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Basic and Applied High Pressure Biology

Edited By: PB Bennett and RE Marquis

300 pages, 60 illus

University of Rochester Press

Hardback | May 1994 | #29189 | ISBN: 187882225X
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About this book

High pressure biology has matured greatly this century with basic work on whole organisms and organ systems greatly benefiting from advances in molecular biology. Applied aspects of this subject include hyperbaric medicine and the expanding use of pressure in the biological and medical industries. The papers here derive from the 3rd International Meeting on High Pressure Biology.


Contents

Part 1 Cellular and molecular biology: cellular responses to pressure; molecular responses to presssure. Part 2 Pressure effects on animals and animal systems: nervous system; systems other than the nervous system. Part 3 Applications of presssure biology: applied research and development; toxic and beneficial effects of oxygen.

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