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The Drinking Water Handbook, Second Edition


Hardback

$129.95


Published:

May 22, 2012

Author(s):

Frank R.
Spellman;

Joanne E. Drinan

When you open the tap to fill your glass with drinking water, you expect the water to be of good quality. But is the water
from your tap really safe? The second edition of an industry
-
wide bestseller, The Drinking Water Handbook
explains the
many processes employed to make water safe to drink.
...



Handbook of Fermented Food and Beverage
Technology, Second Edition


Hardback

$349.95


Published:

May 21, 2012

Editor(s):

Y. H. Hui

Fermented food can be produced with inexpensive ingredients and simple techniques and makes a significant contribution
to the human diet, especially in rural households and village communities worldwide. Progress in the biological and
microbiological scien
ces involved in the manufacture of these
...



Handbook of Plant
-
Based Fermented Food and Beverage Technology, Second
Edition


Hardback

$199.95


Published:

May 17, 2012

Editor(s):

Y. H. Hui;

E. Özgül Evranuz

Fermented food can be produced with inexpensive ingredients and simple techniques and makes a significant contribution
to the human diet, especially in rural households and village communities worldwide. Progress in the biological and
microbiological scien
ces involved in the manufacture of these
...



Thermal Food Processing: New Technologies and Quality Issues, Second
Edition


Hardback

$199.95


Published:

May 16, 2012

Editor(s):

Da
-
Wen Sun

Thermal processing remains one of the most important processes in the food industry. Now in its second edition, Thermal
Food Processing: New Technologies and Quality Issues continues

to explore the latest developments in the field.
Assembling the work of a worldwide panel of experts, this volume
...



Handbook of Animal
-
Based Fermented Food and Beverage Technology, Second Edition


Hardback

$199.95


Published:

May 14, 2012

Editor(s):

Y. H. Hui;

E. Özgül Evranuz

Fermented food can be produced with inexpensive ingredients and simple techniques and makes a significant contribution
to the human diet, especially in rural households and village communities worldwide. Progress in the biological and
microbiological scien
ces involved in the manufacture of these
...



Fungal Cell Wall: Structure, Synthesis, and Assembly, Second Edition


Hardback

$129.95


Published:

May 01, 2012

Author(s):

José Ruiz
-
Herrera

Fungal Cell Wall: Structure, Synthesis, and Assembly, Second Edition is a compendium of information on the chemical
structure, synthesis, and organization of the cell wall of fungi. R
eviewing the past 20 years of research in the field, it
discusses experimental evidence that demonstrates the role
...



Controlling Salmonella in Poultry Production and Processing


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$149.95


Published:

February 16, 2012

Author(s):

Scott M. Russell, Ph.D.

Salmonella is a major pathogen that can result in deadly foodborne illness. The Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) estimates that there are 1.4 million cases of Salmonella poisoning each year in the United States from a
variety of causes, wit
h undercooked poultry and eggs being the
...



Biodefense Research Methodology and Animal Models, Second Edition


Hardba
ck

$129.95


Published:

February 16, 2012

Editor(s):

James R. Swearengen

Significant advances have been made in animal model development for biological research since the publication of the
first edition of this volume, and the ramifications of the FDA’s Animal Efficacy Rule have become better understood in the
scientific commu
nity. With each chapter completely updated
...



Transport of multiple Escherichia coli strains in saturated porous media
: UNESCO
-
IHE PhD Thesis


Paperback

$79.95


Published:

February 12, 2012

Author(s):

George Lutterodt

Prediction of microbial transport distances are usually based on the sticking efficiency, a parameter in the classical colloi
d
filtration theory. This parameter represents the interaction between colloid and collector surfaces resulting in deposition.
Acco
rding to the theory, the sticking
...



Recent Advances in Microbiology


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Published:

December 15, 2011

Editor(s):

Dana M. Santos

Microbiology is the study of microorganisms (or microbes), which include bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, and even
prions. In short, microbiology refers to the study of life and organisms that are too small to be seen with the naked eye.
Microorganisms

are found in almost every habitat present
...



