Plant response to reduced water availability and other abiotic stress (e.g. metals) have
been analysed through changes in water absorption and transport mechanisms and
also by molecular and genetic approach. A relatively new aspects of fruit nutrition are
presented in order to provide the basis for the improvement of some fruit quality
traits. The involvement of hormones, nutritional and proteomic plant profiles together
with some structure/function of sexual components have also been addressed.
Lung cancer is the most frequent cause of cancer deaths in both men and
women in the U.S. (1). Although tobacco smoking is accepted as the number
one cause of this devastating disease, our understanding of the acquired genetic
changes leading to lung cancer is still rudimentary. Lung cancer is classifi ed
into two major clinic-pathological groups, small cell lung carcinoma (SCLC)
and non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) (2). Squamous cell carcinoma,
adenocarcinoma, and large cell carcinoma are the major histologic types of
Book "Milk Production - Advanced Genetic Traits, Cellular Mechanism, Animal Nutrition and Management" is made for the publication of continuation of advances in the knowledge involving milk production. This book is divided into two main sections and is devoted to more specific consideration of areas with aspects of genetics factors and the molecular and cellular mechanisms, animal management, nutrition and husbandry.
Learners enrolled in all healthcare training programs need to have a basic understanding
of medical genetics so that they can successfully transition from students to clinicians.
The field of medical genetics is advancing at a fast pace and is becoming increasingly integral
to all aspects of medicine. This fact emphasizes the need for every practicing clinician
and faculty member to develop an in-depth knowledge of the principles of human genetics,
given that they are applicable to such a wide variety of clinical presentations.
This book provides recent developments and advances in research on Down syndrome.
It covers a wide range of topics, including investigations on prenatal diagnosis and
screening, genetic counseling, neoplastic disease, congenital heart disease, dentistry
and oral health, obesity, molecular genetics and neurological disorders in Down syn‐
drome. It is also a resource for scientists and research workers who wish to learn more
about Down syndrome. To date, well over one hundred chromosome syndromes have
been reported. Whilst on an individual basis many of these are...
Allelic Association, Linkage Disequilibrium, and Haplotypes
Allelic association refers to a situation in which the frequency of an allele is significantly increased or decreased in individuals affected by a particular disease in comparison to controls.
Linkage and association differ in several aspects. Genetic linkage is demonstrable in families or sibships. Association studies, on the other hand, compare a population of affected individuals with a control population.
(BQ) Part 1 book "BRS biochemistry molecular biology and genetics" presents the following contents: Fuel metabolism and nutrition - basic principles; basic aspects of biochemistry - organic chemistry, acid–base chemistry, amino acids, protein structure and function and enzyme kinetics; gene expression (transcription), synthesis of proteins (translation), and regulation of gene expression;...
Several new aspects have been
highlighted: for example, a novel role for lipids as receptors which drive protein
sorting, the diversity of the sorting events that occur at the level of the Golgi
apparatus, and the cross talk between exocytosis and autophagy. Moreover, an
interesting example of how the knowledge of these pathways is exploited to generate
novel secretory routes to direct the synthesis of bio-molecules in “cell factories” is
Developing countries’ markets depend extensively (technically and financially) on
international services. Reasons for this include (among others) structural, financial and
technical constraints, including the small size of markets, under-capitalization of
insurance companies and insufficient experience and know-how. Usually, insurance
industries there also have a shortage of skilled personnel.
Isolated blunt abdominal trauma (BAT) represents about 5% of annual trauma mortality
from blunt trauma. As part of multiple-site injury (polytrauma), BAT contributes another
15% of trauma mortality. In the abdominal trauma, the best exploration strategy is one that
leads most quickly and reliably in the diagnosis of surgical injury. This strategy must be
established based on hemodynamic status and clinical guidance but should never delay a
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among men and women in
the United States with 170,000 deaths per year. This exceeds the sum of the
next three leading causes of death due to cancer: breast, colon, and prostate.
There are over 1 million deaths worldwide due to lung cancer, making it truly
an epidemic. Fewer than 15% achieve a 5-yr survival. The vast majority (85%)
present with advanced disease, although stage I patients may have a 5-yr
survival approaching 70% (1).
Sales promotions can be seen as a service that provides encouragement to purchase a product or service by changing
the perceived value-for-money equation. In the past decade manufacturers and retailers have been gradually switching
from above the line mass media advertising to a variety of below the line sales promotions. Although sales promotions
take up a very large share of total marketing expenditure, they remain an area which has less strategic consideration or
attention than any other aspect of the promotion mix, especially in the international market arena.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về sinh học được đăng trên tạp chí sinh học thế giới đề tài: Genetic and metabolic aspects of androstenone and skatole deposition in pig adipose tissue: A review
(Open Access publication)
The book addresses some of the most recent issues, with the theoretical and methodological aspects, of evolutionary multi-objective optimization problems and the various design challenges using different hybrid intelligent approaches. Multi-objective optimization has been available for about two decades, and its application in real-world problems is continuously increasing.
ARPA and the 2008 farm bill set premium subsidy rates, that is, the
percentage of the premium paid by the government. Premium subsidy
rates vary by the level of insurance coverage that the farmer chooses and
the geographic diversity of the crops insured. For most policies, the
statutory subsidy rates range from 38 percent to 80 percent. Table 1
shows the total costs of subsidies for all crop insurance premiums and
administrative expenses for 2000 through 2011.
Since 1995, the WHO Regional Office for Europe has been committed to reducing the public
health hazards associated with prisons and protecting and promoting health in prisons. Regional
Office reports such as the 2007 Health in prisons: a WHO guide to the essentials in prison health
have combined the latest research and analysis from experts in the field and have raised the
profile of prison health issues.
Gaps in knowledge were detected in the
course of this review. These are summarized
in the following section, which also
suggests directions for further investigation.
Further study and regular dietary
monitoring are needed in order to know
more about food consumption habits in
seniors. These investigations must be
adapted to the reality of targeted aging
populations using precise measurements,
diverse approaches, appropriate methods
and accurate dietary assessment tools to
reflect the great heterogeneity typical of
To be effective, risk management needs to be an ongoing and meaningful element in the management of the
plan. The plan needs to do more than a ‘tick and flick’ exercise at the commencement of the project; it needs
to identify who is responsible for reviewing risks on a regular basis, and how this will be done.