sábado, 27 de junio de 2009

La Biología y Pesca de las Langostas Zapatilla

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


The Biology and Fisheries of the Slipper Lobster
Autor: Kari L. Lavalli, Ehud Spanier
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 416
Materia: Biología
Año: 2007
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0849333989

CONTENIDO:

PART I: INTRODUCTION
Introduction to the Biology and Fisheries of Slipper Lobsters

PART II: BIOLOGY OF SLIPPER LOBSTERS
Taxonomy and Evolution
Genetics of Slipper Lobsters
Early Life Histories of Slipper Lobsters
Factors Important in Larval and Postlarval Molting Growth and Rearing
Feeding Morphology and Digestive System of Slipper Lobsters
Beha1or and Sensory Biology of Slipper Lobsters
The Mineralization and Biomechanics of the Exoskeleton
Growth of Slipper Lobsters of the Genus Scyllarides
Directions for Future Research in Slipper Lobster Biology

PART III FISHERIES OF SLIPPER LOBSTERS
Observations on the Ecology of Scyllarides aequinoctialis Scyllarides nodifer and Parribacus antarcticus and a Description of the Florida Scyllarid Lobster Fishery
The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Lobster Fishery A Targeted Slipper
Lobster Fishery
The Biology of the Mediterranean Scyllarids
Biology and Fishery of the Galapagos Slipper Lobster
Biology and Fishery of the Slipper Lobster Thenus orientaIis in India
Biology and Fishery of the Bay Lobster Thenus spp
Fishery and Biology of Commercially Exploited Australian Fan Lobsters (Ibacus spp)
Slipper Lobster Fisheries- Present Status and Future Perspectives


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El atún: Fisiología, Ecología y Evolución

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Tuna: Physiology, Ecology and Evolution (Fish Physiology Series, Vol.19)
Autor: Barbara A. Block and E. Donald Stevens
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 464
Materia: Biología, Veterinaria
Año: 2001
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0123504430

CONTENIDO:

Systematics of the tunas and mackerels (Scombridae)
Tuna metabolism and energetics
The cardiovascular system of tunas
Anatomical and physiological specializations for endothermy
Advances in acoustic, archival, and satellite tagging of tunas
Reproductive biology of tunas
Mechanical design for swimming: muscle, tendon, and bone
Swimming and muscle function
Tuna oceanography-an applied science
Tunas in captivity
Tuna conservation


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Procedimientos de Necropsia Veterinaria

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Veterinary Necropsy Procedures
Autor: Cabana, EM
Idioma: Inglés
Número de página: 47
Materia: Veterinaria
Año: 2008
Formato: PDF
ISBN: -----

CONTENIDO:

NECROPSY: AN INTRODUCTION
General Principles
The Necropsy Record
Describing Lesions
Collection and submission of Specimens

TISSUE CHANGES
Normal Anatomical Structures
Physiological Changes
Senile Changes
Agonal Changes
Post Mortem Changes
Factors influencing Rate of PM Autolysis
Terms used to describe PM Changes
PM Changes on Organs & Tissues

ROUTINE NECROPSY
Dissection Stage
Display Stage
Examination Stage

COSMETIC NECROPSY
Preliminaries
Necropsy Procedures

AVIAN NECROPSY
Physical examination
Euthanasia
Opening the Body Cavities
Examination Stage


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La Vida de los Virus en Diagramas

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Virus Life in Diagrams
Autor: Hans-Wolfgang Ackermann, Laurent Berthiaume, Michel Tremblay
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 221
Materia: Biología
Año: 1996
Formato: DJVU
ISBN: 0849331269

CONTENIDO:

INTRODUCTION
A SUMMARY OF VIRUS CLASSIFICATION
THE REPLICATION CYCLE
COMPARATIVE DIAGRAMS
DNA VIRUSES
I. ssDNA viruses
II. dsDNA viruses with cubic or helical symmetry
III. dsDNA viruses with binary symmetry
VIRUSES WITH REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION
RNA VIRUSES
I. ssRNA viruses with (+) strands
II. ssRNA viruses with (-) strands
III. dsRNA viruses
MISCELLANY


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La Fisiología de los Peces Polares

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


The Physiology of Polar Fishes (Fish Physiology Series, Vol.22)
Autor: Anthony P. Farrell and John F. Steffensen (Editors)
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 408
Materia: Biología, Veterinaria
Año: 2005
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0123504465

CONTENIDO:

The Arctic and Antarctic Polar Marine Environments
Systematics of Polar Fishes
Metabolic Biochemistry: Its Role in Thermal Tolerance and in the
Capacities of Physiological and Ecological Function
Antifreeze Proteins and Organismal Freezing Avoidance in Polar Fishes
Respiratory Systems and Metabolic Rates
The Circulatory System and its Control
Blood-Gas Transport and Hemoglobin Function in Polar Fishes: Does Low
Temperature Explain Physiological Characters?
Antarctic Fish Skeletal Muscle and Locomotion
The Nervous System


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La Ecología de los Moluscos de Agua Dulce

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


The Ecology of Freshwater Molluscs (Cambridge Studies in Ecology)
Autor: Robert T. Dillon
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 522
Materia: Biología
Año: 2000
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 052135210X

CONTENIDO:

Introduction
Bivalve autecology
Gastropod autecology
Life history
Population dynamics and competition
Parasitism
Predation
Biogeography
Communities


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La Biología de los Centípedos

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


The Biology of Centipedes
Autor: J. G. E. Lewis
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 484
Materia: Biología
Año: 2007
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0521034116

CONTENIDO:

