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Fungal Disease in Britain and the United States 1850-2000

By A. Homei,M. Worboys
  • ISBN Code: : 113737702X
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 225
  • Category : History
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This book is open access under a CC BY license. The narrative of 20th-century medicine is the conquering of acute infectious diseases and the rise in chronic, degenerative diseases. The history of fungal infections does not fit this picture. This book charts the path of fungal infections from the mid 19th century to the dawn of the 21st century.

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Planet Mensch - ein Reiseführer In seinem neuen Buch erzählt Weltbestsellerautor Bill Bryson die grandiose Geschichte des menschlichen Körpers, von der Haarwurzel bis zu den Zehen. Das ganze Leben verbringen wir in unserem Körper, doch die wenigsten haben eine Ahnung davon, wie er funktioniert, welche erstaunlichen Kräfte darin wirken und was tief im Inneren ab- und manchmal auch schiefläuft. »Eine kurze Geschichte des menschlichen Körpers« lädt ein zu einer unvergleichlichen Forschungsreise durch unseren Organismus. Mit ansteckender Entdeckerfreude erzählt Bryson vom Wunder unserer körperlichen und neurologischen Grundausstattung. Alles, was man wissen muss, faszinierend, mitreißend, witzig und leicht verständlich erzählt: ein echter Bryson!

Kroppen

By Bill Bryson
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  • Publisher : Gyldendal A/S
  • Book Code : 8702296047
  • Total of Pages : 456
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 507
  • Pdf File: kroppen.pdf

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Vi går gennem hele livet i en og samme krop, og alligevel ved de fleste af os stort set intet om, hvordan vores krop fungerer, og hvad der sker inden i os. Dette gør den formidable videnskabsformidler Bill Bryson, forfatter til bl.a. bestselleren En kort historie om næsten alt, noget ved. I Kroppen – en guide for indehavere tager han os med på en dybt fascinerende rejse fra top til tå og anskueliggør det vidunder, vores legeme er. Bogen er rigt illustreret og sprængfuld af viden om de mest forunderlige ting ved vores fysik, og den er, som forfatterens tidligere bøger, skrevet så ligetil og underholdende, at alle kan og får lyst til, at være med.

Tělo: příručka pro uživatele

By Bill Bryson
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  • Publisher : Kniha Zlín
  • Book Code : 8076622395
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Crafts & Hobbies
  • Members : 911
  • Pdf File: tělo.pdf

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Jsme mnohem složitější a záhadnější, než si dokážete představit. Celý život trávíme v jednom těle, a přece většina z nás příliš netuší, jak funguje a co se v něm odehrává. Historie anatomie a medicíny je plná zapomenutých hrdinů, ohromujících příběhů a zajímavých faktů. Mimochodem, od okamžiku, kdy jste začali číst tuto větu, vyrobilo vaše tělo asi milion červených krvinek. Podobných informací je v této fascinující, komplexní, čtenářsky přístupné a důvtipně napsané knize spousta.

The Body: Panduan bagi Penghuni

By Bill Bryson
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  • Publisher : Gramedia Pustaka Utama
  • Book Code : 6020652300
  • Total of Pages : 472
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 281
  • Pdf File: the-body.pdf

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Bill Bryson lagi-lagi membuktikan diri sebagai kawan seperjalanan yang berharga selagi dia mengajak kita menjelajahi tubuh manusiaÑbagaimana fungsinya, kemampuan luar biasanya menyembuhkan diri, dan (sayangnya) cara-cara tubuh bisa gagal. Penuh fakta luar biasa (tubuh Anda membuat sejuta sel darah merah sejak Anda mulai membaca tulisan ini) dan anekdot Bryson yang menarik, The Body akan membawa Anda ke pemahaman lebih mendalam atas keajaiban kehidupan dan tubuh Anda. Dia menulis, ÒKita menjalani hidup di dalam gumpalan daging hangat ini tapi menganggapnya biasa saja.Ó The Body akan menyembuhkan sikap abai itu dengan dosis tinggi fakta dan informasi menakjubkan yang asyik dibaca.

Keho

By Bill Bryson
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  • Publisher : Werner Söderström Ltd
  • Book Code : 9510450219
  • Total of Pages : 444
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 886
  • Pdf File: keho.pdf

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Menestyskirjailija Bill Brysonin huikea tutkimusmatka ihmiskehon syövereihin.

