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By James L. Newman
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By Fiona Sunquist,Mel Sunquist,Terry Whittaker
Illustrated all through with Terry Whittaker’s impressive colour photos in addition to certain pictures from biologists within the field—some the best quality photos ever captured of awfully infrequent species—The Wild Cat Book not just tantalizes with the wonderful thing about cats, but additionally serves as a worthwhile and available reference on cat habit and conservation. finished entries for every of the thirty-seven cat species comprise colour distribution maps and up to date details concerning the species’ IUCN conservation and administration statuses, whereas informative sidebars show why male lions have manes (and why darkish manes are sexiest), how cats see with their whiskers, the reality at the back of our obsession with white lions and tigers, and why cats can’t be vegetarians. The Wild Cat Book additionally highlights the grave threats confronted by means of the world’s wild cats—from habitat destruction to human persecution.
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By Orla M. Conneely,Christiane Otto
Progestins play a key position in reproductive endocrinology and as pharmaceutical medicines for birth control and in mixed hormone treatment. To additional our figuring out of progestin motion within the mammary gland, a world symposium, attended through prime researchers from academia and undefined, used to be held in Berlin, 21–23 March 2007. Genetic mouse versions helped to explain the position of progestins, either in common breast improvement and in ailment. Mechanistic molecular reviews encouraged the layout of latest progestins with better tissue selectivity. furthermore, the scientific influence of progesterone receptor agonists and antagonists for the prevention and remedy of breast melanoma used to be discussed.
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