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Developmental Biology

  • The Biology of the First 1,000 Daysby Crystal D Karakochuk; Kyly C. Whitfield; Tim J Green; Klaus Kraemer

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 179.95

    The first 1,000 days, from conception to two years of age, is a critical period of growth and development. Exposures to dietary, environmental, hormonal, and other stressors during this window have been associated with an increased risk of poor health outcomes, some of which are irreversible. The book addresses this crucial interval of early life... more...

  • Autophagy and Signalingby Esther Wong

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 159.95

    Autophagy and Signaling is an up-to-date overview of the many signaling pathways regulating autophagy in response to different cellular needs. Discussion includes the status and future directions of autophagy signaling research with respect to different aspects of health and disease. These include the roles of autophagy in regulating cell fate,... more...

  • Nature’s Patterns and the Fractional Calculusby Bruce J. West

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 140.00

    Complexity increases with increasing system size in everything from organisms to organizations. The nonlinear dependence of a system’s functionality on its size, by means of an allometry relation, is argued to be a consequence of their joint dependency on complexity (information). In turn, complexity is proven to be the source of allometry and to... more...

  • Biology of Domestic Animalsby Colin G. Scanes; Rodney A. Hill

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 159.95

    There is increasing interest in the biology of domestic animals ranging from genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics, nutritional physiology, and systems biology. This book touches on all of these, with a particular focus on topics such as domestic animals as comparative models to humans, molecular regulation of growth, metabolic efficiency, reproduction,... more...

  • Sex and the Developing Brainby Margaret M. McCarthy

    Biota Publishing 2017; US$ 39.96

    The brains of males and females, men and women, are different, that is a fact. What is debated is how different and how important are those differences. Sex differences in the brain are determined by genetics, hormones, and experience, which in humans includes culture, society, and parental and peer expectations. The importance of nonbiological variables... more...

  • Gene Editing in Plantsby Donald P. Weeks; Bing Yang

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 171.00

    Gene Editing in Plants, Volume 149 aims to provide the reader with an up-to-date survey of cutting-edge research with gene editing tools and an overview of the implications of this research on the nutritional quality of fruits, vegetables and grains. New chapters in the updated volume include topics relating to Genome Engineering and Agriculture:... more...

  • Periconception in Physiology and Medicineby Alireza Fazeli; William V. Holt

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 155.18

    This book presents a timely collection of reviews by experts in periconception and fertilization. The book provides a good introduction for those new to the field as well as those who have worked in this field for some time, but not have been able to keep up-to-date with recent advances on the topic. The book reviews the current knowledge in this... more...

  • Methods in Tau Cell Biologyby Stuart Feinstein; Nichole Lapointe

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 171.00

    Methods in Tau Cell Biology, Volume 141 , the latest release in the Methods in Cell Biology series, looks at methods involved in tau cell biology. Edited by leaders in the field, this volume provides proven, state-of-art techniques and relevant historical background and theory that aids researchers with tactics for efficient design and effective... more...

  • The International Society for Gender Medicineby Marianne J. Legato; Marek Glezerman

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 59.95

    The International Society for Gender Medicine: History and Highlights  is about a major step in the improvement of quality in medicine, namely the long overdue understanding that women are different from men in every system of the body and may require different approaches in diagnosis and treatment. This is not a textbook, nor is it a scientific... more...

  • Prion Proteinby Giuseppe Legname; Silvia Vanni

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 171.00

    Prion Protein, Volume 150 , the latest volume in the Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science series, focuses on Prion Protein, a protein that is considered to be the archetype of intrinsically disordered proteins. This updated volume includes comprehensive sections on a variety of timely topics, including Functions of Prion Protein,... more...