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Skin Diseases of Rabbits By Esther van Praag, Ph.D., with Amir Maurer, DVM, and Tal Saarony
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This book results from requests from rabbit owners and veterinarians who were seeking reliable, up to date information about skin diseases and their treatment. Material related to rabbits is, indeed,... More > not readily available, or limited to a chapter in rabbit medicine or veterinary books. Here, a comprehensive approach aims at describing a skin disorder and its rabbit-specific clinical signs, diagnosis, and rabbit-safe treatment options. The book chapters deal with rabbit skin anatomy, examination of rabbits, and viral, bacterial, fungal, parasitic, mechanical, genetic, hormonal, immune and neoplastic diseases. Pen drawings illustrate the different disorders. The collaboration with a veterinarian and a rabbit owner has contributed to the clarity and the quality of the provided information. Hopefully “Skin Diseases of Rabbits” will appeal to the small animal and exotic practitioner, veterinary students, veterinary nurses, and owners, and become a helpful addition to their handling and treating rabbits.< Less
Skin Disease Dynamics By Zahid Ameer
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Important Info On Dealing With Skin Disease! Get All The Support And Guidance You Need To Be A Success At Having Better Skin! Below are some information that will add your knowledge about skin... More > diseases: + Skin Disease Basics + Checking Your Skin + Visiting The Dermatologist + Common Skin Issues + Skin Cancer + Stress And Skin + Genetics And Skin Disorders + Why You Need To Maintain Healthy Skin + And so much more...< Less
Skin Disease Dynamics By Best Publications
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Our skin can multitask,as it has many essential functions and all of which are primarily designed to help keep the body working properly.If you will not pay attention to the health of your skin,it... More > will not work effectively as it should.The skin is like a bodyguard,as it offers a great level of protection.One of the most valuable jobs of the skin is to serve as a barrier to different harmful environmental aggressors such as UV radiation,bacteria and germs.The acid mantle of the skin is essential to prevent any bacteria from attacking the skin that could cause infection. The skin gives the body a complete layer of protection so that the other organs of the body will effectively work.“Skin Disease Dynamics”covers Skin Disease Basics,Checking Your Skin, Visiting The Dermatologist,Common Skin Issues,Skin Cancer,Stress And Skin,Genetics And Skin Disorders,Why You Need To Maintain Healthy Skin.< Less
Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume V: Ankylosing Spondylitis By Medical Professionals & National Institute of Health
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Ankylosing spondylitis (AS, from Greek ankylos, stiff; spondylos, vertebrae), previously known as Bekhterev's disease, Bekhterev syndrome, and Marie-Strümpell disease, is a chronic inflammatory... More > disease of the axial skeleton with variable involvement of peripheral joints and nonarticular structures. AS is a form of spondyloarthritis, a chronic, inflammatory arthritis and autoimmune disease.[1] It mainly affects joints in the spine and the sacroiliac joint in the pelvis, and can cause eventual fusion of the spine. It is a member of the group of the spondyloarthropathies with a strong genetic predisposition. Complete fusion results in a complete rigidity of the spine, a condition known as "bamboo spine". As of 2012, no cure is known for AS, although treatments and medications are available to reduce symptoms and pain.< Less
Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume XIX; Marfan Syndrome By Medical Professionals & National Institute of Health
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Marfan syndrome (also called Marfan's syndrome) is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue. People with Marfan's tend to be unusually tall, with long limbs and long, thin fingers. The syndrome... More > is inherited as a dominant trait, carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1. People have a pair of FBN1 genes. Because it is dominant, people who have inherited one affected FBN1 gene from either parent will have Marfan syndrome. Marfan syndrome has a range of expressions, from mild to severe. The most serious complications are defects of the heart valves and aorta. It may also affect the lungs, the eyes, the dural sac surrounding the spinal cord, the skeleton and the hard palate. In addition to being a connective protein that forms the structural support for tissues outside the cell, the normal fibrillin-1 protein binds to another protein, transforming growth factor beta (TGF-β).< Less
Pathway to Understanding MICROBIOLOGY By Cecil Hampton
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This textbook contains fundamental content covered in most basic and health science microbiology courses. Topics are discussed in a direct, yet interesting way without distracting from the uniquely... More > organized lectures prepared by most individual professors. It is not an encyclopedic textbook that overwhelms students. It is properly illustrated with photos, tables and figures. The book contains a chapter feature, key terms, chapter summary, and questions (general, critical thinking, application and case related), glossary, and index. Chapters include: 1-Introduction, 2-Cell Structure and Classification, 3-Working with Microbes, 4-Prokaryotic Diversity, 5-Eukaryotic Diversity, 6-Subcellular Diversity, 7-Metabolism-Growth-Control, 8-Microbial Genetics, 9-Antimicrobial Drugs, 10-Host-Microbial Relationship, 11-Epidemiology, 12-Immunology, 13-Disease of Skin and Eyes, 14-Disease of Cardiovascular System, (16-18-Other Diseases) and much more, such as 19-Environmental and 20-Applied Microbiology.< Less
Quantitative metagenomic biodiversity By ANTONIO MONLEON GETINO
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Metagenomics is the study of microbial communities directly in their natural environments, including mouth, skin, and gut samples to understand human related diseases, soil samples to study plant... More > soil-microbe interactions, and water samples. A sample can contain more than 10,000 species, but how quantify statistically? Concepts like microbiota, metagenome and microbiome are a bit confusing, microbiota refers to taxonomically identification the community of microorganisms; the metagenome conforms the genes and genomes of the microbiota, including plasmids, and highlights the genetic potential of the population; whereas the microbiome refers to the whole conjunct of genes and genomes of the microbiota, as well as the products of the microbiota and the host environment. This short book tries to put light on the Taxonomic Diversity and its measurement using metagenomics, about the statistical methods and the methodologies.< Less

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