Тело. Руководство пользователя

By Билл Брайсон
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  • Publisher : Litres
  • Book Code : 5043345098
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 384
  • Pdf File: Тело-Руководство-пользователя.pdf

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Новая книга Билла Брайсона «Тело. Руководство пользователя» создана по тому же принципу, что и другие, уже полюбившиеся читателю.Это пестрая смесь из исторических анекдотов и парадоксальных фактов о нашем организме. Некоторая вольность в обращении с научным материалом, за которую иногда упрекают Брайсона, с лихвой компенсируется невероятной занимательностью изложения.В формате PDF A4 сохранён издательский дизайн.

The Role of Plant Pathology in Food Safety and Food Security

By R.N. Strange,Maria Lodovica Gullino
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Book Code : 9781402089329
  • Total of Pages : 155
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 695
  • Pdf File: the-role-of-plant-pathology-in-food-safety-and-food-security.pdf

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This collection of papers represents some of those given at the International Congress for Plant Pathology held in Turin in 2008 in the session with the title “The Role of Plant Pathology in Food Safety and Food Security”. Although food safety in terms of “Is this food safe to eat?” did not receive much direct attention it is, never theless, an important topic. A crop may not be safe to eat because of its inh- ent qualities. Cassava, for example, is cyanogenic, and must be carefully prepared if toxicosis is to be avoided. Other crops may be safe to eat providing they are not infected or infested by microorganisms. Mycotoxins are notorious examples of compounds which may contaminate a crop either pre- or post-harvest owing to the growth of fungi. Two papers in this book deal with toxins, one by Barbara Howlett and co-workers and the other by Robert Proctor and co-workers. In the first of these, the role of sirodesmin PL, a compound produced by Leptosphaeria ma- lans, causal agent of blackleg disease of oilseed rape (Brassica napus), is discussed. The authors conclude that the toxin plays a role in virulence of the fungus and may also be beneficial in protecting the pathogen from other competing micro-organisms but there seem to be no reports of its mammalian toxicity.

Straminipilous Fungi

By M.W. Dick
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Book Code : 9401597332
  • Total of Pages : 670
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 747
  • Pdf File: straminipilous-fungi.pdf

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Straminipilous Fungi presents a critical comparative review of the morphology and ultrastructure, morphogenesis, cytology, molecular biology and evolution of the biflagellate fungi. These organisms encompass the fungi formerly called oomycetes; taxonomically related heterotrophs studied by mycologists; plasmodiophorids and other heterotrophs. Appropriate comparisons are made with chromophyte algae, marine heterotrophs and chytridiaceous fungi. Little-known taxa which have been referred to the various orders of flagellate fungi are also listed together with citations. A new hierarchical classification is presented which is supported by systematic accounts and synoptic keys. Dichotomous keys based on habitat and habit are given to all known species of lagenidiaceous fungi, labyrinthulids and plasmodiophorids. A unique `one stop' reference resource for plant pathologists is provided by the binominal lists, including host-related lists for the downy mildews. The book, including ca 4000 references, is a major text for post-graduate and research workers, particularly freshwater and marine biologists, soil ecologists and plant pathologists.

Invasive Alien Species

By Michael R. Ielmini,Thammineni Pullaiah
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 1119607019
  • Total of Pages : 1488
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Members : 661
  • Pdf File: invasive-alien-species.pdf

