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Biochemical adaptation to environmental change.
|Series||Biochemical Society symposia, no. 41|
|Contributions||Smellie, R. M. S. 1927-, Pennock, J. F.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 240 p. illus. ;|
|Number of Pages||240|
Biochemical Adaptation: Mechanism and Process in Physiological Evolution Hochachka, P. W., Somero, G. N.; Oxford University Press, , pp., ISBN (hardback), $80, ISBN (paperback), $ This is an interesting book. Its aim is to provide an integrative review of knowledge in biochemistry from theCited by: Abstract. Physiology can be viewed as the collection of mechanisms and processes that allows organisms to deal with challenges from both internal (e.g., exercise, growth, reproduction) and external (e.g., variations in temperature, oxygen and water availability, Cited by:
In order to study environmental adaptation to hypoxia using the comparative approach, it is essential to identify a group of closely related organisms that inhabit an environmental gradient that varies in the prevalence or duration of hypoxia. The marine intertidal zone provides just such an by: Now that the fundamental characteristics of biochemical adaptation have been presented, largely through discussions involving one environmental stress at a time, it seems appropriate to conclude this volume by considering an environment in which all classes of environmental factors—physical, chemical, and biological—play conspicuous and.
The book advances knowledge about climate change adaptation practices through a series of case studies. It presents important evidence about adaptation practices in agriculture, businesses, the coastal zone, community services, disaster management, ecosystems, indigneous populations, and settlements and infrastructure. In addition to 38 case studies across these sectors, the book contains. Biochemical Adaptation: Response to Environmental Challenges from Life's Origins to the Anthropocene: : Somero, George N., Lockwood, Brent L., Tomanek, Lars Format: Copertina rigida.
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Somero coauthored three books on biochemical adaptation with Dr. Hochachka, and coedited (with Charles B. Osmond and Carla L. Bolis) Water and Life, a volume on water-solute relationships. His major research interests focus on the effects of abiotic environmental factors (especially temperature, salinity, oxygen availability, and hydrostatic 4/5(2).
Here the physiological and biochemical systems of organisms are used to explain the mechanisms by which the environmental change we are rapidly causing is acting on life. Multiple examples are used to describe the capacity of organisms to respond to environmental change and the ability for populations to genetically adapt to the coming : Jonathon H Stillman.
Biochemical Adaptation. Response to Environmental Challenges from Life's Origins to the Anthropocene. First Edition. George N. Somero, Brent L. Lockwood, and Lars Tomanek. Publication Date - February ISBN: pages Hardcover In Stock.
Retail Price to Students: $ This book discusses biochemical adaptation to environments from freezing polar oceans to boiling hot springs, and under hydrostatic pressures up to 1, times that at sea ally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand Pages: Consideration of the physiological, biochemical, and molecular aspects of adaptation and acclimation requires the determination of both the repercussions of the stresses on the cellular Author: Kenneth B.
Storey. Biochemical Adaptation Response to Environmental Challenges from Life's Origins to the Anthropocene. First Edition. George N. Somero, Brent L. Lockwood, and Lars Tomanek. Sinauer Associates is an imprint of Oxford University Press.
Get this from a library. Biochemical adaptation to environmental change: Biochemical Society Symposium no. 41, held at the University of Liverpool, July [Robert Martin Stuart Smellie; J.
underlie biochemical adaptation to extreme environmental stress. Storey and Storey In addition to gene-screening technologies, a variety of other new molecular methods are. SYNOPSIS. Biochemical adaptation to environmental parameters such as temperature appears to involve two distinct types of changes in the organism's chemistry.
On the one hand, the quantities of certain molecular species present in the cells may change. Alternatively, the actual types of molecules present may by: Summary This chapter includes the following topics: Environmental Stresses Mechanisms of Metabolic Regulation Enzyme Adaptation Biochemical Adaptation and.
Somero coauthored three books on biochemical adaptation with Dr. Hochachka, and coedited (with Charles B. Osmond and Carla L.
Bolis) Water and Life, a volume on water-solute relationships. His major research interests focus on the effects of abiotic environmental factors (especially temperature, salinity, oxygen availability, and hydrostatic Price: $ Somero coauthored three books on biochemical adaptation with Dr. Hochachka, and co-edited (with Charles B.
Osmond and Carla L. Bolis) Water and Life, a volume on water-solute relationships. His major research interests focus on the effects of abiotic environmental factors (especially temperature, salinity, oxygen availability, and hydrostatic 5/5(1). Animals and Environmental Fitness, Volume 1: Invited Lectures is a collection of papers that tackles ecological concerns.
The materials of the book are organized according the main issue of their contents. The text first tackles the chemical factors of the environment, such as water and oxygen availability, ecomones, and pollutants.
About this book Then how do Archaebacteria survive in hot springs or Antarctic fishes which live in ice-cold water. The way nature engineered subcellular structures, lipid membranes or proteins to meet the biochemical requirements of extreme conditions - like extreme temperature or salt concentrations - is described in Life Under Extreme.
This book addresses the crucial aspects of plant adaptation strategies in higher as well as lower plant groups. Stress induced by changing environmental conditions disrupts or alter various physiological and metabolic processes in organisms, however, plants have evolved various defence strategies to cope with external perturbations.
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Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. This analysis forms a basis for the subsequent analysis of how adaptive changes modify biochemical systems to establish environmental optima and tolerance limits. This analysis includes examples from all Domains of Life to emphasize the commonality of the fundamental strategies of biochemical : George N.
Somero, Brent L. Lockwood, Lars Tomanek. BIOCHEMICAL EDUCATION January Vol. 5 No. 1 23 Biochemical Adaptation to Environmental Change Edited by R. Smellie & J.
Pennock. (Biochemical Society Symposia no. 41) pp. ix + Biochemical Society, London. £ Dr. Hochachka sets the stage for this symposium in anAuthor: P.N. Campbell. Biochemical Adaptation. Course Book ed. Princeton University Press, terns by which faunal compositions change along environmental tem and often of dominant importance in establishing the environmental relationships of organisms.
In this chapter we will explore several facets. This chapter discusses biochemical genetics and adaptation in mollusks. The long-term (that is, evolutionary) response of organisms to environmental changes is a genetic response, involving a change in the genetic determinants of catalysis and by: This analysis forms a basis for the subsequent analysis of how adaptive changes modify biochemical systems to establish environmental optima and tolerance limits.
This analysis includes examples from all Domains of Life to emphasize the commonality of the fundamental strategies of biochemical adaptation.The study of biochemical adaption provides fascinating insights into how organisms "work" and how they evolve to sustain physiological function under a vast array of environmental conditions.
This book describes how the abilities of organisms to thrive in widely different environments derive from two fundamental classes of biochemical adaptions 5/5(4).