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  • Metabolomics
    Metabolomics
    Editor Ute Roessner
    ISBN 978-953-51-0046-1,
    374 pages, February, 2012
    Metabolomics is a rapidly emerging field in life sciences, which aims to identify and quantify metabolites in a biological system. Analytical chemistry is combined with sophisticated informatics and statistics tools to determine and understand metabo ...
  • Insecticides - Basic and Other Applications
    Insecticides - Basic and Other Applications
    Editor Sonia Soloneski and Marcelo Larramendy
    ISBN 978-953-51-0007-2,
    280 pages, February, 2012
    It is our hope that this book will be of interest and use not only to scientists, but also to the food-producing industry, governments, politicians and consumers as well. If we are able to stimulate this interest, albeit in a small way, we have achie ...
  • International Perspectives on Global Environmental Change
    International Perspectives on Global Environmental Change
    Editor Stephen S. Young and Steven E. Silvern
    ISBN 978-953-307-815-1,
    488 pages, February, 2012
    Environmental change is increasingly considered a critical topic for researchers across multiple disciplines, as well as policy makers throughout the world. Mounting evidence shows that environments in every part of the globe are undergoing tremendou ...
  • Bioluminescence - Recent Advances in Oceanic Measurements and Laboratory Applications
    Bioluminescence - Recent Advances in Oceanic Measurements and Laboratory Applications
    Editor David Lapota
    ISBN 978-953-307-940-0,
    200 pages, February, 2012
    We now find ourselves utilizing luciferase - luciferin proteins, ATP, genes and the whole complex of these interactions to observe and follow the progress or inhibition of tumors in animal models by measuring bioluminescence intensity, spatially and ...
  • Bioethanol
    Bioethanol
    Editor Marco Aurelio Pinheiro Lima and Alexandra Pardo Policastro Natalense
    ISBN 978-953-51-0008-9,
    302 pages, February, 2012
    Recent studies have shown strong evidence of human activity impact on the climate of the planet. Higher temperatures and intensification of extreme weather events such as hurricanes are among the consequences. This scenario opens up several possibili ...
  • Scientific, Health and Social Aspects of the Food Industry
    Scientific, Health and Social Aspects of the Food Industry
    Editor Benjamin Valdez
    ISBN 978-953-307-916-5,
    500 pages, February, 2012
    This book presents the wisdom, knowledge and expertise of the food industry that ensures the supply of food to maintain the health, comfort, and wellbeing of humankind. The global food industry has the largest market: the world population of seven bi ...
  • Olive Oil - Constituents, Quality, Health Properties and Bioconversions
    Olive Oil - Constituents, Quality, Health Properties and Bioconversions
    Editor Boskou Dimitrios
    ISBN 978-953-307-921-9,
    522 pages, February, 2012
    The health-promoting effects attributed to olive oil, and the development of the olive oil industry have intensified the quest for new information, stimulating wide areas of research. This book is a source of recently accumulated information. It cove ...
  • Aquaculture
    Aquaculture
    Editor Zainal Abidin Muchlisin
    ISBN 978-953-307-974-5,
    400 pages, January, 2012
    This book provides an understanding on a large variety of aquaculture related topics. The book is organized in four sections. The first section discusses fish nutrition second section is considers the application of genetic in aquaculture; section ...