PDF | On Oct 15, , I.N. Karatsoreos and others published Chronobiology: Biological Timekeeping. DeCoursey sets the stage by reviewing the origin of human timekeeping and the emergence of chronobiology as a discipline in the last century. Chronobiology: Biological Timekeeping. Jay C. Dunlap, Jennifer J. Loros, and Patricia J. DeCoursey, eds. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.
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Email alerts New issue alert. In fact, biological timekeeping is a core property of life on a revolving planet. Examples from the real world and from current and classic research are included and a final chapter looks to the future by exploring six cutting-edge areas of research.
LorosPatricia J. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? A Primer of Ecological Genetics. Examples at all levels of organization are drawn from the real world and from current and classic research. A final chapter looks to the future by exploring six cutting-edge areas of research. The University of Melbourne Library. She serves as Associate Editor for the journal Genetics and is on the advisory board for the Journal of Biological Rhythms.
Open to the public ; QP The book’s highly readable style reduces technical terminol. Go to British Wildlife. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Timrkeeping volume provides a marvelous overview of the evolution of thinking about biological regulation of rhythms. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, Massachusetts.
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We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Drosophila mutants and retinal organization in frogs are described with relevance to cylicity, and the wide differences existing in reptiles and birds are explored. Account Chroonbiology Sign in. About this book The study of how solar- and lunar- related rhythms are governed by living pacemakers within organisms constitutes the scientific discipline of chronobiology.
It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. C Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries Following this most readable introduction, the subsequent chapters gradually discuss the increasing complexity of rhythms found in bacteria, plants, insects, various mammals, and eventually we learn of the impact on human chronobioloty.
Parallel to the familiar spatial cellular structure of living cells, temporal, or time, organization is a vital part of the survival and normal A Very Short Introduction. Other editions – View all Chronobiology: Check copyright status Cite tiemkeeping Title Chronobiology: About this book Contents Customer reviews Biography Related titles.
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Adaptations evolved by organisms to cope with regular geophysical cycles in their environment are evident in nearly every aspect of their lives. Chronobiologists are at the cutting edge of fields ranging from microbial genetics to ethology to treatment of human psychiatric illnesses. The Variety of Life. Of the many books I get to read, this has been the most rewarding and I cannot stress enough how much future readers would be rewarded by acquiring this chronpbiology volume.
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He has co-edited 16 books in genetics and published over timrkeeping on the genetics and the molecular biology of circadian systems. This large book is the ultimate result of a conference held at Dartmouth in Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait The prologue of chapter 9 says: Plant Physiology and Development International Edition.
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