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Effects of high pressure on biological systems

Effects of high pressure on biological systems

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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementguest editor A.G. Macdonald with contributiions by R.E. Marquis ... [et al.].
SeriesAdvances in comparative and environmental physiology -- v.17
ContributionsMacdonald, A. G., Marquis, R. E.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,246p.
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21842752M
ISBN 103540548459, 0387548459

Membrane curvature. The effect of pressure on any structure is to drive a reduction in volume (Royer, ) and, in lipid assemblies, the net result of increasing pressure is a reduction in hydrocarbon chain motion and a corresponding increase in chain ordering (Skanes et al., ).These effects will tend to reduce the cross-sectional area of the lipid hydrocarbon tails. Yeast under high hydrostatic pressure. The wide effects of HHP influence many processes in biological systems, such as growth, division and cellular viability. Depending on the amount and time that HHP is applied, the pressure acts inhibiting or retarding cytokinetic and mitotic activities in dividing consumersnewhomeconstruction.com: Ane Catarine Tosi-Costa, Cárita Turbay-Vasconcelos, Luiza Adami, Luiza Favarato, Maria Bolivar-Telle.

A large body of literature exists on the response of tissues to electromagnetic fields, primarily in the extremely-low-frequency (ELF) and microwave-frequency ranges. In general, the reported effects of radiofrequency (RF) radiation on tissue and organ systems have been attributed to thermal interactions, although the existence of nonthermal effects at low field intensities is still a subject. The increased use of radioisotopes has led to increased concerns over the effects of these materials on biological systems (such as humans). All radioactive nuclides emit high-energy particles or electromagnetic waves. When this radiation encounters living cells, it can cause heating, break chemical bonds, or ionize consumersnewhomeconstruction.com: OpenStax.

Knowing how diabetes affects your body can help you look after your body and prevent diabetic complications from developing. Many of the effects of diabetes stem from the same guilty parties; namely high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels and a lack of blood glucose control.. Signs of diabetes. Sep 25,  · Osmosis is the net movement of solvent molecules through a partially permeable membrane into a region of higher solute concentration. The intent of osmosis is to equalize the solute concentrations on the two sides. Osmosis is essential in biological systems because biological membranes are semi permeable.


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Effects of high pressure on biological systems Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bacteria / R.E. Marquis --Examples of pressure effects on specific microbial systems --Effects of high-pressure gases on microbes --Aspects of eukaryotic cells / A.C. Hall, D.M.

Pickles and A.G. Macdonald --Eggs: genetic manipulations using high pressure --Cartilage: effects of hysrostatic pressure in articulating joints --Platelets: receptors.

Provided here is an up to date account of how high pressures affect cellularprocesses in microorganisms and in eukaryotic cells. Topics include membranetransport, cell activation, the excitable properties of cells, muscular contraction, with particular emphasis on cardiac muscle, and the role of pressure in the physiology of cartilage in load bearing joints.

Interaction of temperature and pressure in intact animals / R.W. Brauer, M.R. Jordan, Ch.G. Miller, E.D.

Johnson, J.A. Dutcher and M.E. Sheehan --Effects of hydrostatic pressure on ionic and osmotic regulation / R.D. Roer and A.J.R. Pequeux --Ionic regulation under high pressure: some observations of comparative and theoretical interest / A.G.

Effects of High Pressure on Biological Systems by A. Macdonald,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Buy Effects of High Pressure on Biological Systems (Advances in Comparative and Environmental Physiology) on consumersnewhomeconstruction.com FREE SHIPPING on qualified ordersAuthor: Alister G.

Macdonald. High Pressure Effects in Molecular Biophysics and Enzymology is designed to acquaint biochemists, biophysicists, and graduate students with advances in the application of high pressure in connection with spectroscopy as a research tool in the study of biomolecules.

