Download E-books Competition over Content: Negotiating Standards for the Civil Service Examinations in Imperial China (1127 - 1279) (Harvard East Asian Monographs) PDF

among the 6th and 20th centuries, the civil carrier examinations created and maintained political coherence around the chinese language polity. guidance for the examinations reworked the lives of literate elites by means of defining academic criteria and disseminating a language that made up our minds elite prestige. in spite of the fact that, as participation within the examinations grew to become relevant to that prestige, an extreme pageant to figure out the tutorial curriculum and the subject material of the examinations erupted among highbrow and political competitors. The important aim of this publication is to provide an explanation for the restructuring of the exam box in the course of a severe element in its background, the Southern track dynasty (1127-1279), which witnessed the expanding domination of the examinations by way of the Neo-Confucian studying of how flow.

through interpreting textbooks, exam questions and essays, and legit and personal statement, Hilde De Weerdt examines how occupational, political, and highbrow teams formed curricular criteria and exam standards and the way exam criteria in flip formed political and highbrow agendas. those questions reframe the talk concerning the civil carrier examinations and their position within the imperial order.

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Download E-books International Review of Cytology, Volume 159 (International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology) PDF

International assessment of Cytology offers present advances and complete reports in mobile biology-both plant and animal. Articles handle constitution and keep watch over of gene expression, nucleocytoplasmic interactions, keep watch over of telephone improvement and differentiation, and mobilephone transformation and progress. Authored by means of a few of the prime scientists within the box, each one quantity offers up to date info and instructions for destiny study.

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Download E-books Developmental Biology, Eighth Edition PDF

By Scott F. Gilbert

"Developmental Biology" returns in its ground-breaking new version. attempted and confirmed via 8 prior versions, Scott F. Gilbert has an uncanny knack of pleasing pupil curiosity, starting minds to the beauty of developmental biology, while while masking all of the required fabric with precise medical rigour. With fabric at the newest examine and an intensive updating all through, readers will locate the booklet to be some of the most vital resources on hand to learning this frontline box of technological know-how.

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Download E-books Plant Embryogenesis (Methods in Molecular Biology) PDF

  • Step-by-step reproducible laboratory tactics written by way of the pinnacle specialists within the box providing their time-tested tricks, tips, and tips.
  • Presents particular outlines of embryonic structures versions in addition to state-of-the-art mobile, genetic, and molecular mechanism.
  • Provides the main finished choice of protocols on plan embryo development.

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Download E-books Growth, Differentiation and Sexuality (The Mycota) PDF

Since book of the 1st version of quantity I in 1994, the sphere of fungal biology has constructed enormously, in most cases throughout the development of varied molecular options and foreign fungal genome tasks. to deal with those advancements, the second one variation has been thoroughly up to date. Six chapters were revised via former authors, others via newly recruited specialists, and likewise novel topics, emerged in additional fresh years, were extra to the book.

Leading scientists within the box have compiled accomplished overviews in addition to most recent effects received from cytological, genetic and molecular reviews. issues contain: mobile and colony development of fungi, mobile fusion and incompatibility, senescence and programmed mobile loss of life, environmental and physiological signalling in differentiation approaches, asexual and sexual copy, mitosis and meiosis of varied sorts of fungi. either parallels and ameliorations come into view among person fungi in addition to among fungal classes.

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Download E-books Evolutionary Developmental Biology of Invertebrates 3: Ecdysozoa I: Non-Tetraconata PDF

This multi-author, six-volume paintings summarizes our present wisdom at the developmental biology of all significant invertebrate animal phyla. the most elements of cleavage, embryogenesis, organogenesis and gene expression are mentioned in an evolutionary framework. every one bankruptcy provides an in-depth but concise review of either classical and up to date literature, supplemented by means of quite a few colour illustrations and micrographs of a given animal crew. The mostly taxon-based chapters are supplemented via essays on topical features proper to modern day EvoDevo examine equivalent to regeneration, embryos within the fossil list, homology within the age of genomics and the position of EvoDevo within the context of reconstructing evolutionary and phylogenetic situations. an inventory of open questions on the finish of every bankruptcy may possibly function a resource of proposal for the subsequent iteration of EvoDevo scientists. Evolutionary Developmental Biology of Invertebrates is a must have for any scientist, instructor or scholar drawn to developmental and evolutionary biology in addition to as a rule invertebrate zoology.

This is the 1st of 3 volumes devoted to animals that molt during their lifecycle, the Ecdysozoa. It covers all non-hexapods and non-crustaceans, i.e., the Cycloneuralia, Tardigrada, Onychophora, Chelicerata and Myriapoda. whereas the Nematoda and all different phyla are taken care of of their personal chapters, the remainder cycloneuralians are awarded together a result of dearth of accessible developmental information on its person subclades.

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Download E-books The Comparative Embryology of Sponges PDF

By Alexander V. Ereskovsky

One of many significant questions within the evolution of animals is the transition from unicellular to multicellular association, which led to the emergence of Metazoa via a hypothetical Urmetazoa. The Comparative Embryology of Sponges comprises considerable unique and literary facts on comparative embryology and morphology of the Porifera (Sponges), a gaggle of 'lower Metazoa'. at the foundation of this fabric, unique typization of the improvement of Sponges is given and the issues bearing on beginning and evolution of Porifera and their ontogenesis are mentioned. A morphogenetic interpretation of the physique plan improvement in the course of embryogenesis, metamorphosis and asexual replica in Sponges is proposed. precise recognition is given to the research of attribute positive aspects of the ontogenesis in Porifera. The e-book pursues 3 fundamental objectives: 1) generalization of all present info on person improvement of sponges, its category and an announcement in line with taxonomical constitution of Porifera; 2) revealing of heterogeneity of morphogenesis and peculiarities of ontogeneses in numerous clades of Porifera, and likewise their correlations with the association, either grownup sponges, and their larvae; three) revealing homology of morphogeneses in either Porifera and Eumetazoa, attesting to the final evolutionary roots of multicellular animals, and bizarre beneficial properties of sponges' morphogeneses and ontogenesis. This ebook can be of curiosity to embryologists, zoologists, morphologists and researchers in evolutionary biology.

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Download E-books Cord Blood Stem Cells Medicine PDF

Cord Blood Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine discusses the present functions for wire blood stem cells and methods for banking twine blood. wire blood, blood from the umbilical twine and placenta of an toddler, represents an alternative resource of stem cells that may be used to regard a myriad of problems. twine blood stem cells are getting used extra often and studied extra heavily, as evidenced by way of the explosion of medical literature at the topic.

Currently, scientific and pre-clinical trials are being performed within the box, treating stipulations as serious as middle failure. Coupled with regenerative drugs, wire blood stem cells in all probability hold the way forward for examine and medication in treating tissue harm, genetic issues, and degenerative ailments. examine new functions for wire blood stem cells and new innovations for banking wire blood ― the way forward for regenerative drugs therapy.

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Download E-books Hyaluronan Signaling and Turnover, Volume 123 (Advances in Cancer Research) PDF

By Melanie Simpson, Paraskevi Heldin

Advances in melanoma Research presents important info at the fascinating and fast-moving box of melanoma study. right here, once more, amazing and unique stories are provided on numerous issues. This quantity covers hyaluronan signaling and turnover.

  • Provides details on melanoma research
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  • Suitable for researchers and students

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