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Tick-borne hemorrhagic fever viruses (TBHFV) are detected throughout the African and Eurasian continents and are an emerging or re-emerging threat to many nations. Due to the largely sporadic incidences of these severe diseases, information on human cases and research activities in general have been limited. In the past decade, however, novel TBHFVs have emerged and areas of endemicity have.
All tigers are endangered; in fact, the Bengal tiger is the most numerous of all tiger subspecies.However, it is under the constant threat of poaching threat. Tiger preserves, sanctuaries, and national parks have stabilized the population numbers, but poaching in Asia is still on the rise.
The ALL ABOUT SQUIRRELS site has a ton Fun Squirrel Facts to amaze your friends! Learn interesting squirrel facts with this informative article with pictures.
Insomnia is a serious worldwide health threat, affecting nearly one third of the general population. Melatonin has been reported to improve sleep efficiency and it was found that eating melatonin-rich foods could assist sleep. During the last decades, melatonin has been widely identified and qualified in various foods from fungi to animals and plants.
Classification and function (lecithins, cephalins, prostaglandins, cholesterol, simple and compound lipids) 5. Enzymes and co-enzymes (4 hrs) Classification, nomenclature and properties of enzymes; mechanism and theories of enzyme action, enzyme inhibition, co-enzymes (NAD, FAD) and cofactors, and their role in enzyme action, ribozymes 6.
The momonga or Japanese flying squirrel, Pteromys momonga: less than a foot in length and possibly the most revoltingly adorable animal in existence. Photo from here. The Sciuridae are a family of about 280 species of rodent native to all continents except Australia (where they are currently represented only by a population of the Indian palm squirrel Funambulus pennanti living in and around.
At first glance, an issue on pre-independence mammalogists seems neither current nor about conservation. But it is the work and passion of these early naturalists that provides the foundation for our research in ecology. This issue originated with a series of essays written by the fourth batch (2010-2012) of students of the Post-graduate Programme in Wildlife Biology and Conservation, WCS.