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  • 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...

  • Spiders, Scorpions, Centipedes and Mitesby J. L. Cloudsley-Thompson; G.L. Watt

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Spiders, Scorpions, Centipedes and Mites provides information pertinent to different species of insects, including woodlice, millipedes, centipedes, scorpions, and spiders. This book presents the complexity of factors influencing the distribution and ecology of animals. Organized into 11 chapters, this book starts with an overview of the characteristics... 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...

  • Nutrition in the Lower Metazoaby D. C. Smith; Y. Tiffon

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Nutrition in the Lower Metazoa contains the proceedings of a meeting held at the University of Caen, France on September 11-13, 1979. Organized into 14 chapters, this book begins with a discussion of the phagocytosis in Polycelis tenuis and adaptational aspects in feeding in freshwater triclads. Subsequent chapters explore selection in sponge feeding... more...

  • The Biology of the Coleopteraby R. A. Crowson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    The Biology of the Coleoptera covers the branches of modern biology of Coleoptera. The book discusses the biological study of beetles; some skeletal peculiarities and the internal structures of the adults. The text also describes some structural features of larvae and pupae; food, digestion and the alimentary canal; and blood, osmoregulation, reserves,... more...

  • Animal Communication by Pheromonesby H. H. Shorey

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Animal Communication by Pheromones describes how the behavior of animals is controlled and influenced by pheromone communication. This book describes the mechanism through which the social animals interact with each other and by which they are organized according to their relative statuses and functions. The text then describes the pheromonal communication... more...

  • Invertebrate Photoreceptorsby Jerome J. Wolken

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Invertebrate Photoreceptors: A Comparative Analysis covers the structure and pigment chemistry of invertebrate photoreceptors. The book discusses the photobehavior and photoreceptor systems of invertebrate animals; the protozoan photoreceptor; and the compound eye. The text also describes the crustacean and mollusc eyes; the vertebrate retinal photoreceptors;... more...

  • Control of Insect Behavior by Natural Productsby David L. Wood; Robert M. Silverstein; Minoru Nakajima

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Control of Insect Behavior by Natural Products presents papers on new biochemical approaches to pest control. The book presents articles on pheromone research with stored-product Coleoptera; some general considerations of insects responses to the chemicals in food plants; and pheromones of the honey bee. The text also includes papers on several substances... more...

  • 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...