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  • Glucose Tolerance
    Glucose Tolerance
    Edited by Sureka Chackrewarthy
    ISBN 978-953-51-0891-7,
    254 pages, December, 2012
    The progression from normal glucose tolerance (NGT) to type 2 diabetes involves intermediate stages of impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), also known as prediabetes. The pathophysiology underlying the development of t ...
  • Applied Fracture Mechanics
    Applied Fracture Mechanics
    Edited by Alexander Belov
    ISBN 978-953-51-0897-9,
    392 pages, December, 2012
    The book "Applied Fracture Mechanics" presents a collection of articles on application of fracture mechanics methods to materials science, medicine, and engineering. In thirteen chapters, a wide range of topics is discussed, including strength of bio ...
  • Insulin Resistance
    Insulin Resistance
    Edited by Sarika Arora
    ISBN 978-953-51-0890-0,
    276 pages, December, 2012
    This book has been made possible by the contributions of leading scientists and clinicians from upcoming and interdisciplinary fields of research concerning the molecular and clinical features of insulin resistance. Multiple metabolic disturbances as ...
  • Water Supply System Analysis - Selected Topics
    Water Supply System Analysis - Selected Topics
    Edited by Avi Ostfeld
    ISBN 978-953-51-0889-4,
    158 pages, December, 2012
    A water supply system is an interconnected collection of sources, pipes, and hydraulic control elements delivering consumers prescribed water quantities at desired pressures and water qualities. This book incorporates selected topics on theory, revis ...
  • Environmental and Industrial Corrosion - Practical and Theoretical Aspects
    Environmental and Industrial Corrosion - Practical and Theoretical Aspects
    Edited by Benjamin Valdez Salas and Michael Schorr
    ISBN 978-953-51-0877-1,
    176 pages, December, 2012
    Nowadays, it is generally accepted that in the natural and industrial environments, corrosion and pollution are interrelated harmful processes since many water, air and soil pollutants accelerate corrosion, and corrosion products such as rust, oxides ...
  • Soil Fertility
    Soil Fertility
    Edited by Roland Nuhu Issaka
    ISBN 978-953-51-0873-3,
    250 pages, December, 2012
    Soil Fertility book presents nine chapters written by renowned soil fertility experts from Africa, Asia and South America. The book is divided into two sections. Section 1, Biological Processes and Integration of Inorganic and Organic Fertilizers for ...
  • Latest Research into Quality Control
    Latest Research into Quality Control
    Edited by Isin Akyar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0868-9,
    514 pages, December, 2012
    Quality control has an emerging importance in every field of life. Quality control is a process that is used to guarantee a certain level of quality in a product or service. It might include whatever actions a business deems necessary to provide for ...
  • Olive Germplasm - Italian Catalogue of Olive Varieties
    Olive Germplasm - Italian Catalogue of Olive Varieties
    Edited by Innocenzo Muzzalupo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0884-9,
    432 pages, December, 2012
    The olive (Olea europaea) is increasingly recognized as a crop of great economic and health importance world-wide. Olive growing in Italy is very important, but there is still a high degree of confusion regarding the genetic identity of cultivars. Th ...