Lactic Acid Bacteria: Microbiological and Functional Aspects, Fourth Edi
tion


Hardback

$189.95


Published:

December 13, 2011

Editor(s):

Sampo Lahtinen;

Arthur C. Ouwehand;

Seppo Salminen;

Atte von Wright

While lactic acid
-
producing fermentation has long been used to improve the storability, palatability, and nutritive value of
perishable foods, only recently have we begun to understand just why it works. Since the publication of the third edition
of Lactic

Acid Bacteria: Microbiological and
...



Fermentation Microbiology and Biotechnology, Third Edition


Hardback

$129.95


Published:

December 12, 2011

Editor(s):

E. M. T. El
-
Mansi;

C. F. A. Bryce;

Arnold L. Demain;

A.R. Allman

Fermentation Microbiology and Biotechnology, Third Edition explores and illustrates the diverse array of metabolic
pathways employed for the production

of primary and secondary metabolites as well as biopharmaceuticals. This updated
and expanded edition addresses the whole spectrum of fermentation



Gene and Cell Therapy: Therapeutic
Mechanisms and Strategies, Third Edition


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$259.95


Published:

October 06, 2008

Author(s):

Nancy Smyth Templeton;

Danilo D. Lasic

Since the publication of the second edition of this book in 2004, gene therapy and cell therapy clinical trials have yielded
some remarkable successes and some disappointing failures. Now in its third edition, Gene and Cell Therapy: Therapeutic
Mechanisms
and Strategies assembles many of the new
...



Pandemic Influenza: Emergency Planning and Community Preparedness


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$79.95


Published:

August 01, 2008

Editor(s):

Jeffrey R. Ryan

The swine flu emergency needn’t become a crisis. This critically acclaimed work provides public health officials, doctors,
responders, and emergency planners with accurate current information that will help them understand the nature of an
outbreak, assess

risk, answer public concerns, and develop
...



Comparative Genomics: Basic and Applied Research


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$179.95


Published:

December 03, 2007

Editor(s):

James R. Brown

When genomic research first came on the scene, much of the biomedical research community viewed it as a limited
venture with limited potential. We now know that such an assessment was both highly prema
ture and wonderfully
inaccurate. In the last ten years, we’ve witnessed such remarkable
...



Handbook of Plant Virology


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$104.95


Published:

July 05, 2006

Author(s):

Jawaid Khan;

Jeanne Dijkstra

All the information you need on plant viruses in a single volumeThe Handbook of Plant Virology is a comprehensive guide
to the terms and expressions commonly used in the s
tudy of plant virology, complete with descriptions of plant virus
families down to the generic level. Rather than simply listing
...




Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives, Second Edition


Hardback

$99.95


Published:

April 09, 2012

Editor(s):

Jeffrey C. Carrier;

John A. Musick;

Michael R. Heithaus

Virtually every area of r
esearch associated with sharks and their relatives has been strongly impacted by the
revolutionary growth in technology. The questions we can now ask are very different than those reported even two
decades ago. Modern immunological and genetic techniques,
satellite
...



Handbook of Bioenergy Crop Plants


Hardback

$199.95


Published:

March 22, 2012

Editor(s):

Chittaranjan
Kole;

Chandrashekhar P. Joshi;

David R. Shonnard

As the world’s population is projected to reach 10 billion or more by 2100, devastating fossil fuel shortages loom in the
future unless more renewable alternatives to energy are developed. Bioenergy, in the
form of cellulosic biomass, starch,
sugar, and oils from crop plants, has emerged as one of
...



Biotechnology of Fungal

Genes


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$139.95


Published:

March 08, 2012

Editor(s):

V. K. Gupta;

M. Ayyachamy

This volume focuses on filamentous fungi and highlights the advances of the past decade, both in methodology and in the
understanding of genomic organization and regulation of gene and pathway expression. The approaches and techniques of
molecular biology
enable us to ask and answer fundamental
...