Introduction
External morphology and functional anatomy
The integument, moulting and regeneration
The musculature and endoskeleton
The nervous system and sense organs
Sensory responses and related behaviour
Endocrinology
The alimentary canal
The poison glands
Feeding and digestion
The respiratory system
The circulatory system
Pigments
Connective tissue and fat body
Head glands
The Malpighian tubules and nephridia
The reproductive System and reproduction
Post-embryonic development and life history
Epidermal glands and their function, defence and predators
Parasites
Physiology and ecology
Taxonomy
Relationships of the chilopod orders
The classification of the Chilopoda


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Selección: El Mecanismo de la Evolución

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Selection: The Mechanism of Evolution
Autor: Graham Bell
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 576
Materia: Biología
Año: 2009
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0198569734

CONTENIDO:

Simple selection
The genetic and ecological context of selection
Natural selection in closed asexual populations
Prometheus Unbound: releasing the constraints on natural selection
Selection in multicellular organisms
Artificial selection
Natural selection in open populations
Adaptive radiation: diversity and specialization
Autoselection: selfish genetic elements
Social selection
Co-evolution
Sexual selection
Speciation


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Salvando a las Aves Migratorias

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Saving Migrant Birds: Developing Strategies for the Future
Autor: John Faaborg
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 244
Materia: Biología
Año: 2002
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0292725442

CONTENIDO:

What Are Neotropical Migrants and Why Are We Concerned?
The Breeding Bird Survey: So Simple Yet So Complex
Is There Other Evidence for Large-Scale Population Declines?
Fragmentation Studies: Real Evidence of Local Declines
What Happens on Habitat Fragments?
Rethinking Avian Demography: Understanding Landscapes, Sources, Sinks, and Dispersal
Modern Management Guidelines for Breeding Migrant Birds
Migrant Wintering Ecology: Characteristics and Constraints
Population Limitation in Winter: Theory and Evidence
Migration Ecology: A Limiting Factor?
Migrant Birds in the New Millennium: What Do We Know?
Partners in Flight: How It Works and How You Can Help
Appendix: List of Migrants for Partners in Flight


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Protección de la Biodiversidad

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Protecting Biodiversity: A Guide to Criteria Used by Global Conservation Organizations
Autor: Elizabeth A. Gordon and Mary L. Tyrrell
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 165
Materia: Biología
Año: 2005
Formato: PDF
ISBN: -----

CONTENIDO:

STUDY METHODS AND FRAMEWORK

COMPARING AND CONTRASTING GLOBAL APPROACHES
Approach Fundamentals
Targets
Criteria
Monitoring and Adaptive Management

GLOBAL APPROACH PROFILES
Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE Sites)
BirdLife International (Endemic Bird Areas and Important Bird Areas)
Conservation International (Biodiversity Hotspots and High Biodiversity Wilderness Areas)
Wildlife Conservation Society (Range-Wide Priority Setting and Last of the Wild)
World Wildlife Fund (The Global 200)

REGIONAL APPROACH SUMMARIES
African Wildlife Foundation
Conservation International
Ducks Unlimited Canada
The Nature Conservancy
World Wildlife Fund
Wildlife Conservation Society

LOCAL IMPLEMENTATION

KEY FINDINGS


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Principios de Administración de Ecosistemas

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Principles of Ecosystem Stewardship: Resilience-Based Natural Resource Management in a Changing World
Autor: F. Stuart Chapin III, Gary P. Kofinas, Carl Folke
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 402
Materia: Biología
Año: 2009
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 038773032X

CONTENIDO:

PART I CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
A Framework for Understanding Change
Managing Ecosystems Sustainably: The Key Role of Resilience
Sustaining Livelihoods and Human Well-Being during Social-Ecological Change
Adaptive Co-management in Social-Ecological Governance
Transformations in Ecosystem Stewardship

PART II STEWARDING ECOSYSTEMS FOR SOCIETY
Conservation, Community, and Livelihoods: Sustaining, Renewing, and
Adapting Cultural Connections to the Land
Forest Systems: Living with Long-Term Change
Drylands: Coping with Uncertainty, Thresholds, and Changes in State
Freshwaters: Managing Across Scales in Space and Time
Oceans and Estuaries: Managing the Commons
Coastal Marine Systems: Conserving Fish and Sustaining Community
Livelihoods with Co-management
Managing Food Production Systems for Resilience
Cities: Managing Densely Settled Social-Ecological Systems
The Earth System: Sustaining Planetary Life-Support Systems

PART III INTEGRATION AND SYNTHESIS
Resilience-Based Stewardship: Strategies for Navigating Sustainable
Pathways in a Changing World


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Parasitismo y Ecosistemas

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Parasitism and Ecosystems
Autor: Frederic Thomas, Francois Renaud, Jean-Francois Guegan
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 232
Materia: Biología
Año: 2005
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0198529864

CONTENIDO:

Linking ecosystem and parasite ecology
Are there general laws in parasite community ecology? The emergence of spatial parasitology and epidemiology
Parasitism and the regulation of host populations
Food web patterns and the parasite's perspective
Ecosystems and parasitism: the spatial dimension
Parasitism and hostile environments
Parasitism and environmental disturbances
Parasitism, biodiversity, and conservation
Subverting hosts and diverting ecosystems: an evolutionary modeling perspective
Parasitism in man-made ecosystems
Conclusion-Parasites, communities, and ecosystems: conclusions and perspectives


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Salud y Seguridad Ocupacional en el Cuidado y Uso de Primates no Humanos

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Nonhuman Primates
Autor: ----
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 184
Materia: Biología, Veterinaria
Año: 2003
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 030908914X

