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  • Sickle Cell Disease - Pain and Common Chronic Complications
    Sickle Cell Disease - Pain and Common Chronic Complications
    Edited by Baba Psalm Duniya Inusa
    ISBN 978-953-51-2767-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2766-6,
    280 pages, November, 2016
    This book addresses a wide range of clinically relevant topics and issues in sickle cell disease. This is written by experts in their own field offering a robust, engaging discussion about the presentations and mechanisms of actions in the multiple c ...
  • Luminescence - An Outlook on the Phenomena and their Applications
    Luminescence - An Outlook on the Phenomena and their Applications
    Edited by Jagannathan Thirumalai
    ISBN 978-953-51-2763-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2762-8,
    386 pages, November, 2016
    The aim of this book is to give readers a broad review of topical worldwide advancements in theoretical and experimental facts, instrumentation and practical applications erudite by luminescent materials and their prospects in dealing with different ...
  • Autophagy in Current Trends in Cellular Physiology and Pathology
    Autophagy in Current Trends in Cellular Physiology and Pathology
    Edited by Nikolai V. Gorbunov and Marion Schneider
    ISBN 978-953-51-2727-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2726-0,
    524 pages, November, 2016
    Autophagy in Current Trends in Cellular Physiology and Pathology is addressed to one of the fundamental molecular mechanisms - autophagy- evolutionarily adopted by cells for processing of unnecessary or malfunctioned constituents and shaping intracel ...
  • Tropical Forests - The Challenges of Maintaining Ecosystem Services while Managing the Landscape
    Tropical Forests - The Challenges of Maintaining Ecosystem Services while Managing the Landscape
    Edited by Juan A. Blanco, Shih-Chieh Chang and Yueh-Hsin Lo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2759-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2758-1,
    136 pages, November, 2016
    Large regions of the planet have been transformed from their natural composition into different human-made landscapes (farmlands, forest plantations, pastures, etc.). Such process, called land use change, is one of the major components of the current ...
  • Contemporary Challenges in Endocarditis
    Contemporary Challenges in Endocarditis
    Edited by Michael S. Firstenberg
    ISBN 978-953-51-2770-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2769-7,
    176 pages, November, 2016
    Endocarditis remains an elusive challenge for clinicians to master. As the population ages and their comorbidities increase, the risk of infecting cardiac structures - both native and, the ever-increasing use of, prosthetic support technology - also ...
  • Epidemiology of Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases - Attributes of Lifestyle and Nature on Humankind
    Epidemiology of Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases - Attributes of Lifestyle and Nature on Humankind
    Edited by Fyson H. Kasenga
    ISBN 978-953-51-2741-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2740-6,
    134 pages, November, 2016
    Human sufferings, including deaths, can be reduced or avoided by applying routine principles of hygiene in individuals' lives. Some hygiene routines are purely simple remedies, which are inexpensive, affordable, acceptable and easily accessible. It i ...
  • Entrepreneurship - Practice-Oriented Perspectives
    Entrepreneurship - Practice-Oriented Perspectives
    Edited by Mario Franco
    ISBN 978-953-51-2761-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2760-4,
    184 pages, November, 2016
    Entrepreneurship has been seen as a phenomenon allowing economic development, job creation, increased productivity and innovation, but many studies do not include the causes of these events. Consequently, the objective of this book is to fill this g ...
  • Cotton Research
    Cotton Research
    Edited by Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-51-2737-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2736-9,
    308 pages, November, 2016
    Cotton is the most important natural fiber crop of our planet, which provides humanity with cloth and vegetable oil, medicinal compounds, meal and hull for livestock feed, energy sources, organic matter to enrich soil, and industrial lubricants. Ther ...