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Biology - Concordia University Libraries Recent Acquisitions

Titles in the call number range QH - QR (Biology) that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 60 days.


  • Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology / edited by Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan
    QP351

  • Lessons on caffeine, cannabis & Co : plant-derived drugs and their interaction with human receptors / Angelika Böttger, Ute Vothknecht, Cordelia Bolle, Alexander Wolf
    QP801.C24

  • Roles of host gene and non-coding RNA expression in virus infection / Ralph A. Tripp, S. Mark Tompkins, editors
    QR 456 R65 2018eb

  • Gravitational Biology II : Interaction of Gravity with Cellular Components and Cell Metabolism / Wolfgang Hanke [and more]
    QH 657 B73 2018eb

  • Studies in neural data science : StartUp Research 2017, Siena, Italy, June 25-27 / Antonio Canale, Daniele Durante, Lucia Paci, Bruno Scarpa, editors
    QP 351 S83 2017eb

  • Cadmium Interaction with Animal Cells / Frank Thévenod, David Petering, Douglas M. Templeton, Wing-Kee Lee, Andrea Hartwig, editors
    QP535.C3

  • Physics of biological membranes / Patricia Bassereau, Pierre Sens, editors
    QH 601 P45 2018eb

  • Aleocharine rove beetles of eastern Canada (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae) : a glimpse of megadiversity / Jan Klimaszewski [and 9 others]
    QL 461 K55 2018eb

  • Lesser flamingos : descendants of phoenix / Lothar Krienitz
    QL 696 C56 K75 2018eb

  • Stretch intensity and the inflammatory response : a paradigm shift / Nikos C. Apostolopoulos
    QP310.S77

  • Vegetation of Central Asia and environs / Dilfuza Egamberdieva, Münir Öztürk, editors
    QK374

  • North American crop wild relatives. Stephanie L. Greene, Karen A. Williams, Colin K. Khoury, Michael B. Kantar, Laura F. Marek, editors
    QK 98.5 N7 N67 2018eb

  • Great moments in the history of life / by George H. Shaw
    QH 366.2 S53 2018eb

  • The 3-dimensional atlas of the marmoset brain : reconstructible in stereotaxic coordinates / Atsushi Iriki, Hirotaka James Okano, Erika Sasaki, Hideyuki Okano, editors
    QL 737 P925 A33 2018eb

  • New frontiers of biostatistics and bioinformatics / Yichuan Zhao, Ding-Geng Chen, editors
    QH323.5

  • Pericyte biology -- novel concepts / Alexander Birbrair, editor
    QH581.2

  • Synthesis of therapeutic oligonucleotides / Satoshi Obika, Mitsuo Sekine, editors
    QP625.O47

  • Biotechnological applications of plant proteolytic enzymes / María Gabriela Guevara, Gustavo Raúl Daleo, editors
    QK898.P82

  • Microscopy of the Heart / Lars Kaestner, Peter Lipp, editors
    QM181

  • Stem cells : biology and engineering / Phuc Van Pham, editor
    QH 588 S83 S74 2018eb

  • Julian Huxley, scientist and world citizen, 1887 to 1975 : a biographical memoir / by J.R. Baker ; with a bibliography compiled by Jens-Peter Green
    QH 31 H88 B34

  • Nutrition et lactation, par S. Morris
    QP 246 M67 1938

  • Automation, mechanization and data handling in microbiology / edited by Ann Baillie and R.J. Gilbert
    QR 69 A88 1970

  • Collecting, preparing and preserving insects / compiled by Bryan P. Beirne, with the collaboration of other officers of the Systematic Entomology Unit and of other specialists
    QL 465 B4

  • Physical bases of circulatory transport: regulation and exchange; the proceedings of a conference [held in Sept. 1966] ... Edited by E.B. Reeve [and] Arthur C. Guyton
    QP 101 P58

  • Histological and histochemical technics
    QM 555 D27

  • The nature of biochemistry
    QH 345 B34 1967

  • Evolutionary conservation of developmental mechanisms : 50th Symposium of the Society for Developmental Biology, Marquette University, June 20-23, 1991 / editor, Allan C. Spradling
    QH 450 S63 1991
    An overview of the fundamental mechanisms of multicellular development, focusing on unifying themes in the study of developmental biology. Topics discussed include the role of highly conserved transcription factors in embryonic patterning, generation of distinct germline and soma, transmission and interpretation of information between cells, and evolutionary patterns of sex determination.

