Download Agricultural Applications by Jean-Michel Savoie, Marie Foulongne-Oriol, Gérard Barroso, PDF

By Jean-Michel Savoie, Marie Foulongne-Oriol, Gérard Barroso, Philippe Callac (auth.), Frank Kempken (eds.)

This quantity covers the excessive relevance of fungi for agriculture. it's a thoroughly up to date and revised moment version with fourteen first-class chapters via best scientists of their fields and provides a complete assessment of the newest achievements and advancements.

Topics contain: nutrients and fodder; fungal secondary metabolites and cleansing; biology, ailment regulate and administration; symbiontic fungi and mycorrhiza; and phytopathogenicity.

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Download Reflections on the Problem of Consciousness by Errol E. Harris PDF

By Errol E. Harris

The crucial and such a lot perplexing challenge of attention is how the electro-chemical task continually happening within the mind interprets into the unsleeping adventure we take pleasure in. Neither neuro-scientists nor psychologists nor philosophers have a lot as tackled this challenge head-on, (despite many claims on the contrary ) not to mention solved it. during this examine, Errol Harris considers the makes an attempt which were made by way of numerous very important neuro-scientists and philosophers to deal with the query, and he makes his personal feedback as to the way it will be approached with the easiest prospect of intelligibility.

"This ebook makes specific and infrequent contributions to philosophy of brain. the main major and strange advantage of this ebook is its diversity, combining a deep wisdom of the background of philosophy with opinions of up to date works in philosophy of brain and the sciences of cognition. There are a number of writers who've pursued a conversation among modern philosophy of mind/cognitive technology and Contintental philosophers akin to Husserl, Heidegger and Merleau-Ponty and Pragmatists equivalent to William James. Harris is exclusive, in my adventure, in bringing to undergo extra insights from such furniture within the philosophical canon as Aristotle, Spinoza, Hegel, Bradley and Collingwood along such modern spokespersons of cognitive technological know-how as Antonio Damasio and Daniel Dennett. For these us folks who imagine that those that forget about the teachings of philosophical heritage will be condemned to copy them, this ebook might turn out a tremendous challenge." Steven Horst, Chair of Philosophy, Wesleyan college (CT, USA)

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Download Endovascular Interventions: A Case-Based Approach by Jorge L. Eller MD, L. Nelson Hopkins MD, Elad I. Levy MD PDF

By Jorge L. Eller MD, L. Nelson Hopkins MD, Elad I. Levy MD (auth.), Robert S. Dieter, Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., Raymond A. Dieter, III (eds.)

Endovascular Interventions makes use of a case-based method of current the present technique used for the remedy of peripheral arterial and venous ailments. using a chain of case reviews, the ebook provides readers with a number complexities and problems encountered in day-by-day perform, besides information and tips for overcoming them. Chapters are prepared to offer a entire examine stipulations desirous about endovascular interventions, together with intracranial strokes, reduce extremity artery disorder, access-related pseudoaneurysm, problems of intra-aortic balloon pumps, aortic dissections, and septic arteritis.

Endovascular Interventions: A Case-Based Approachis a realistic advisor and helpful source for the training interventional heart specialist, interventional radiologist, vascular health professional and cardiothoracic surgeon.

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Download Toxikologie: Eine Einfuhrung fur Naturwissenschaftler und PDF

These days due to an elevated expertise in their social and ecological obligations an increasing number of scientists and physicians desire to raise their present wisdom of toxins and the consequences of those on people and the surroundings. this can be more and more precise of chemists and biologists, who've already been faced, in the course of their reports, with questions about the healthiness dangers of chemical compounds and the felony laws concerned. This booklet is a latest advent to toxicology and treats those themes. ranging from the scientific, biochemical and pharmacological basics it describes the equipment used for spotting and assessing toxicological hazards. there's a exact therapy of mechanisms and detection equipment for genotoxic, reproduction-toxic and carcinogenic chemical compounds within the laboratory, on the office and within the environment.

the entire authors are eminent: years of expertise on the leading edge of educational and commercial study and educating have introduced them not just technical but additionally extraordinary didactic competence. Their contributions are sincerely dependent in 35 chapters and shape a richly illustrated presentation.

