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Editors: Owen P. Jenkins
Book Description:
This book presents a comprehensive review of various biological and ecological studies in animal science, including their embryology, evolution, classification, habitats and distribution. Topics discussed herein include rodent models of central nervous system tumors; case studies in which butterflies appear in artworks produced by individuals at the very end of life; comparison between biological control with fungi (duddingtonia flagrans and monacrosporium thaumasium) and chemical control (moxidectin) of gastrointestinal nematodiasis in beef cattle; micro-spaces of avian foraging and human presence; a comparative analysis of human perceptions of cougars and other large carnivores in Canada and El Salvador; pattern formation and diversity in butterfly wings; d-amino-acid oxidase in rodents; the raccoon dog (nyctereutes procyonoides) in the community of medium-sized carnivores in Europe; diversity of parasitic nematodes of marine fishes from the gulf of Thailand; and the role of snails in renal epithelial to mesenchymal transition. (Imprint: Nova)

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Chapter 1 - Rodent Models of Central Nervous System Tumors (pp. 1-28)
Authors / Editors: (Antonella Mangraviti, Gustavo Pradilla, Noam Schildhaus, Betty M. Tyler, Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and others)

Chapter 2 - In the Wings (pp. 29-38)
Authors / Editors: (Marcia Brennan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Art History and Religious Studies, Rice University, Houston, Texas and Artist In Residence, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas)

Chapter 3 - Comparison Between Biological Control with Fungi (Duddingtonia flagrans and Monacrosporium thaumasium) and Chemical Control (pp. 39-50)
Authors / Editors: (Moxidectin) of Gastrointestinal Nematodiasis in Beef Cattle of Tropical Southeastern Brazil (R. C. L. Assis, F. D. Luns, J. V. Ara˙jo, F. R. Braga, Federal University of Višosa, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory of Parasitology, Av. P.H. Rolphs, Višosa Campus, Višosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil)

Chapter 4 - Advances in Zoogeography: Micro-Spaces of Avian Foraging and Human Presence (pp. 51-64)
Authors / Editors: (Michael O'Neal Campbell, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada)

Chapter 5 - A Comparative Analysis of Human Perceptions of Cougars and other Large Carnivores in Canada and El Salvador (pp. 65-78)
Authors / Editors: (Michael O'Neal Campbell, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada)

Chapter 6 - Pattern Formation and Diversity in Butterfly Wings: Experiments and Models (pp. 79-104)
Authors / Editors: (Toshio Sekimura, Department of Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Chubu University, Kasugai, Aichi, Japan)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 7 - D-Amino-Acid Oxidase in Rodents (pp. 105-112)
Authors / Editors: (Hiroko Ohide, Masahiro Yamanaka, Ryuichi Konno, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, International University of Health and Welfare, Kitakanemaru, Ohtawara, Tochigi, Japan)

Chapter 8 - The Raccoon Dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) in the Community of Medium-Sized Carnivores in Europe: Its Adaptations, Impact on Native Fauna and Management of the Population (pp. 113-134)
Authors / Editors: (Kaarina Kauhala, Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute, Turku, Finland and Rafal Kowalczyk, Mammal Research Institute, Białowieża, Poland)

Chapter 9 - Diversity of Parasitic Nematodes of Marine Fishes from the Gulf of Thailand (pp. 135-160)
Authors / Editors: (Watchariya Purivirojkul, Animal Systematics and Ecology Speciality Research Unit (ASESRU), Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University, Chatuchak, Bangkok, Thailand)

      Advances in Zoology Research
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2014 - 4th Quarter
   Pages: 193. 7x10 - (NBC-R)
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-061-2
   Status: AV
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