  • Sound production in fishes / edited by William N. Tavolga
    QL 639.3 S68

  • The strategy of life
    QH 331 G76

  • Biological activity of the leucocyte; in honour of Professor A. Vannotti. Editors for the Ciba Foundation: G.E.W. Wolstenholme and Maeve O'Connor
    QP 95 C5 1961

  • Electron paramagnetic resonance in modern carbon-based nanomaterials / edited by Dariya Savchenko & Abdel Hadi Kassiba
    QP 519.9 E433 E48 2018
    This volume presents information about several topics in the field of electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) study of carbon-containing nanomaterials. It introduces the reader to an array of experimental and theoretical approaches for the analysis of paramagnetic centers (dangling bonds, interface defects, vacancies, and impurities) usually observed in modern carbon-containing materials such as nanographites, graphene, disordered onion-like carbon nanospheres (DOLCNS), single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs), multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT), graphene oxide (GO), reduced graphene oxide (rGO), nanodiamonds, silicon carbonitride (SiCN) and silicon carbide (SiC) based composites and thin films.

    In particular, the book describes in detail:

    The fundamentals of EPR spectroscopy and its application to the carbon-containing materials;

    The resolution of the EPR signals from different species in carbon materials;

    EPR characterization of spin dynamics in carbon nanomaterials;

    Magnetic properties of DWCNTs and MWCNTs polymer composites;

    EPR investigations on GO, rGO and CNTs with different chemical functionalities;

    EPR spectroscopy of semiconducting SWCNTs thin films and their transistors;

    In-situ EPR investigations of the oxygenation processes in coal and graphene materials;

    The two-temperature EPR measurement method applied to carbonaceous solids;

    Characterization of impurities in nanodiamonds and SiC nanomaterials and related size effects by CW and pulse EPR techniques;

    Application of multifrequency EPR to the study of paramagnetic defects in a-Si1-xCx:H thin films and a-SiCxNy based composites.

    This volume is a useful guide for researchers interested in the EPR study of paramagnetic centers in the carbon-containing thin films, nanomaterials, ceramics, etc. It is also a valuable teaching tool at graduate and postgraduate levels for advanced courses in analytical chemistry, applied sciences and spectroscopy.

    [Series description]:

    This series brings reference works and monographs on topics related to analytical methods employing different modes of magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Contributions are written by eminent scholars. Volumes in this series are suitable for researchers and teachers involved in advanced courses in analytical techniques, applied sciences and condensed matter physics.

  • Embryos and ancestors
    QH 371 D4 1958

  • The proceedings of the Wates Foundation symposium on arterial chemoreceptors, held in Oxford on 18-21 July 1966. Edited by R.W. Torrance
    QP 121 W36 1966

  • Biological nitrogen fixation in natural and agricultural habitats. Proceedings of the technical meetings on biological nitrogen fixation of the International Biological Programme (Section PP--N), Prague and Wageningen, 1970. editors, T.A. Lie and E.G. Mulder
    QK 898 N6 I57

  • Origin of eukaryotic cells; evidence and research implications for a theory of the origin and evolution of microbial, plant, and animal cells on the Precambrian earth
    QH 581.2 M37

  • Papers on genetics : a book of readings / [compiled by] Louis Levine, (professor of biology, City College of New York)
    QH 431 L4176 1971

  • Cell wall deficient forms. Author: Lida H. Mattman
    QR 77.3 M37

  • Energy metabolism and the regulation of metabolic processes in mitochondria : proceedings of a symposium held at the University of Nebraska Medical School, Omaha, Nebraska, May 3-4, 1971 / edited by Myron A. Mehlman [and] Richard W. Hanson
    QP 171 E64 1972

