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  • Molecular Mechanisms of the Aging Process and Rejuvenation
    Molecular Mechanisms of the Aging Process and Rejuvenation NEW
    Early Online Release
    Editor Naofumi Shiomi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2569-3
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2568-6,
    124 pages, August, 2016
    Numerous studies had been performed to elucidate the mechanisms of aging and to achieve rejuvenation, with some success reported in recent years. However, at present, the findings from those studies are not sufficient to resolve the issue of aging. T ...
  • Catalytic Application of Nano-Gold Catalysts
    Catalytic Application of Nano-Gold Catalysts NEW
    Early Online Release
    Editor Neeraj Kumar Mishra
    ISBN 978-953-51-2641-6
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2640-9,
    138 pages, August, 2016
    Gold, considered catalytically inactive for a long time, is now a fascinating partner of modern chemistry, as scientists such as Bond, Teles, Haruta, Hutchings, Ito and Hayashi opened new perspectives for the whole synthetic chemist community. Recent ...
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM): Environmentally Sound Pest Management
    Integrated Pest Management (IPM): Environmentally Sound Pest Management NEW
    Early Online Release
    Editor Harsimran Kaur Gill and Gaurav Goyal
    ISBN 978-953-51-2613-3
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2612-6,
    198 pages, August, 2016
    This book is an update on environmentally sound pest management practices under the umbrella of integrated pest management (IPM). It consists of seven contributions from different authors providing information on pest management approaches as chemica ...
  • Lake Sciences and Climate Change
    Lake Sciences and Climate Change NEW
    Editor M.Nageeb Rashed
    ISBN 978-953-51-2557-0
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2556-3,
    198 pages, August, 2016
    Lakes are highly essential for their water quality, habitat suitability, and water supply. Lakes constitute important source for aquatic life, fish, wildlife, and human, but can undergo rapid environmental changes. Most important factors that affect ...
  • Flow Cytometry - Select Topics
    Flow Cytometry - Select Topics NEW
    Editor Ingrid Schmid
    ISBN 978-953-51-2551-8
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2550-1,
    162 pages, August, 2016
    Flow cytometry - Select Topics is a collection of chapters that illustrate the constantly evolving application of flow cytometry to diverse areas of research or clinical investigations. It includes chapters on the utilization of flow cytometry in the ...
  • Water Stress in Plants
    Water Stress in Plants NEW
    Editor Ismail Md. Mofizur Rahman, Zinnat Ara Begum and Hiroshi Hasegawa
    ISBN 978-953-51-2621-8
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2620-1,
    126 pages, August, 2016
    Water stress in plants is caused by the water deficit, as induced possibly by drought or high soil salinity. The prime consequence of water stress in plants is the disruption in the agricultural production, resulting in food shortage. The plants, how ...
  • Exploring New Findings on Amyloidosis
    Exploring New Findings on Amyloidosis NEW
    Editor Ana-Maria Fernandez-Escamilla
    ISBN 978-953-51-2619-5
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2618-8,
    344 pages, August, 2016
    Amyloid protein aggregates are involved in ''protein-misfolding diseases'' of enormous social and economic impact, still with no effective therapies. The most prevalent amyloid pathologies are related to neurodegenerative diseases, but amyloidosis al ...
  • Role of Biomarkers in Medicine
    Role of Biomarkers in Medicine NEW
    Editor Mu Wang and Frank A. Witzmann
    ISBN 978-953-51-2506-8
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2505-1,
    258 pages, August, 2016
    The use of biomarkers in basic and clinical research has become routine in many areas of medicine. They are accepted as molecular signatures that have been well characterized and repeatedly shown to be capable of predicting relevant disease states or ...