CONTENIDO:

Introduction and Overview
Background and Context for Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Nonhuman Primates
Identifying Infectious Hazards Associated With the Use of Nonhuman Primates in Research
Identifying Noninfectious Hazards Risk Assessment: Evaluating Risks to Human Health and Safety
Occupational Health and Safety Regulations and Recommendations Applicable To Nonhuman-Primate Research Facilities
Risk Management: The Principles Underlying
The Design and Implementation of an Occupational Health and Safety Plan
Personnel Qualifications, Training, and Continuing Education
Postexposure Medical Treatment in Nonhuman-Primate Facilities


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Nuevas Vacunas Bacterianas

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


New Bacterial Vaccines
Autor: Ronald W. Ellis, Bernard R. Brodeur
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 376
Materia: Biología
Año: 2003
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0306478323

CONTENIDO:

Genomics and Proteomics in Vaccine Design
Universal Proteins as an Alternative Bacterial Vaccine Strategy
DNA Vaccines
Live, Attenuated Salmonella Vaccine Vectors
Mucosal Immunity
New Technologies for Bacterial Vaccines
Chlamydia trachomatis and Chlamydia pneumoniae Vaccines
Escherichia coli Vaccines
A Vaccine for Gonorrhea
Group A Streptococcus Vaccine Research: Historical Synopsis and New Insights
Academic Pursuits of Vaccines against Group B Streptococcus
Helicobacter pylori Vaccines
Lyme Disease Vaccine
Moraxella catarrhalis
Neisseria meningitidis Vaccines
A Vaccine for Nontypable Haemophilus influenzae
Vaccines for Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Staphylococcus aureus Vaccine
Streptococcus pneumoniae Vaccines
New Generation Tuberculosis Vaccines for Targeted Populations
Typhoid Vaccines
Vaccines against Vibrio cholerae


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Desarrollo Muscular y Crecimiento

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Muscle Development and Growth (Fish Physiology Series, Vol.18)
Autor: Ian A. Johnston
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 350
Materia: Biología, Veterinaria
Año: 2000
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0123504422

CONTENIDO:

Induction and Patterning of Embryonic Skeletal Muscle Cells in the Zebrafish
Myogenic Regulatory Factors
Myosin Expression during Ontogeny, Post-Hatching Growth, and Adaptation
Muscle Satellite Cells in Fish
Cellular Mechanisms of Post-Embryonic Muscle Growth in Aquaculture Species
Genetic and Environmental Determinants of Muscle
Growth Patterns
Muscle Fiber Diversity and Plasticity
Hormonal Regulation of Muscle Growth


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Farmacología Moderna con Aplicaciones Clínicas

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Modern Pharmacology with Clinical Applications
Autor: Charles R Craig, Robert E Stitzel
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 832
Materia: Farmacología
Año: 2003
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0781737621

CONTENIDO:

I GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY
Progress in Therapeutics
Mechanisms of Drug Action
Drug Absorption and Distribution
Metabolism and Excretion of Drugs
Pharmacokinetics
Drug Metabolism and Disposition in Pediatric and Gerontological Stages of Life
Principles of Toxicology
Contemporary Bioethical Issues in Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Research

II DRUGS AFFECTING THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
General Organization and Functions of the Nervous System
Adrenomimetic Drugs
Adrenoceptor Antagonists
Directly and Indirectly Acting Cholinomimetics
Muscarinic Blocking Drugs
Ganglionic Blocking Drugs and Nicotine

III DRUGS AFFECTING THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
Pharmacologic Management of Chronic Heart Failure
Antiarrhythmic Drugs
Antianginal Drugs
The Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System and Other Vasoactive Substances
Calcium Channel Blockers
Antihypertensive Drugs
Diuretic Drugs
Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet, and Fibrinolytic (Thrombolytic) Drugs
Hypocholesterolemic Drugs and Coronary Heart Disease

IV DRUGS AFFECTING THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
Introduction to Central Nervous System Pharmacology
General Anesthesia: Intravenous and Inhalational Agents
Opioid and Nonopioid Analgesics
Local Anesthetics
Agents Affecting Neuromuscular Transmission
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Sedative-Hypnotic and Anxiolytic Drugs
Drugs Used in Neurodegenerative Disorders
Antiepileptic Drugs
Drugs Used in Mood Disorders
Antipsychotic Drugs
Contemporary Drug Abuse

V THERAPEUTIC ASPECTS OF INFLAMMATORY AND SELECTED OTHER CLINICAL DISORDERS
Antiinflammatory and Antirheumatic Drugs
Drugs Used in Gout
Histamine and Histamine Antagonists
Drugs Used in Asthma
Drugs Used in Gastrointestinal Disorders
Drugs Used in Dermatological Disorders
Drugs for the Control of Supragingival Plaque

VI CHEMOTHERAPY
Introduction to Chemotherapy
Synthetic Organic Antimicrobials: Sulfonamides, Trimethoprim,
Nitrofurans, Quinolones,
Methenamine
Lactam Antibiotics
Aminoglycoside Antibiotics
Tetracyclines, Chloramphenicol, Macrolides, and Lincosamides
Bacitracin, Glycopeptide Antibiotics, and the Polymyxins
Drugs Used in Tuberculosis and Leprosy
Antiviral Drugs
Therapy of Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Antifungal Drugs
Antiprotozoal Drugs
Anthelmintic Drugs
The Rational Basis for Cancer Chemotherapy
Antineoplastic Agents
Immunomodulating Drugs
Gene Therapy

