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  • Genetics and Pathophysiology of Essential Hypertension
    Genetics and Pathophysiology of Essential Hypertension
    Edited by Madhu Khullar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0282-3,
    246 pages, March, 2012
    This book, authored by renowned researchers in the field of Hypertension Research, details the state of the art knowledge in genetics, genomics and pathophysiology of Essential hypertension, specifically the genetic determinants of hypertension and r ...
  • Problems, Perspectives and Challenges of Agricultural Water Management
    Problems, Perspectives and Challenges of Agricultural Water Management
    Edited by Manish Kumar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0117-8,
    468 pages, March, 2012
    Food security emerged as an issue in the first decade of the 21st Century, questioning the sustainability of the human race, which is inevitably related directly to the agricultural water management that has multifaceted dimensions and requires inter ...
  • Inflammation, Chronic Diseases and Cancer - Cell and Molecular Biology, Immunology and Clinical Bases
    Inflammation, Chronic Diseases and Cancer - Cell and Molecular Biology, Immunology and Clinical Bases
    Edited by Mahin Khatami
    ISBN 978-953-51-0102-4,
    442 pages, March, 2012
    This book is a collection of excellent reviews and perspectives contributed by experts in the multidisciplinary field of basic science, clinical studies and treatment options for a wide range of acute and chronic inflammatory diseases or cancer. The ...
  • Biochemical Testing
    Biochemical Testing
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Current Topics in Phylogenetics and Phylogeography of Terrestrial and Aquatic Systems
    Current Topics in Phylogenetics and Phylogeography of Terrestrial and Aquatic Systems
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Forest Ecosystems - More than Just Trees
    Forest Ecosystems - More than Just Trees
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Transgenic Plants - Advances and Limitations
    Transgenic Plants - Advances and Limitations
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Atomic Force Microscopy Investigations into Biology - From Cell to Protein
    Atomic Force Microscopy Investigations into Biology - From Cell to Protein
    Edited by 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 ...