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Our collection of 422 books.

  • Water Quality
    Water Quality NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Hlanganani Tutu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2882-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2881-6,
    426 pages, January, 2017
    As concerns increase over the scarcity of water resources and the role of anthropogenic activities, water quality is evermore important. Activities ranging from agriculture to mining have had a bearing on the quality of water that they impact. Severa ...
  • Livestock Science
    Livestock Science NEW
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    Edited by Selim Sekkin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2864-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2863-2,
    160 pages, January, 2017
    There has been a great increase in the consumption of animal products. The intention of agricultural activities is to provide safety and adequate food by respecting the environment. Although many questions are being raised concerning the sustainabili ...
  • Biological Activities and Applicatio ...
    Biological Activities and Applicatio ... NEW
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    Edited by Emad A. Shalaby
    ISBN 978-953-51-2860-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2859-5,
    326 pages, January, 2017
    Marine organisms have been under research for the last decades as a source for different active compounds with various biological activities and application in agriculture, pharmacy, medicine, environment, and industries. Marine polysaccharides from ...
  • Metabolomics - Fundamentals and Appl ...
    Metabolomics - Fundamentals and Appl ... NEW
    Edited by Jeevan K. Prasain
    ISBN 978-953-51-2854-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2853-3,
    214 pages, December, 2016
    Metabolomics: Fundamentals and Applications authoritatively presents the basic principles and applications of metabolomics. Topics covered in this book range from the analysis of metabolites from different biological sources and their data processing ...
  • A Master Regulator of Oxidative Stre ...
    A Master Regulator of Oxidative Stre ... NEW
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    Edited by Jose Antonio Morales-Gonzalez, Angel Morales-Gonzalez and Eduardo Osiris Madrigal-Santillan
    ISBN 978-953-51-2838-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2837-3,
    208 pages, December, 2016
    Due to that at present, the majority of diseases are associated with alterations in oxidative stress and inflammatory processes, and in that Nrf-2 is a modulator of these processes; knowing how this transcriptional factor functions and is regulated o ...
  • Soil Contamination - Current Consequ ...
    Soil Contamination - Current Consequ ... NEW
    Edited by Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2816-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2815-1,
    354 pages, December, 2016
    This edited book, Soil Contamination - Current Consequences and Further Solutions, is intended to provide an overview on the different environmental consequences of our anthropogenic activities, which has introduced a large number of xenobiotics that ...
  • Genetic Engineering - An Insight int ...
    Genetic Engineering - An Insight int ...
    Edited by Farrukh Jamal
    ISBN 978-953-51-2836-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2835-9,
    92 pages, December, 2016
    This collection presents various interesting aspects of genetic engineering. Many thought-provoking queries like "Is gene revolution an answer to the world hunger? Do GM crops with more complex transformation contribute to the enrichment of multinati ...
  • Air Quality - Measurement and Modeling
    Air Quality - Measurement and Modeling
    Edited by Philip Sallis
    ISBN 978-953-51-2765-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2764-2,
    194 pages, December, 2016
    Addressing the matter of air quality in a collection of focused scientific topic chapters is timely as a contribution to the international discussion and challenges of global warming and climate change. This book engages with the debate by considerin ...