VII DRUGS AFFECTING THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
Hypothalamic and Pituitary Gland
Hormones
Adrenocortical Hormones and Drugs Affecting the Adrenal Cortex
Estrogens, Progestins, and SERMs
Uterine Stimulants and Relaxants
Androgens, Antiandrogens, and Anabolic Steroids
Drugs Used in the Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction
Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs
Parathyroid Hormone, Calcitonin, Vitamin D, and Other Compounds Related to Mineral Metabolism
Insulin and Oral Drugs for Diabetes Mellitus
Vitamins
Herbal Medicine


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Microbiología Moderna de Alimentos

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Modern Food Microbiology
Autor: James M. Jay, Martin J. Loessner, David A. Golden
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 790
Materia: Salud Pública
Año: 2006
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0387231803

CONTENIDO:

Part I-HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
History of Microorganisms in Food

Part II-HABITATS, TAXONOMY, AND GROWTH PARAMETERS
Taxonomy, Role, and Significance of Microorganisms in Foods
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Parameters of Foods That Affect Microbial Growth

Part III-MICROORGANISMS IN FOODS
Fresh Meats and Poultry
Processed Meats and Seafoods
Vegetable and Fruit Products
Milk, Fermentation, and Fermented and Nonfermented Dairy Products
Nondairy Fermented Foods and Products
Miscellaneous Food Products

Part IV-DETERMINING MICROORGANISMS AND/OR THEIR PRODUCTS IN FOODS
Culture, Microscopic, and Sampling Methods
Chemical, Biological, and Physical Methods
Bioassay and Related Methods

Part V-FOOD PROTECTION AND SOME PROPERTIES OF PSYCHROTROPHS, THERMOPHILES, AND RADIATION-RESISTANT BACTERIA
Food Protection with Chemicals, and by Biocontrol
Food Protection with Modified Atmospheres
Radiation Protection of Foods, and Nature of Microbial Radiation
Resistance
Protection of Foods with Low-Temperatures
Food Protection with High Temperatures
Protection of Foods by Drying
Other Food Protection Methods

Part VI-INDICATORS OF FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY, PRINCIPLES OF QUALITY
CONTROL, AND MICROBIOLOGICAL CRITERIA
Indicators of Food Microbial Quality and Safety
The HACCP and FSO Systems for Food Safety

Part VII-FOODBORNE DISEASES
Introduction to Foodborne Pathogens
Staphylococcal Gastroenteritis
Food Poisoning Caused by Gram-Positive Sporeforming Bacteria
Foodborne Listeriosis
Foodborne Gastroenteritis Caused by Salmonella and Shigella
Foodborne Gastroenteritis Caused by Escherichia coli
Foodborne Gastroenteritis Caused by Vibrio, Yersinia, and Campylobacter Species.
Foodborne Animal Parasites.
Mycotoxins
Viruses and Some Other Proven and Suspected Foodborne Biohazards


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Modelos para la Planificación de Conservación de Vida Silvestres en Grandes Áreas

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Models for Planning Wildlife Conservation in Large Landscapes
Autor: Joshua J. Millspaugh and Frank R. Thompson III (editors)
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 720
Materia: Biología, Veterinaria
Año: 2008
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0123736315

CONTENIDO:

General Principles for Developing Landscape Models for Wildlife Conservation
Application of Population Viability Analysis to Landscape Conservation Planning
Multispecies Conservation Planning on US. Federal Lands Geographic Approaches to Biodiversity Conservation_Implications of Scale and Error to Landscape Planning
Social and Economic Considerations for Planning Wildlife Conservation in Large Landscapes
Landscape Considerations for Conservation Planning on Private Lands
A Multiscale Stepwise Approximation Approach for Wildlife Conservation
Assessment and Planning
An Emerging Agency-Based Approach to Conser'Ang Populations Through Strategic Habitat Conservation
A Review of Methods for Quantifying Wildlife Habitat in Large Landscapes
Wildlife Habitat-Relationships Models Description and Evaluation of Existing Frameworks
Lessons Learned from Using GIS to Model Landscape-Level Wildlife Habitat
A Review of LANDIS and Other Forest Landscape Models for Integration with Wildlife Models
Simulating Landscape Change Using the Landscape Management System
Development and Application of Habitat Suitability Models to Large Landscapes
Modeling Understory Vegetation and Its Response to Fire
Validation of Landscape-Scale Decision Support Models That Predict
Vegetation and Wildlife Dynamics
Methods for Determining Viability of Wildlife Populations in Large Landscapes
Dynamic Landscape Metapopulation Models and Sustainable Forest Management
Habitat Networks for Terrestrial Wildlife_Concepts and Case Studies
Landscape-Level Planning for Conservation of Wetland Birds in the U S
Prairie Pothole Region
Plum Creek's Central Cascades Habitat Conservation Plan and Modeling for the Northern Spotted Ovi
Application of Models to Conservation Planning for Terrestrial Birds in North America
Modeling Bird Responses to Predicted Changes in Land Cover in an Urbanizing Region
A Decision Framework for Choosing Models in Large-Scale Wildlife
Conservation Planning


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Lípidos en Ecosistemas Acuáticos

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Lipids in Aquatic Ecosystems
Autor: Michael T. Arts, Michael T. Brett, Martin Kainz
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 380
Materia: Biología
Año: 2009
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0387886079

CONTENIDO:

