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  • Next Generation Sequencing - Advances, Applications and Challenges
    Next Generation Sequencing - Advances, Applications and Challenges
    Editor Jerzy K Kulski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2240-1
    462 pages, January, 2016
    Next generation sequencing (NGS) has surpassed the traditional Sanger sequencing method to become the main choice for large-scale, genome-wide sequencing studies with ultra-high-throughput production and a huge reduction in costs. The NGS technologie ...
  • Recent Advances in Thermo and Fluid Dynamics
    Recent Advances in Thermo and Fluid Dynamics
    Editor Mofid Gorji-Bandpy
    ISBN 978-953-51-2239-5
    340 pages, December, 2015
    Thermodynamics is a branch of physics concerned with heat and temperature and their relation to energy and work. It defines macroscopic variables, such as internal energy, entropy, and pressure, that partly describe a body of matter or radiation. It ...
  • Biodegradation and Bioremediation of Polluted Systems - New Advances and Technologies
    Biodegradation and Bioremediation of Polluted Systems - New Advances and Technologies
    Editor Rolando Chamy, Francisca Rosenkranz and Lorena Soler
    ISBN 978-953-51-2238-8
    176 pages, December, 2015
    This book contains a collection of research works focused on the biodegradation of different types of pollutants, both in water and solids. The book is divided in three major sections: A) Biodegradation of organic pollutants in solids and wastewater, ...
  • Surface Energy
    Surface Energy
    Editor Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-2216-6
    380 pages, December, 2015
    The words hydro, phobic and philic are derived from Greek and they mean water, fear and adoration respectively. These words are being used to define the interaction of water and other materials. As an example, these words are being used in classifica ...
  • Railway Research - Selected Topics on Development, Safety and Technology
    Railway Research - Selected Topics on Development, Safety and Technology
    Editor Krzysztof Zboinski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2235-7
    204 pages, December, 2015
    This book focuses on selected research problems of contemporary railways. The first chapter is devoted to the prediction of railways development in the nearest future. The second chapter discusses safety and security problems in general, precisely fr ...
  • Wetting and Wettability
    Wetting and Wettability
    Editor Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-2215-9
    382 pages, December, 2015
    On the liquid 's surface, the molecules have fewer neighbors in comparison with the bulk volume. As a result, the energy interaction shows itself in the surface tension. Traditionally, the surface tension can be assumed as a force in the unit of the ...
  • Cell Death - Autophagy, Apoptosis and Necrosis
    Cell Death - Autophagy, Apoptosis and Necrosis
    Editor Tobias M. Ntuli
    ISBN 978-953-51-2236-4
    444 pages, December, 2015
    This book is a collection of selected and relevant research, concerning the developments within the Cell Death field of study. Each contribution comes as a separate chapter complete in itself but directly related to the books topics and objectives. T ...
  • Some Advanced Functionalities of Optical Amplifiers
    Some Advanced Functionalities of Optical Amplifiers
    Editor Sisir Kumar Garai
    ISBN 978-953-51-2237-1
    178 pages, December, 2015
    With the explosion of information traffic, the role of optical amplifiers becomes very significant in fulfilling the demand of faster optical signals and data processing in the field of communication. This book covers different advanced functionaliti ...