Dormancy and Resistance in Harsh Environments

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ISBN: 978-3-642-12421-1 (Print) 978-3-642-12422-8 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-4

    Introduction

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    Pages 5-27

    Akinetes: Dormant Cells of Cyanobacteria

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    Pages 29-41

    Saccharomyces cerevisiae Spore Germination

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    Pages 43-67

    Dormancy in Plant Seeds

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    Pages 69-90

    Bud Dormancy in Perennial Plants: A Mechanism for Survival

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    Pages 91-108

    LEA Proteins: Versatility of Form and Function

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    Pages 109-132

    A Role for Molecular Studies in Unveiling the Pathways for Formation of Rotifer Resting Eggs and Their Survival During Dormancy

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    Pages 133-146

    Anhydrobiotic Abilities of Tardigrades

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    Pages 147-163

    Cryoprotective Dehydration: Clues from an Insect

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    Pages 165-187

    A Molecular Overview of Diapause in Embryos of the Crustacean, Artemia franciscana

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    Pages 189-202

    An Exploratory Review on the Molecular Mechanisms of Diapause Termination in the Waterflea, Daphnia

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    Pages 203-226

    Metabolic Dormancy and Responses to Environmental Desiccation in Fish Embryos

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    Pages 227-252

    Mammalian Hibernation: Physiology, Cell Signaling, and Gene Controls on Metabolic Rate Depression

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    Pages 253-278

    Lessons from Natural Cold-Induced Dormancy to Organ Preservation in Medicine and Biotechnology: From the “Backwoods to the Bedside”

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 279-283