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  • Update on Mechanisms of Hormone Action - Focus on Metabolism, Growth and Reproduction
    Update on Mechanisms of Hormone Action - Focus on Metabolism, Growth and Reproduction
    Edited by Gianluca Aimaretti with Paolo Marzullo and Flavia Prodam
    ISBN 978-953-307-341-5,
    480 pages, October, 2011
    The purpose of the present volume is to focus on more recent aspects of the complex regulation of hormonal action, in particular in 3 different hot fields: metabolism, growth and reproduction. Modern approaches to the physiology and pathology of endo ...
  • Advances in Treating Textile Effluent
    Advances in Treating Textile Effluent
    Edited by Peter J. Hauser
    ISBN 978-953-307-704-8,
    162 pages, October, 2011
    The treatment of textile wet processing effluent to meet stringent governmental regulations is a complex and continually evolving process. Treatment methods that were perfectly acceptable in the past may not be suitable today or in the future. This b ...
  • Aflatoxins - Detection, Measurement and Control
    Aflatoxins - Detection, Measurement and Control
    Edited by Irineo Torres-Pacheco
    ISBN 978-953-307-711-6,
    376 pages, October, 2011
    This book is divided into three sections. The section called Aflatoxin Contamination discusses the importance that this subject has for a country like the case of China and mentions examples that illustrate the ubiquity of aflatoxins in various commo ...
  • Pesticides in the Modern World - Trends in Pesticides Analysis
    Pesticides in the Modern World - Trends in Pesticides Analysis
    Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-437-5,
    526 pages, October, 2011
    The book offers a professional look on the recent achievements and emerging trends in pesticides analysis, including pesticides identification and characterization. The 20 chapters are organized in three sections. The first book section addresses iss ...
  • Soil Erosion Issues in Agriculture
    Soil Erosion Issues in Agriculture
    Edited by Danilo Godone and Silvia Stanchi
    ISBN 978-953-307-435-1,
    346 pages, October, 2011
    The book deals with several aspects of soil erosion, focusing on its connection with the agricultural world. Chapters' topics are various, ranging from irrigation practices to soil nutrient, land use changes or tillage methodologies. The book is subd ...
  • Biometric Systems, Design and Applications
    Biometric Systems, Design and Applications
    Edited by Zahid Riaz
    ISBN 978-953-307-542-6,
    274 pages, October, 2011
    Biometric authentication has been widely used for access control and security systems over the past few years. The purpose of this book is to provide the readers with life cycle of different biometric authentication systems from their design and deve ...
  • Steroids - Clinical Aspect
    Steroids - Clinical Aspect
    Edited by Hassan Abduljabbar
    ISBN 978-953-307-705-5,
    174 pages, October, 2011
    Steroids: The basic science and clinical aspects covers the modern understanding and clinical use of steroids. The history of steroids is richly immersed and runs long and deep. The modern history of steroids started in the early 20th century, but it ...
  • Myocarditis
    Myocarditis
    Edited by Daniela Cihakova
    ISBN 978-953-307-289-0,
    428 pages, October, 2011
    Myocarditis, the inflammation of the heart muscle, could be in some cases serious and potentially fatal disease. This book is a comprehensive compilation of studies from leading international experts on various aspects of myocarditis. The first secti ...