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Of Mice and Men

Author : John Steinbeck
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A controversial tale of friendship and tragedy during the Great Depression Over seventy-five years since its first publication, Steinbeck’s tale of commitment, loneliness, hope, and loss remains one of America’s most widely read and taught novels. An unlikely pair, George and Lennie, two migrant workers in California during the Great Depression, grasp for their American Dream. They hustle work when they can, living a hand-to-mouth existence. For George and Lennie have a plan: to own an acre of land and a shack they can call their own. When they land jobs on a ranch in the Salinas Valley, the fulfillment of their dream seems to be within their grasp. But even George cannot guard Lennie from the provocations, nor predict the consequences of Lennie's unswerving obedience to the things George taught him. Of Mice and Men represents an experiment in form, which Steinbeck described as “a kind of playable novel, written in a novel form but so scened and set that it can be played as it stands.” A rarity in American letters, it achieved remarkable success as a novel, a Broadway play, and three acclaimed films. This edition features an introduction by Susan Shillinglaw, one of today’s leading Steinbeck scholars. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Mice

Author : Kevin J. Holmes
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Provides an introduction to mice, their physical characteristics, behavior, and interaction with humans.

Of Mice and Men von John Steinbeck Reclam Lekt reschl ssel XL

Author : Birthe Bergmann
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Reclam Lektüreschlüssel XL sind die idealen Helfer bei der Vorbereitung auf Unterrichtsstunden, Referate, Klausuren und Abitur − differenziert, umfangreich, übersichtlich! * Präzise Inhaltsangaben zum Einstieg in den Text * Klare Analysen von Figuren, Aufbau, Sprache und Stil * Zuverlässige Interpretationen mit prägnanten Textbelegen * Informationen zu Autor und historischem Kontext * Hilfreiche Infografiken, Abbildungen und Tabellen * Aktuelle Literatur- und Medientipps Besonders nützliche Elemente sind: * Lektüreschlüssel zu englischen Werken sind auf Deutsch verfasst, enthalten aber das wichtigste Vokabular für die Analyse auf Englisch * Prüfungsaufgaben und Lösungshinweise auf Englisch * Zentrale Begriffe und Definitionen als Lernglossar auf Englisch George und Lennie sind zusammen auf einer Ranch Tagelöhner. Lennie ist ein tölpelhafter Arbeiter, der von seinem Freund George beschützt und umsorgt wird. Beide träumen davon, eines Tages eine gemeinsame Ranch zu haben – und überleben so die Schikanen in der Arbeit. Eines Tages passiert ein Unglück, das die Freundschaft der beiden auf die Probe stellt. John Steinbeck wählte einen direkten und dialogreichen Stil. Er legte die Novelle bewusst auf eine spätere Dramatisierung an. Die Dialogpassagen sind meist im Arbeiterslang gehalten.

Sodium Arsenite Studies in P53 MICE

Author : Glenda Moser
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Immunological Disorders in Mice

Author : Blanka Rihova
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Immunological Disorders in Mice focuses on immunological reactions and diseases based on models provided through studies on genetically based immunological disorders in inbred strains of mice. The book discusses various defects affecting all levels of immunological response, featuring new data on "classical" mutations, as well as information regarding lesser known immune defects. New areas presented include genetic manipulation, ontogenetic aspects, clinical implications, the effect of drugs on immunodefective strains, and neuroendocrine regulation. A critical evaluation of the data presented through these studies on immune disorders in mice will facilitate the understanding of immunological processes and have significant application in clinical practice. Theoretical immunologists, animal breeding companies, and clinical immunologists will find this text invaluable.

Microbial Status and Genetic Evaluation of Mice and Rats

Author : National Research Council
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US/Japan meetings on laboratory animal science have been held virtually every year since 1980 under the US/Japan Cooperative Program on Science and Technology. Over the years these meetings have resulted in a number of important documents including the Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals published in 1994 and the article Establishment and Preservation of Reference Inbred Strains of Rats for General Purposes. In addition to these publications, the meetings have been instrumental in increasing awareness of the need for microbiologic monitoring of laboratory rodents and the need for genetic definition and monitoring of mice and rats. In cooperation with the Comparative Medicine section of NCRR/NIH, the ILAR Council and staff are pleased to become the host for this important annual meeting and look forward to participating in future meetings. The support and sponsorship of NCRR (P40 RR 11611) in the United States and the Central Institute for Experimental Animals in Japan are gratefully acknowledged. Bringing together the leading scientists in the field of laboratory animal care has resulted in increased understanding of American and Japanese approaches to laboratory animal science and should continue to strengthen efforts to harmonize approaches aimed at resolving common challenges in the use of animal models for biomedical research and testing. This effort to improve understanding and cooperation between Japan and the United States should also be useful in developing similar interaction with other regions of the world including Europe, Australia, and Southeast Asia.

Of Mice and Men

Author : Ruud Janssens
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Annotation. This title can be previewed in Google Books - http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN9789056293314.

Thanksgiving Mice

Author : Bethany Roberts
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A group of mice have some problems when they put on a play to commemorate the first Thanksgiving, but everything works out all right in the end.

Native Mice and Rats

Author : Bill Breed
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Details the diversity, evolution and ecology of this much neglected group of animals, and describes their range of reproductive strategies and dietary adaptations. The book includes a chapter on rodent diseases, the impact of human settlement, and the efforts that are being made to conserve key species.

