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  • Atomic Force Microscopy Investigations into Biology - From Cell to Protein
    Atomic Force Microscopy Investigations into Biology - From Cell to Protein
    Editor Christopher L. Frewin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0114-7,
    370 pages, March, 2012
    The atomic force microscope (AFM) has become one of the leading nanoscale measurement techniques for materials science since its creation in the 1980's, but has been gaining popularity in a seemingly unrelated field of science: biology. The AFM natur ...
  • Transgenic Plants - Advances and Limitations
    Transgenic Plants - Advances and Limitations
    Editor Yelda Özden Çiftçi
    ISBN 978-953-51-0181-9,
    490 pages, March, 2012
    Development of efficient transformation protocols is becoming a complementary strategy to conventional breeding techniques for the improvement of crops. Thus, Transgenic Plants - Advances and Limitations covers the recent advances carried on improvem ...
  • Forest Ecosystems - More than Just Trees
    Forest Ecosystems - More than Just Trees
    Editor Juan A. Blanco and Yueh-Hsin Lo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0202-1,
    480 pages, March, 2012
    The common idea for many people is that forests are just a collection of trees. However, they are much more than that. They are a complex, functional system of interacting and often interdependent biological, physical, and chemical components, the bi ...
  • Current Topics in Phylogenetics and Phylogeography of Terrestrial and Aquatic Systems
    Current Topics in Phylogenetics and Phylogeography of Terrestrial and Aquatic Systems
    Editor Kesara Anamthawat-Jónsson
    ISBN 978-953-51-0217-5,
    156 pages, March, 2012
    Mapping phylogenetics on geographical scales is one of the most important scientific aspects of bioscience research. Changes in the environment have evidently shaped the geographical distribution of organisms on land and in the oceans seen today. Ove ...
  • Biochemical Testing
    Biochemical Testing
    Editor Jose C. Jimenez-Lopez
    ISBN 978-953-51-0249-6,
    226 pages, March, 2012
    Biochemical testing necessitates the determination of different parameters, and the identification of the main biological chemical compounds, by using molecular and biochemical tools. The purpose of this book is to introduce a variety of methods and ...
  • Biochemistry
    Biochemistry
    Editor Deniz Ekinci
    ISBN 978-953-51-0076-8,
    462 pages, March, 2012
    Over the recent years, biochemistry has become responsible for explaining living processes such that many scientists in the life sciences from agronomy to medicine are engaged in biochemical research. This book contains an overview focusing on the re ...
  • Morphometrics
    Morphometrics
    Editor Christina Wahl
    ISBN 978-953-51-0172-7,
    120 pages, March, 2012
    It is human nature to measure things, and this holds true for science as well as everyday life. The five papers in this book demonstrate the usefulness of a morphometric approach to a variety of subjects in natural history, including systematics, ph ...
  • Recent Trends in Cytogenetic Studies - Methodologies and Applications
    Recent Trends in Cytogenetic Studies - Methodologies and Applications
    Editor Padma Tirunilai
    ISBN 978-953-51-0178-9,
    156 pages, March, 2012
    Recent Trends in Cytogenetic Studies - Methodologies and Applications deals with recent trends in cytogenetics with minute details of methodologies that can be adopted in clinical laboratories. The chapters deal with basic methods of primary cultures ...