The 23 chapters written by leading authorities present an overview of current approaches to the use of high pressure in research Author: John L. Markley. This volume is one of those published from the proceedings of the invited lectures to the First International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry I organized at Liege (Belgium) in August under the auspices of the Section of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry of the International Union of Biological Sciences.

PDF | On Apr 1,Claude Balny and others published High pressure effects on biological macromolecules: From structural changes to alteration of cellular processes | Find, read and cite all. Jul 27,  · Pressure Headaches. Weather with low pressure can be a headache generator.

A study of the relationship between sinking barometric pressure and migraine/cluster headaches concluded that sinking pressure and headache are interrelated. The headaches attack just before the storm front and, strangely enough, subside when the barometer rises again. For athletes, high altitude produces two contradictory effects on performance.

For explosive events (sprints up to metres, long jump, triple jump) the reduction in atmospheric pressure means there is less resistance from the atmosphere and the athlete's performance will generally be better at high altitude.

For endurance events (races of metres or more), the predominant effect is the. High hydrostatic pressure has a marked effect on non-covalent interactions, which play an important role in the stabilization of biological systems, such as membrane and proteins.

As a matter of fact, lipid oxidation in food must be contextualized within a broader phenomenon of Cited by: The book presents high hydrostatic pressure processing (HPP) for treatment of different groups of raw and finished products, focusing on specific pressure-induced effects that will lead to different biological impacts, and the information necessary for specifying HPP process and equipment.

Stress, either physiological or biological, is an organism's response to a stressor such as an environmental condition. Stress is the body's method of reacting to a condition such as a threat, challenge or physical and psychological barrier. Stimuli that alter an organism's environment are responded to by multiple systems in the body.

When you eat excess sugar, the extra insulin in your bloodstream can affect your arteries all over your body. It causes their walls to get inflamed, grow thicker than normal and more stiff, this.

Sleep loss and sleep disorders are among the most common yet frequently overlooked and readily treatable health problems. It is estimated that 50 to 70 million Americans chronically suffer from a disorder of sleep and wakefulness, hindering daily functioning and adversely affecting health and longevity (NHLBI, ).

Questions about sleep are seldom asked by physicians (Namen et al., Jun 05,  · This is the first book covering all aspects of high pressure biochemistry and biophysics of proteins. Hydrostatic pressure is a powerful tool for study of biological systems.

As a thermodynamic parameter, hydrostatic pressure has been known for a century to act on biological materials in a similar, but not identical, way to consumersnewhomeconstruction.com Edition: 1.

Hypertension Overview. High blood pressure or hypertension increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. Hypertension risk factors include obesity, drinking too much alcohol, smoking, and family. Apr 01,  · High-pressure processing (HPP), also known as high hydrostatic pressure (HHP), is a relatively new, nonthermal food processing method that subjects foods (liquid or solid) to pressures between 50 and consumersnewhomeconstruction.com by: They can also look at the effects high blood pressure may have had on your organs.

During this time, your doctor may begin treating your hypertension. Early treatment may reduce your risk of Author: Kimberly Holland. Biological systems are regulated by the thermodynamic parameters of pressure and temperature. With the help of new spectroscopic methods it is now possible to study the structure and function of such systems under extreme pressures and temperatures.

This book described the resulting theory and applications of these pressure and temperature effects. This interaction of specialists in various fields, and the consequent exchange of their unequalled knowledge can only be expected to be extremely fruitful in approaching a full understanding of pressure effects on molecules, crystallites and biological cells, and of the associated changes in the properties and behaviours of macroscopic systems.Clearly, the high information content of NMR experiments combined with high pressure provides a powerful tool in modern chem­ istry.

It is the aim of this monograph, in the series on NMR Basic Principles and Progress, to illustrate the wide range of prob­ lems which can be .This paper briefly reviews the authors experimental and clinical use of lasers over a year period, during which laser effects on 15 biological systems were studied.

Low-energy laser radiation was found to have a stimulating effect on cells, and high-energy radiation had an inhibiting effect.