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Edited By Foyer,Christine H. And Noctor,Graham
This book focuses on the very latest developments in our understanding of how plants use light energy and fixed carbon to assimilate nitrate and ammonium into the organic compounds required for growth. From the partitioning of organic nitrogen within the photosynthetic apparatus, through the primary processes of reduction of nitrate and nitrite and the assimilation of ammonium and its cycling in photorespiration, the complex interactions inherent in the crosstalk between carbon and nitrogen assimilation are considered and exciting new developments such as nitric oxide production evaluated. Attention is paid throughout to the close coordination of photosynthetic and respiratory processes in nitrogen assimilation. Emerging concepts of the interdependence of chloroplasts and mitochondria are described, and essential communication, transport and signalling processes are highlighted. Volume 12 in the Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration Series.284pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0792363361
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Inventory #14629
Price: £ 90.00 GBP ($ 118.80 approx. - € 104.40 approx.)
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Harrison, J.M.D.
D/J is laminated.240pp.
Cassell Australia Ltd,, 1980, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0726937371
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Inventory #19489
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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Williams, Iolo A.
N.B. Small dent to bottom edge of front board. Slight foxing to ffep. Small mark to front board. Corners and edges of D/J are shelfworn with slight loss to corners. Several small closed tears to edges of D/J. 266pp.
The Connoisseur, 1952, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #24387
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 66.00 approx. - € 58.00 approx.)
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Eysenck, H.J.
N.B. Some marks to boards. Corners slightly bumped. Creasing to edges and corners of D/J. 355pp.
Staples Press, 1971, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good/Price Clipped. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0286627388
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Inventory #29041
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Andrew, Donna T.; McGowen, Randall
The Perreaus and Mrs. Rudd tells the remarkable story of a complex forgery uncovered in London in 1775. Like the trials of Martin Guerre and O.J. Simpson, the Perreau-Rudd case - filled with scandal, deceit, and mystery - preoccupied a public hungry for sensationalism. Peopled with such familiar figures as John Wilkes, King George III, Lord Mansfield, and James Boswell, this story reveals the deep anxieties of this period of English capitalism. The case acts as a prism that reveals the hopes, fears, and prejudices of that society. Above all, this episode presents a parable of the 1770s, when London was the center of European finance and national politics, of fashionable life and tell-all journalism, of empire achieved and empire lost. The crime, a hanging offense, came to light with the arrest of identical twin brothers, Robert and Daniel Perreau, after the former was detained trying to negotiate a forged bond. At their arraignment they both accused Daniel's mistress, Margaret Caroline Rudd, of being responsible for the crime. The brothers' trials coincided with the first reports of bloodshed in the American colonies at Lexington and Concord and successfully competed for space in the newspapers. From March until the following January, people could talk of little other than the fate of the Perreaus and the impending trial of Mrs. Rudd. The participants told wildly different tales and offered strikingly different portraits of themselves. The press was filled with letters from concerned or angry correspondents. The public, deeply divided over who was guilty, was troubled by evidence that suggested not only that fair might be foul, but that it might not be possible to decide which was which. While the decade of the 1770s has most frequently been studied in relation to imperial concerns and their impact upon the political institutions of the day, this book draws a different portrait of the period, making a cause celebre its point of entry. Exhaustively researched and brilliantly presented, it offers both a vivid panorama of London and a gauge for tracking the shifting social currents of the period.Head of d/j spine slightly rubbed,slight fading to d/j.
University of California Press, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0520220625
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Inventory #20212
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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