Algal Lipids and Effect of the Environment on their Biochemistry
Formation and Transfer of Fatty Acids in Aquatic Microbial Food Webs:
Role of Heterotrophic Protists
Ecological Significance of Sterols in Aquatic Food Webs
Fatty Acids and Oxylipins as Semiochemicals
Integrating Lipids and Contaminants in Aquatic Ecology and Ecotoxicology
Crustacean Zooplankton Fatty Acid Composition
Fatty Acid Ratios in Freshwater Fish, Zooplankton and Zoobenthos - Are There Specific Optima?
Preliminary Estimates of the Export of Omega-3 Highly Unsaturated Fatty Acids (EPA + DHA) from Aquatic to Terrestrial Ecosystems
Biosynthesis of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Aquatic Ecosystems: General Pathways and New Directions
Health and Condition in Fish: The Influence of Lipids on Membrane
Competency and Immune Response
Lipids in Marine Copepods: Latitudinal Characteristics and Perspective to Global Warming
Tracing Aquatic Food Webs Using Fatty Acids: From Qualitative Indicators to Quantitative Determination
Essential Fatty Acids in Aquatic Food Webs
Human Life: Caught in the Food Web


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Manual Internacional de Patógenos Transmitidos por Alimentos

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


International Handbook of Foodborne Pathogens
Autor: Marianne D. Miliotis, Jeffrey W. Bier
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 688
Materia: Salud Pública
Año: 2003
Formato: PDF
ISBN / ASIN: 0824706854

CONTENIDO:

PART I. CHARACTERIZATION OF THE ORGANISMS INVOLVED
IN FOODBORNE ILLNESS
Foodborne Viruses
1. Caliciviruses
2. Hepatitis
Foodborne Bacteria: Established Bacterial Pathogens
3. Bacillus cereus
4. Staphylococcus aureus
5. Clostridium botulinum
6. Clostridium perfringens
7. Listeria monocytogenes
8. Escherichia coli
9. Nontyphoid Salmonella
10. Typhoid Salmonella
11. Shigella Species
12. Campylobacter Species
13. Helicobacter pylori
14. Vibrio cholerae
15. Vibrio parahaemolyticus
16. Vibrio vulnificus
17. Other Vibrio Species
18. Yersinia Species
19. Aeromonas Species
20. Plesiomonas shigelloides
21. Streptococcus Species
Foodborne Bacteria: Emerging Bacterial Pathogens
22. Enterobacter sakazakii
23. Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis
Foodborne Toxins
24. Major Fungal Toxins of Regulatory Concern
25. Foodborne Marine Biotoxins
Foodborne Protista
26. Entamoeba histolytica
27. Giardia lamblia
28. Cryptosporidium parvum
29. Cyclospora cayetanensis
30. Toxoplasma gondii
Foodborne Helminths
31. Taenia solium
32. Fasciola hepatica
33. Fasciolopsis buski
34. Echinostoma Species
35. Clonorchis sinensis
36. Opisthorchis viverrini
37. Paragonimus Species
38. Anisakis simplex and Pseudoterranova decipiens
39. Trichinella
40. Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

PART II. GEOGRAPHIC SUMMARY OF INCIDENCE OF FOODBORNE ILLNESS
41. Incidence of Foodborne Infections in Northern Europe
42. Incidence of Foodborne Illness in Central Europe
43. Incidence of Foodborne Illness in Southern Africa
44. Incidence of Foodborne Illness in Southeast Asia
45. Foodborne Diseases in Southern South America

PART III. INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS AND HACCP ON FOODBORNE ILLNESS
46. The WTO Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures:
An International Trade Agreement with Implications for National and International Food Safety Standards
47. The International Organization for Standardization
48. The Role of Codex Alimentarius in International Standards Setting
49. The Office International des Epizooties: Part I
50. The Office International des Epizooties: Part II
51. Microbial Risk Assessment as a Tool for Guiding Food Safety
52. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point Systems


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Derechos de Propiedad Intelectual en Crianza y Genética Animal

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Intellectual Property Rights in Animal Breeding and Genetics
Autor: Max F. Rothschild, Scott Newman
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 304
Materia: Veterinaria
Año: 2002
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0851996418

CONTENIDO:

Patents, Trade Secrets and Other Forms of Intellectual Property Rights
The Advent of Animal Patents: Innovation and Controversy in the Engineering and Ownership of Life
The Economics of Patents
Access to Data and Intellectual Property
Global Intellectual Property: International Developments in Animal Patents
The Public University, Intellectual Property and Agricultural R&D
Lessons from the Patenting of Plants
Patenting and Sequencing the Genome
Open Source and Other Software Intellectual Property Models Animals, Ethics and Patents
Development of a Genetic Marker for Litter Size in the Pig: a Case Study
Development and Commercialization of a Genetic Marker for Marbling of
Beef in Cattle: a Case Study
A Research and Patent Perspective of Nuclear Transfer Cloning: Case Studies
Dairy Cattle Test Day Models: a Case Study
Development and Commercialization of Software for Genetic Improvement
Programmes: a Case Study
Final Thoughts


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Manual de Crianza y Bienestar de Primates

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Handbook of Primate Husbandry and Welfare
Autor: Sarah Wolfensohn, Paul Honess
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 176
Materia: Biología, Veterinaria
Año: 2005
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 1405111585

CONTENIDO:

Primates: Their characteristics and relationship with man
The physical environment
Staff management and health and safety
Nutrition
Physical well-being
Psychological well-being
Training of primates
Breeding
Sourcing and transporting primates


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Pautas para el Cuidado y Uso de Mamíferos en Investigación de Comportamiento y Neurociencias

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Guidelines for the Care and Use of Mammals in Neuroscience and Behavioral Research
Autor: ---
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 224
Materia: Laboratorio, Veterinaria
Año: 2003
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0309505879

