Stearoyl-CoA Desaturase Genes in Lipid Metabolism
Obesity and diabetes develop as a complex result of genetic, metabolic and environmental factors and are characterized by increased lipogenesis and lipid accumulation in many tissues. Stearoyl-CoA desaturase (SCD) genes are a critical regulator of lipogenesis and catalyzes the synthesis of monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA), mainly oleoyl-...
Shark Hunting in Paradise Garden
Flying sharks and robots...More fun than the Bible!
What would you expect to find if you traveled back in time to the Garden of Eden? Adam and Eve? The tree of knowledge? A wicked serpent? How about some giant fucking flying sharks! That's right, I said sharks. Biblical sharks. Sharks that are bigger than city buses....
Object-Oriented Programming with Visual Basic .NET
This book is not a reference. That needs to be said right off the bat. It was written to be read cover to cover; it tells a story. It's an interwoven tale about object-oriented programming in the .NET world: building objects, moving them, and using them around the world. This is not just a how-to book; it's a why-to and a when-to...
Encyclopedia of Junk Food and Fast Food Eating junk food and fast food is a great all-American passion. American kids and grownups love their candy bars, Big Macs and supersized fries, Doritos, Twinkies, and Good Humor ice cream bars. The disastrous health effects from the enormous appetite for these processed fat- and sugar-loaded foods are well publicized now. This was particularly... ZBrush Digital Sculpting Human Anatomy
Taking into account that many of today's digital artists -- particularly 3D character animators -- lack foundational artistic instruction, this book teaches anatomy in a coherent and succinct style. A clear writing style explains how to sculpt an accurate human figure, starting with the skeleton and working out to muscle, fat, and skin....
Hibernation (Greenwood Guides to the Animal World)
There are many examples of the amazing evolutionary adaptations in the animal
kingdom that aid survival, but the ability of animals to hibernate is one of the most
incredible. Most vertebrates must keep warm, because hypothermia or loss of body
heat is potentially fatal, but some have evolved to withstand a massive drop in...
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