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Jedes Jahr breiten sich invasive gebietsfremde Arten in neue Ökosysteme aus. Die von den Eindringlingen verursachten Auswirkungen können sich in kürzester Zeit bemerkbar machen und verheerend sein. Das Thema der invasiven gebietsfremden Arten ist umfassend, komplex und auf verschiedenen Ebenen von globaler Bedeutung. Verschärft wird es durch die Globalisierung der Weltwirtschaft und den zunehmenden Handel, durch den die natürlichen Barrieren für den Transfer von Arten durchbrochen werden. Invasive gebietsfremde Arten bedrohen die weltweite Nahrungsmittelversorgung, die Qualität und Verfügbarkeit von Trinkwasser sowie die Stromproduktion und -versorgung. Zusammen mit den zusätzlichen Risiken durch den globalen Klimawandel ist die weltweite Homogenisierung von Pflanzen, Tieren und Mikroben ein wesentlicher Faktor für den sich verschlechternden Gesundheitszustand der Ökosysteme und die nachlassenden Ökosystemdienstleistungen überall auf der Welt. Um dieser Entwicklung entgegenzuwirken, besteht die dringende Notwendigkeit einer einheitlichen Ausrichtung von Regierungen, Kulturen und Programmen und einer besseren grenzüberschreitenden Koordination. Nur so lassen sich die vielfältigen Bedrohungen durch invasive gebietsfremde Arten für die Umwelt, die Wirtschaft und die Gesundheit von Pflanzen und Tieren sowie insbesondere die menschliche Gesundheit effektiv bekämpfen. Dieses vierbändige Werk ist das erste, das einen umfassenden Satz nützlicher Materialien zu den zentralen Themen bereitstellt, um die gesamte globale Bedrohung durch invasive gebietsfremde Arten sowie die vielfältigen Probleme in verschiedenen Teilen der Welt deutlich zu machen, und es enthält Material, in dem potenziell replizierbare Lösungen zur Überwindung dieser Bedrohungen aufgezeigt werden. Das Werk betont die Bedrohung durch invasive gebietsfremde Arten auch im Sinne eines globalen ?Aufrufs zum Handeln?. Invasive Arten kennen keine Grenzen. Daher hoffen wir, dass wir durch die Zusammenstellung von Material, das unterschiedliche wissenschaftliche und gesellschaftliche Standpunkte aus aller Welt berücksichtigt, sowie durch die Vermittlung von Erkenntnissen und Beispielen zu einer Vielzahl damit zusammenhängender Themen das globale Bewusstsein stärken und einheitliche nationale Reaktionen auf die Bedrohung durch invasive gebietsfremde Arten fördern können.

The Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson,Julia Harding
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Book Code : 0191016071
  • Total of Pages : 912
  • Category : Cooking
  • Members : 431
  • Pdf File: the-oxford-companion-to-wine.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Published in 1994 to worldwide acclaim, the first edition of Jancis Robinson's seminal volume immediately attained legendary status, winning every major wine book award including the Glenfiddich and Julia Child/IACP awards, as well as writer and woman of the year accolades for its editor on both sides of the Atlantic. Combining meticulously-researched fact with refreshing opinion and wit, The Oxford Companion to Wine presents almost 4,000 entries on every wine-related topic imaginable, from regions and grape varieties to the owners, connoisseurs, growers, and tasters in wine through the ages; from viticulture and oenology to the history of wine, from its origins to the present day. More than 180 esteemed contributors (including 58 new to this edition) range from internationally renowned academics to some of the most famous wine writers and wine specialists in the world. Now exhaustively updated, this fourth edition incorporates the very latest international research to present 300 new entries on topics ranging from additives and wine apps to WSET and Zelen. Over 60 per cent of all entries have been revised; and useful lists and statistics are appended, including a unique list of the world's controlled appellations and their permitted grape varieties, as well as vineyard area, wine production and consumption by country. Illustrated with almost 30 updated maps of every important wine region in the world, many useful charts and diagrams, and 16 stunning colour photographs, this Companion is unlike any other wine book, offering an understanding of wine in all of its wider contexts—notably historical, cultural, and scientific—and serving as a truly companionable point of reference into which any wine-lover can dip and browse.

Invertebrate Medicine

By Gregory A. Lewbart
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 1119569826
  • Total of Pages : 752
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 909
  • Pdf File: invertebrate-medicine.pdf

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Presented in full color for the first time, Invertebrate Medicine is the definitive resource on husbandry and veterinary medicine in invertebrate species. Presenting authoritative information applicable to both in-human care and wild invertebrates, this comprehensive volume addresses the medical care and clinical condition of most important invertebrate species—providing biological data for sponges, jellyfish, anemones, snails, sea hares, corals, cuttlefish, squid, octopuses, clams, oysters, crabs, crayfish, lobsters, shrimp, hermit crabs, spiders, scorpions, horseshoe crabs, honey bees, butterflies, beetles, sea stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, various worms, and many other invertebrate groups. The extensively revised third edition contains new information and knowledge throughout, offering timely coverage of significant advances in invertebrate anesthesia, analgesia, diagnostic imaging, surgery, and welfare. New and updated chapters incorporate recent publications on species including crustaceans, jellyfishes, corals, honeybees, and a state-of-the-science formulary. In this edition, the authors also discuss a range of topics relevant to invertebrate caretaking including conservation, laws and regulations, euthanasia, diagnostic techniques, and sample handling. Edited by a leading veterinarian and expert in the field, Invertebrate Medicine, Third Edition: Provides a comprehensive reference to all aspects of invertebrate medicine Offers approximately 200 new pages of expanded content Features more than 400 full color images and new contributions from leading veterinarians and specialists for each taxon Includes updated chapters of reportable diseases, neoplasia, sources of invertebrates and supplies, and a comprehensive formulary The standard reference text in the field, Invertebrate Medicine, Third Editionis essential reading for practicing veterinarians, veterinary students, advanced hobbyists, aquarists and aquaculturists, and professional animal caretakers in zoo animal, exotic animal, and laboratory animal medicine.