CONTENIDO:

PART I. GENERAL ANIMAL CARE AND USE PRINCIPLES AND CONSIDERATIONS
Regulatory and Ethical Considerations
Protocol-Development Strategies
General Animal-Care Concerns

PART II. APPLICATIONS TO COMMON RESEARCH THEMES IN NEUROSCIENCE AND BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH
Survival Studies
Prolonged Nonsurvival Studies
Studies of Neural Injury and Disease
Perinatal Studies
Agents and Treatments
Behavioral Studies


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Entomología Forense:
La Utilidad de los Artrópodos en las Investigaciones Legales

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Forensic Entomology: The Utility of Arthropods in Legal Investigations
Autor: Jason H. Byrd, James L. Castner
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 440
Materia: Biología
Año: 2000
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0849381207

CONTENIDO:

General Entomology and Arthropod Biology
Insects of Forensic Importance
Collection of Entomological Evidence during Death Investigations
Laboratory Rearing of Forensic Insects
Insect Succession on Carrion and Its Relationship to Determining Time of Death
The Role of Aquatic Insects in Forensic Investigations
Recovering Buried Bodies and Surface Scatter: The Associated
Anthropological Botanical and Entomological Evidence
Estimating the Postmortem Interval
Insect Development and Forensic Entomology
Computer Modeling of Insect Growth and Its Application to Forensic Entomology
Entomotoxicology Insects as Toxicological Indicators and the Impact of Drugs and Toxins on Insect Development
DNA Techniques for Forensic Entomology
Entomological Alteration of Bloodstain Evidence
The Forensic Entomologist as Expert Witness


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Entomología Forense: Una Introducción

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Forensic Entomology: An Introduction
Autor: Dorothy Gennard
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 244
Materia: Biología
Año: 2007
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0470014792

CONTENIDO:

The breadth of forensic entomology
Identifying flies that are important in forensic entomology
Identifying beetles that are important in forensic entomology
The life cycles of flies and beetles
Sampling at the crime scene
Breeding entomological specimens from the crime scene
Calculating the post mortem interval
Ecology of forensically important flies
Ecology of selected forensically important beetles
The forensic entomologist in court
The role of professional associations for forensic entomologists


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Neuroendocrinología del Pez

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Fish Neuroendocrinology, Volume 28 (Fish Physiology)
Autor: Nicholas J. Bernier
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 500
Materia: Biología, Veterinaria
Año: 2009
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0123746310

CONTENIDO:

Neuroendocrine Systems of the Fish Brain
Endocrine Targets of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary
The GnRH System and the Neuroendocrine Regulation of Reproduction
Growth Hormone Regulation in Fish A Multifactorial Model With
Hypothalamic. Peripheral and Local Autocrine/Paracrine Signals
The Neuroendocrine Regulation of Prolactin and Somatolactin Secretion in Fish
Regulation and Contribution of the Corticotropic Melanotropic and
Thyrotropic Axes to The Stress Response In Fishes
Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions in Teleost Fish
The Neuroendocrine Regulation of Fluid Intake and Fluid Balance
The Endocrine Regulation of Food Intake
The Neuronal and Endocrine Regulation of Gut Function


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Virología de Fields

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Fields Virology
Autor: David M Knipe, Peter M Howley,
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 3280
Materia: Biología
Año: 2001
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0781718325

CONTENIDO:

Part I. General Virology
The Origins of Virology
Principles of Virology
Principles of Virus Structure
Virus Entry and Uncoating
Replication Strategies of RNA Viruses
Replication Strategies of DNA Viruses
Virus-Host Cell Interactions
Virus Assembly
Pathogenesis of Viral Infections
Cell Transformation by Viruses
The Immune Response to Viruses
Interferons and Other Cytokines
Virus Evolution
Epidemiology
Antiviral Therapy
Immunization against Viral Diseases
Virus Vectors and Their Applications
Diagnostic Virology
Plant Viruses
Insect Viruses
Viruses of Yeasts, Fungi, and Parasitic Microorganisms
Bacteriophages

Part II. Specific Virus Families
Picornaviridae
Picornaviridae: The Viruses and Their Replication
Enteroviruses: Polioviruses, Coxsackieviruses, Echoviruses, and Newer Enteroviruses
Rhinoviruses
Hepatitis A Virus
Caliciviridae
Human Caliciviruses
Astroviridae
Astroviruses
Togaviridae
Togaviridae: The Viruses and Their Replication
Alphaviruses
Rubella Virus
Flaviviridae
Flaviviridae: The Viruses and Their Replication
Flaviviruses
Hepatitis C Viruses
Coronaviridae
Coronaviridae: The Viruses and Their Replication
Coronaviruses
Arteriviridae
Arteriviruses
Rhabdoviridae
Rhabdoviridae: The Viruses and Their Replication
Rhabdoviruses
Filoviridae
Filoviridae: Marburg and Ebola Viruses
Paramyxoviridae
Paramyxoviridae: The Viruses and Their Replication
Parainfluenza Viruses
Mumps Virus
Measles Virus
Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Orthomyxoviridae
Orthomyxoviridae: The Viruses and Their Replication
Orthomyxoviruses

