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  • Vasculogenesis and Angiogenesis - from Embryonic Development to Regenerative Medicine
    Vasculogenesis and Angiogenesis - from Embryonic Development to Regenerative Medicine
    Edited by Dan T. Simionescu and Agneta Simionescu
    ISBN 978-953-307-882-3,
    238 pages, November, 2011
    Vasculogenesis is the process of new blood vessel formation during embryonic development of the cardiovascular system. This is followed by formation of a vascular tree and finally the cardiovascular system with the myriad of blood vessels that nouris ...
  • Viral Hepatitis - Selected Issues of Pathogenesis and Diagnostics
    Viral Hepatitis - Selected Issues of Pathogenesis and Diagnostics
    Edited by Sergey L. Mukomolov
    ISBN 978-953-307-760-4,
    162 pages, November, 2011
    There are a lot of important issues related to viral hepatitis studies: molecular biology of viruses, laboratory diagnostics, epidemiology, treatment etc. However, there is a number of special textbooks and monographs on the subject. Considering this ...
  • Endoscopic Procedures in Colon and Rectum
    Endoscopic Procedures in Colon and Rectum
    Edited by José Joaquim Ribeiro da Rocha
    ISBN 978-953-307-677-5,
    164 pages, November, 2011
    Endoscopic procedures in colon and rectum presents nine chapters which start with introductory ones like screening by colonoscopy as the preparation and monitoring for this exam. In addition to these approaches the book aims in the last four chapters ...
  • Recent Advances in Robust Control - Novel Approaches and Design Methods
    Recent Advances in Robust Control - Novel Approaches and Design Methods
    Edited by Andreas Mueller
    ISBN 978-953-307-339-2,
    474 pages, November, 2011
    Robust control has been a topic of active research in the last three decades culminating in H_2/H_\infty and \mu design methods followed by research on parametric robustness, initially motivated by Kharitonov's theorem, the extension to non-linear ti ...
  • DNA Repair
    DNA Repair
    Edited by Inna Kruman
    ISBN 978-953-307-697-3,
    648 pages, November, 2011
    The book consists of 31 chapters, divided into six parts. Each chapter is written by one or several experts in the corresponding area. The scope of the book varies from the DNA damage response and DNA repair mechanisms to evolutionary aspects of DNA ...
  • Non-Viral Gene Therapy
    Non-Viral Gene Therapy
    Edited by Xu-bo Yuan
    ISBN 978-953-307-538-9,
    706 pages, November, 2011
    This book focuses on recent advancement of gene delivery systems research. With the multidisciplinary contribution in gene delivery, the book covers several aspects in the gene therapy development: various gene delivery systems, methods to enhance de ...
  • Progress in Hemodialysis - From Emergent Biotechnology to Clinical Practice
    Progress in Hemodialysis - From Emergent Biotechnology to Clinical Practice
    Edited by Angelo Carpi, Carlo Donadio and Gianfranco Tramonti
    ISBN 978-953-307-377-4,
    456 pages, November, 2011
    Hemodialysis (HD) represents the first successful long-term substitutive therapy with an artificial organ for severe failure of a vital organ. Because HD was started many decades ago, a book on HD may not appear to be up-to-date. Indeed, HD covers ma ...
  • Computational Modelling of Multi-scale Solute Dispersion in Porous Media - An Approach Based on Stochastic Calculus
    Computational Modelling of Multi-scale Solute Dispersion in Porous Media - An Approach Based on Stochastic Calculus
    Edited by Don Kulasiri
    ISBN 978-953-307-726-0,
    242 pages, November, 2011
    This research monograph presents a mathematical approach based on stochastic calculus which tackles the "cutting edge" in porous media science and engineering - prediction of dispersivity from covariance of hydraulic conductivity (velocity). The pro ...