Nature in Fragments

Author: Elizabeth A. Johnson
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231127790
Format: PDF, ePub
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This new collection focuses on the impact of sprawl on biodiversity and the measures that can be taken to alleviate it. Leading biological and social scientists, conservationists, and land-use professionals examine how sprawl affects species and alters natural communities, ecosystems, and natural processes. The contributors integrate biodiversity issues, concerns, and needs into the growing number of anti-sprawl initiatives, including the "smart growth" and "new urbanist" movements.

Nature in Fragments

Author: Elizabeth Ann Johnson
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 9780231127790
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This new collection focuses on the impact of sprawl on biodiversity and the measures that can be taken to alleviate it. Leading biological and social scientists, conservationists, and land-use professionals examine how sprawl affects species and alters natural communities, ecosystems, and natural processes. The contributors integrate biodiversity issues, concerns, and needs into the growing number of anti-sprawl initiatives, including the "smart growth" and "new urbanist" movements.

Natural Fragments

Author: Sadie Lake-Grierson
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0557086809
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Short poems about nature, seasons,feelings, and everyday life.

Fragments of the Spirit

Author: Mark I. Wallace
Publisher: Bloomsbury T&T Clark
ISBN: 9781563383823
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Arguing that the Holy Spirit is best understood not as a metaphysical entity but as a healing life-force, Mark Wallace offers a powerful vision of the Spirit as an agent of transformation in a world racked by interhuman violence and ecological abuse.

The Fragments of the Work of Heraclitus of Ephesus on Nature

Author: Heraclitus Heraclitus
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9780656764464
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Excerpt from The Fragments of the Work of Heraclitus of Ephesus on Nature: Translated From the Greek Text of Bywater, With an Introduction Historical and Critical All thoughts, all creeds, all dreams are All visions wild and strange; Man is the measure of all truth Unto himself. All truth is change, All men do walk in Sleep, and all Have faith in that they dream For all things are as they seem to all, And all things flow like a stream. There is no rest, no calm, no pause, Nor good nor ill, nor light nor Shade, Nor essence nor eternal laws For nothing is, but all is made. But if I dream that all these are, They are to me for that I dream; For all things are as they seem to all, And all things flow like a stream. Argal - this very Opinion is only true relatively to the flowing philosophers. Tennyson. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Fragment Based Drug Discovery

Author: Edward R. Zartler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470721561
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Fragment-based drug discovery (FBDD) is a new paradigm in drug discovery that utilizes very small molecules - fragments of larger molecules. It is a faster, cheaper, smarter way to do drug discovery, as shown by the number of pharmaceutical companies that have embraced this approach and the biotechnology companies who use fragments as their sole source of drug discovery. Fragment-Based Drug Discovery: A Practical Approach is a guide to the techniques and practice of using fragments in drug screening. The emphasis is on practical guidance, with procedures, case studies, practical tips, and contributions from industry. Topics covered include: an introduction to fragment based drug discovery, why using fragments is a more efficient process than predominant models, and what it means to have a successful FBDD effort. setting up an FBDD project library building and production NMR in fragment screening and follow up application of protein-ligand NOE matching to the rapid evaluation of fragment binding poses target immobilized NMR screening: validation and extension to membrane proteins in situ fragment-based medicinal chemistry: screening by mass spectrometry computational approaches to fragment and substructure discovery and evaluation virtual fragment scanning: current trends, applications and web based tools fragment-based lead discovery using covalent capture methods case study from industry: the identification of high affinity beta-secretase inhibitors using fragment-based lead generation With contributions from industry experts who have successfully set up an industrial fragment-based research program, Fragment-Based Drug Discovery: A Practical Approach offers essential advice to anyone embarking on drug discovery using fragments and those looking for a new approach to screening for drugs.