Download e-book for kindle: Petunia: evolutionary, developmental and physiological by João Renato Stehmann, Aline P. Lorenz-Lemke, Loreta B.

By João Renato Stehmann, Aline P. Lorenz-Lemke, Loreta B. Freitas, João Semir (auth.), Tom Gerats, Judith Strommer (eds.)

ISBN-10: 0387847952

ISBN-13: 9780387847955

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ISBN-13: 9780387847962

In 1984, while the 1st version of this monograph used to be released, Petunia was once well-positioned as a classical version approach to give a contribution considerably to the arriving explosion in plant molecular biology. Its power was once fostered by means of years of physiological, biochemical, genetic and cytogenetic study- the contributions of early employees who observed the worth and promise of this horticulturally major consultant of the Solanaceae. the current version encapsulates the country of Petunia-based study 1 / 4 of a century later. It paints a wealthy portrait of development, rather yet no longer solely in evolutionary and developmental biology. The wealth of data provided right here, and the ongoing promise of Petunia as a examine procedure, either persist with from a mix of that strong early paintings, the amenability of Petunia to molecular research, and the commitment and collegiality of the Petunia examine group. All are richly documented during this work.

Tom Gerats accomplished his Ph.D. on Petunia flavonoids and transposons on the college of Amsterdam (1984). He then joined the Genetics division of the unfastened college (also in Amsterdam) the place a gaggle used to be shaped, headed by means of Ed Veltkamp, later Jos Mol, to paintings at the molecular elements of flavonoid genes. Tom moved to Marc van Montagu’s team in Ghent (Belgium) in 1990, the place he endured to paintings on Petunia as a primary method. In 2001 he acquired a chair in Plant Genetics on the Radboud college, Nijmegen. beginning together with his paintings as an undergraduate, he has aimed all through his profession to augment Petunia’s prestige as a version process for comparative research.

Judy Strommer obtained B.S. and M.S. levels from the college of Chicago and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from UCLA. She lives together with her relations in Guelph, Ontario, the place she is a Professor of Plant Agriculture on the collage of Guelph. She used to be brought to Petunia learn by way of Tom Gerats at a gathering of the Genetics Society of the US greater than two decades in the past. present learn in her laboratory includes research of the legislation of anthocyanin creation in grape and improvement of feed-based vaccines, yet she is still a faithful fan of Petunia and the learn it has encouraged.

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Download e-book for kindle: Reoviruses I: Structure, Proteins, and Genetics by M. L. Nibert (auth.), Kenneth L. Tyler M.D., Michael B. A.

By M. L. Nibert (auth.), Kenneth L. Tyler M.D., Michael B. A. Oldstone M.D. (eds.)

ISBN-10: 3642720927

ISBN-13: 9783642720925

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Reoviruses are some of the most vital viral teams for figuring out the molecular and genetic foundation for viral pathogenesis. those volumes conceal nearly all elements of reovirus biology. quantity I starts with a assessment of reovirus constitution; extra chapters take care of services of the reovirus structural proteins, the meeting of the genome, and reovirus mutants. quantity II stories basic mechanisms of reovirus power an infection and cytopathic results, after which discusses reovirus-induced sickness in particular organ platforms together with the guts, worried and endocrine platforms, liver and biliary process, and gut. jointly, those volumes offer a present and finished evaluate of the mammalian reoviruses.

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New PDF release: Probiotics: Biology, Genetics and Health Aspects

By Daniel Obed Otieno (auth.), Min-Tze Liong (eds.)

ISBN-10: 3642208371

ISBN-13: 9783642208379

ISBN-10: 364220838X

ISBN-13: 9783642208386

Probiotic microorganisms have an extended background of use, and their healthiness advantages for hosts are good documented. This Microbiology Monographs quantity offers an outline of the present wisdom and purposes of probiotics.

