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  • Modern Technologies for Creating the Thin-film Systems and Coatings
    Modern Technologies for Creating the Thin-film Systems and Coatings NEW
    Edited by Nikolay N. Nikitenkov
    ISBN 978-953-51-3004-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-3003-1,
    442 pages, March, 2017
    Development of the thin film and coating technologies (TFCT) made possible the technological revolution in electronics and through it the revolution in IT and communications in the end of the twentieth century. Now, TFCT penetrated in many sectors of ...
  • Magnetic Spinels- Synthesis, Properties and Applications
    Magnetic Spinels- Synthesis, Properties and Applications NEW
    Edited by Mohindar Singh Seehra
    ISBN 978-953-51-2974-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2973-8,
    314 pages, March, 2017
    Magnetic spinels including ferrites are insulating magnetic oxides and chalcogenides with strong coupling to microwave frequencies and low eddy current losses making them indispensable for applications in wireless communications. The 13 chapters and ...
  • Herbivores
    Herbivores NEW
    Edited by Vonnie D. C. Shields
    ISBN 978-953-51-2988-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2987-5,
    176 pages, March, 2017
    This book provides an overview of the current knowledge of herbivory. This book contains chapters from a wide variety of topics that fall into the following broad sections: (I) "Plant Defense Mechanisms and Herbivore Adaptations," (II) "Herbivory and ...
  • Recent Advances in Carbon Capture and Storage
    Recent Advances in Carbon Capture and Storage NEW
    Edited by Yongseung Yun
    ISBN 978-953-51-3006-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-3005-5,
    264 pages, March, 2017
    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has been considered as a practical way in sequestering the huge anthropogenic CO2 amount with a reasonable cost until a more pragmatic solution appears. The CCS can work as a bridge before fulfilling the no-CO2 era of ...
  • Active Ingredients from Aromatic and Medicinal Plants
    Active Ingredients from Aromatic and Medicinal Plants NEW
    Edited by Hany A. El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-51-2976-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2975-2,
    280 pages, March, 2017
    Recently, new compounds from medicinal plants were discovered, and they were used as anti-severe diseases. Therefore, this book covers interested research topics dealing with isolation, purification, and identification of active ingredients from wild ...
  • The Rise of Virulence and Antibiotic Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus
    The Rise of Virulence and Antibiotic Resistance in <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i> NEW
    Edited by Shymaa Enany and Laura E. Crotty Alexander
    ISBN 978-953-51-2984-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2983-7,
    206 pages, March, 2017
    Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) is a growing issue both within hospitals and community because of its virulence determinants and the continuing emergence of new strains resistant to antimicrobiotics. In this book, we present the state ...
  • Advances in Treatment of Hepatitis C and B
    Advances in Treatment of Hepatitis C and B NEW
    Edited by Naglaa Allam
    ISBN 978-953-51-2994-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2993-6,
    404 pages, March, 2017
    As in many areas of medicine, treatment of viral hepatitis has seen an acceleration of change driven by new therapies and evolving technology. Thanks to the direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs), the era of HCV eradication and cure has begun. As rega ...
  • Phenolic Compounds - Biological Activity
    Phenolic Compounds - Biological Activity NEW
    Edited by Marcos Soto-Hernandez, Mariana Palma-Tenango and Maria del Rosario Garcia-Mateos
    ISBN 978-953-51-2960-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2959-2,
    236 pages, March, 2017
    Phenolic compounds comprise a broad class of natural products formed mainly by plants, but also microorganisms and marine organisms that have the capacity to form them. Nowadays the interest in these compounds has increased mainly due to their divers ...