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The Epidermis

by Montagna, William

The Epidermis documents the proceedings of a symposium that explored in detail the fundamental aspects of the epidermis and the still poorly understood process of keratinization. The Division of Dermatology, University Extension and the School ...

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The Flexible Phenotype

A Body-Centred Integration of Ecology, Physiology, and Behaviour

by Theunis Piersma & Jan A. van Gils

<p>The Flexible Phenotype attempts a true synthesis of physiology, behaviour, and ecology by developing an empirical argument that describes the intimate connections between phenotypes and their environments. It portrays an ecological angle to ...

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The Gastrointestinal System

Gastrointestinal, Nutritional and Hepatobiliary Physiology

by Po Sing Leung

<p>Gastrointestinal (GI) physiology is a fundamental subject that is indispensable not only for undergraduate but also for graduate courses. The audience include, but are not limited to, medical, pharmacy, nursing, human biology, Chinese ...

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The Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes and Related Traits

Biology, Physiology and Translation

by Jose C. Florez

<p>This book presents the state of the art of type 2 diabetes genetics, from the process of genetic discovery to its interpretation and clinical application, and illustrates a model for other complex human phenotypes.</p> <p>The first section ...

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The Gut-Brain Axis

Dietary, Probiotic, and Prebiotic Interventions on the Microbiota

by Niall Hyland & Catherine Stanton

<p><em>The Gut-Brain Axis: Dietary, Probiotic, and Prebiotic Interventions on the Microbiota</em> examines the potential for microbial manipulation as a therapeutic avenue in central nervous system disorders in which an altered microbiota has ...

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The Human Body and Weightlessness

Operational Effects, Problems and Countermeasures

by William Thornton & Frederick Bonato

<p>This book focuses on all of the major problems associated with the absence of body weight in space, by analyzing effects, adaption, and re-adaptation upon returning to Earth, using sound scientific principles embedded in a historical context.

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The Immune System in Space: Are we prepared?

by Alexander Choukèr & Oliver Ullrich

<p>This book gives insight into the mechanism of the immune system and the influence of the environment on earth. Further, the book explains the changes that occur in our immune system in the absence of gravity and their fundamental ...

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The Impact of Food Bioactives on Health

in vitro and ex vivo models

by Kitty Verhoeckx, Paul Cotter, Iván López-Expósito & others

“Infogest” (Improving Health Properties of Food by Sharing our Knowledge on the Digestive Process) is an EU COST action/network in the domain of Food and Agriculture that will last for 4 years from April 4, 2011. Infogest aims at building an ...

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The Juxtaglomerular Apparatus

Structure and Function

by Roland Taugner, R. Waldherr & Eberhard Hackenthal

<p>Knowledge of the juxtaglomerular apparatus (JGA) of the kidney and of the synthesis and secretion of renin has increased to such an extent over the past few years that it is now appropriate to summarize this knowledge in a monograph on the ...

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The Kidney: Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology

by Rouiller, Charles

The Kidney: Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Volume II provides a comprehensive information of the kidney under normal and pathological conditions, as revealed by physiological, biochemical, and morphological studies. This book focuses on ...

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The Kidney: Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology

by Rouiller, Charles

The Kidney: Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Volume I focuses on present knowledge about the kidney under normal and pathological conditions, as manifested by morphological, biochemical, and physiological studies.<br><br>The selection first

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The Liver: Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology

by Rouiller, Ch.

The Liver: Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Volume I focuses on the advancement of knowledge on the liver under normal and pathological conditions, as revealed by morphological and physiological studies. <br>The selection first offers ...

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The Microbiology of Respiratory System Infections

by Kateryna Kon & Mahendra Rai

<p><em>The Microbiology of Respiratory System Infections</em> reviews modern approaches in the diagnosis, treatment, and prophylaxis of respiratory system infections. The book is very useful for researchers, scientists, academics, medical ...

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The Multiple Inert Gas Elimination Technique (MIGET)

by Susan R. Hopkins & Peter D. Wagner

<p>The Multiple Inert Gas Elimination Technique (MIGET) is a complex methodology involving specialized gas chromatography and sophisticated mathematics developed in the early 1970’s. Essentially, nobody possesses knowledge of all its elements ...

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The Music of Life

Biology beyond genes

by Denis Noble

<p>What is Life? Decades of research have resulted in the full mapping of the human genome - three billion pairs of code whose functions are only now being understood. The gene's eye view of life, advocated by evolutionary biology, sees living ...

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The Neurobiology of Australian Marsupials

Brain Evolution in the Other Mammalian Radiation

by Ken Ashwell

<p>Australian marsupials represent a parallel adaptive radiation to that seen among placental mammals. This great natural experiment has produced a striking array of mammals with structural and behavioural features echoing those seen among ...

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The Nuts and Bolts of Cardiac Pacing

by Tom Kenny

<p>While there are many excellent pacing and defibrillation books, they are nearly all written by physicians for physicians. The second edition of the successful <em>The Nuts and Bolts of Cardiac Pacing</em> has been thoroughly updated, ...

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The Objective Monitoring of Physical Activity: Contributions of Accelerometry to Epidemiology, Exercise Science and Rehabilitation

by Roy J. Shephard & Catrine Tudor-Locke

<p>This book examines the new knowledge that has been gained from the objective monitoring of habitual physical activity by means of pedometers and accelerometers. It reviews current advances in the technology of activity monitoring and details ...

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The Physics of Living Systems

by Fabrizio Cleri

<p>In this book, physics in its many aspects (thermodynamics, mechanics, electricity, fluid dynamics) is the guiding light on a fascinating journey through biological systems, providing ideas, examples and stimulating reflections for ...

ISBN: 9783319306476

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The Physics of Skiing

Skiing at the Triple Point

by David A. Lind & Scott P. Sanders

<p>&quot;A fascinating look inside the complexities and enjoyment of skiing. For every skier, from the beginner to the Olympic Gold Medalist, this book provides a treasure of information.&quot; -PAUL MAJOR, ATHLETIC DIRECTOR, U.S. SKI ...

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