Targeted Molecular Imaging


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$169.95


Published:

February 24, 2012

Editor(s):

Michael J. Welch;

William C. Eckelman

Targeted Molecular Imaging covers the development of novel diagnostic approaches that use an imaging probe and agent
to noninvasively visualize cellular processes in normal and disease states. It discusses
the concept, development,
preclinical studies, and, in many cases, translation to the clinic
...



Dynamic Force
Spectroscopy and Biomolecular Recognition


Hardback

$129.95


Published:

January 25, 2012

Editor(s):

Anna Rita Bizzarri;

Salvatore Cannistraro

Molecular recognition, also known as biorecognition, is the heart of all biological interactions. Originating from protein
stretching experiments, dynamic force spectroscopy (DFS) allows for the extraction of detailed information on the
unbinding process o
f biomolecular complexes. It is becoming
...



OMICs Technologies: Tools for Food Science


Hardback

$179.95


Published:

January 24, 2012

Editor(s):

Noureddine Benkeblia

Since the completion of the Human Genome Project, food and nutrition sciences have undergone a fundamental molecular
transformation. New discoveries in molecular biology, analytical chemistry, and biochemist
ry have led to the development
of new tools that are likely to revolutionize the study of
...



Multiporphyrin Arrays:
Fundamentals and Applications


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$249.95


Published:

January 12, 2012

Editor(s):

Dongho Kim

This book provides a comprehensive review of the fundamentals and applications of multiporphyrin arrays ranging from
basic spectroscopic features to a wide range of promising applications such as molecular wires, switches, sensors, artificial

photosyntheti
c devices, and dye
-
sensitized solar cells
...



The Biology of Squat Lobsters


Hardback

$179.95


Published:

December 20,

2011

Editor(s):

Gary C.B. Poore;

Shane T. Ahyong;

Joanne Taylor

Squat lobsters of the superfamilies Chirostyloidea and Galatheoidea are highly visible crustaceans on seamounts,
continental margins, shelf environments, hydrothermal vents and coral reefs. A
bout 1000 species are known. They
frequently feature in deep
-
sea images taken by submersibles and are caught
...



Lactic

Acid Bacteria: Microbiological and Functional Aspects, Fourth Edition


Hardback

$189.95


Published:

December 13, 2011

Editor(s):

Sampo Lahtinen;

Arthur C. Ouwehand;

Seppo Salminen;

Atte von Wright

While lactic acid
-
producing fermentation has long been used to improve the storability, palatability, and nutritive value of
perishable foods, only recently have we begun to understand just why it works. Since the publication of the third edition
of Lactic

Acid Bacteria: Microbiological and
...



Phylogeography and Population Genetics in Crustacea


Hardback

$139.95


Published:

December 13, 2011

Editor(s):

Christoph Held;

Stefan Koenemann;

Christoph D. Schubart

Recently, technological progress and the rise of DNA barcoding efforts have led to a significant increase in the availability

of molecular datasets on intraspecific variability. Carcinologists and other organismal biologists, who want to use
molecular tool
s to investigate patterns on the scale of
...



Handbook of Molecular and Cellular Methods in Biology and Medicine, Third

Edition


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$159.95


Published:

December 12, 2011

Editor(s):

Leland J. Cseke;

Ara Kirakosyan;

Peter B. Kaufman;

Margaret V. Westfall

Several milestones in biology have been achieved since the first publication of the Handbook of Molecular and Cellular
Methods in Biology and Medicine. This is true particularly with respect to genome
-
level sequencing of higher eukaryotes,
the invention of

DNA microarray technology, advances in
...



