New PDF release: Advances in Space Biology and Medicine

By Sjoerd L. Bonting (Eds.)

ISBN-10: 1559384093

ISBN-13: 9781559384094

This quantity has contributions from the USA (3), Russia (2), and Europe (4). those contributions contain investigations of organic difficulties encountered in spaceflight via people, animals, vegetation, and unmarried cells, in addition to reviews of a primary organic challenge aided through area experiments. broad chapters try and ascertain the mechanisms of the results of long term area missions at the human physique (Grigoriev and Egorov, Russia), and the adaptative mechanisms operative within the human physique lower than those stipulations (same authors). different chapters take care of ultrastructural observations of myocardial deconditioning (Philpott et al., United States), fluid and electrolyte law (Gharib and Hughson, France/Canada), human foodstuff in area (Hinghofer-Szalkay and Konig, Austria), progress and phone department in crops (Krikorian et al., United States), mechanisms of the consequences of gravity on unmarried cells (Mesland, The Netherlands), orbital exobiology experiences of the starting place of lifestyles (Hornech and Brack, Germany/France), and my very own contribution at the use of chemical sensors for area biomedical examine and tracking of water recycling

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46 ANATOLYI 1. GRlGORlEV and ANATOLYI D. EGOROV II. GENERAL MECHANISM OF ADAPTATION Phenotypical adaptation is a process developing in the course of the life of an individual, as a result of which he or she acquires resistance to a specific environmental factor that was not present before. As a result, the individual can live in an environment that was previously incompatiblewith life and can resolve problems that were formerly insoluble. The mechanism of phenotypical adaptationproposed by Meenon*is outlined in Figure 1.

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