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A similar protection against unfavorable environments is encystment, an
adjustment process of some bacteria and protozoans, including many ciliates
and Sporozoa.387 This is induced by extremes of heat, cold, dryness, or lack of
major overall personality adjustment processes in concentrating almost
exlusively on studying brief reactions which take seconds or minutes at most,
almost always being completed within the time limits of an experimental session
which lasts ...
levels. As a result of this intricacy of structure and process, we do not yet know
enough to write an exhaustive account of the various classes of adjustment
processes at this level. Instead, I discuss in each section a limited number of
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I purchased this book many years ago and found it very enlighting. The shredout concept was of particular interest to me in that it provided ways to look at various living systems from micro to macro. It has a lot of detail which I never was able to get around to studying, but appears to have influenced my thinking which was later documented in a series of blogs http://www.bcswonline.com/blog/index.html
I still have a copy and refer to it.
TABLE 11 The 19 Critical Subsystems of a Living System
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