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  • Protein Engineering
    Protein Engineering
    Editor Pravin Kaumaya
    ISBN 978-953-51-0037-9
    354 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 58419 times.
    A broad range of topics are covered by providing a solid foundation in protein engineering and supplies readers with knowledge essential to the design and production of proteins. This volume presents in-depth discussions of various methods for protei ...
  • Integrative Proteomics
    Integrative Proteomics
    Editor Hon-Chiu Eastwood Leung, Subject editors: Tsz-Kwong Man and Ricardo J. Flores
    ISBN 978-953-51-0070-6
    452 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 93695 times.
    Proteomics was thought to be a natural extension after the field of genomics has deposited significant amount of data. However, simply taking a straight verbatim approach to catalog all proteins in all tissues of different organisms is not viable. Re ...
  • Genetic Diversity in Microorganisms
    Genetic Diversity in Microorganisms
    Editor Mahmut Caliskan
    ISBN 978-953-51-0064-5
    382 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 48313 times.
    Genetic Diversity in Microorganisms presents chapters revealing the magnitude of genetic diversity of microorganisms living in different environmental conditions. The complexity and diversity of microbial populations is by far the highest among all l ...
  • Artificial Photosynthesis
    Artificial Photosynthesis
    Editor Mohammad Mahdi Najafpour
    ISBN 978-953-307-966-0
    298 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 32672 times.
    Photosynthesis is one of the most important reactions on Earth, and it is a scientific field that is intrinsically interdisciplinary, with many research groups examining it. We could learn many strategies from photosynthesis and can apply these strat ...
  • Organic Pollutants Ten Years After t ...
    Organic Pollutants Ten Years After t ...
    Editor Tomasz Puzyn and Aleksandra Mostrag-Szlichtyng
    ISBN 978-953-307-917-2
    482 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 84281 times.
    Ten years after coming into force of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), a wide range of organic chemicals (industrial formulations, plant protection products, pharmaceuticals and personal care products, etc.) still pose ...
  • Integrated Pest Management and Pest ...
    Integrated Pest Management and Pest  ...
    Editor Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-0050-8
    682 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 118378 times.
    Integrated Pest Management is an effective and environmentally sensitive approach that relies on a combination of common-sense practices. Its programs use current and comprehensive information on the life cycles of pests and their interactions with t ...
  • Viral Genomes - Molecular Structure, ...
    Viral Genomes - Molecular Structure, ...
    Editor Maria Laura Garcia and Victor Romanowski
    ISBN 978-953-51-0098-0
    314 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 34265 times.
    Viruses are small infectious agents that can replicate only inside the living cells of susceptible organisms. The understanding of the molecular events underlying the infectious process has been of central interest to improve strategies aimed at comb ...
  • Sustainable Development - Policy and ...
    Sustainable Development - Policy and ...
    Editor Chaouki Ghenai
    ISBN 978-953-51-0100-0
    490 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 35407 times.
    The technological advancement of our civilization has created a consumer society expanding faster than the planet's resources allow, with our resource and energy needs rising exponentially in the past century. Securing the future of the human race wi ...