InTech Books

  • Abiotic Stress Response in Plants - Physiological, Biochemical and Genetic Perspectives
    Abiotic Stress Response in Plants - Physiological, Biochemical and Genetic Perspectives
    Editor Arun Shanker and B. Venkateswarlu
    ISBN 978-953-307-672-0
    358 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 98278 times.
    Plants, unlike animals, are sessile. This demands that adverse changes in their environment are quickly recognized, distinguished and responded to with suitable reactions. Drought, heat, cold and salinity are among the major abiotic stresses that ad ...
  • New Aspects of Ventricular Assist Devices
    New Aspects of Ventricular Assist Devices
    Editor Guillermo Reyes
    ISBN 978-953-307-676-8
    142 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 19622 times.
    Ventricular assist device has become one of the standard therapies for the support and the management of the failing heart. Updating our knowledge about these devices is mandatory in order to improve patient outcomes. In this book we can read the eff ...
  • Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering - Cells and Biomaterials
    Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering - Cells and Biomaterials
    Editor Daniel Eberli
    ISBN 978-953-307-663-8
    602 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 124532 times.
    Tissue Engineering may offer new treatment alternatives for organ replacement or repair deteriorated organs. Among the clinical applications of Tissue Engineering are the production of artificial skin for burn patients, tissue engineered trachea, ca ...
  • Gangrene - Current Concepts and Management Options
    Gangrene - Current Concepts and Management Options
    Editor Alexander Vitin
    ISBN 978-953-307-386-6
    190 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 64056 times.
    Gangrene is the term used to describe the necrosis or death of soft tissue due to obstructed circulation, usually followed by decomposition and putrefaction, a serious, potentially fatal complication. The presented book discusses different aspects of ...
  • Skin Grafts - Indications, Applications and Current Research
    Skin Grafts - Indications, Applications and Current Research
    Editor Marcia Spear
    ISBN 978-953-307-509-9
    384 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 131975 times.
    The procedure of skin grafting has been performed since 3000BC and with the aid of modern technology has evolved through the years. While the development of new techniques and devices has significantly improved the functional as well as the aestheti ...
  • RNA Processing
    RNA Processing
    Editor Paula Grabowski, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    ISBN 978-953-307-557-0
    258 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 62414 times.
    RNA functions broadly as informational molecule, genome, enzyme and machinery for RNA processing. While these functions reflect ancient activities, they also remain vital components of contemporary biochemical pathways. In eukaryotic cells RNA proces ...
  • Colonoscopy
    Colonoscopy
    Editor Paul Miskovitz
    ISBN 978-953-307-568-6
    364 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 65719 times.
    To publish a book on colonoscopy suitable for an international medical audience, drawing upon the expertise and talents of many outstanding world-wide clinicians, is a daunting task. New developments in videocolonoscope instruments, procedural techn ...
  • Advances in Modern Cosmology
    Advances in Modern Cosmology
    Editor Adnan Ghribi
    ISBN 978-953-307-423-8
    208 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 39042 times.
    The twentieth century elevated our understanding of the Universe from its early stages to what it is today and what is to become of it. Cosmology is the weapon that utilizes all the scientific tools that we have created to feel less lost in the immen ...