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Membranes, metabolism, and dry organisms

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Published by Comstock Pub. Associates in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anhydrobiosis,
  • Membranes (Biology),
  • Metabolism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementA. Carl Leopold, editor.
    ContributionsLeopold, A. Carl 1919-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH524 .M46 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination374 p., [4] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2741464M
    ISBN 100801419794
    LC Control Number86047646


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Ithaca: Comstock Pub. Associates,   Membranes, metabolism, and dry organisms by,Comstock Pub. Associates edition, in EnglishPages: Dry Biological Systems contains the proceedings of the American Institute of Biological Sciences symposium held in East Lansing, Michigan.

Divided into seven parts encompassing 17 chapters, the book focuses on the adaptive strategy phenomenon of organisms under dry state or absence of water. In: Leopold AC (ed) Membranes, metabolism and dry organisms. Cornell Univ Press, Ithaca, pp – Google Scholar Crowe JH, Crowe LM, Chapman D () Preservation of membranes in anhydrobiotic organisms: the role of by: The book also reviews cholesterol synthesis in animal tissues, sterol metabolism in isolated cells, and epidemiology of the plasma cholesterol.

Discussions focus on selection of statistical populations, genetic influences, regulation of sterol synthesis, general aspects of sterol metabolism, and removal of cell cholesterol in vivo. Prelude to Metabolism Virtually every task performed by living organisms requires energy.

Energy is needed to perform heavy labor and exercise, but humans also use a great deal of energy while thinking, and even during sleep.

In fact, the living cells of. Metabolism (/ m ə ˈ t æ b ə l ɪ z ə m /, from Greek: μεταβολή metabolē, "change") is the set of life-sustaining chemical reactions in three main purposes of metabolism are: the conversion of food to energy to run cellular processes; the conversion of food/fuel to building blocks for metabolism, lipids, nucleic acids, and some carbohydrates; and the elimination of.

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