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Methacholine challenge testing: comparative pharmacology - Dove Medical Press


Dove Medical Press
Beth E Davis, Christianne M Blais, Donald W Cockcroft Division of Respirology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada Abstract: Standardization of the methacholine inhalation ...

Campaigners press US National Toxicology Program on animal testing - Chemical Watch


Chemical Watch
Two animal rights groups have called on the US National Toxicology Program to replace "wasteful" animal tests with alternative methods for determining the safety of chemicals. Co-authored by the White Coat Waste Project and the New England ...

Union professor elected to leadership position of American Physiological Society - Union College (press release)


Union College (press release)
Scott Kirkton, associate professor of biology, was elected chair for the Comparative and Evolutionary Physiology group of the American Physiological Society. He assumed his duties at the recent Experimental Biology Meeting in San Diego, Calif. Kirkton ...

COMPARE 4.6b: Phylogenetic Comparative Methods

Bloomington - United States

Computer software for the phylogenetic analysis of comparative data.

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An annotated, extensive hypertext glossary of the terminology of Phylogenetic Systematics, with a discussion and criticism of mainstream Computer Cladistics.

Journey Into Phylogenetic Systematics
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PAL library is a Java toolkit for determining evolutionary trends.

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Exchange standard for representing phylogenetic data, inspired by the commonly used NEXUS format but more robust and easier to process.

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tutorial from the Understanding Evolution website covering: how to read an evolutionary tree, how to classify organisms based on evolutionary trees, how to reconstruct an evolutionary tree, and how evolutionary trees are used.

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Abstract of a proposed new comprehensive phylogenetic classification of the kingdom.

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United States

A collection of links to protocols used in biosciences.

Methods in Cell Science
United States

A forum for publishing the most up-to-date methods developed during the course of cell science research involving vertebrates, invertebrates, plants or single-celled prokaryotic or eukaryotic organisms. Available online.