Reviews hide the biology and probiotic strength of the completely studied prokaryotic genera Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium, numerous eukaryotic microorganisms, probiotic pressure characterization, and the analytical tools (such as FISH, microarray, and excessive throughput sequencing) required for his or her examine. extra chapters describe the optimistic results of probiotics on malabsorption problems corresponding to diarrhea and lactose intolerance, and record the medical facts of advantages in treating bronchial asthma and lung emphysema, and in dermatological functions. additionally addresses are themes comparable to genetically engineered lines, new providers for probiotics, defense suggestions, demanding situations of wellbeing and fitness claims, defense elements, and destiny marketplace trends.

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Download e-book for kindle: The New Ambidextrous Universe by Martin Gardner

By Martin Gardner

ISBN-10: 0716720930

ISBN-13: 9780716720935

Новое издание старой книги. Симметрия и асимметрия в математике, искусстве, философии, астрономии, зоологии, анатомии, химии, физике - предмет открытий для всех любознательных. Отчего у единорога бивень имеет «левую» резьбу? Что такое бустрофедон, и какое отношение это имеет к открытию нарушения четности и винтообразному строению молекулы ДНК? Об этом и еще многом из правого левого мира вы можете прочитать в этой занимательной книге.

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Evolutionary Biology: Limits to Knowledge in Evolutionary - download pdf or read online

By Michael Ruse (auth.), Michael T. Clegg, Max K. Hecht, Ross J. Macintyre (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1461368545

ISBN-13: 9781461368540

ISBN-10: 1461541352

ISBN-13: 9781461541356

After quantity 33, this e-book sequence was once changed through the magazine "Evolutionary Biology." Please stopover at www.springer.com/11692 for extra information.

The nature of technological know-how is to paintings at the obstacles among the identified and the unknown. those limitations shift as new equipment are constructed and as new recommendations are elaborated (e.g., the speculation of the gene, or extra lately, the coalescence framework in inhabitants genetics). those instruments let us deal with questions that have been formerly outdoors the area of technological know-how, and, subsequently, the boundary among the knowable and unknowable has shifted. A research of limits should still exhibit and make clear the bounds and make sharper the set of questions. This booklet examines and analyzes those new limits as they're utilized to evolutionary biology and inhabitants genetics. It does this by way of framing the research inside of 4 significant sessions of difficulties - developing the very fact of evolution; knowing the evolutionary pathways that ended in modern-day organic global; mechanisms of evolutionary swap (e.g., versions of social habit, sexual choice, macro evolution); and, eventually, prediction.

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Download e-book for kindle: Epigenetics: Linking Genotype and Phenotype in Development by Benedikt Hallgrímsson

By Benedikt Hallgrímsson

ISBN-10: 0520267095

ISBN-13: 9780520267091

Illuminating the techniques and styles that hyperlink genotype to phenotype, epigenetics seeks to give an explanation for positive factors, characters, and developmental mechanisms which may in simple terms be understood by way of interactions that come up above the extent of the gene. With chapters written through prime experts, this quantity bargains a vast integrative survey of epigenetics. drawing close this advanced topic from a number of views, it offers a large, traditionally grounded view that demonstrates the software of this method for knowing complicated organic platforms in improvement, sickness, and evolution. Chapters disguise such subject matters as morphogenesis and organ formation, conceptual foundations, and telephone differentiation, and jointly reveal that the mixing of epigenetics into mainstream developmental biology is vital for answering primary questions on how phenotypic characteristics are produced.

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Download e-book for kindle: Introduction to Ecological Genomics by Nico M. van Straalen, Dick Roelofs

By Nico M. van Straalen, Dick Roelofs

ISBN-10: 0198566700

ISBN-13: 9780198566700

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ISBN-13: 9780198566717

This booklet features a multitude of modern examples from microbiology, plant technological know-how, and zoology, drawing jointly scattered literature within the first synthesis of the hot and fascinating box of ecological genomics. it will likely be of specific curiosity to senior undergraduate and graduate point scholars, in addition to researchers within the fields of ecology, evolutionary biology, genetics and molecular biology.

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