Statistics and Data Analysis for Microarrays Using R and Bioconductor, Seco
nd Edition


Hardback

$89.95


Published:

December 06, 2011

Author(s):

Sorin Drăghici

Richly illustrated in color, Statistics and Data Analysis for Microarrays Using R and Bioconductor, Second Edition provides
a clear and rigorous description of powerful analysis techniques and algorithms for mining and interpreting biological
information.
Omitting tedious details, heavy formalisms,
...



OMICS: Biomedical Perspectives and Applications


Hardback

$139.95


Published:

November 21, 2011

Editor(s):

Debmalya Barh;

Kenneth Blum;

Margaret A. Madigan

A reflection of the explosion of research and development in this field, OMICS: Biomedical Perspectives and Applications
explores applications of omics in bioinformatics, cancer research and therapy, diabetes research, plant science, molecular
biology, and neurosciences. A select editorial panel of
...



Stem Cell Labeling for Delivery and Tracking Using Noninvasive Imaging


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$129.95


Published:

November 18, 2011

Editor(s):

Dara L. Kraitchman;

Joseph Wu

Stem Cell Labeling for Delivery and Tracking Using Noninvasive Imaging provides a comprehensive overview of cell
therapy imaging, ranging from the basic biology of cell therapeutic choices to the preclinical and clinical applications of c
ell
therapy. It em
phasizes the use of medical imaging for
...



Every Molecule Tells a Story


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$59.95


Published:

November 16,
2011

Author(s):

Simon Cotton

From cooking to medicine, from engineering to art, chemistry

the science of molecules

is everywhere. A celebration of
the molecules of chemistry, Every Molecule Tells a Story celebrates the molecules responsible for the experie
nces of
everyday life: the air we breathe; the water we drink; the
...



Feedback Control in Systems Biology


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$89.95


Published:

October 17, 2011

Author(s):

Carlo Cosentino;

Declan Bates

Like engineering systems, biological systems must also operate effectively in the presence of internal and external
uncertainty

such as genetic mutations or temperature changes, f
or example. It is not surprising, then, that evolution has
resulted in the widespread use of feedback, and research in
...



Chemistry of Protein and Nucleic Acid Cross
-
Linking and Conjugation, Second Edition


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$199.95


Published:

October 10, 2011

Author(s):

Shan S. Wong;

David M. Jameson

Since the publication of the first edition of Chemistry of Protein Conjugation and Cross
-
Linking in 1991, new cross
-
linking
reagents, notably multifunctional cross
-
linkers, have been developed and synthesized. The completion of the human
genome project has

opened a new area for studying nucleic
...



Thermostable Proteins: Structural Stability and Design


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$99.95


Published:

October 10, 2011

Editor(s):

Srikanta Sen;

Lennart Nilsson

Thermostable Proteins: Structural Stability and Design provides a comprehensive, updated account of the physical basis
of enhanced stability of thermophilic proteins and the design of tai
lor
-
made thermostable proteins, paving the way for
their possible industrial applications. This book is devoted
...



Introduction to Experimental Biophysics: Biological Methods for Physical Scientists


Paperback

$89.95


Published:

September 21, 2011

Author(s):

Jay Nadeau

Increasing numbers of physicists, chemists, and mathematicians are moving into biology, reading literature across
disciplines, and mastering novel biochemical concepts. To succeed in this transition, researchers must understand on a
practical level what is

experimentally feasible. The number of
...



Fungi: Experimental Methods In Biology, Second Edition


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$119.95


Published:

September 21, 2011

Author(s):

Ramesh Maheshwari

Fungi are now at the forefront of research on mechanisms in gene silencing, biological rhythm, mating processes,
biogenesis of intracellular organelles, adaptations to hostile habitats, structure of natural populations, and speciation.
Because of their sma
ll genomes, fungi are being used in "
...



Quantitative MRI in Cancer


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Published:

September 13, 2011

Editor(s):

Thomas E. Yankeelov;

David R. Pickens;

Ronald R. Price

Propelling quantitative MRI techniques from bench to bedside, Quantitative MRI in Cancer presents a range of quantitative
MRI methods for assessing tumor biology. It includes biophysical and

theoretical explanations of the most relevant MRI
techniques as well as examples of these techniques in
...



