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  • Soil Contamination - Current Consequences and Further Solutions
    Soil Contamination - Current Consequences and Further Solutions
    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 into the Strategies and Applications
    Genetic Engineering - An Insight into the Strategies and Applications
    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 ...
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction for Biomedical Applications
    Polymerase Chain Reaction for Biomedical Applications
    Edited by Ali Samadikuchaksaraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-2796-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2795-6,
    182 pages, December, 2016
    Do you want to know the details that should be taken into consideration in order to have accurate conventional and real-time PCR results? If so, this book is for you. Polymerase Chain Reaction for Biomedical Applications is a collection of chapters f ...
  • Microsatellite Markers
    Microsatellite Markers
    Edited by Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-51-2798-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2797-0,
    250 pages, November, 2016
    Microsatellite or so-called simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers have been one of the most reliable molecular markers derived from the DNA molecule, which were widely and successfully used for more than 25 years in the genetic studies of environmenta ...
  • Cryopreservation in Eukaryotes
    Cryopreservation in Eukaryotes
    Edited by Francisco Marco-Jiménez and Hülya Akdemir
    ISBN 978-953-51-2780-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2779-6,
    226 pages, November, 2016
    Since accidentally discovering the ability of glycerol on protecting cells from freezing damage, many researchers have been pursuing to develop cryopreservation methods of a very wide range of cells and some tissues, and these have found widespread a ...
  • Telomere - A Complex End of a Chromosome
    Telomere - A Complex End of a Chromosome
    Edited by Marcelo L. Larramendy
    ISBN 978-953-51-2753-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2752-9,
    224 pages, November, 2016
    This book, Telomere - A Complex End of a Chromosome, is organized into nine chapters containing the latest aspects of the current knowledge about the structure of telomeres and the crucial role that telomerase plays not only in maintaining chromosoma ...
  • Advances in Silage Production and Utilization
    Advances in Silage Production and Utilization
    Edited by Thiago da Silva and Edson Mauro Santos
    ISBN 978-953-51-2778-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2777-2,
    204 pages, November, 2016
    Ensiling is a technique that is used to store food, mainly vegetable crops, to feed the herd when the forage supply from the pastures is not enough to maintain the productive performance of the ruminant animals. However, silage can also be used as su ...