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  • Molecular Targets of CNS Tumors
    Molecular Targets of CNS Tumors
    Edited by Miklos Garami
    ISBN 978-953-307-736-9,
    686 pages, September, 2011
    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 ...
  • Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution
    Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution
    Edited by José Orosa
    ISBN 978-953-307-310-1,
    136 pages, September, 2011
    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 ...
  • Role of the Adipocyte in Development of Type 2 Diabetes
    Role of the Adipocyte in Development of Type 2 Diabetes
    Edited by Coleen Croniger
    ISBN 978-953-307-598-3,
    382 pages, September, 2011
    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 ...
  • Therapeutic Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Therapeutic Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Edited by Oliviu Pascu and Marcel Tantau
    ISBN 978-953-307-743-7,
    228 pages, September, 2011
    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 ...
  • Applications of Ionic Liquids in Science and Technology
    Applications of Ionic Liquids in Science and Technology badge
    Edited by Scott Handy
    ISBN 978-953-307-605-8,
    528 pages, September, 2011
    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 ...
  • The Importance of Biological Interactions in the Study of Biodiversity
    The Importance of Biological Interactions in the Study of Biodiversity badge
    Edited by Jordi Lopez Pujol
    ISBN 978-953-307-751-2,
    402 pages, September, 2011
    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 ...
  • Advanced Applications of Rapid Prototyping Technology in Modern Engineering
    Advanced Applications of Rapid Prototyping Technology in Modern Engineering
    Edited by Muhammad Enamul Hoque
    ISBN 978-953-307-698-0,
    374 pages, September, 2011
    Rapid prototyping (RP) technology has been widely known and appreciated due to its flexible and customized manufacturing capabilities. The widely studied RP techniques include stereolithography apparatus (SLA), selective laser sintering (SLS), three- ...
  • Advances in Motor Torque Control
    Advances in Motor Torque Control
    Edited by Mukhtar Ahmad
    ISBN 978-953-307-686-7,
    122 pages, September, 2011
    Electric motors are widely used in industries to convert electrical energy into mechanical form. Control techniques are designed to improve the performance and efficiency of the drive so that large amounts of electrical energy can be saved. This book ...