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  • When Things Go Wrong - Diseases and ...
    When Things Go Wrong - Diseases and  ...
    Editor Theo Mantamadiotis
    ISBN 978-953-51-0111-6
    250 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 25338 times.
    In this book we have experts writing on various neuroscience topics ranging from mental illness, syndromes, compulsive disorders, brain cancer and advances in therapies and imaging techniques. Although diverse, the topics provide an overview of an ar ...
  • Paresthesia
    Editor Luiz E. Imbelloni and Marildo A. Gouveia
    ISBN 978-953-51-0085-0
    100 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 122553 times.
    Paresthesias are spontaneous or evoked abnormal sensations of tingling, burning, pricking, or numbness of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect. Patients generally describe a lancinating or burning pain, often associated with all ...
  • Meiosis - Molecular Mechanisms and C ...
    Meiosis - Molecular Mechanisms and C ...
    Editor Andrew Swan
    ISBN 978-953-51-0118-5
    472 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 56761 times.
    Meiosis, the process of forming gametes in preparation for sexual reproduction, has long been a focus of intense study. Meiosis has been studied at the cytological, genetic, molecular and cellular levels. Studies in model systems have revealed common ...
  • Environmental Contamination
    Environmental Contamination
    Editor Jatin Kumar Srivastava
    ISBN 978-953-51-0120-8
    232 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 47242 times.
    Nature minimizes the hazards, while man maximizes them. This is not an assumption, but a basic idea of the findings of scientists from all over the world. The last two centuries have witnessed the indiscriminate development and overexploitation of na ...
  • Tandem Mass Spectrometry - Applicati ...
    Tandem Mass Spectrometry - Applicati ...
    Editor Jeevan K. Prasain
    ISBN 978-953-51-0141-3
    788 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 185902 times.
    Tandem Mass Spectrometry - Applications and Principles presents comprehensive coverage of theory, instrumentation and major applications of tandem mass spectrometry. The areas covered range from the analysis of drug metabolites, proteins and complex ...
  • Perspectives on Nature Conservation ...
    Perspectives on Nature Conservation  ...
    Editor John Tiefenbacher
    ISBN 978-953-51-0033-1
    284 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 24666 times.
    Perspectives on Nature Conservation demonstrates the diversity of information and viewpoints that are critical for appreciating the gaps and weaknesses in local, regional and hemispheric ecologies, and also for understanding the limitations and barri ...
  • Protein Engineering
    Protein Engineering
    Editor Pravin Kaumaya
    ISBN 978-953-51-0037-9
    354 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 62581 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 99368 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 ...