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Pentose sugar utilisation in Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052 for biobutanol production: genetic and physiological studies

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Watson, J. E. Pentose sugar utilisation in Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052 for biobutanol production: genetic and physiological studies. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6051
The future of biofuel production hinges on a cheap, readily available feedstock. In terms of resources available, lignocellulose is the most abundant renewable resource on the...

Palynological contribution to aerobiological studies in South-East Scotland.

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Caulton, E. Palynological contribution to aerobiological studies in South-East Scotland. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6914
Airborne pollens and, more recently, spores, which occur in the rooftop airstream over Edinburgh have been monitored and the data analysed, since 1988. The thesis describes th...

Pancreatic and adrenal development and function in an ovine model of polycystic ovary syndrome

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Ramaswamy, S. Pancreatic and adrenal development and function in an ovine model of polycystic ovary syndrome. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/9826
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a complex disorder encompassing reproductive and metabolic dysfunction. Ovarian hyperandrogenism is an endocrine hallmark of human PCOS. In...

Listening to the voices in four Scottish adolescent mental health units: young people, their carers and the unit cultures.

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Claveirole, A. and the unit cultures. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6195
Serious mental health problems among young people are on the increase in Western countries. Involving young people in their mental health care, and working in partnership with...

Life history and population structure of the exploited mangrove crab Ucides cordatus cordatus (Decapoda: Brachyura) in the Caete Estuary, North Brazil.

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Diele, K. (2000)
Life history and population structure of the exploited mangrove crab Ucides cordatus cordatus (Decapoda: Brachyura) in the Caete Estuary, North Brazil. (Thesis). Universität Bremen. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6575
The semiterrestrial crab U. cordatus is one of the most heavily exploited resources of Bra-zilian mangrove forests. The growing interest in protecting and managing U. cordatus...

Modelling the environmental Impacts of suspended Mussel (Mytilus edulis L.) farming.

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Chamberlain, J. Modelling the environmental Impacts of suspended Mussel (Mytilus edulis L.) farming. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5595
The potential impacts of marine aquaculture operations on the environment are reviewed. The reported effects of suspended mussel farms on the benthic environment are examined ...

Measurement of the demographic parameters of the Mute Swan Cygnus Olor population in the Lothians.

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Brown, L. M. Measurement of the demographic parameters of the Mute Swan Cygnus Olor population in the Lothians. (Thesis)
Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6042
The Mute Swan population in the Lothians has been studied since 1978. Only 15 pairs bred at that time in the study area (2,000 sq km); however, this figure increased to 55 pai...

Self-regulation of health and safety in a local authority with particular reference to safety representatives, supervisors and safety committees

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Levinson, A. Self-regulation of health and safety in a local authority with particular reference to safety representatives, supervisors and safety committees. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4487
The Report of the Robens Committee (1972), the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and the Safety Representatives and Safety Committees Regulations (1977) provide the framewo...

Physiological contributions to successful downhill mountain bike performance

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Hadden, S. L. Physiological contributions to successful downhill mountain bike performance. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4513
Purpose: To, one, investigate the anatomical and physiological attributes of Downhill mountain bike athletes and, two, to determine the influence of these inherent physiologic...

Plaice(Pleuronectes platessa L.) nursery habitat on the Forth estuary and the Firth of Forth

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Augley, J. J. Plaice(Pleuronectes platessa L.) nursery habitat on the Forth estuary and the Firth of Forth. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6082
The nursery function of the Forth estuary and Firth of Forth for juvenile plaice was investigated using several methods. Growth rates of juvenile plaice in the estuary were co...