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  • Developments in Near-Infrared Spectroscopy
    Developments in Near-Infrared Spectroscopy NEW
    Edited by Konstantinos G. Kyprianidis and Jan Skvaril
    ISBN 978-953-51-3018-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-3017-8,
    150 pages, March, 2017
    Over the past few decades, exciting developments have taken place in the field of near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS). This has been enabled by the advent of robust Fourier transform interferometers and diode array solutions, coupled with complex chemo ...
  • Honey Analysis
    Honey Analysis NEW
    Edited by Vagner de Alencar Arnaut de Toledo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2880-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2879-3,
    376 pages, March, 2017
    The book Honey Analysis has 15 chapters divided into two sections: one section that is dedicated to the analysis of bioactive, physicochemical, and microbiological compounds and another that addresses techniques for the detection of residues and heav ...
  • Acne and Acneiform Eruptions
    Acne and Acneiform Eruptions NEW
    Edited by Selda Pelin Kartal and Muzeyyen Gonul
    ISBN 978-953-51-2990-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2989-9,
    220 pages, March, 2017
    The aim of this book is to give readers a broad review of acne vulgaris and acneiform dermatoses, which may affect people from birth to death, and their treatment options. This book has a total of 14 chapters. The "Introductory Review" chapter focuse ...
  • Nanofluid Heat and Mass Transfer in Engineering Problems
    Nanofluid Heat and Mass Transfer in Engineering Problems NEW
    Edited by Mohsen Sheikholeslami Kandelousi
    ISBN 978-953-51-3008-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-3007-9,
    282 pages, March, 2017
    In the present book, nanofluid heat and mass transfer in engineering problems are investigated. The use of additives in the base fluid like water or ethylene glycol is one of the techniques applied to augment heat transfer. Newly, innovative nanomete ...
  • Phenolic Compounds - Natural Sources, Importance and Applications
    Phenolic Compounds - Natural Sources, Importance and Applications NEW
    Edited by Marcos Soto-Hernandez, Mariana Palma-Tenango and Maria del Rosario Garcia-Mateos
    ISBN 978-953-51-2958-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2957-8,
    454 pages, March, 2017
    Phenolic compounds as a large class of metabolites found in plants have attracted attention since long time ago due to their properties and the hope that they will show beneficial health effects when taken as dietary supplements. This book presents t ...
  • Aromatic and Medicinal Plants - Back to Nature
    Aromatic and Medicinal Plants - Back to Nature NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Hany A. El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-51-2978-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2977-6,
    296 pages, March, 2017
    This book covers interesting research topics and the use of natural resources for medical treatments in some severe diseases. The most important message is to have native foods which contain high amount of active compounds that can be used as a medic ...
  • Terahertz Spectroscopy - A Cutting Edge Technology
    Terahertz Spectroscopy - A Cutting Edge Technology NEW
    Edited by Jamal Uddin
    ISBN 978-953-51-3032-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-3031-4,
    316 pages, March, 2017
    The terahertz regime of the electromagnetic spectrum was largely unexplored due to the lack of technology needed to generate and detect the radiation. However, in the last couple of decades, there has been a dramatic increase in tools needed to harne ...
  • Prion - An Overview
    Prion - An Overview NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Yusuf Tutar
    ISBN 978-953-51-3002-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-3001-7,
    236 pages, March, 2017
    Protein aggregation causes malfunction in several biochemical processes. Genetic and spontaneous formations of these transmissible spongiform encephalopathies are fatal to humans and animals. Conformational change of normal form of the protein to mis ...