Biology of Myelomonocytic Cells

The present volume shows some glimpses of such an extensive area of current immunology research. Myelomonocytes are the multipotent cells in the stage of blood cell differentiation, which mainly comprise blood monocytes, tissue macrophages and subset of dendritic cells. Actually, their position and ability of judgement of the health of tissue or organ environment are the key initiators of tissue-specific immune response in a local an...

Integrated Principles of Zoology 14th Edition

Emphasizing the principles of evolution and zoological science, this best-selling text describes the diversity of animal life and the fascinating adaptations that enable animals to inhabit so many ecological niches. Featuring high quality illustrations and photographs and an engaging narrative, "Integrated Principles of Zoology" is considered the standard by which other texts are measured. With its traditional organization and compre...

A Gallery of Dinosaurs & Other Early Reptiles

This book was a childhood favorite of mine, and inspired me to pursue science. The illustrations are simply superb (some of the best for this field, with dinosaurs depicted as elegant rather than lumbering archaic creatures), and the concepts presented were well ahead of its time. Deinonychus (a "raptor") was depicted covered in feathers, and described as being an early bird...in 1989!!!! I would highly recommend it, whether for your...

Modern Biotechnology

I received the book well before I was told I was going to, the book is in great condition and i couldn't be any happier about the whole process!

The Design and Statistical Analysis of Animal Experiments

"This book will transform the way biomedical scientists plan their work and interpret their results. Although the subject matter covers complex points, it is easy to read and packed with relevant examples. There are two particularly striking features. First, at no point do the authors resort to mathematical equations as a substitute for explaining the concepts. Secondly, they explain why the choice of experimental design is so import...

Vegetation Description and Data Analysis: A Practical Approach, 2 edition

Vegetation Description and Data Analysis: A Practical Approach, second edition is a fully revised and up-dated edition of this key text. The book takes account of recent advances in the field whilst retaining the original reader-friendly approach to the coverage of vegetation description and multivariate analysis in the context of vegetation data and plant ecology. Since the publication of the hugely popular first edition there have ...

Forest Ecology and Conservation

This book is dedicated to forest ecology and conservation on ecological and conservation aspects of forest. This book will bridge the gaps in the knowledge about some new emerging issues on forest ecology and conservation. It will be an interesting and helpful resource to all those in the field of forestry working for its sustainable use and conservation. The book is divided into two sections: the first section "Forest Ecology" with ...

Field Guide to Insects of South Africa

Even those insect lovers not living in or bound for South Africa will want a copy of the guide. Clarity defines every aspect of the effort. The introductory material hits just the right general notes regarding life cycle and taxonomic matters. The photographs mesmerize. All or most seem to have been taken with insects in situ. And it not just the showy and clever mimics, such as flower mantids of Hymenopodidae, that get hold of the m...

Genetically Modified Language

'The author's stated aim was to educate the reader as to how language can be used to manipulate opinion. Not only was this aim achieved, but also the author's elegant prose, clear formatting and clear definitions of linguistic or scientific jargon make the book accessible to a wide spectrum of readers. At the same time, the extensive notes and bibliography make it a useful resource for the discourse analyst.' - Zara Josephs, Research...