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  • Molecular Cloning - Selected Applications in Medicine and Biology
    Molecular Cloning - Selected Applications in Medicine and Biology
    Edited by Gregory G. Brown
    ISBN 978-953-307-398-9,
    336 pages, October, 2011
    The development of molecular cloning technology in the early 1970s created a revolution in the biological and biomedical sciences that extends to this day. The contributions in this book provide the reader with a perspective on how pervasive the appl ...
  • Etiology and Pathophysiology of Parkinson's Disease
    Etiology and Pathophysiology of Parkinson's Disease
    Edited by Abdul Qayyum Rana
    ISBN 978-953-307-462-7,
    552 pages, October, 2011
    This book about Parkinson's disease provides a detailed account of etiology and pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease, a complicated neurological condition. Environmental and genetic factors involved in the causation of Parkinson's disease have been ...
  • Novel Aspects on Epilepsy
    Novel Aspects on Epilepsy
    Edited by Humberto Foyaca-Sibat
    ISBN 978-953-307-678-2,
    350 pages, October, 2011
    This book covers novel aspects of epilepsy without ignoring its foundation and therefore, apart from the classic issues that cannot be missing in any book about epilepsy, we introduced novel aspects related with epilepsy and neurocysticercosis as a l ...
  • Embryonic Stem Cells - Differentiation and Pluripotent Alternatives
    Embryonic Stem Cells - Differentiation and Pluripotent Alternatives
    Edited by Michael S. Kallos
    ISBN 978-953-307-632-4,
    518 pages, October, 2011
    The ultimate clinical implementation of embryonic stem cells will require methods and protocols to turn these unspecialized cells into the fully functioning cell types found in a wide variety of tissues and organs. In order to achieve this, it is ne ...
  • Hypoglycemia - Causes and Occurrences
    Hypoglycemia - Causes and Occurrences
    Edited by Everlon Cid Rigobelo
    ISBN 978-953-307-657-7,
    250 pages, October, 2011
    Glucose is an essential metabolic substrate of all mammalian cells being the major carbohydrate presented to the cell for energy production and also many other anabolic requirements. Hypoglycemia is a disorder where the glucose serum concentration i ...
  • Aortic Stenosis - Etiology, Pathophysiology and Treatment
    Aortic Stenosis - Etiology, Pathophysiology and Treatment
    Edited by Masanori Hirota
    ISBN 978-953-307-660-7,
    264 pages, October, 2011
    Currently, aortic stenosis (AS) is the most prevalent valvular disease in developed countries. Pathological and molecular mechanisms of AS have been investigated in many aspects. And new therapeutic devices such as transcatheter aortic valve implanta ...
  • Ionic Liquids - Classes and Properties
    Ionic Liquids - Classes and Properties
    Edited by Scott T. Handy
    ISBN 978-953-307-634-8,
    360 pages, October, 2011
    Room temperature ionic liquids (RTILs) are an interesting and valuable family of compounds. Although they are all salts, their components can vary considerably, including imidazolium, pyridinium, ammonium, phosphonium, thiazolium, and triazolium cat ...
  • Rectal Cancer - A Multidisciplinary Approach to Management
    Rectal Cancer - A Multidisciplinary Approach to Management
    Edited by Giulio Aniello Santoro
    ISBN 978-953-307-758-1,
    410 pages, October, 2011
    Dramatic improvements in medicine over the last few years have resulted in more reliable and accessible diagnostics and treatment of rectal cancer. Given the complex physiopathology of this tumor, the approach should not be limited to a single specia ...