various aspects of neuronal and glial structure and function. This book provides an interdisciplinary approach to the analysis of neuron-glia relationships and of membranes in the nervous system. Comprised of seven chapters, this book begins with... more...