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Current Progress in Biological Research

Edited by Marina Silva-Opps

University of Prince Edward Island

Current Progress in Biological Research presents new insights into key topics from different areas of the biological sciences. Some of the topics covered in the book are antibiotic susceptibility, genomic rearrangement, historical biogeography, biogeographic patterns, endemism and the use of microorganisms for pest control. The book is an interesting collection of 16 original research articles written by respected experts in their fields. It is hoped that readers will be stimulated and challenged by the contents of this book.

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Current Progress in Biological ResearchEdited by Marina Silva-Opps

Published: April 24th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/45632

ISBN: 978-953-51-1097-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5368-9

Copyright year: 2013

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47330 Total Chapter Downloads

61 Crossref Citations

80 Web of Science Citations

125 Dimensions Citations


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1. Areas of Endemism: Methodological and Applied Biogeographic Contributions from South America

By Dra Dolores Casagranda and Dra Mercedes Lizarralde de Grosso


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2. Genomic Rearrangements and Evolution

By Özlem Barış, Mehmet Karadayı, Derya Yanmış and Medine Güllüce


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3. Contribution to the Moss Flora of Kizildağ (Isparta) National Park in Turkey

By Serhat Ursavaş and Barbaros Çetin


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4. Twenty Years of Molecular Biogeography in the West Mediterranean Islands of Corsica and Sardinia: Lessons Learnt and Future Prospects

By Valerio Ketmaier and Adalgisa Caccone


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5. The Biogeography of the Butterfly Fauna of Vietnam With a Focus on the Endemic Species (Lepidoptera)

By A.L. Monastyrskii and J.D. Holloway


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6. Parascript, Parasites and Historical Biogeography

By Hugo H. Mejía-Madrid


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7. Spatial Variability of Vegetation in the Changing Climate of the Baikal Region

By A. P. Sizykh and V. I. Voronin


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8. Historical and Ecological Factors Affecting Regional Patterns of Endemism and Species Richness: The Case of Squamates in China

By Yong Huang, Xianguang Guo and Yuezhao Wang


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9. In vitro Propagation of Critically Endangered Endemic Rhaponticoides mykalea (Hub.-Mor.) by Axillary Shoot Proliferation

By Yelda Emek and Bengi Erdag


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10. Some Observations on Plant Karyology and Investigation Methods

By Feyza Candan


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11. The Effect of Lead and Zeolite on Hematological and Some Biochemical Parameters in Nile Fish (Oreochromis niloticus)

By Hikmet Y. Çoğun and Mehmet Şahin


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12. The Effects of Different Combinations and Varying Concentrations of Growth Regulators on the Regeneration of Selected Turkish Cultivars of Melon

By Dilek Tekdal and Selim Cetiner


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13. Microorganisms in Biological Pest Control — A Review (Bacterial Toxin Application and Effect of Environmental Factors)

By Canan Usta


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14. Callose in Plant Sexual Reproduction

By Meral Ünal, Filiz Vardar and Özlem Aytürk


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15. Antibiotic Susceptibilities and SDS-PAGE Protein Profiles of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Strains Obtained from Denizli Hospital

By Göksel Doğan, Gülümser Acar Doğanlı, Yasemin Gürsoy and Nazime Mercan Doğan


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16. Plant Responses at Different Ploidy Levels

By Mustafa Yildiz


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