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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


Visions of Cell Biology: Reflections Inspired by Cowdry's "General Cytology"

Karl S. Matlin, Jane Maienschein, and Manfred D. Laubichler (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226520483
eISBN:
9780226520650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520650.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Although cell biology is often considered to have arisen following World War II in tandem with certain technological developments—in particular, the electron microscope and cell fractionation—its ... 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


Updating Cowdry’s Theories: The Role of Models in Contemporary Experimental and Computational Cell Biology

Fridolin Gross

in Visions of Cell Biology: Reflections Inspired by Cowdry's "General Cytology"

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226520483
eISBN:
9780226520650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520650.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter discusses the relationship between modelers and experimentalists in contemporary cell biology. In comparison with Cowdry’s times, it seems that models have taken over the epistemic role ... More


Introduction

Karl S. Matlin, Jane Maienschein, and Manfred D. Laubichler

in Visions of Cell Biology: Reflections Inspired by Cowdry's "General Cytology"

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226520483
eISBN:
9780226520650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520650.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

In the 1920s, a group of American biologists decided to initiate a new project: the creation of a comprehensive cytology textbook with individual chapters from many of the leaders in the field, most ... More


Observing the Living Cell: Shinya Inoué and the Reemergence of Light Microscopy

Rudolf Oldenbourg

in Visions of Cell Biology: Reflections Inspired by Cowdry's "General Cytology"

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226520483
eISBN:
9780226520650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520650.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

The cell is commonly considered the smallest unit of life and is only visible through a microscope, an instrument that was invented in Holland and Italy in the early 1600s. Observations through the ... More


Heads and Tails: Molecular Imagination and the Lipid Bilayer, 1917–1941

Daniel Liu

in Visions of Cell Biology: Reflections Inspired by Cowdry's "General Cytology"

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226520483
eISBN:
9780226520650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520650.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

The lipid bilayer structure today is a nearly ubiquitous, taken-for-granted image in even the most rudimentary introductions to cell biology. Yet the image of the lipid bilayer, built out of with ... 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


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