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Embodiment as a gauge of individual, public and planetary health

Maia Boswell-Penc

in Social Experiences of Breastfeeding: Building Bridges between Research, Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447338499
eISBN:
9781447338543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338499.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter begins by considering the specific context of the workplace as it presents significant barriers to women seeking to continue breastfeeding as they return to work. From there, the chapter ... More


Regulatory mechanisms in the seal’s dives

Robert Elsner

in Diving Seals and Meditating Yogis: Strategic Metabolic Retreats

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226246710
eISBN:
9780226247045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226247045.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter focuses on the regulatory mechanisms of diving seals. Frequent dives demand exquisite timing of mechanisms that regulate respiration and circulation; long sustained immersions result in ... More


Gerty Theresa Radnitz Cori (1896–1957)

Daniel R. Altschuler and Fernando J. Ballesteros

in The Women of the Moon: Tales of Science, Love, Sorrow, and Courage

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198844419
eISBN:
9780191879951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844419.003.0027
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter deals with Gerty Cori and her husband, Carl, both biologists, and their work with the metabolism of glucose which made them winners of the Nobel Prize.


Oxidoreductases

Perry A. Frey and Adrian D. Hegeman

in Enzymatic Reaction Mechanisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195122589
eISBN:
9780197565469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195122589.003.0020
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Oxidoreductases constitute a very large class of enzymes. They are dehydrogenases and reductases that catalyze the removal or addition of the elements of molecular hydrogen to or from substrates. ... More


Oxidases and Oxygenases

Perry A. Frey and Adrian D. Hegeman

in Enzymatic Reaction Mechanisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195122589
eISBN:
9780197565469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195122589.003.0021
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

An oxidase catalyzes the oxidation of a substrate by O2 without incorporating an oxygen atom into the product. A monooxygenase catalyzes oxidation by O2 with incorporation of one oxygen atom into ... More


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