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The Molecular Organography of Plants

Quentin Cronk

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199550357
eISBN:
9780191720154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550357.001.1
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Developmental Biology

This book surveys the momentous morphological change in plant evolution that created the terrestrial biosphere as we know it today. It takes as its premise that the study of plant evolution at its ... More


Photoperiodism in Insects: Molecular Basis and Consequences of Diapause

Karen D. Williams, Paul S. Schmidt, and Marla B. Sokolowski

in Photoperiodism: The Biological Calendar

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335903
eISBN:
9780199775446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335903.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Diapause is a state of dormancy that allows an insect to escape in time. In diapause, the insect postpones development or reproduction in response to specific cues that anticipate the onset of ... More


Retrieval

J. David Sweatt, Norman E. Spear, John M. Gardiner, and Kathleen B. McDermott

in Science of Memory: Concepts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195310443
eISBN:
9780199865321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310443.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This part presents four chapters on the concept of retrieval. The first chapter reviews four basic and greatly simplified sets of observations, that have been already published and which are relevant ... More


Genetic and Molecular Mechanisms of Avian Photoperiodism

Takashi Yoshimura and Peter J. Sharp

in Photoperiodism: The Biological Calendar

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335903
eISBN:
9780199775446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335903.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Many birds have highly sophisticated photoperiodic mechanisms and show robust responses to changing photoperiod. William Rowan is generally credited with the first demonstration of the avian ... More


Molecular and Cellular Approaches to Neural Development

W. Maxwell Cowan, Thomas M. Jessell, and S. Lawrence Zipursky (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195111668
eISBN:
9780199865833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111668.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

Although the major features of neural development have been known for nearly a century, it is only relatively recently that the underlying molecular and cellular mechanisms have begun to be ... More


Intramembrane Charge Movements in Striated Muscle

Christopher L.-H. Huang

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198577492
eISBN:
9780191724190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198577492.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This book provides a review of developments made in the understanding of cellular activation phenomena in striated muscle. Basic physical, mathematical, and physiological principles are covered. The ... More


Inductive signals and the assignment of cell fate in the spinal cord and hindbrain: An axial coordinate system for neural patterning

Thomas M. Jessell and Andrew Lumsden

in Molecular and Cellular Approaches to Neural Development

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195111668
eISBN:
9780199865833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111668.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

Recent studies of the molecular mechanisms that control the identity and pattern of neural cell types generated in vertebrate embryos have focused on three main issues: (i) defining the source and ... More


Lysosomal Disorders of the Brain: Recent Advances in Molecular and Cellular Pathogenesis and Treatment

Frances Platt and Steven Walkley (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198508786
eISBN:
9780191723803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508786.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Lysosomal storage diseases are inherited metabolic disorders characterized by severe pathology, typically involving the brain. Although individually rare, they collectively represent a significant ... More


Oligodendrocyte and Schwann Cell Injury

Jennifer K. Ness and Mark P. Goldberg

in Neuroglia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195152227
eISBN:
9780199865024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152227.003.0034
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

Oligodendrocytes and Schwann cells are responsible for synthesis and maintenance of myelin in the central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system (PNS), respectively, and therefore are ... More


Molecular biology of nociceptors

Michael J. Caterina, Michael S. Gold, and Richard A. Meyer

in The Neurobiology of Pain: (Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198515616
eISBN:
9780191723650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515616.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter begins with a functional classification of primary nociceptive neurons. It then presents current understanding of the molecules that allow nociceptors to detect noxious chemical, ... More


Cellular and molecular mechanisms of central sensitization

michael W. Salter and Clifford J. Woolf

in The Neurobiology of Pain: (Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198515616
eISBN:
9780191723650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515616.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

As a sensory and emotional experience generally associated with tissue-damaging or nearly tissue-damaging stimuli, pain might be considered to be a unitary physiological and pathological process. ... More


Insertion and Deletion Events, Their Molecular Mechanisms, and Their Impact on Sequence Alignments

Liam J. Mcguffin

in Sequence Alignment: Methods, Models, Concepts, and Strategies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256972
eISBN:
9780520943742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256972.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the molecular mechanisms leading to indel (insertion and deletion) mutations and explains how these events affect how score sequence alignments are carried out, exploring the ... More


Toxicology

Robert Laumbach and Michael Gochfeld

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the basic principles of toxicology and their application to occupational and environmental health. Topics covered include pathways that toxic substances may take from sources ... More


Parasites and humans

Paul Schmid-Hempel

in Evolutionary Parasitology: The Integrated Study of Infections, Immunology, Ecology, and Genetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199229482
eISBN:
9780191774744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229482.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter begins with the history of how yellow fever came to being and how greatly it affected the population at the time – that in 1883, already some 1,300 men had died from the disease. It ... More


The Neuroethics of Memory

Walter Glannon

in The Memory Process: Neuroscientific and Humanistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014571
eISBN:
9780262289672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014571.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter considers the actual and potential ways in which manipulating memory can affect critical functions of our capacity to recall the past. The study of the molecular mechanisms of different ... More


Psychosocial stress and telomere regulation

Idan Shalev and Waylon J Hastings

in Genes, brain, and emotions: Interdisciplinary and Translational Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198793014
eISBN:
9780191834745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793014.003.0017
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

Telomeres, the repetitive nucleoprotein regions at chromosome ends, are hallmarks of biological aging. Deficiencies in the network of proteins and nucleic acids which govern telomere regulation ... More


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