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  • Aging

    Exploring a Complex Phenomenon

    Edited by Shamim I. Ahmad

    This book is a detailed and comprehensive synthesis of the scientific study of aging. Dozens of contributions from leading scholars review various theories of aging, and molecular, cellular, biochemical and microbial aspects of aging, among just a few of the topics included. Authoritative, wide…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06 
    CRC Press

  • A Guide to Cancer

    Origins and Revelations

    By Melford John

    A Guide to Cancer: Origins and Revelations addresses the complex topic of cancer in two ways: firstly, no specialist knowledge is assumed on the part of the reader, and secondly, despite the serious nature of the topics, the book aims to stimulate interest, provoke thought, and entertain. It…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    CRC Press
    Pocket Guides to Biomedical Sciences

  • Molecular Biology

    Different Facets

    By Anjali Priyadarshini, Prerna Pandey

    This new book, Molecular Biology: Different Facets, provides a comprehensive description of the basic tenets of molecular biology, from mechanisms to its elaborate role in gene regulation. The initial sections cover the history of genetics and molecular biology. The book then goes on to highlight…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Lipase

    An Industrial Enzyme Through Metagenomics

    By B.K. Konwar, Kalpana Sagar

    Microbial lipases are industrially important and have gained their attention due to their stability, selectivity, and broad substrate specificity. Lipases are used as a medicine and also aid in indigestion, heartburn, allergy to gluten in wheat products (celiac disease), Crohn’s disease, and cystic…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Standing on the Shoulders of Darwin and Mendel

    Early Views of Inheritance

    By David J. Galton

    This book explores early theories about the mechanisms of inheritance. Beginning with Charles Darwin's now rejected Gemmule hypothesis, the book documents the reception of Gregor Mendel's work on peas and follows the work of early 20th century scholars. The research of Francis Galton, a cousin of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    CRC Press

  • Hydrogen Peroxide Metabolism in Health and Disease

    Edited by Margreet C M Vissers, Mark Hampton, Anthony J. Kettle

    Much of the biology of oxidative stress and oxidative signalling centres on the generation and handling of hydrogen peroxide. The overall aim for this book would be to provide an insightful and useful forum to assist with the understanding of the relevance of hydrogen peroxide generation and how…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    CRC Press
    Oxidative Stress and Disease

  • Biotechnology to Enhance Sugarcane Productivity and Stress Tolerance

    Edited by Kalpana Sengar

    Sugarcane is the most important plant source for sugar and alcohol production cultivated in more than 80 countries in tropical and subtropical areas. However; environmental factors negatively influence yield and jeopardize meeting the increasing demand for bioethanol. The development of tolerant…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18 
    CRC Press

  • Drugs That Changed the World

    How Therapeutic Agents Shaped Our Lives

    By Irwin W. Sherman

    Drugs are used in the diagnosis, alleviation, treatment, prevention or cure of disease. This is a book about drugs, how they came to be, and how they exert their ‘magic’. Today we have drugs to protect against infectious diseases, to alleviate aches and pains, to allow new organs to replace the old…

    Paperback – 2017-10-15 
    CRC Press

  • Marine Genetic Resources, Access and Benefit Sharing

    Legal and Biological Perspectives

    By Bevis Fedder

    Access to genetic resources and Benefit Sharing (ABS) has been promoted under the Convention on Biological Diversity, with the aim of combining biodiversity conservation goals with economic development. However, as this book shows, since its inception in 1992, implementation has encountered…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 

  • Introduction to Biology and Biotechnology, Second Edition

    By K. Vaidyanath, K. Pratap Reddy, K. Satya Prasad

    Including recent advances, this edition focuses on sustainable development and human welfare in biology, genetics, microbial biotechnology, and molecular medicine. While written for engineers specializing in biotechnology, those in agriculture, veterinary science, and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Nonparametric Statistical Tests

    A Computational Approach

    By Markus Neuhauser

    Nonparametric Statistical Tests: A Computational Approach describes classical nonparametric tests, as well as novel and little-known methods such as the Baumgartner-Weiss-Schindler and the Cucconi tests. The book presents SAS and R programs, allowing readers to carry out the different statistical…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Gene Expression Studies Using Affymetrix Microarrays

    By Hinrich Gohlmann, Willem Talloen

    The Affymetrix GeneChip® system is one of the most widely adapted microarray platforms. However, due to the overwhelming amount of information available, many Affymetrix users tend to stick to the default analysis settings and may end up drawing sub-optimal conclusions. Written by a molecular…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

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