Neurobiology of Depression


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$149.95


Published:

September 09, 2011

Editor(s):

Francisco Lopez
-
Munoz;

Cecilio Alamo

Major depressive disorders have recently been associated with impairments in signaling pathways that regulate
neuroplasticity and cell survival. Agents designed to directly target molecules in these pathways hold promise as new
therapeutics for depression.

With the collaboration of the most
...



DNA Liquid
-
Crystalline Dispersions and Nanoconstructions


Hardback

$139.95


Published:

September 02, 2011

Author(s):

Yuri M. Yevdokimov;

V.I. Salyanov;

S.V. Semenov;

S.G. Skuridin

The discovery of the spatial structure of the double
-
stranded DNA molecule is one of the greatest achievements of
science. It would not be an exaggeration to say that the DNA double helix is a distinguished symbol of modern biology.
Divided into three part
s, DNA Liquid
-
Crystalline Dispersions and
...



Viral Nanoparticles: Tools for Material Science and Biomedicine


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$149.95


Published:

August 31, 2011

Editor(s):

NIcole F. Steinmetz;

Marianne Manchester

This

book overviews the applications of viral nanoparticles (VNPs) in areas ranging from materials science to biomedicine.
It summarizes the many different VNP building blocks and describes chemistries that allow one to attach, entrap, or
display functionaliti
es on VNPs. The book outlines the
...



Phyllanthus Species: Scientific Evaluation and Medicinal Applications


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$129.95


Published:

August 29, 2011

Editor(s):

Ramadasan Kuttan;

K.B. Harikumar

The genus Phyllanthus has over 1,000 species distributed worldwide, many of which have been used indigenously for the
treatment of a variety of ailments for generations. Researchers have developed ways to analyze the potential of these
plants and demonstra
ted the pharmacological action and various
...



Integrated Molecular Evolution


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$99.95


Published:

July 27,
2011

Author(s):

Scott Orland Rogers

Molecular evolution, phylogenetics, genomics, and other related topics are all critical to understanding evolutionary
processes. All too frequently, however, they are treated separately in textbooks and courses, such that students fail to
connect all of th
e concepts, principles, and nuances of the
...



Inflammation, Lifestyle and Chronic Diseases: The Silent Link


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$149.95


Published:

July 27, 2011

Editor(s):

Bharat B. Aggarwal;

Sunil Krishnan;

Sushovan Guha

Oxidative stress and inflammation are among the most important factors of disease. Chronic infections, obesity, alcohol
and tobacco usage, radiation, environmen
tal pollutants, and high
-
calorie diets have been recognized as major risk factors
for a variety of chronic diseases from cancer to
...



The Structure of Biological Membranes, Third Edition


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$159.95


Published:

July 18, 2011

Editor(s):

Philip L. Yeagle

Biological membranes provide the fundamental structure of cells a
nd viruses. Because much of what happens in a cell or
in a virus occurs on, in, or across biological membranes, the study of membranes has rapidly permeated the fields of
biology, pharmaceutical chemistry, and materials science. The
...



Pests and Pathogens: Management Strategies


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$169.95


Published:

July 12, 2011

Editor(s):

Vudem D.
Reddy;

Poduri N. Rao;

Khareedu V. Rao

The need and demand to feed the ever
-
increasing global population, pose major challenges for increasing crop
productivity in eco
-
friendly manner. Cultivation of crops under input
-
intensive conditions resulted in enhanc
ed
vulnerability of the high
-
yielding cultivars to a multitude of pests and
...



Manipulative Tenants: Bacteria
Associated with Arthropods


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$129.95


Published:

July 06, 2011

Editor(s):

Einat Zchori
-
Fein;

Kostas Bourtzis

In the English edition of his landmark book Endosymbiosis of Animals with Plant Microorganisms (1965), Professor Paul
Buchner, probably the most prominent founder of systematic symbiosis research, wrote: “I too soon fell victim to the spell
of this subject
, and from 1911 on devoted myself to it.”
...