  • Limitations and potentials for biological nitrogen fixation in the tropics / edited by Johanna Döbereiner [and others]
    QR 89.7 C65 1977
    The 15th Latin American Symposium ''laS held in Brasilia (FD) on J1UY 18-22, 1977, on a topic of great interest for agriculture, especially in the tropics. Many new developments have taken place in the field of research in N2 fixation during the last few years. They "Tere made possible by the improved methods of measuring of nitrogenase activity, progress in genetic engineering fields and the increased interest in taking advantage of natural sources for biological nitrogen fixation. The approach used in this Symposium together with the one held four months earlier in Brookhaven on ;'Genetic Engineering for Nitrogen Fixation" gives an interesting picture of the present status of nitrogen fixation from two diverse approaches. This is my 20th year visiting Latin i'-J11.erica. I am most impressed with the tremendous development which has taken place during these years in Latin American science. I want to congrat­ ulate our Brazilian colleagues for arranging this excellent and timely symposium and its excellent organization. These symposia are a cooperative effort between our Latin colleagues and scientists allover the world. They are made possible by excellent local support and support by a number of international agencies and several groups in the United States. Earlier symposia in this series are listed on pp. viii-x. Alexander Hollaender vii viii PREFACE I. International Symposium on Tissue Transplantation--Santiago, Vifia del Mar, and Valparaiso, Chile. Published in 1962 by the University of Chile Press, Santiago; edited by A. P. Cristoffanini and Gustavo Hoecker; 269 pp.

  • Ether lipids: chemistry and biology. Edited by Fred Snyder. Contributors: Wolfgang J. Baumann [and others]
    QP 751 S65 1972

  • Cyclic AMP / G. Alan Robison, Reginald W. Butcher [and] Earl W. Sutherland ; with contributions by Th. Posternak and Joel G. Hardman
    QP 801 A27 R6

  • Quantitative genetic variation / edited by James N. Thompson, Jr., J.M. Thoday
    QH 452.7 Q36

  • Structure and function in the nervous systems of invertebrates / Theodore Holmes Bullock and G. Adrian Horridge ; with chapters by Howard A. Bern, Irvine R. Hagadorn [and] J.E. Smith
    QL 925 B85

  • Cellular basis and aetiology of late somatic effects of ionizing radiation. A symposium held in London, 27-30 March, 1962 under the auspices of UNESCO and the IAEA
    QH 652 A2H3

  • Evolution. Illustrated by the author
    QH 367 P5

  • Genetics and the races of man; an introduction to modern physical anthropology
    QH 431 B636

  • Molecular biology: genes and the chemical control of living cells, by J.M. Barry
    QH 611 B3

  • Neuroscience / editors, Dale Purves, George J. Augustine, David Fitzpatrick, William C. Hall, Anthony-Samuel LaMantia, Richard D. Mooney, Michael L. Platt, Leonard E. White
    QP 355.2 N487 2018
    A comprehensive, clearly written textbook that provides a balance of animal and human studies to discuss the dynamic field of neuroscience from cellular signalling to cognitive function.Neuroscience, Sixth Edition is intended primarily for medical, premedical, and undergraduate students. The book's length and accessibility of its writing are a successful combination that has proven to work equally well for medical students and in undergraduate neuroscience courses. Being both comprehensive and authoritative, the book is also appropriate for graduate and professional use.New to This Edition:An expanded Cognitive Neuroscience unit includes new chapters on Attention, Decision Making, and Evolution of Cognitive Functions.Reorganisation across the book enhances continuity.The Neural Signalling unit has been expansively updated.Clinical Applications boxes have been added.Web Essays provide novel or historical topics for special discussion.Note: Each new book includes a one-year subscription to Sylvius 4 Online, which features an interactive tutorial on human neuroanatomy as well as a magnetic resonance imaging atlas of the human brain.

  • Kuby immunology / Jenni Punt, Sharon A. Stranford, Patricia P. Jones, Judy A. Owen
    QR 181 K83 2019

  • Semiconductor lasers and diode-based light sources for biophotonics / edited by Peter E. Andersen, Paul Michael Petersen
    QH 515 S46 2018eb

    Semiconductor lasers are small, reliable, low cost, high-performance and user-friendly optical devices which make them highly suitable for a variety of biomedical applications.

    This edited book gathers experts in the field to cover the fundamentals and technology advances of semiconductor lasers and diode-based lasers with a focus on their applications in medical optics and biophotonics including edge-emitting semiconductor lasers and light emitting diodes, Q-switched and mode-locked lasers, quantum cascade lasers, semiconductor disk lasers, near-infrared spectroscopy systems for biomedical applications, bio-medical Raman spectroscopy, nonlinear imaging and optical coherence tomography.