Chapter 1 Einfuhrung (pages 1–12): Prof. Dr. H. Greim
Chapter 2 Toxikokinetik (pages 13–40): J. G. Filser
Chapter three Fremdstoffmetabolismus (pages 41–85): Th. Wolff and L. R. Schwarz
Chapter four Reaktive Metaboliten und kovalente Bindung an Makromolekule (pages 87–105): H. Kappus
Chapter five Toxikogenetik (pages 107–116): F. J. Wiebel
Chapter 6 Cytotoxizitat (pages 117–134): L. R. Schwarz
Chapter 7 Chemische Kanzerogenese (pages 135–160): E. Deml and D. Oesterle
Chapter eight Reproduktionstoxikologie (pages 161–170): H. Spielmann
Chapter nine Kombinationswirkungen von Chemikalien (pages 171–177): H. M. Bolt and F. Riemer
Chapter 10 Verdauungstrakt (pages 179–187): M. Schwenk
Chapter eleven Leber (pages 189–198): L. R. Schwarz
Chapter 12 Atmungsorgane (pages 199–212): J. Pauluhn
Chapter thirteen Herz (pages 213–220): okay. Seibel
Chapter 14 Zentralnervensystem (ZNS) und peripheres Nervensystem (pages 221–232): W. E. Muller
Chapter 15 Haut (pages 233–241): F. J. Wiebel
Chapter sixteen Niere und ableitende Harnwege (pages 243–253): D. Oesterle
Chapter 17 Knochenmark, zellulare Bestandteile des Blutes und Hamoglobin (pages 255–268): W. Lenk, R. Snyder and Prof. Dr. H. Greim
Chapter 18 Immunsystem (pages 269–302): P. Greim, C. Goebel, J. Abel, H. Schroder and E. Gleichmann
Chapter 19 Toxizitatstests und Kanzerogenitatstests in vivo (pages 303–320): Dr. E. Deml
Chapter 20 Genotoxizitatstests in vitro (pages 321–341): U. Andrae
Chapter 21 Mutagenitatstests in vivo (pages 343–356): I?D. Adler
Chapter 22 Erfassung und Kontrolle von Schadstoffbelastungen beim Individuum (Biomonitoring) (pages 357–370): Th. Wolff
Chapter 23 Epidemiologie (pages 371–380): okay. Ulm
Chapter 24 Risikoabschatzungen fur krebserzeugende Stoffe (pages 381–396): J. Filser, Prof. Dr. H. Greim and J. Timm
Chapter 25 Grenzwerte (pages 397–409): Prof. Dr. H. Greim
Chapter 26 Gesetzgeberische Aspekte (pages 411–418): D. Kayser
Chapter 27 Rechtsvorschriften zum Schutz vor gefahrlichen Stoffen (pages 419–440): E. Hummel and W. Mucke
Chapter 28 Polychlorierte Biphenyle (pages 441–450): Dr. E. Deml
Chapter 29 Polychlorierte Dibenzodioxine und Dibenzofurane (PCDD/F) (pages 451–461): ok. Rozman, B. Stahl and H. Sterzl?Eckert
Chapter 30 Metalle (pages 463–478): okay. H. summer season and St. Halbach
Chapter 31 Toxische Gase (pages 479–491): L. Szinicz
Chapter 32 Stickstoffmonoxid (pages 493–498): J. Stadler and J. Doehmer
Chapter 33 Mineralfasern (pages 499–506): I. Mangelsdorf
Chapter 34 Organische Losungsmittel (pages 507–517): Prof. Dr. H. Greim
Chapter 35 Okotoxikologie (pages 519–539): R. Debus

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Download Ciba Foundation Symposium 120 - Papillomaviruses: PDF

A multidisciplinary quantity featuring contemporary learn in relation to papillomaviruses and their organization with specific sorts of malignant lesions. offers up to date findings on their category and their molecular biology and cell-virus interactions, together with mode of access, amendment of genetic fabric and pathogenecity; their dating to varied different types of dermis stipulations; their organization with cervical carcinoma and carcinomas of the bladder and alimenatry tract, with descriptions of in vitro stories; and at last, their immunology and attainable healing brokers, e.g., interferon and vaccination. the one finished textual content at the topic, it brings jointly the paintings of the various such a lot sought after researchers within the box.


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Download Neurosurgery: Principles and Practice by Allen E. Waziri MD, Derek A. Taggard MD, Vincent C. PDF

By Allen E. Waziri MD, Derek A. Taggard MD, Vincent C. Traynelis MD (auth.), Anne J. Moore MB BS, BSc, FRCS, David W. Newell (eds.)

2 three four five 6 7 eight nine 1011 1 2 three 4111 This booklet offers insurance of a wide variety of themes within the ?eld of neurosurgery, five for citizens and registrars in education and for fresh graduates of educating courses. 6 As neurosurgical education contains services from facilities all over the world, there's a 7 have to have enter from experts in neurosurgery from quite a few nations. this article eight is a compilation by means of professional authors within the united states and the united kingdom to supply info on nine the fundamental wisdom and scientific administration required for optimum care of neuro- 2011 surgical sufferers. 1 The textual content is an updated synopsis of the ?eld of neurosurgery from American and a pair of British views, which covers the commonest scientific stipulations encountered three by way of neurosurgeons. The chapters are prepared lower than large themes, together with inves- four tigative reviews, perioperative care, the function of more moderen strategies and the administration five of tumors, vascular and aggravating lesions. extra issues are then coated, includ- 6 ing pediatrics, backbone and peripheral nerve lesions, in addition to useful neurosurgery 7 and infections. We count on that trainees will ?nd this data priceless for certi?- eight cation examinations and up to date graduates of neurosurgical education courses can nine make the most of this article as an replace of crucial neurosurgical topics.

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Download Proteases In The Brain by Hans-Gert Bernstein (auth.), Uwe Lendeckel, Nigel M. Hooper PDF

By Hans-Gert Bernstein (auth.), Uwe Lendeckel, Nigel M. Hooper (eds.)

