Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Redox Reactions

An Investigation into the Chemical Properties of Gonium

Photocycles, growth regulation, depolluting enzymes, biodegradation, multicellularity evolution, protist

Andrew D’Argenio, Breanna D’Ettorre, Lucas Elliott, Joseph Gad

Coral Polyps and the Chemical Symphony of Survival

Coral polyps, biomineralization, crystals, calcification, symbiotic relationships, cellular respiration, coral bleaching

Michael Beyrouthy, Cris Izzi, Claudio Petroni, Alex Tsiskakis

Animal Communication: A Chemical Review

Communication, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), biosynthesis, pheromones, bioluminescence, biochemistry

Adam Khan, Janique Mayrand, Olivia Ouellet, Angela Wang

Bioadhesives for Animal Construction in Nature: A Collection of Case Studies

Bioadhesives, spider webs, insect nests, silk, adhesion mechanisms

Yuheng Liu, Berine Wehbeh, Sara Fraser, Adi Orlov

The Biochemical Basis of Fossilization

Fossilization, preservation, biochemistry, mineralization, geology, paleontology

Graeme McDougall, Jeongbin Shin, Mona Wang, Ritchie Yu

Phylogenetic Adaptations and Biochemical Mechanisms Contributing to the Unique Lifespan and Ageing of Bats

Age, bats, telomeres, metabolism, longevity, oxidative stress, immune system

Alex Butler, Sophie McLean, Alexandru Toma, Kevin Xu

Trends Between Senescence, Longevity, and Internal Biological Properties in Living Organisms 

Senescence, longevity, ageing, metabolism, deterioration, lifespan

Alex Butler, Sophie McLean, Alexandru Toma, Kevin Xu

A Neurochemical Overview of Sleep, its Deprivation and Hibernation

NREM and REM Sleep, Neurotransmitters, Waste Clearance/Glymphatic System, Hibernation, Immune Activation

Kelliane Beland, Taisei Fu, Andres Gonzalez, Grace Shi

Biological Design for Lungs and Gills: Biomechanics and Materials 

Gas Exchange, Diffusion, Respiration, Biomechanics and Materials, Evolution

Samuel Bernard, Nabhaan Farooqi, Camille Gagnon, Will Vyse