Handbook of Alien Species in Europe

By Delivering Alien Invasive Species
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Book Code : 1402082800
  • Total of Pages : 399
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 511
  • Pdf File: handbook-of-alien-species-in-europe.pdf

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Biological invasions by alien (non-native) species are widely recognized as a significant component of human-caused global environmental change and the second most important cause of biodiversity decline. Alien species threaten many European ecosystems and have serious environmental, economic and health impacts. The DAISIE (Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe) project has now brought together all available information on alien species in Europe (terrestrial, aquatic and marine) and from all taxa (fungi, plants, animals). Thus for the first time, an overview and assessment of biological invasions in the Pan-European region is finally possible. The Handbook of Alien Species in Europe summarises the major findings of this groundbreaking research and addresses the invasion trends, pathways, and both economic as well as ecological impact for eight major taxonomic groups. Approximately 11.000 alien species recorded in Europe are listed, and fact sheets for 100 of the most invasive alien species are included, each with a distribution map and colour illustration. The book is complemented by a regularly updated internet database providing free additional information. With its highly interdisciplinary approach, DAISIE and its Handbook will be the basis for future scientific investigations as well as management and control of alien invasive species in Europe.

Language and Marginality

By Steven McGill
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  • Publisher : Intellect Books
  • Book Code : 9781902454115
  • Total of Pages : 83
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 753
  • Pdf File: language-and-marginality.pdf

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Evolutions of Capitalism

By Casson, Catherine,Rössner, Philipp Robinson
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  • Publisher : Policy Press
  • Book Code : 1529214815
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 273
  • Pdf File: evolutions-of-capitalism.pdf

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This ambitious collection follows the evolution of capitalism from its origins in 13th-century European towns to its 16th-century expansion into Asia, Africa and South America and on to the global capitalism of modern day. Written by distinguished historians and social scientists, the chapters examine capitalism and its critics and the level of variation and convergence in its operation across locations. The authors illuminate the aspects of capitalism that have encouraged, but also limited, social responsibility and environmental sustainability. Covering times, places and topics that have often been overlooked in the existing literature, this important contribution to the field of economic history charts the most comprehensive chronology of capitalism to date.

Prebiotics and Probiotics in Human Milk

By Michelle McGuire,Mark A McGuire,Lars Bode
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Book Code : 0128027460
  • Total of Pages : 506
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 213
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Prebiotics and Probiotics in Human Milk: Origins and Functions of Milk-Borne Oligosaccharides and Bacteria provides a comprehensive, yet approachable, treatise on what is currently known about the origins and functions of human milk oligosaccharides (HMO), the complex sugars in milk that are not digested by the infant. The book examines how HMOs and bacteria in human milk may function independently and coordinately to influence both maternal and infant health. Human milk is the only food “designed specifically to nourish humans, indeed representing the essence of a perfect “functional food. And although researchers have been studying its composition for decades, surprisingly little is really understood about the origins and functions of its myriad components, an area that is especially true for HMOs and bacteria. This book provides a thorough review of the newest research on these inter-related milk constituents as written by a team of experts from both academia and industry who actively conduct HMO and human milk microbiome research as they endeavor to apply this new knowledge to infant nutrition. Each chapter provides objective rationale for what research is still needed in this rapidly evolving area, also discussing the challenges and opportunities faced by the industry in adding HMO and microbes to infant food products. This book is a valuable resource for nutrition researchers focused on infant nutrition, food scientists and product developers working on infant formula, and clinicians interested in broadening their understanding of the benefits of human milk for infants. Presents a reader-friendly, highly-curated text that includes a review of the literature related to origins, variability, metabolism, and functions of HMO and human milk bacteria Discusses the potential implications of HMO and milk microbiota to industry – for instance, utilization in the dairy industry and infant formula Consists of learning aids, such as pull quotes, critical summary statements, and an extensive list of published literature throughout