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Vitamin D primes neonatal immune system - Nature.com


Nature.com
Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy has been linked to the development of childhood asthma, but most studies in this area have been observational. To directly examine how vitamin D status in pregnancy affects the neonatal immune system, Hornsby et al.

Anatomy and physiology of ageing 7: the endocrine system - Nursing Times


Nursing Times
John Knight is senior lecturer in biomedical science; Yamni Nigam is associate professor in biomedical science; both at the College of Human Health and Science, Swansea University. Abstract. Glands in the endocrine system produce a range of hormones ...

'Understand, protect, share benefits of biodiversity' - Business Mirror


Business Mirror
'Many species in our country were already extinct before I was born,” lamented Sophea Chhin, a young biodiversity information specialist from Cambodia. Nevertheless, he said, there's always new species waiting to be discovered—protected and conserved.

TAXIS - Taxonomic Information System

Houston - United States

Database management system for recording taxa, specimens, characters, and images. Also serves as an interactive identification system.

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Canada

Searchable database of four kingdoms: plant, animal, fungi, monera. Search by scientific or common names, English or French.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
United States

Authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

Rice Information System
China

An integrated information resource and comparative analysis workbench for rice genomics.

Raptor Information System
United States

The RIS is a free searchable catalog of over 38,000 references about the biology and management of birds of prey.

Raptor Information System
United States

A keyworded catalog of over 40,000 references about the biology and management of birds of prey.

Biodiversity Information System
United States

BiodIS, K-State's Biodiversity Information System, is a collaborative project to expose information associated with the University's natural history collections to a diverse group of users. Based largely on the Herbarium and Museum of Entomological and Prairie Arthropod Research, BiodIS is a portal for users of all ages and fields who have an interest in or need for biodiversity data, including taxonomic, geographic, and ecological information, a

International Species Information System
United States

Use abstracts to find the holdings of zoos and other institutions of many wild species, including amphibians, birds, fishes, mammals and reptiles.

Canada

Examines the nature of threats to species, habitats, ecosystems, and landscapes, and seeks to support environmentally sound decision-making and actions affecting the status of biodiversity and landscapes.

United States

Addresses issues related to intellectual property rights in biotechnology and offers a database on Indian patent documents in biotechnology.

Regional Mark Information System
United States

Provides services to international, state, federal, and tribal fishery organizations involved in marking anadromous salmonids throughout the Pacific region.