  • Quick Cattle and Dying Wishes : People and Their Animals in Early Modern England / Erica Fudge
    QL 85 F83 2018eb

    What was the life of a cow in early modern England like? What would it be like to milk that same cow, day-in, day-out, for over a decade? How did people feel about and toward the animals that they worked with, tended, and often killed? With these questions, Erica Fudge begins her investigation into a lost aspect of early modern life: the importance of the day-to-day relationships between humans and the animals with whom they worked. Such animals are and always have been, Fudge reminds us, more than simply stock; they are sentient beings with whom one must negotiate. It is the nature, meaning, and value of these negotiations that this study attempts to recover.

    By focusing on interactions between people and their livestock, Quick Cattle and Dying Wishes restores animals to the central place they once had in the domestic worlds of early modern England. In addition, the book uses human relationships with animals--as revealed through agricultural manuals, literary sources, and a unique dataset of over four thousand wills--to rethink what quick cattle meant to a predominantly rural population and how relationships with them changed as more and more people moved to the city. Offering a fuller understanding of both human and animal life in this period, Fudge innovatively expands the scope of early modern studies and how we think about the role that animals played in past cultures more broadly.


  • Regenerating Japan : Organicism, Modernism and National Destiny in Oka Asajirō's Evolution and Human Life / Gregory Sullivan
    QH 333 S85 2018eb

  • Biology in the Grid : Graphic Design and the Envisioning of Life / Phillip Thurtle
    QH 305 T627 2018eb

    How grids paved the way for our biological understanding of organisms

    As one of the most visual sciences, biology has an aesthetic dimension that lends force and persuasion to scientific arguments: how things are arranged on a page, how texts are interspersed with images, and how images are composed reflect deep-seated beliefs about how life exists on Earth. Biology in the Grid traces how our current understanding of life and genetics emerged from the pervasive nineteenth- and twentieth-century graphic form of the grid, which allowed disparate pieces of information to form what media theorist Vilém Flusser called "technical images."

    Phillip Thurtle explains how the grid came to dominate biology in the twentieth century, transforming biologists' beliefs about how organisms were constructed. He demonstrates how this shift in our understanding of biological grids enabled new philosophies in endeavors such as advertising, entertainment, and even political theory. The implications of the arguments in Biology in the Grid are profound, touching on matters as fundamental as desire, our understanding of our bodies, and our view of how society is composed. Moreover, Thurtle's beautifully written, tightly focused arguments allow readers to apply his claims to new disciplines and systems.

    Bristling with insight and potential, Biology in the Grid ultimately suggests that such a grid-organized understanding of natural life inevitably has social and political dimensions, with society recognized as being made of interchangeable, regulated parts rather than as an organic whole.


  • Mycorrhiza -- Nutrient Uptake, Biocontrol, Ecorestoration / Ajit Varma, Ram Prasad, Narendra Tuteja, editors
    QK604.2.M92

  • Lake Victoria Fisheries Resources : Research and Management in Tanzania / edited by Yunus D. Mgaya, Shigalla B. Mahongo
    QH541.5.W3

  • Impacts of medications on male fertility / Erma Z. Drobnis, Ajay K. Nangia
    QP251

  • Plant Bioinformatics : Decoding the Phyta / Khalid Rehman Hakeem, Adeel Malik, Fazilet Vardar-Sukan, Munir Ozturk, editors
    QK981

  • Comparative and evolutionary genomics of angiosperm trees / Andrew Groover, Quentin Cronk, editors
    QH447

    Marking the change in focus of tree genomics from single species to comparative approaches, this book covers biological, genomic, and evolutionary aspects of angiosperm trees that provide information and perspectives to support researchers broadening the focus of their research. The diversity of angiosperm trees in morphology, anatomy, physiology and biochemistry has been described and cataloged by various scientific disciplines, but the molecular, genetic, and evolutionary mechanisms underlying this diversity have only recently been explored. Excitingly, advances in genomic and sequencing technologies are ushering a new era of research broadly termed comparative genomics, which simultaneously exploits and describes the evolutionary origins and genetic regulation of traits of interest. Within tree genomics, this research is already underway, as the number of complete genome sequences available for angiosperm trees is increasing at an impressive pace and the number of species for which RNAseq data are available is rapidly expanding. Because they are extensively covered by other literature and are rapidly changing, technical and computational approaches--such as the latest sequencing technologies--are not a main focus of this book. Instead, this comprehensive volume provides a valuable, broader view of tree genomics whose relevance will outlive the particulars of current-day technical approaches.

