InTech Books

  • The Importance of Biological Interactions in the Study of Biodiversity
    The Importance of Biological Interactions in the Study of Biodiversity
    Editor Jordi Lopez Pujol
    ISBN 978-953-307-751-2
    402 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 58250 times.
    The term biodiversity defines not only all the variety of life in the Earth but also their complex interactions. Under the current scenario of biodiversity loss, and in order to preserve it, it is essential to achieve a deep understanding on all the ...
  • Applications of Ionic Liquids in Science and Technology
    Applications of Ionic Liquids in Science and Technology
    Editor Scott Handy, Middle Tennessee State University, USA
    ISBN 978-953-307-605-8
    528 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 110176 times.
    This volume, of a two volume set on ionic liquids, focuses on the applications of ionic liquids in a growing range of areas. Throughout the 1990s, it seemed that most of the attention in the area of ionic liquids applications was directed toward thei ...
  • Therapeutic Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Therapeutic Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Editor Oliviu Pascu and Marcel Tantau
    ISBN 978-953-307-743-7
    228 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 37066 times.
    Endoscopy has had a big role in the development of modern gastroenterology. Modern endoscopy will certainly be more therapeutic. It started with endoscopic hemostasis and polipectomy, than beginning of the 1970's with the advent of endoscopic sphinct ...
  • Role of the Adipocyte in Development of Type 2 Diabetes
    Role of the Adipocyte in Development of Type 2 Diabetes
    Editor Coleen Croniger
    ISBN 978-953-307-598-3
    382 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 38974 times.
    Adipocytes are important in the body for maintaining proper energy balance by storing excess energy as triglycerides. However, efforts of the last decade have identified several molecules that are secreted from adipocytes, such as leptin, which are i ...
  • Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution
    Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution
    Editor José Orosa
    ISBN 978-953-307-310-1
    136 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 13221 times.
    Air pollutants are continuously released from numerous sources into the atmosphere. Several studies have been carried out on the quantification of pollutants and their consequences on public health. Identification of the source characteristics of air ...
  • Molecular Targets of CNS Tumors
    Molecular Targets of CNS Tumors
    Editor Miklos Garami
    ISBN 978-953-307-736-9
    686 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 62823 times.
    Molecular Targets of CNS Tumors is a selected review of Central Nervous System (CNS) tumors with particular emphasis on signaling pathway of the most common CNS tumor types. To develop drugs which specifically attack the cancer cells requires an unde ...
  • Thermodynamics - Kinetics of Dynamic Systems
    Thermodynamics - Kinetics of Dynamic Systems
    Editor Juan Carlos Moreno Piraján
    ISBN 978-953-307-627-0
    414 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 72251 times.
    Thermodynamics is one of the most exciting branches of physical chemistry which has greatly contributed to the modern science. Being concentrated on a wide range of applications of thermodynamics, this book gathers a series of contributions by the fi ...
  • Energy Storage in the Emerging Era of Smart Grids
    Energy Storage in the Emerging Era of Smart Grids
    Editor Rosario Carbone
    ISBN 978-953-307-269-2
    492 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 135805 times.
    Reliable, high-efficient and cost-effective energy storage systems can undoubtedly play a crucial role for a large-scale integration on power systems of the emerging "distributed generation" (DG) and for enabling the starting and the consolidation of ...