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Concepts and challenges in retinal biology

a tribute to John E. Dowling

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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Retina.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Helga Kolb, Harris Ripps, Samuel Wu.
    SeriesProgress in brain research, v. 131
    ContributionsDowling, John E., Kolb, H., Ripps, Harris., Wu, Samuel Miao-sin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP376 .P7 vol. 131, QP479 .P7 vol. 131
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 742 p. :
    Number of Pages742
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3965323M
    ISBN 100444506772, 0444801049
    LC Control Number2001270184
    OCLC/WorldCa47233077

    The book is aimed at undergraduate and graduate students at colleges and universities, and it is hoped that the many examples from all over the world will provide global relevance and interest. As digital imaging and computing power increasingly develop, so too does the potential to use these technologies in ophthalmology. Image processing, analysis and computer vision techniques are increasing in prominence in all fields of medical science, and are especially pertinent to modern ophthalmology, as it is heavily dependent on visually oriented by:

    The Visual System: Retinal Anatomy and Physiology Ocular anatomy The eye is a fluid -filled sphere enclosed by three layers of tissue. The outer layer is composed of the sclera and the cornea. The middle layer includes the iris, the ciliary body, and the choroid. The iris contains two sets of muscles controlling the size of the pupil. The.   Experimental results in epigenetics and related fields of biological research show that the Modern Synthesis (neo-Darwinist) theory of evolution requires either extension or replacement. This article examines the conceptual framework of neo-Darwinism, including the concepts of ‘gene’, ‘selfish’, ‘code’, ‘program’, ‘blueprint’, ‘book of life’, ‘replicator’ and Cited by:

    Globe Fearon Concepts and Challenges in Life Science 2 Globe Fearon Concepts and Challenges in Life Science correlated to California Science Content Standards Grade 7 Focus on Life Science Cell Biology 1. All living organisms are composed of cells, from just one to many trillions, whose details usually are visible only through a microscope. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic inflammatory joint disease affecting about 1% of the population worldwide. Current treatment approaches do not ensure a cure for every patient. Moreover, classical regimens are based on nontargeted systemic immune suppression and have significant side effects. Biological treatment has advanced considerably but efficacy and specificity issues : Andrei A. Deviatkin, Yulia A. Vakulenko, Ludmila V. Akhmadishina, Vadim V. Tarasov, Marina I. Belouk.


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