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  • The Primary Structure of Transfer RNAby Tat Yana Venkstern

    Springer US 2012; US$ 84.63

    The study of the primary structure of nucleic acids, i. e. , the determination of the nucleotide sequence in ribosomal, transfer, and messenger types of RNA and in DNA, is an essential preliminary to the attempt to correlate the structures of these compounds with their functions. This is one of the most urgent problems in molecular biology, for until... more...

  • Erinnerungen eines Biologenby Karl von Frisch

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 39.72


  • Invertebrate Learningby William Corning

    Springer US 2012; US$ 84.63

    of Volume 2.- 6 The Chelicerates.- I. Introduction.- II. General Characteristics.- A. Habitat.- B. General Morphology.- C. Nervous System?General.- D. Nutrition.- E. Mating and Reproduction.- F. Respiration.- G. Sense Organs.- III. Learning Studies.- A. Habituation.- B. Conditioning.- C. Acquired Orientations.- D. Conditioning in Limulus.- IV. Conclusions.-... more...

  • Biological Calcification: Cellular and Molecular Aspectsby Harald Schraer

    Springer US 2012; US$ 84.63

    The deposition of calcium-containing salts is a widespread phenomenon in both the plant and animal kingdoms. Its occurrence suggests a generalized biological adaptation to environments rich in calcium. Indeed, the Archaean ocean was rich in calcium carbonate, and traces of ancient organisms have been found in lime­ stones estimated to be about 2. 7... more...

  • The Genetics of the Tettigidae (Grouse Locusts)by Robert K. Nabours

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 84.63

    The various genera and species of the Orthopteran sub-family Tet­ tigidae may be recognized under several names in the reports of a number of entomologists. They range from the form Bulla of LINNE (1767), whose figures are unmistakable, to the recent descriptions of SCUDDER (1900), HANCOCK (1902), and other orthoptologists. Such words as Tettix, Tettiginae... more...

  • Coleopterorum Catalogusby S. Schenkling

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 84.63


  • Neurobiology of Invertebratesby J. Salanki

    Springer US 2012; US$ 84.63

    In September 1967 a Symposium on Neurobiology of Invertebrates was held at Tihany, in the Biological Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sci­ ences, coinciding with the 40 years anniversary of this Institute. Its Department of Experimental Zoology, representing the most important basis for researches in Hungary on the nervous system of invertebrates,... more...

  • Animal Contestsby Ian C. W. Hardy; Mark Briffa

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 72.00 US$ 59.04

    Covers contest behaviour in detail from theoretical and empirical perspectives and across a wide range of species. more...

  • New Mexico's Reptiles and Amphibiansby R. D. Bartlett; Patricia P. Bartlett

    University of New Mexico Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    If you want basic and reliable information on the lizard in your backyard or the snake you encountered on a hike in the mountains, this handy field guide is invaluable. Both complete and concise, it includes species accounts, maps, photographs, and black-and-white drawings to help you identify the species you have encountered. more...

  • Bird Senseby Tim Birkhead

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    What is it like to be a swift, flying at over one hundred kilometres an hour? Or a kiwi, plodding flightlessly among the humid undergrowth in the pitch dark of a New Zealand night? And what is going on inside the head of a nightingale as it sings, and how does its brain improvise? Bird Sense addresses questions like these and many more, by describing... more...