VOLUME 2
Bunyaviridae
Bunyaviridae: The Viruses and Their Replication
Bunyaviruses
Arenaviridae
Arenaviridae: The Viruses and Their Replication
Bornaviridae
Bornaviridae
Reoviridae
Reoviruses and Their Replication
Mammalian Reoviruses
Rotaviruses and Their Replication
Rotaviruses
Orbiviruses
Retroviridae
Retroviridae: The Retroviruses and Their Replication
Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Types 1 and 2
HIVs and Their Replication
Pathogenesis and Medical Aspects of HIV-1 Infection
Nonhuman Lentiviruses
Other Human and Primate Retroviruses
Polyomaviridae
Polyomaviridae: The Viruses and Their Replication
Human Polyomaviruses
Papillomaviridae
Papillomaviruses and Their Replication
Papillomaviruses
Adenoviridae
Adenoviridae: The Viruses and Their Replication
Adenoviruses
Parvoviridae
Parvoviridae: The Viruses and Their Replication
Parvoviruses
Herpesviridae
The Family Herpesviridae: A Brief Introduction
Herpes Simplex Viruses and Their Replication
Herpes Simplex Viruses
Epstein-Barr Virus and Its Replication
Epstein-Barr Virus
Cytomegaloviruses and Their Replication
Cytomegalovirus
Varicella-Zoster Virus and Its Replication
Varicella-Zoster Virus
Human Herpesviruses 6A, 6B, and 7 and Their Replication
Human Herpesvirus 6 and Human Herpesvirus 7
Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus
Cercopithecine Herpesvirus (B Virus)
Poxiviridae
Poxviridae: The Viruses and Their Replication
Poxviruses
Hepadnaviridae
Hepadnaviridae: The Viruses and Their Replication
Hepatitis B Virus
Unclassified Agents
Hepatitis Delta Virus
Hepatitis E Virus
Prions


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Farmacología Básica y Clínica

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Basic and Clinical Pharmacology
Autor: Bertram G. Katzung
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 1179 pages
Materia: Farmacología
Año: 2006
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0071451536

CONTENIDO:


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Mundo Auditivo:
Análisis Sensorial y Percepción en el Hombre y los Animales

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Auditory Worlds: Sensory Analysis and Perception in Animals and Man:
Autor: Geoffrey A. Manley, Hugo Fastl, Manfred Kössl, Horst Oeckinghaus, Georg Klump
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 378
Materia: Biología
Año: 2000
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 3527275878

CONTENIDO:

Design plasticity in the evolution of the amniote hearing organ
Comparative anatomy and physiology of hearing organs
Cochlear frequency maps and their specializations in mammals and birds
Models of the human auditory system
Active mechanics and otoacoustic emissions in animals and man
Neural processing in the brain
Comparative animal behaviour and psychoacoustics
The human aspect I: Human psychophysics
Hearing impairment: Evaluation and rehabilitation
Appendices


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Crianza de Patógenos Humanos

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Farming Human Pathogens: Ecological Resilience and Evolutionary Process
Autor: Rodrick Wallace, Deborah Wallace, Robert G Wallace
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 216
Materia: Biología
Año: 2009
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0387922121

CONTENIDO:

Introduction
Formal theory I
Formal theory II
Coevolution
Eigen's paradox
Farming human pathogens
Final Remarks
Mathematical Appendix I
Mathematical Appendix II


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Factores que afectan la Producción de Terneros

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Factors Affecting Calf Crop: Biotechnology of Reproduction
Autor: Michael J. Fields, Robert S. Sand, Joel V. Yelich
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 320
Materia: Veterinaria
Año: 2001
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0849311179

CONTENIDO:

Developments in Reproductive Biotechnology that Will Improve the Weaned Calf Crop
Bovine Estrus Tools for Detection and Understanding
Use of Prostaglandin F2-alfa (PGF2-alfa) in Cattle Breeding
Estrous Synchronization of Cyclic and Anestrous Cows with Syncro-Mate-B®
Use of GnRH to Synchronize Estrus and/or Ovulation in Beef Cows with or without Timed Insemination
Current and Emerging Methods to Synchronize Estrus with Melengestrol Acetate (MGA)
A Vaginal Insert (CIDR) to Synchronize Estrus and Timed Al
Management of Follicular Growth with Progesterone and Estradiol within Progestin-Based Estrous Synchrony Systems
The Freezing Thawing and Transfer of Cattle Embryos
Application of Embryo Transfer to the Beef Cattle Industry
Embryo Transfer in Tropically Adapted Cattle in the Semitropics
In Vitro Fertilization to Improve Cattle Production
National Bovine Genomics Projects Present Status Future Directions and Why They Are Important
Genetic Technologies in Cow-CaIf Operations
Somatic Cell Cloning in the Beef Industry
Alternative Methods to Micromanipulation for Producing Transgenic Cattle
Cloning and the Beef Cattle Industry
Reproductive Real-Time Ultrasound Technology: An Application for Improving Calf Crop in Cattle Operations
Factors that Affect Embryonic Survival in the Cow: Application of Technology to Improve Calf Crop
Sexing Sperm for Beef and Dairy Cattle Breeding
New Developments in Managing the Bull


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Impacto Ambiental de Invertebrados para Control de Artrópodos

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Environmental Impact of Invertebrates for Biological Control of Anthropods: Methods and Risk Assessment
Autor: F. Bigler, D. Babendreier, U. Kuhlmann
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 288
Materia: Biología
Año: 2006
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0851990584

CONTENIDO:

Current Status and Constraints in the Assessment of Non-target Effects
Selection of Non-target Species for Host Specificity Testing
Host Specificity in Arthropod Biological Control Methods for Testing and
Interpretation of the Data
Measuring and Predicting Indirect Impacts of Biological Control.
Competition Displacement and Secondary Interactions
Risks of Interbreeding Between Species Used in Biological Control and
Native Species and Methods for Evaluating Their Occurrence and Impact
Assessing the Establishment Potential of Inundative Biological Control
Agents
Methods for Monitoring the Dispersal of Natural Enemies from Point Source
Releases Associated with Augmentative Biological Control
Risks of Plant Damage Caused by Natural Enemies Introduced for Arthropod
Biological Control
Methods for Assessment of Contaminants of Invertebrate Biological Control
Agents and Associated Risks
Post-release Evaluation of Non-target Effects of Biological Control
Agents
Molecular Methods for the Identification of Biological Control Agents at
the Species and Strain Level
The Usefulness of the Ecoregion Concept for Safer Import of Invertebrate
Biological Control Agents
Statistical Tools to Improve the Quality of Experiments and Data Analysis
for Assessing Non-target Effects
Principles of EnironmentaI Risk Assessment with Emphasis on the New
Zealand Perspective
Environmental Risk Assessment Methods for Comprehensive Evaluation and
Quick Scan
Balancing Environmental Risks and Benefits a Basic Approach


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Endosimbiontes en Paramecium

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Endosymbionts in Paramecium
Autor: Masahiro Fujishima
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 252
Materia: Biología
Año: 2009
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 3540926763

CONTENIDO:

Origins of Algal Symbionts of Paramecium bursaria
Infection of Paramecium bursaria by Symbiotic Chlorella Species
Metabolic Control Between the Symbiotic Chlorella and the Host Paramecium
Regulation of Circadian Rhythms of Paramecium bursaria by Symbiotic
Chlorella Species
Photobiological Aspects of the Mutualistic Association Between Paramecium
bursaria and Chlorella
Diversity of Endosymbiotic Bacteria in Paramecium
Diversity of Holospora Bacteria in Paramecium and Their Characterization
Infection and Maintenance of Holospora Species in Paramecium caudatum
The Killer Effect of Paramecium


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Efectos de la Radiacion Ionizante en Organismos Acuático

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Effects of Ionizing Radiation on Aquatic Organisms:
Recommendations of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (N C R P Report)
Autor: National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 115
Materia: Biología
Año: 1991
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0929600185

CONTENIDO:

Introduction
Effects Due to Acute Exposure
Effects Due to Chronic Exposure
Cytogenetic and Genetic Effects
Criteria for the Protection of Populations of Aquatic Organism
Environmental Dosimetry
Dose to Aquatic Organisms and Man from Environmental Radioactivity
Appendix A: Dose Rate Estimates to Aquatic Biota at Example Sites


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Biología del Cáncer

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Cancer Biology
Autor: Raymond W. Ruddon M.D.
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 568
Materia: Biología
Año: 2007
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0195175433

CONTENIDO:

Characteristics of Human Cancer
Causes of Cancer
The Epidemiology of Human Cancer
The Biochemistry and Cell Biology of Cancer
Molecular Genetics of Cancer
Tumor Immunology
Cancer Diagnosis
Sequelae of Cancer and Its Treatment
Cancer Prevention


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Regeneración y Reparación Ósea

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Bone Regeneration and Repair: Biology and Clinical Applications
Autor: Jay R. Lieberman, Gary E. Friedlaender
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 416
Materia: Biología
Año: 2005
Formato: PDF
ISBN / ASIN: 0896038475

CONTENIDO:

Bone Dynamics: Morphogenesis, Growth Modeling, and Remodeling
Fracture Repair
Common Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Fetal Bone Formation and Adult
Fracture Repair
Biology of Bone Grafts
Cell-Based Strategies for Bone Regeneration: From Developmental Biology to Clinical Therapy
Biology of the Vascularized Fibular Graft
Growth Factor Regulation of Osteogenesis
Grafts and Bone Graft Substitutes
Gene Transfer Approaches to Enhancing Bone Healing
Bone Morphogenic Proteins and Other Growth Factors to Enhance Fracture
Healing and Treatment of Nonunions
The Ilizarov Technique for Bone Regeneration and Repair
Biology of Spinal Fusion: Biology and Clinical Applications
Bone Allograft Transplantation: Theory and Practice
Bone Grafting for Total Joint Arthroplasty: Biology and Clinical Applications
Biophysical Stimulation Using Electrical, Electromagnetic, and Ultrasonic
Fields: Effects on acture Healing and Spinal Fusion
Vascularized Fibula Grafts: Clinical Applications
Craniofacial Repair
Bone Regeneration Techniques in the Orofacial Region


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Ecología y Conservación Aviar

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Bird Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques
Autor: William J. Sutherland, Ian Newton, Rhys E. Green
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 408
Materia: Biología, Veterinaria
Año: 2004
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0198520867

CONTENIDO:

Bird diversity survey methods
Bird census and survey techniques
Breeding biology
Birds in the hand
Estimating survival and movement
Radio-tagging
Migration
Information from dead and dying birds
Techniques in physiology and genetics
Diet and foraging behavior
Habitat assessment
Conservation management of endangered birds
Exploitation
Habitat management


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Atlas de Biología y Patología de Tejidos

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Atlas der Biologie und Pathologie von Geweben
Autor: Margit Pavelka, Jürgen Roth
Idioma: Alemán
Número de páginas: 334
Materia: Biología
Año: 2005
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 3211835636




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Áreas Agrícolas y Urbanas

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Agricultural and Urban Areas
Autor: Richard Garratt
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 144
Materia: Biología
Año: 2006
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 081605326X

CONTENIDO:

Geography of Farms and Cities
Geology of Farms and Cities
Farms and Cities as Ecosystems
Biodiversity in Farms and Cities
The History and Prehistory of Farms and Cities
Agricultural and Urban Conservation


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