    The first section of the book discusses background on the evolution and diversification of angiosperm trees, as well as offers description of the salient features and diversity of the unique physiology and wood anatomy of angiosperm trees. The second section explores the two most advanced model angiosperm tree species (poplars and eucalypts) as well as species that are soon to emerge as new models. The third section describes the structural features and evolutionary histories of angiosperm tree genomes, followed by a fourth section focusing on the genomics of traits of biological, ecological, and economic interest. In summary, this book is a timely and well-referenced foundational resource for the forest tree community looking to embrace comparative approaches for the study of angiosperm trees.


  • Microdomains in the cardiovascular system / Viacheslav Nikolaev, Manuela Zaccolo, editors
    QP101

  • Global diversity and ecological function of parasites of Euphausiids / Jaime Gómez-Gutiérrez, So Kawaguchi, José Raúl Morales-Ávila
    QL444.M338

    This volume critically reviews all previously published work of parasites that interact with krill (order Euphausiacea) updating misconceptions and summarizing the diversity of epibionts, ectoparasites, mesoparasites and endoparasites that interact with these crustaceans. As far as we know, there is a lack of books about parasites of marine crustaceans not targeted to fisheries and aquaculture. Thus, this would be the most complete and integrative monograph of parasites of marine zooplankton and micro nektonic organisms worldwide. Krill form immense aggregations and serve as food for multiple planktonic and nektonic predators playing a crucial role in pelagic food web. Besides, several species are also used for human consumption. For these reasons there is a growing concern about the health issues that krill parasites may impose on other species, including us. This book provides a comprehensive review of parasites of a crustacean order that can extrapolate to potential parasites in other crustacean taxa worldwide.


  • Computational and cognitive neuroscience of vision / Qi Zhao, editor
    QP475
    Despite a plethora of scientific literature devoted to vision research and the trend toward integrative research, the borders between disciplines remain a practical difficulty. To address this problem, this book provides a systematic and comprehensive overview of vision from various perspectives, ranging from neuroscience to cognition, and from computational principles to engineering developments. It is written by leading international researchers in the field, with an emphasis on linking multiple disciplines and the impact such synergy can lead to in terms of both scientific breakthroughs and technology innovations. It is aimed at active researchers and interested scientists and engineers in related fields.

  • Agrobacterium Biology : From Basic Science to Biotechnology / Stanton B. Gelvin, editor
    QR82.R45

  • Prefoldins : the new chaperones / Nabil Djouder, editor
    QP 552 M64 P74 2018eb

  • Hairy roots : an effective tool of plant biotechnology / Vikas Srivastava, Shakti Mehrotra, Sonal Mishra, editors
    QK644

  • Plant physiology, development and metabolism / Satish C Bhatla, Manju A. Lal
    QK 711.2 B43 2018eb

  • Plant anatomy : a concept-based approach to the structure of seed plants / Richard Crang, Sheila Lyons-Sobaski, Robert Wise
    QK 641 C73 2018eb

  • GUIDELINE FOR SALINITY ASSESSMENT, MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION USING NUCLEAR AND RELATED TECHNIQUES
    QH541.5.S6

  • Muse cells : endogenous reparative pluripotent stem cells / Mari Dezawa
    QH 588 S83 M87 2018eb

  • Introduction to bioinformatics in microbiology / Henrik Christensen, editor
    QH324.2

  • The LGM distribution of dominant tree genera in Northern China's forest-steppe ecotone and their postglacial migration / Qian Hao
    QK 938 F6 L56 2018eb

  • Bird species : how they arise, modify and vanish / Dieter Thomas Tietze, editor
    QL677

  • Plants under metal and metalloid stress : responses, tolerance and remediation / Editors, Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Kamrun Nahar and Masayuki Fujita
    QK881

  • Life in the universe : expectations and constraints / Dirk Schulze-Makuch, Louis N. Irwin
    QH341

  • Enzymes in food technology : improvements and innovations / Mohammed Kuddus, editors
    QR115

  • Metabotropic GPCRs : TGR5 and P2Y receptors in health and diseases / Senthilkumar Rajagopal, Murugavel Ponnusamy
    QP552.G16

  • Mechanisms of arsenic toxicity and tolerance in plants / Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Kamrun Nahar, Masayuki Fujita, editors
    QK753.A78

  • Cell biology and translational medicine. Kursad Turksen editor
    QH588.S83

  • Cell biology and translational medicine. Kursad Turksen editor
    QH588.S83

  • Genetics and Genomics of Pineapple / Ray Ming, editor
    QK495.B76
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