Introduction to Bio
-
Ontologies


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$79.95


Published:

June 22,
2011

Author(s):

Peter N. Robinson;

Sebastian Bauer

Introduction to Bio
-
Ontologies explores the computational background of ontologies. Emphasizing computational and
algorithmic issues surrounding bio
-
ontologies, this self
-
contained text helps readers under
stand ontological algorithms
and their applications. The first part of the book defines
...



CRC Desk Reference for
Nutrition, Third Edition


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$99.95


Published:

June 14, 2011

Author(s):

Carolyn D. Berdanier

Following in the tradition of its popular predecessors, the CRC Desk Reference for Nutrition, Third Edition explains
hundreds of terms commonly used in medicine, food science, metabolism, physiology, and nutrition. Thoroughly updated
and expanded to reflec
t major advances over the past decade, this
...



Biological Computation


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$79.95


Published:

May 25, 2011

Author(s):

Ehud Lamm;

Ron Unger

The area of biologically inspired computing, or biological computation, involves the development of new, biologically based
techniques for solving difficult computational problems. A unified overview of computer science idea
s inspired by biology,
Biological Computation presents the most fundamental
...



Gene Biotechnology, Third Edition


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$149.95


Published:

May 18, 2011

Author(s):

William Wu;

Helen H. Zhang;

Michael J. Welsh;

Peter B. Kaufman

Covering state
-
of
-
the
-
art technologies and a broad range of practical applications, the Third Edition of Gene Biotechnology
presents tools that researchers and students need to understand and apply today's biotechnology techniques. Many of the
currently av
ailable books in molecular biology contain
...



Applied Optics Fundamentals and Device Applications: Nano, MOEMS, and
Biotechnology


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$129.95


Published:

May 09, 2011

Author(s):

Mark Mentzer

How does the field of optical engineering impact biotechnology? Perhaps for the first time, Applied Optics Fundamentals
and Device Applications: Nano, MOEMS, and Biotechnology answers that question directly by integrating coverage of the
many disciplines a
nd applications involved in optical
...



Molecular Detection of Human Bacterial Pathogens


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$199.95


Published:

April 18, 2011

Editor(s):

Dongyou Liu

As more original molecular protocols and subsequent modifications are described in the literature, it has become difficult
for those not directly involved in the development of these protocols to know which are most appropriate to adopt for
accurate identi
fication of bacterial pathogens. Molecular
...



Mechanobiology Handbook


Hardback

$169.95


Published:

March 15, 2011

Editor(s):

Jiro Nagatomi

Mechanobiology

the study of the effects of mechanical environments on the biological processes of cells

has evolved
from traditional biomechanics via the incorporation of strong elements of molecular and cell biology. Currently, a
broad
range of organ systems are being studied by surgeons,
...



Quantitative Understanding of Biosystems: An
Introduction to Biophysics


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$89.95


Published:

March 04, 2011

Author(s):

Thomas M. Nordlund

Quantitative Understanding of Biosystems: An Introduction to Biophysics focuses on the behavior and properties of
microscopic structures that underlie living systems. It clearly describes the biological physics of macromolecules,
subcellular structures, and whole cells, including interactions with
...



Introduction to Proteins: Structure, Function, and Motion


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$83.95


Published:

December 17, 2010

Author(s):

Amit Kessel;

Nir Ben
-
Tal

As the tools and techniques of structural biophysics assume greater roles in biological research and a range of application
areas, learning how proteins behave becomes crucial to understanding their connection to the most basic and important
aspects of lif
e. With more than 350 color images
...



Introduction to Computational Proteomics


Hardback

$89.95


Published:

December
09, 2010

Author(s):

Golan Yona

Introduction to Computational Proteomics introduces the field of computational biology through a focused approach that
tackles the different steps and problems involved with protein analysis, classification, and meta
-
organiza
tion. The book
starts with the analysis of individual entities and works
...