Mice

Author : Clive Harper
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This book of animal facts focuses purely on mice. The text touches on mice's feeding and breeding habits and also explains the differences between pet mice and wild mice and why it is not good to have wild mice in a house.

Of Mice and Men MAXNotes Literature Guides

Author : Lena T. Shamblin
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REA's MAXnotes for John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.

Of Mice Models and Men

Author : Andrew N. Rowan
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Too much emotion and insufficient fact. This paradox has long characterized the controversy surrounding animal research. Of Mice, Models, and Men is the first exhaustive treatment of all areas--empirical and conceptual--relevant to the use of animals in research. It is also the first study to combine regard for the welfare of laboratory animals with a knowledgeable acceptance of the continuing need for research involving animals. The book has another rare quality. It is virtually devoid of any of the emotional and exaggerated attacks that have characterized many of the other publications in this area. Instead, it presents, in a manner accessible to both sides, all the relevant historical, social, and scientific information required to form an opinion on the subject. The book thus achieves a most difficult goal--that of bridging the gap between researchers using animals and animal welfare advocates, while pointing out the need for a more active program to promote laboratory animal welfare.

Human Hematopoiesis in SCID Mice

Author : Maria-Grazia Roncarolo
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This book presents essential information on the use of the immunodeficient C.B.-17 SCID/SCID mouse for studying human hematopoiesis in vivo. Because of the lack of both humoral and cellular immunity, this mouse can be a unique host for implantation of human hematopoietic tissue using different methods. In the first section, in vivo development of human hematopoietic stem cells and differentiation of human T cells are described. In addition, the effects of growth factors and toxic agents of human hematopoiesis are described. The second section contains chapters in which the human immune responses in the SCID mouse are reviewed. The third section covers SCID mouse models to study human infectious diseases, leukemias and genetic disorders.

Mice

Author : Rebecca Rissman
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This book takes readers on a journey through the night to discover the world of nocturnal animals living in their own backyards. This title focuses on mice, showcasing their behavior, habitat, diet, and the things they get up to when we're asleep "

Mice

Author : Elaine Pascoe
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Help young readers discover that some animals only seem scary until you get to know them.Gr. 1-3, Interest Level Gr. K-4.This delightful reader will help to alleviate children's fears by providing a fascinating, up-close look at how this creature lives and why people do not need to be afraid. Featuring the magnificent images by Dwight Kuhn, one of America's leading nature photographers, this reader helps children appreciate the positive contribution animals make to our world. The high-interest text includes sensible precautions people should take when interacting with the animal. Part of a 12-book series. 9" x 6frac14;"

Humanized Mice

Author : Tatsuji Nomura
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The term humanized mouse in this text refers to a mouse in which human tissues and cells have been transplanted and show the same biological function as they do in the human body. That is, the physiological properties and functions of tra- planted human tissues and cells can be analyzed in the mouse instead of using a living human body. It should therefore be possible to study the pathophysiology and treatment of human diseases in mice with good reproducibility. Thus, the hum- ized mouse can be used as a potent tool in both basic and clinical research in the future. The development of appropriate immunodeficient mice has been indispensable in the creation of the humanized mouse, which has been achieved through many years of efforts by several laboratories. The first stage on the road to the humanized mouse was the report on nude mice by Isaacson and Cattanach in 1962. Thereafter, nude mice were studied in detail by Falanagan and, in 1968, Pantelouris found that these mice have no thymus gland, which suggested that the mice lack transplan- tion immunity against xenografts such as human hematopoietic stem cells. At the Nude Mouse Workshops (organized by Regard, Povlsen, Nomura and colleagues) that were held nine times between 1972 and 1997, the possibility of creating a humanized mouse using nude mice was extensively examined. The results, however, showed that certain human cancers can be engrafted in nude mice, but unfortunately engraftment of normal human tissue was almost impossible.

The Mother s Day Mice

Author : Eve Bunting
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Three little mouse brothers go into the meadow to find a present for their mother but it is the littlest mouse that comes up with the most unusual gift of all.

Field Mice as Farm and Orchard Pests

Author : David Ernest Lantz
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Mice

Author : Gordon Reece
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‘A gripping, flawless novel . . . memorable, atmospheric and chilling’ Sophie Hannah Sixteen year old Shelley and her mother move to Honeysuckle cottage in the middle of the countryside, fleeing their fears and anxieties and hoping to put behind them years of suffering at the hands of others. Shelley has endured terrible bullying from the girls who used to be her best friends, and her mother has been left reeling following a divorce from her selfish, demanding husband. For Shelley and her mother are ‘mice’ – timid, nervous and obliging. And for a while, in their cottage-haven, the women flourish. But one night, their fragile peace is shattered when Shelley wakes to hear a creak on the stairs. Someone has broken into the house . . . In the shocking, chilling events that follow, Shelley’s world is turned on its head, as the women find themselves tested as never before. And as their lives spiral out of control, the tension reaches fever pitch, and Shelley begins to wonder: if she and her mother are not mice after all, then what are they? 'Truly remarkable . . . Mice is a book many will without question be talking about' Daily Express 'A sophisticated psychological thriller . . . gripping' Guardian

Mice

Author : Martha E. H. Rustad
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This easy-to-read nonfiction story tells a "night in the life" of a mouse, from waking up, finding food and feeding babies, to going back to sleep when the sun comes up.