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3. Fungal genetics and life cycles

3. Fungal genetics and life cycles  

Nicholas P. Money

in Fungi: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2016
Published Online: 
Jan 2016
eISBN: 
9780191785825
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199688784.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199688784
All of the structures produced by fungi, from simple budding yeast cells to long-lived bracket mushrooms, are encoded in genes. The genome of the fungus is a blueprint for its organization ... More
1. What is an emotion?

1. What is an emotion?  

Dylan Evans

in Emotion: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2019
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Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191872471
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198834403.003.0001
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chapter
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9780198834403
The word ‘emotion’ is fairly recent. Before the 19th century, people talked instead about ‘passions’, ‘sentiments’, and ‘affections’. ‘What is an emotion?’ begins by outlining the complex ... More
Stem Cells: A Very Short Introduction

Stem Cells: A Very Short Introduction  

Jonathan Slack

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778162
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199603381.001.0001
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book
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9780199603381
Stem Cells: A Very Short Introduction introduces stem cells: explains what they are, what scientists do with them, what stem cell therapies are available today, and how they ... More
1. What are stem cells?

1. What are stem cells?  

Jonathan Slack

in Stem Cells: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778162
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199603381.003.0001
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9780199603381
‘What are stem cells?’ defines a stem cell as a cell that can both reproduce itself and generate offspring of different functional cell types. The difference between tissue-specific stem ... More
3. Microbial genetics and molecular microbiology

3. Microbial genetics and molecular microbiology  

Nicholas P. Money

in Microbiology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2014
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Dec 2014
eISBN: 
9780191781605
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199681686.003.0003
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chapter
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9780199681686
Cell structures and metabolic processes are specified by genes. The genomes of bacteria, archaea, and eukaryotic microorganisms are encoded in double-stranded helices of DNA. ‘Genetics and ... More
Analytic Philosophy: A Very Short introduction

Analytic Philosophy: A Very Short introduction  

Michael Beaney

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2017
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Nov 2017
eISBN: 
9780191823442
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198778028.001.0001
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9780198778028
Analytic Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction introduces some of the key ideas of the founders of analytic philosophy—Gottlob Frege, Bertrand Russell, G. E. Moore, Ludwig ... More
6. Genomics and the microbial world

6. Genomics and the microbial world  

John Archibald

in Genomics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
eISBN: 
9780191827877
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198786207.003.0006
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9780198786207
Together, molecular biology and genomics have made it possible to explore the diversity and ecology of the 99 per cent of microbes that cannot be cultured in laboratories. ‘Genomics and the ... More
2. Copyright, culture, and commerce

2. Copyright, culture, and commerce  

Siva Vaidhyanathan

in Intellectual Property: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
eISBN: 
9780190231385
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195372779.003.0002
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chapter
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9780195372779
Copyright is the most pervasive cultural regulatory system in the world. In recent decades, copyright law has become stronger, covers more activities, restricts more uses, and lasts longer ... More
6. Balancing rights—free speech and privacy

6. Balancing rights—free speech and privacy  

Andrew Clapham

in Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2015
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Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785436
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198706168.003.0006
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chapter
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9780198706168
‘Balancing rights—free speech and privacy’ considers the human rights that have built-in limitations. The thrust of international human rights law for these rights is that limitations to ... More
Privacy: A Very Short Introduction

Privacy: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Raymond Wacks

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2015
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Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191792915
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725947.001.0001
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book
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9780198725947
While no brief book can hope to provide a comprehensive account of the manifold features of a concept as complex and controversial as privacy, this one introduces readers to the main ... More
5. Molecular interactions

5. Molecular interactions  

Aysha Divan and Janice A. Royds

in Molecular Biology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2016
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Aug 2016
eISBN: 
9780191791192
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198723882.003.0005
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9780198723882
Every nucleated diploid cell in the body, with the exception of B and T cells of the immune system, has the same genome as its originating single fertilized egg. During development, this ... More
4. The art, science, and engineering of programming

4. The art, science, and engineering of programming  

Subrata Dasgupta

in Computer Science: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2016
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Mar 2016
eISBN: 
9780191798146
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198733461.003.0004
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9780198733461
Algorithmic thinking is sometimes not enough—programming is also required. A computer program is the specification of a desired computation in a language communicable to physical computers. ... More
5. Interdependencies of biological systems

5. Interdependencies of biological systems  

Eberhard O. Voit

in Systems Biology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2020
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Mar 2020
eISBN: 
9780191866975
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198828372.003.0005
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9780198828372
Even the simplest of organisms rely on uncounted molecular processes that allow them to thrive, propagate, and respond to threats from predators, parasites, and the environment. They ... More
7. Realistic and unrealistic expectations

7. Realistic and unrealistic expectations  

Jonathan Slack

in Stem Cells: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778162
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199603381.003.0007
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chapter
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9780199603381
‘Realistic and unrealistic expectations’ considers the future potential of stem cell biology. New centres such as the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine have been set up ... More
4. Privacy and freedom of expression

4. Privacy and freedom of expression  

Raymond Wacks

in Privacy: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2015
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Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191792915
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725947.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198725947
The genesis of the American law’s protection of privacy was its concern to limit or control the extent to which an individual’s private life is subjected to unauthorized publicity conducted ... More
3. A legal right

3. A legal right  

Raymond Wacks

in Privacy: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2015
Published Online: 
Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191792915
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725947.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198725947
Privacy is acknowledged as an essential human right, recognized by a number of international declarations, among which the European Convention on Human Rights and the International Covenant ... More

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