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Snails: Biology, Ecology and Conservation $95.00
Editors: Emil M. Hämäläinen and Sofia Järvinen
Book Description:
Snails are nearly sessile organisms. They are unable to respond to changes in the environment by escaping. Consequently, snails have to have a "flexible" phenotype which enables variable morphological and behavioral adaptations. In this book, the authors present topical research in the biology, ecology and conservation of snails including: neurotransmitters, benthic diatoms and metamorphosis in marine snails; parasitism as a factor in the morphology and behavior of freshwater snails; cone snail biology; the role of the transcriptional regulator snail in cancer biology; the importance of moisture in the activity patterns of the arid-dwelling land snail and the adaptive flexibility of the pulmonate's brain. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Preface

Neurotransmitters, Benthic Diatoms and Metamorphosis in a Marine Snail
(Esther M. Leise, Lawrence B. Cahoon, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA, and others)

Parasitism as a Determining Factor of Morphology and Behavior in Freshwater Snails: With Special Emphasis on the Great Pond Snail Lymnaea stagnalis (L.)
(Ari Voutilainen, Department of Biology, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland)

Melanoides Tuberculata: The History of an Invader
(Roberto E. Vogler, Verónica Núñez, Diego E. Gutiérrez Gregoric, Ariel A. Beltramino, Juana G. Peso, División Zoología de Invertebrados, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de la Plata, Argentina, and others)

Cone Snail Biology, Bioprospecting and Conservation
(Sébastien Dutertre, Richard J. Lewis, The Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia)

The Role of the Transcriptional Regulator Snail in Development and Cancer Biology
(Chun-Yu Lin, Pei-Hsun Tsai, Kevin P.H. Lee, Jhen-Jia Fan, Chithan C. Kandaswami, Pei-Wen, Hsiao, Ming-Ting Lee, Natl Taiwan Univ., Inst Biochem Sci., Taipei, Taiwan, and others)

Helisoma trivolvus (Say) as an Assessment Organism in Algal Community Composition Studies
(Melinda A. Coogan, Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, Iowa, USA)

The Importance of Moisture in the Activity Patterns of the Arid-Dwelling Land Snail Iberus gualtieranus
(Gregorio Moreno-Rueda, Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas (CSIC), La Cañada de San Urbano, Almería, Spain)

Robustness and Adaptive Flexibility of the Pulmonate’s Brain
(Ryota Matsuo, Etsuro Ito, Kagawa School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, Japan)

Aquatic Snails Detect and Avoid both Heavy Metals and Fright Odor on Sand Substrates
(Hugh Lefcort, Ashley L. Humphries, Kristen L. Tordillos, James A. Vancura, Sheena M. Wood, Biology Department, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, USA)

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   Series:
      Animal Science, Issues and Professions
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 6 x 9 (NBC - R)
   ISBN: 978-1-62100-816-3
   Status: AV
  
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