Platelets by Michelson A.D.

By Michelson A.D.

The simultaneous e-book of 2 huge, multiauthored books dedicated to blood platelets is a landmark in hematology. In 1970, whilst I accomplished my education, I replaced my examine concentration from pink cells (the curiosity of my mentors) to platelets. little or no was once identified approximately platelets at the moment; it used to be an open box for a starting investigator. What a distinction 3 a long time have made. those books signify the innovative narrowing of concentration that's necessary to the outline of increasing wisdom. whilst i used to be starting my occupation, books during this subspecialty have been easily titled Hematology; later, books on hemostasis and thrombosis seemed; now, with those books, the focal point has narrowed extra, to platelets. the wonderful thing about those books is not only their concentration but in addition their dependent presentation and breadth of subject matters. The books have comparable content material and a virtually parallel layout. either start with stress-free and instructive ancient views that current bills of the evolution of our wisdom approximately platelets written by way of authors whose efficient careers have spanned this evolution: Barry Coller within the Michelson publication; Fraser Mustard, Raelene Kinlough-Rathbone, and Marian Packham within the publication edited by way of Gresele et al. The latter e-book additionally concludes with an extra ancient point of view by way of Gustav Born.

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Knowledge Management, Organizational Memory and Transfer by Murray E. Jennex

By Murray E. Jennex

Because the enterprise group developments towards putting a better precedence and cost belief on organizational wisdom administration and reminiscence, organisations around the world are sharing an expanding urgency within the desire for confirmed applied sciences and research-based practices to steer their efforts to maintain and discover aggressive virtue from their organizational wisdom resources. wisdom administration, Organizational reminiscence and move habit: worldwide techniques and developments is a accomplished, overseas selection of excellent learn into the sphere of information administration. This publication captures an in-depth wisdom base for academia and at the most present and helpful options, purposes, and techniques appropriate to the winning administration of data resources.

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Interventions: Advances in Art and Urban Futures by Malcolm Miles, Tim Hall

By Malcolm Miles, Tim Hall

Interventions is a contribution to present issues of ways cultural tasks and interventions impact the advance of towns. It attracts jointly guidelines and initiatives for cultural city interventions, from the united kingdom, Lithuania, India, and North the USA. The authors contain artists, arts managers, lecturers in cultural and geographical fields, and coverage makers. The booklet has 3 sections: the 1st on rules and techniques for cultural intervention; the second one on particular initiatives (a set of case studies); and the 3rd contains very important examine stories comparing public paintings and cultural interventions in London, Exeter, the north-east of britain, and Barcelona. The ebook provides a sequence of positions from assorted views, to attract consciousness to those viewpoints, and to inspire debate in a space of speedy switch - the cultural lifetime of towns within the twenty first century. It takes a quite often severe place, and is in many ways an antidote to the advocacy of public paintings or the blandness of reliable pronouncements on public tradition. It doesn't imagine that 'art is nice for us', yet asks precisely what interventions within the type of visible tradition may perhaps do. The solutions are as various because the locations defined and techniques hired in them.

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Transgenic Microalgae as Green Cell Factories by Rosa León, Aurora Galván Cejudo, Emilio Fernández

By Rosa León, Aurora Galván Cejudo, Emilio Fernández

Microalgae were principally cultured and commercialized as nutrition and feed ingredients, and their strength as resource of high-added worth compounds is widely known. yet, unlike the massive variety of genetically transformed micro organism, yeast or even greater crops, just a couple of species of microalgae were genetically reworked with potency. preliminary problems within the expression of overseas genes in microalgae were steadily conquer, and robust molecular instruments for his or her genetic engineering are actually to be had. a substantial selection of promoters and selectable marker genes and progressively more genomic or cDNA sequences became to be had in recent times. extra paintings is required to rework new species of microalgae, especially those who have advertisement worth, in order that it might be attainable to extend the productiveness of conventional compounds or synthesize novel ones. Silencing transgenes continues to be as an enormous challenge for solid expression of international genes. This challenge isn't really precise to microalgae because it has additionally been saw in vegetation, animals and fungi. a greater realizing of the mechanisms that keep an eye on the legislation of gene expression in eukaryotes is hence wanted.

In this publication a gaggle of remarkable researchers engaged on diverse parts of microalgae biotechnology supply an international imaginative and prescient of the genetic manipulation of microalgae and their applications.

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Pourquoi les manchots n'ont pas froid aux pieds ? : Et 111 by New Scientist

By New Scientist

Les lecteurs de Mais qui mange les guêpes ? connaissent les vertus de los angeles rubrique " Le dernier mot " du journal anglais New Scientist : partir de los angeles query los angeles plus " bête " attainable - Pourquoi le fromage fondu fait-il des fils ? Suis-je en teach de respirer une des molécules d'air du dernier soupir de Léonard de Vinci ? Pourquoi les oignons font-ils pleurer ? - et faire confiance au lecteur pour obtenir l. a. réponse los angeles plus complète et los angeles plus inattendue attainable. Pourquoi les manchots n'ont pas froid aux pieds ? les comblera en affirmant à nouveau deux grands principes de l. a. vulgarisation scientifique : le savoir n'est pas proportionnel au nombre de diplômes, et l. a. technological know-how sans humour ni controverse est comme un jour sans soleil. Par les lecteurs de los angeles revue New Scientist.

Ce livre qui se lit a l. a. vitesse de l'eclair (tiens quel est los angeles taille d'un eclair?) est plutot amusant on y retrouve des reponses scientifiques a des questions de los angeles vie de tous les jours mais auxquelles on n'a pas forcement de reponses. cognizance il s'agit vraiment d'une liste de questions et reponses associees, l'avantage etant de se concentrer sur les questions les plus essentielles (pourquoi les chiens ont tous, ou presque, los angeles truffe noire par expl.). bonne lecture et bon entertainment.

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The Chloroplast: Basics and Applications by Constantin A. Rebeiz (auth.), Constantin A. Rebeiz,

By Constantin A. Rebeiz (auth.), Constantin A. Rebeiz, Christoph Benning, Hans J. Bohnert, Henry Daniell, J. Kenneth Hoober, Hartmut K. Lichtenthaler, Archie R. Portis, Baishnab C. Tripathy (eds.)

The global inhabitants is anticipated to extend to nine billion by way of the 12 months 2050 on the way to generate meals and gasoline shortages. because it may be tough to extend the land sector below cultivation with out severe environmental results, greater productiveness for biomass is needed. development in photosynthetic potency will require elevated wisdom and deeper realizing of :(a) the biosynthesis of photosynthetic membrane elements akin to hemes, chlorophylls, carotenoids, quinones, and lipids; (b) photosynthetic membrane apoprotein biosynthesis; (c) the biosynthesis and rules of the meeting of pigment-apoprotein complexes; and (d) the complexities of carbon sensing, biosynthesis and allocation. those ambitions might be entire by means of bioengineering of chloroplasts with larger photosynthetic potency and improved variation to numerous stresses and/or alteration of the kinetic homes of the CO2-assimilating enzyme, Rubisco. Advances in the direction of this objective are addressed during this quantity that may foster cooperation among biochemists and molecular biologists, scientists concerned about photosynthesis examine and biotechnologists excited about plant and plastid genomics and transformation. We envision destiny learn to concentration awareness on "Chloroplast Bioengineering" as an built-in novel box of study. This ebook is designed for graduate scholars and researchers in chlorophyll metabolism, integrative plant biology, plant body structure, plant biochemistry, plant molecular biology, biotechnology, bioenergy and biofuels.

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