Environmental Signal Processing and Adaptation

Environmental Signal Processing and Adaptation

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Animals and plants live in changing environmental conditions which require adaptation in order to cope with this. Some of these environmental changes serve as signals which have to be qsensedq and interpreted correctly by the organisms to initiate the adaptation. This signal processing is based on biochemical, molecular and neuronal processes which are discussed in this book. All examples given underline that continuous adjustment of physiological functions is an essential requirement for life and survival in complex changing environments.[5] found a degradation of the reaction center protein (D|) of photosystem II. ... Photodamage occurs if the rate of the Drprotein damage exceeds the rate of its repair process, leading to a breakdown of the ... One of the damaging processes is the production of highly 1 Alfred Wegener Institute Foundation for Polar and Marineanbsp;...

Title:Environmental Signal Processing and Adaptation
Author:Gerhard Heldmaier, Dietrich Werner
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2002-08-28


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