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Apoplastic pH During Low-oxygen Stress in Barley

HUBERT H. FELLE.

in Annals of Botany

P ublished online September 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6156 words.

Background and Aims Anoxia leads to an energy crisis, tolerance of which varies from plant to plant. Although the apoplast represents an important storage and reaction space, and engages...

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L-type calcium channel targeting and local signalling in cardiac myocytes

Robin M. Shaw and Henry M. Colecraft.

in Cardiovascular Research

May 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 7944 words.

In the heart, Ca2+ influx via CaV1.2 L-type calcium channels (LTCCs) is a multi-functional signal that triggers muscle contraction, controls action potential duration, and regulates gene...

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Glutamatergic Mechanisms Related to Epilepsy

Raymond Dingledine.

in Jasper's Basic Mechanisms of the Epilepsies

July 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 4918 words.

The ionotropic glutamate receptors are ligand-gated ion channels that mediate the vast majority of excitatory neurotransmission in the brain. The past 20 years have been a golden age for...

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Climate and Health across Africa

Benjamin F. Zaitchik.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Natural Disasters (Environmental Science); Meteorology and Climatology; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science). 18587 words.

Humans have understood the importance of climate to human health since ancient times. In some cases, the connections appear to be obvious: a flood can cause drownings, a drought can lead to...

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Temperate Forest Economics

Roger Sedjo.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics. 5006 words.

The world’s forest cover is approximately 4 billion hectares (10 billion acres). Of this total, approximately one-half is temperate forests. These range from the subtropics to roughly 65...

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Disease, Ecology, and the Environment in Colonial Mexico

Bradley Skopyk and Elinor G. K. Melville.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Environmental History; History of Science and Technology. 12885 words.

The onset of Spanish imperial rule in Mexico in 1521 had profound consequences well beyond the political and cultural spheres. It also altered Mexico’s environment, reconstituting the...

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International Disaster Response Law and Policy in China: Evolution, Problem and Resolution

Shibo Jiang.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

September 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 4117 words.

After reviewing the evolution of international disaster relief law in China, as against the international disaster response law at the global level, the present author makes proposals for...

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Development and deployment challenges for low emissions coal technology: the IGCC with CCS case

Julie-Anne Tarr.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

December 2011; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 6384 words.

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is a critical part of the global effort to address climate change as CCS has the potential to achieve deep cuts in CO2 emissions to atmosphere from the use...

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II Countries and Regions, 20 Stealth Authoritarianism in Turkey

Ozan O. Varol.

in Constitutional Democracy in Crisis?

October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 16 pages. 6616 words.

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The Interlaken Declaration—The Beginning of a New Era for the European Court of Human Rights?

Alastair Mowbray.

in Human Rights Law Review

September 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 4327 words.

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Catastrophes, punk eek and hopeful monsters: a new species of financial contract

Robert G. Pickel.

in Capital Markets Law Journal

July 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Financial Regulation; Capital Markets; Derivatives. 7096 words.

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Overland and By Sea: Eight Centuries of the Jewish Presence in China

Irene Eber.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

June 2005; p ublished online June 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 12353 words.

The several Jewish communities discussed are those in Kaifeng and in Shanghai. The presence of the earlier and the later settlers raises several questions. How did the Kaifeng Jews retain...

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More than Misfortune: Recognizing Natural Disasters as a Concern for Transitional Justice

Megan Bradley.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

November 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 10563 words.

ABSTRACT

Natural disasters are often characterized by gross human rights violations, yet these injustices are rarely acknowledged and addressed...

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Sudan

Markus Böckenförde.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 5816 words.

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Emotions, Encounters and Expectations: The Uncertain Ethics of ‘The Field’

Jonathan Darling.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 5383 words.

Entering ‘the field’ can be a daunting, demanding and at times bewildering experience, with researchers negotiating a myriad of assumptions, expectations and motivations. Whilst early...

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Addressing White Collar Crime on a Domestic Level

Roland Hefendehl.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

July 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 6561 words.

Combating white-collar crime appears on the agenda of any legislator. Since major commercial enterprises now operate transnationally, the efforts to prosecute and punish business crimes are...

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Part III The Conduct Crisis, 12 Ethics and Standards

Roger Mccormick and Chris Stears.

in Legal and Conduct Risk in the Financial Markets

March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 16 pages. 6875 words.

In response to the issues that came to light as a result of the financial crises, the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards called for the establishment of a professional body to...

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From Diplomat to Academic Activist: André Mandelstam and the History of Human Rights

Helmut Philipp Aust.

in European Journal of International Law

November 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 8914 words.

Today mostly forgotten, André Mandelstam (1869–1949) was a pioneer of the human rights movement in the interwar period. Originally a diplomat in the service of the Russian Empire, he went...

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The Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: An Ex Ante Assessment of its Effectiveness in Light of the Drafting Process

Arne Vandenbogaerde and Wouter Vandenhole.

in Human Rights Law Review

June 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 15066 words.

In this article it is submitted that the text of the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, as finally adopted on 10 December 2008, is to...

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