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  • Environmental Contamination
    Environmental Contamination
    Editor Jatin Kumar Srivastava
    ISBN 978-953-51-0120-8
    232 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 46200 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 - Applications and Principles
    Tandem Mass Spectrometry - Applications and Principles
    Editor Jeevan K. Prasain
    ISBN 978-953-51-0141-3
    788 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 180940 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 - Patterns, Pressures and Prospects
    Perspectives on Nature Conservation - Patterns, Pressures and Prospects
    Editor John Tiefenbacher
    ISBN 978-953-51-0033-1
    284 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 24299 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 61114 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 97796 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 50602 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 33323 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 the Stockholm Convention - Environmental and Analytical Update
    Organic Pollutants Ten Years After the Stockholm Convention - Environmental and Analytical Update
    Editor Tomasz Puzyn and Aleksandra Mostrag-Szlichtyng
    ISBN 978-953-307-917-2
    482 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 87509 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 ...