Scientific Computing with Multicore and
Accelerators


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$94.95


Published:

December 07, 2010

Editor(s):

Jakub Kurzak;

David A. Bader;

Jack Dongarra

The hybrid/heterogeneous nature of future microprocessors and large high
-
performance computing systems will result in
a reliance on two major types of components: multicore/manycore central processing units and special purpose
hardware/massively parallel a
ccelerators. While these technologies have
...



An Introduction to Stochastic Processes with Applications to Biology,
Second Edition


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$89.95


Published:

December 02, 2010

Author(s):

Linda J. S. Allen

An Introduction to Stochastic Processes with Applications to Biology, Second Edition presents the basic theory of
stochastic processes necessary in understanding and applying stochastic methods to biological problems in areas such as
population growth and
extinction, drug kinetics, two
-
species
...



Water: The Forgotten Biological Molecule


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Published:

November 30, 2010

Editor(s):

Denis Le Bihan;

Hidenao Fukuyama

The main objective of this book is to bring together multidisciplinary contributions from leading authorities on the
properties and roles of water in cell systems which are otherwise dispersed i
n the literature and difficult to gather. The
authors are drawn from areas of physics, chemistry, biology
...



Molecular

Detection of Human Viral Pathogens


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$209.95


Published:

November 23, 2010

Editor(s):

Dongyou Liu

Despite being recognized and fought against over countless centuries, human viral pathogens continue to cause major
public health problems worldwide

killing millions of people and costing billions of dollars in medical care and lost
productivity each year.

With contributions from specialists in
...



Development and Application of Biomarkers


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$159.95


Published:

October 28, 2010

Author(s):

Roger L. Lundblad

First introduced to biomedical research in 1980, the term biomarker has taken on a life of its own in recent years and has
come to mean a number of things. In biomedical science, biomarker has evolved to most c
ommonly mean a characteristic
that can be used either as a diagnostic or a prognostic,
...



Protein Folding and Metal
Ions: Mechanisms, Biology and Disease


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$159.95


Published:

October 05, 2010

Editor(s):

Claudio M. Gomes;

Pernilla Wittung
-
Stafshede

The role of metal ions in protein folding and structure is a critical topic to a range of scientists in numerous fields,
particularly those working in structural biology and bioinorganic chemistry, those studying protein folding and disease,
and those invo
lved in the molecular and cellular aspects
...



Monte Carlo Simulation for the Pharmaceutical Industry: Concepts,
Algorithms, and Case Studies


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Published:

September 29, 2010

Author(s):

Mark Chang

Helping you become a creative, logical thinker and skillful "simulator," Monte Carlo Simulation for the Pharmaceutical
Industry: Concepts, Algorithms, and Case Studies provides broad coverage of the entire drug development process, from
drug discovery to p
reclinical and clinical trial aspects to
...



Textbook of Receptor Pharmacology, Third Edition


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Published:

September 10, 2010

Editor(s):

John C. Foreman;

Torben Johansen;

Alasdair J. Gibb

For the past four decades, University College London has offered a renowned course on receptor pharmacology.
Originating from this course, the perennially bestselli
ng Textbook of Receptor Pharmacology has presented in
-
depth
coverage of this rapidly expanding area of research. Now in its third
...



Bayesian Modeling in Bioinformatics


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$89.95


Published:

September 03, 2010

Editor(s):

Dipak K. Dey;

Samiran Ghosh;

Bani K. Mallick

Bayesian Modeling in Bioinformatics discusses the development and application of Bayesian statistical methods for the
analysis of high
-
throughput bioinformatics data arising from problems in molecular and structural biology and disease
-
related medical rese
arch, such as cancer. It presents a broad
...



Polymer Melt Fracture


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$169.95


Published:

August 03, 2010

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