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Neurovascular Medicine: Pursuing Cellular Longevity for Healthy Aging

Kenneth Maiese (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326697
eISBN:
9780199864874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326697.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Disorders of the nervous and vascular systems continue to burden the planet's population not only with increasing morbidity and mortality, but also with a significant financial drain through ... More


Understanding Genetic Engineering

Maureen D. McKelvey

in Evolutionary Innovations: The Business of Biotechnology

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297246
eISBN:
9780191685316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297246.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Knowledge Management

This chapter discusses the use of genetic engineering to make pharmaceuticals available for human medical use. It focuses in particular on human growth hormone (hGH) and to lesser extent, on insulin. ... More


From Molecules to Living Organisms: An Interplay Between Biology and Physics: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches School of Physics: Volume 102, July 2014

Eva Pebay-Peyroula, Hugues Nury, François Parcy, Rob W. H. Ruigrok, Christine Ziegler, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198752950
eISBN:
9780191814426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752950.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The aim of this book is to provide new ideas for studying living matter by a simultaneous understanding of behavior from molecules to the cell, to the whole organism in the light of physical ... More


Floral development: an integrated view

Hicham Chahtane, Grégoire Denay, Julia Engelhorn, Marie Monniaux, Edwige Moyroud, Fanny Moreau, Cristel Carles, Gabrielle Tichtinsky, Chloe Zubieta, and François Parcy

in From Molecules to Living Organisms: An Interplay Between Biology and Physics: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches School of Physics: Volume 102, July 2014

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198752950
eISBN:
9780191814426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752950.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This chapter reviews our current knowledge about the development of flowers in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. It describes how a flower develops at the morphological level and the nature of ... More


Lucké Renal Adenocarcinoma

Robert G. Mckinnell and Debra L. Carlson

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The Lucké renal adenocarcinoma of northern leopard frogs (Rana pipiens) was originally described by Balduin Lucké during the 1930s. The depletion of frog populations has been a major concern of ... More


Modeling Molecular Interaction Networks with Nonlinear Ordinary Differential Equations

Emery D. Conrad and John J. Tyson

in System Modeling in Cellular Biology: From Concepts to Nuts and Bolts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195485
eISBN:
9780262257060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195485.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

This chapter explains how cell biologists can make reliable connections between molecular interaction networks and cell behaviors, when intuition fails in all but the simplest cases. It proposes to ... More


Unnatural Selection: Social Symbols of the Microbial World

in The Age of Immunology: Conceiving A Future in an Alienating World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226568126
eISBN:
9780226568140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226568140.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on how the Age of Immunology perpetuates itself. The belief that military models of cell warfare do not accurately represent the current state of scientific knowledge is gaining ... More


Control Theory and Systems Biology

Pablo A. Iglesias and Brian P. Ingalls (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013345
eISBN:
9780262258906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013345.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Issues of regulation and control are central to the study of biological and biochemical systems. Thus it is not surprising that the tools of feedback control theory—engineering techniques developed ... More


Chimeras and Consciousness: Evolution of the Sensory Self

Lynn Margulis, Celeste A. Asikainen, and Wolfgang E. Krumbein (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015394
eISBN:
9780262312462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015394.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book begins the inquiry into the evolution of the collective sensitivities of life. Chapters trace the emergence and evolution of consciousness. Complex behaviors and the social imperatives of ... More


The new science of ageing

Alan Walker (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447314660
eISBN:
9781447314691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314660.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book is a multi-disciplinary examination of ageing, covering everything from basic cell biology, to social participation in later life, to the representations of old age in the arts and ... More


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