2008

Photobiology

The Science of Life and Light

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ISBN: 978-0-387-72654-0 (Print) 978-0-387-72655-7 (Online)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXII

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    Pages 1-39

    The Nature of Light and Its Interaction with Matter

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    Pages 41-49

    Principles and Nomenclature for the Quantification of Light

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    Pages 51-67

    Generation and Control of Light

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    Pages 69-91

    The Measurement of Light

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    Pages 93-122

    Light as a Tool for Biologists: Recent Developments

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    Pages 123-130

    Terrestrial Daylight

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    Pages 131-138

    Underwater Light

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    Pages 139-154

    Action Spectroscopy in Biology

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    Pages 155-196

    Spectral Tuning in Biology

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    Pages 197-222

    Photochemical Reactions in Biological Light Perception and Regulation

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    Pages 223-253

    The Diversity of Eye Optics

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    Pages 255-287

    The Evolution of Photosynthesis and Its Environmental Impact

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    Pages 289-319

    Photosynthetic Light Harvesting, Charge Separation, and Photoprotection: The Primary Steps

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    Pages 321-388

    The Biological Clock and Its Resetting by Light

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    Pages 389-416

    Photoperiodism in Insects and Other Animals

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    Pages 417-463

    Photomorphogenesis and Photoperiodism in Plants

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    Pages 465-478

    The Light-Dependent Magnetic Compass

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    Pages 479-502

    Phototoxicity

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    Pages 503-530

    Ozone Depletion and the Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation

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    Pages 531-552

    Vitamin D: Photobiological and Ecological Aspects

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