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The Science of life : contributions of biology to human welfare

Author: Kenneth D Fisher; A U Nixon; Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.
Publisher: Bethesda [Md.] : FASEB, [1975], ©1972.
Series: FASEB monographs, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Science of life.
Bethesda [Md.] : FASEB, [1975] c1972
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth D Fisher; A U Nixon; Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.
ISBN: 0306345013 9780306345012
OCLC Number: 1218648
Notes: "The material in this book originally appeared in Federation proceedings, volume 31, no. 6, part II, November-December 1972."
Description: xxiv, 358 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: I. Introduction.- II. Basic Biomedicine.- Speed of application.- Reproductive physiology.- Regulatory mechanisms.- The lungs.- The hormones, insulin and diabetes.- Hormones and ulcers.- Neurophysiology and mental diseases.- Cardiovascular diseases.- Comparative physiology.- Macromolecules and DNA.- The proteins.- Enzymes.- Biosynthesis.- Metabolic events.- Energy.- The molecular basis of disease.- Rational design of drugs.- Application of basic knowledge.- Poliomyelitis.- Measles.- Rubella.- Tuberculosis.- Selected additional reading.- III. Clinical Medicine.- Infectious diseases.- Parasitic diseases.- Community health and epidemiology.- Military research contributions.- Drugs.- Immunology.- Transplantation.- Anesthesiology.- Surgery.- Cardiovascular surgery.- Cardiovascular disease.- Renal disease.- Pulmonary disease.- Hematology.- Endocrinology.- Medical genetics.- Pediatrics.- Obstetrics and gynecology.- Geriatrics.- Nutrition.- Neurology.- Psychiatry.- Ophthalmology.- Otorhinolaryngology.- Radiology.- Nuclear medicine.- Bioengineering.- Automation.- Rehabilitation.- Conclusion.- Selected additional reading.- IV. Dental Science.- Dental decay.- Periodontal disease.- Other clinical considerations.- Delivery of dental services.- Dental materials.- Orthodontics.- Surgical orthodontics.- Maxillofacial prosthesis.- Selected additional reading.- V. Food.- Food from plants.- Harvest to table.- Food from animals.- Animal disease control.- Preserving and distributing food from animals.- Processing and preserving foods ..- Conclusion.- Selected additional reading.- VI. Population Biology.- Population potential and carrying capacity.- Populations in ecosystems.- Controlling pest populations.- Selected additional reading.- VII. Environmental Hazards.- Biological hazards to man.- Chemical hazards to man.- Naturally occurring chemicals.- Toxic chemicals in fungiand plants.- Industrial wastes.- Water pollution.- Synthetic chemicals.- Summary and conclusions-chemicalhazards.- Physical hazards to man.- Radiation.- Noise.- Injury.- Summary and conclusions-physicalhazards.- Selected additional reading.- VIII. Marine Sciences.- Feeding man.- Resource assessment.- Behavior studies.- Value of prediction offishing success.- Preservation of fishery products.- Fish protein concentrate.- Management of renewable resources.- Diseases and parasites.- Man and his environment.- Health and medical research.- Selected additional reading.- IX. Natural Resources.- Man and his resources.- Land: the greatest resource.- Agricultural lands.- Rangelands.- Rangeland flora.- Rangeland fauna.- Forest and timber resources.- Forest pests.- Game management.- Technology in resource management.- Microbes-the unseen resource.- Microorganisms in nature.- Microbes in the service of man.- Protein from microorganisms : a new vista.- Conversion of waste to resource.- Preserving for the future.- Conservation of man's abundance.- The science of ecology.- Selected additional reading.
Series Title: FASEB monographs, v. 1.
Responsibility: edited by K.D. Fisher and A.U. Nixon.


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