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  • Viral Genomes - Molecular Structure, Diversity, Gene Expression Mechanisms and Host-Virus Interactions
    Viral Genomes - Molecular Structure, Diversity, Gene Expression Mechanisms and Host-Virus Interactions
    Editor Maria Laura Garcia and Victor Romanowski
    ISBN 978-953-51-0098-0,
    314 pages, February, 2012
    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 Urban Development - Tourism, Life Science, Management and Environment
    Sustainable Development - Policy and Urban Development - Tourism, Life Science, Management and Environment
    Editor Chaouki Ghenai
    ISBN 978-953-51-0100-0,
    490 pages, February, 2012
    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 ...
  • Hydrocephalus
    Hydrocephalus
    Editor Sadip Pant and Iype Cherian
    ISBN 978-953-51-0162-8,
    226 pages, February, 2012
    Description of hydrocephalus can be found in ancient medical literature from Egypt as old as 500 AD. Hydrocephalus is characterized by abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles of the brain. This results in the rise of intr ...
  • Food Industrial Processes - Methods and Equipment
    Food Industrial Processes - Methods and Equipment
    Editor Benjamin Valdez
    ISBN 978-953-307-905-9,
    424 pages, February, 2012
    The global food industry has the largest number of demanding and knowledgeable consumers: the world population of seven billion inhabitants, since every person eats! This population requires food products that fulfill the high quality standards estab ...
  • Food Additive
    Food Additive
    Editor Yehia El-Samragy
    ISBN 978-953-51-0067-6,
    268 pages, February, 2012
    A food additive is defined as a substance not normally consumed as a food in itself and not normally used as a characteristic ingredient of food whether or not it has nutritive value. Food additives are natural or manufactured substances, which are a ...
  • Crop Management - Cases and Tools for Higher Yield and Sustainability
    Crop Management - Cases and Tools for Higher Yield and Sustainability
    Editor Fabio R. Marin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0068-3,
    126 pages, February, 2012
    Agricultural production is related to physical constrains, which may not always be overcomed by technology. However, under the same conditions, it is possible to see well-managed farms consistently making greater profits than similarly structured, ne ...
  • Congenital Anomalies - Case Studies and Mechanisms
    Congenital Anomalies - Case Studies and Mechanisms
    Editor Alastair Sutcliffe
    ISBN 978-953-51-0075-1,
    142 pages, February, 2012
    This book is in essence a collection of essays which are state of the art in their respective areas of knowledge. They inform the reader of all sorts of mechanistic considerations when developing understanding of issues surrounding the origins of ...
  • Innovations in Biotechnology
    Innovations in Biotechnology
    Editor Eddy C. Agbo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0096-6,
    474 pages, February, 2012
    Innovations in Biotechnology provides an authoritative crystallization of some of the evolving leading-edge biomedical research topics and developments in the field of biotechnology. It is aptly written to integrate emerging basic research topics wit ...