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Nitrogen Fixation: Methods and Protocols

Few problems in protein biochemistry have proven to be as challenging and recalcitrant as the molecular description of nitrogenase, the catalyst of one of the most remarkable chemical transformations in biological systems: the nucleotide-dependent reduction of atmospheric dinitrogen to bioavailable ammonia. In Nitrogen Fixation: Methods and Protocols, recognized experts in the field provide an up-to-date, in-depth overview of the met...

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Kosmos Wald- und Forstlexikon

Das „Kosmos Wald- und Forstlexikon“ ist das umfassendste Werk zu Waldbiologie und -ökologie sowie zur Forstwirtschaft. Über 17000 Stichwörter und ausführliche Schwerpunktartikel erschließen das komplette Thema, von den wirtschaftlichen Aspekten bis zu den Pflanzen und Tieren unserer Wälder. Hochwertig ausgestattet und bebildert mit mehr als 1400 Fotos und historischen Illustrationen bietet das Nachschlagewerk jedem, der sich beruflic...

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Tarantulas (Aranas) (Spanish Edition)

Your skin is sure to crawl when you read all about tarantula spiders! This title will get you as close as you'll ever want to be to this spider through beautiful full-bleed photographs. Beginning readers will love the simple, easy-to-read text, bolded glossary terms, and the More Facts section. Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids is a division of ABDO.

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Microinjection: Methods and Applications

As the number of sequenced genomes continues to increase, understanding the functions of newly discovered molecules will require greater efficiency and further study within the context of live cells. In Microinjection: Methods and Applications, expert researchers contribute methods utilizing microinjection techniques ranging from expression of RNA to the integration of DNA into the genome with the ultimate goal of learning about gene...

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Mechanisms Linking Aging, Diseases and Biological Age Estimation

This book focuses on four of the hallmarks of aging: aspartic acid racemization, advanced glycation end products, telomere shortening and mitochondrial mutations; describing their role in aging and diseases; and their application to age-at-death estimation in forensic sciences in greater depth, displaying the interconnecting pathways among these processes. An additional chapter related to Epigenetics and its role in aging, diseases, ...

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Species and Speciation in the Fossil Record

Although the species is one of the fundamental units of biological classification, there is remarkably little consensus among biologists about what defines a species, even within distinct sub-disciplines. The literature of paleobiology, in particular, is littered with qualifiers and cautions about applying the term to the fossil record or equating such species with those recognized among living organisms. In Species and Speciation in...

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The Usborne Complete Book of the Human Body

Packed with photographs, computer-generated artwork, cut-aways and diagrams, this book on the human body will educate, fascinate and improve understanding of our miraculous bodies. From breathing to blood and muscles to metabolism, this book takes a look inside the human body, explaining how it works, how to keep it working and what may go wrong with it. It also asks questions that concern young readers and the choices they face in t...

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Aquaculture Ecosystems: Adaptability and Sustainability

Aquaculture Ecosystems contains a thorough and exciting synthesis of current information on aquaculture practices and substantial discussion of the way forward in transforming the aquaculture industry by improving its sustainability. This important book includes discussion of all the current major issues relating to aquaculture practices in relation to the ecology of their situations, environmental concerns, and details of how sustai...

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Biosensors and Biodetection: Methods and Protocols Volume 1

This volume provides comprehensive and detailed technical protocols on current biosensor and biodetection technologies and examples of their applications and capabilities.Chapters in Biosensors and Biodetection: Methods and Protocols, Volume 1: Optical-Based Detectors, Second Edition chapters focus on direct and indirect optical detectors including surface plasmon resonance, interferometric sensors, charge-coupled device (CCD) based ...

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Animal Movement: Statistical Models for Telemetry Data

The study of animal movement has always been a key element in ecological science, because it is inherently linked to critical processes that scale from individuals to populations and communities to ecosystems. Rapid improvements in biotelemetry data collection and processing technology have given rise to a variety of statistical methods for characterizing animal movement. The book serves as a comprehensive reference for the types of ...