In all organs of the physique proteases have serious roles to play either in basic improvement and functioning and in ailment states. The mind isn't any exception to this, with proteases having rising roles in synaptic plasticity, reminiscence, neurodegenerative problems reminiscent of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and prion illnesses, ischemia and annoying mind harm, inflammatory and infectious ailments, and tumour development. Proteases within the mind brings jointly quite a lot of issues less than this vital topic and highlights the big variety of proteases fascinated by those general and illness processes.

Proteases within the mind studies the position and legislation of proteases in

Alzheimer’s affliction

brain ischemia and irritating mind damage

human glioma

inflammatory and infectious ailments of the vital anxious approach

metabolism of the prion protein

modulating synaptic task

multiple sclerosis

neuronal plasticity and reminiscence consolidation

Parkinson’s disorder

processing, conversion and inactivation of neuropeptides.

Proteases within the mind is a well timed and beneficial resource of data either for these good versed within the position of proteases within the mind and in the event you are starting to discover the real function of this relatives of enzymes in mind functionality and dysfunction.

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Download Hypercarbon Chemistry, Second Edition by George A. Olah, G. K. Surya Prakash, Kenneth Wade, Arpad PDF

By George A. Olah, G. K. Surya Prakash, Kenneth Wade, Arpad Molnar, Robert E. Williams(auth.)

The crucial re-creation of the publication that positioned hypercarbon chemistry at the map

A finished and modern remedy of the chemistry of hydrocarbons (alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, and aromatics) in the direction of electrophiles, Hypercarbon Chemistry, moment Edition offers with all significant facets of such chemistry inquisitive about hydrocarbon alterations, and of the structural and response chemistry of carboranes, combined hydrides during which either carbon and boron atoms perform the polyhedral molecular frameworks.

regardless of the firmly validated tetravalency, carbon can bond concurrently to 5 or extra different atoms. "Hypercarbon" bonding permeates a lot natural, inorganic and organometallic chemistry, and the ebook serves because the compendium for this phenomenon.

Copious diagrams illustrate the wealthy number of hypercarbon buildings referred to now, and styles therein. person chapters care for particular different types of compound (e.g. organometallics, carboranes, carbocations) or differences that continue via temporary hypercarbon species, detailing basic chemistry, together with reactivity, selectivity, stereochemistry, mechanistic components and more.Content:
Chapter 1 advent: normal elements (pages 1–35):
Chapter 2 Carbon?Bridged (Associated) steel Alkyls (pages 37–84):
Chapter three Carboranes and Metallacarboranes (pages 85–147):
Chapter four combined Metal?Carbon Clusters and steel Carbides (pages 149–183):
Chapter five Hypercoordinate Carbocations and their Borane Analogs (pages 185–293):
Chapter 6 Reactions related to Hypercarbon Intermediates (pages 295–416):

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Download Liver MRI: Correlation with Other Imaging Modalities and by Shahid M. Hussain MD, PhD (auth.) PDF

By Shahid M. Hussain MD, PhD (auth.)

This e-book presents a pragmatic strategy for MR imaging of the focal and diffuse liver lesions. it really is in line with state of the art MR imaging sequences, computer-generated drawings, concise determine captions, proper and systematic (differential) diagnostic details, contemporary literature references, and sufferer administration percentages.

MR imaging findings are correlated to ultrasound, computed tomography, and pathology while appropriate.

This publication will significantly profit all pros and desirous about imaging, prognosis, and therapy of focal and diffuse liver lesions, together with radiologists, gastroenterologists, surgeons, pathologists, MR physicists, MRI medical scientists, radiology and different citizens, MR technicians, and scholars.

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Download Reconstructing Behavior in the Primate Fossil Record by Callum F. Ross, Charles A. Lockwood (auth.), J. Michael PDF

By Callum F. Ross, Charles A. Lockwood (auth.), J. Michael Plavcan, Richard F. Kay, William L. Jungers, Carel P. van Schaik (eds.)

This quantity brings jointly a sequence of papers that tackle the subject of reconstructing habit within the primate fossil checklist. The literature dedicated to reconstructing habit in extinct species is ovelWhelming and intensely various. occasionally, it sort of feels as if behavioral reconstruction is completed as an afterthought within the dialogue component of papers, relegated to the prestige of expert hypothesis. yet contemporary years have obvious an explosion in experiences of model, sensible anatomy, comparative sociobiology, and improvement. strong new comparative equipment are actually on hand on the web. whilst, we are facing a speedily turning out to be fossil checklist that gives increasingly more details at the morphology and paleoenvironments of extinct species. as a result, inferences of habit in extinct species became higher grounded in comparative reports of dwelling species and have gotten increas­ ingly rigorous. we provide the following a sequence of papers that assessment extensive matters regarding reconstructing quite a few facets of habit from very varieties of evi­ dence. we are hoping that during so doing, the reader will achieve a point of view at the a number of sorts of facts that may be delivered to endure on reconstructing habit, the strengths and weaknesses of alternative techniques, and, might be, new techniques to the subject. We outline habit as extensively as we will­ together with life-history characteristics, locomotion, vitamin, and social habit, giving the authors massive freedom in picking out what, precisely, they want to explore.

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