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The optokinetic responses of the crab, Carcinus Maenas
(University of St Andrews, 1967) - Thesis
The movements of the eyecups of the common shore crab, Carcinus maenas L., that occur in response to a variety of different visual stimuli, have been studied with a view to analysing the mechanisms of eye movement control ...
The identification and characterisation of novel inhibitors of the 17β-HSD10 enzyme for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease
(University of St Andrews, 2016-11) - Thesis
In 2015, an estimated 46.8 million people were living with dementia, a number predicted to increase to 74.7 million by 2030 and 131.5 million by 2050. Whilst there are numerous causes for the development of dementia, ...
(University of St Andrews, 2016-06-01) - Thesis
Vocal learning and development in the grey seal, Halichoerus grypus
(University of St Andrews, 2015-06-24) - Thesis
Animal communication systems are complex, but in many species relatively little is known about how they develop. Insight into the development of adult repertoires, considering how factors such as genetics, environment and ...
The wintering and migration ecology of the whinchat Saxicola rubetra, a declining Palearctic migrant
(University of St Andrews, 2014-12) - Thesis
For migrant birds, the non-breeding season can greatly influence survival and future reproductive success. Knowledge of annual and overwinter survival, the degree of site fidelity and habitat use in the non-breeding season, ...
Studying a contractile actomyosin network underlying larval epithelial cell behaviour coordination during Drosophila abdominal morphogenesis
(University of St Andrews, 2018-06-27) - Thesis
Biodiversity assessment of freshwater fishes : Thailand as a case study
(University of St Andrews, 2012-11-29) - Thesis
A key challenge in biodiversity is: How many species are there on earth? This issue is especially acute in poorly surveyed regions with high diversity, particularly Southeast Asia that also experiences many limitations ...