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  • Insecticides - Pest Engineering
    Insecticides - Pest Engineering
    Editor Farzana Perveen
    ISBN 978-953-307-895-3,
    550 pages, February, 2012
    This book is compiled of 24 Chapters divided into 4 Sections. Section A focuses on toxicity of organic and inorganic insecticides, organophosphorus insecticides, toxicity of fenitrothion and permethrin, and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT). Sect ...
  • Advances in Photosynthesis - Fundamental Aspects
    Advances in Photosynthesis - Fundamental Aspects
    Editor Mohammad Mahdi Najafpour
    ISBN 978-953-307-928-8,
    598 pages, February, 2012
    Photosynthesis is one of the most important reactions on Earth. It is a scientific field that is the topic of many research groups. This book is aimed at providing the fundamental aspects of photosynthesis, and the results collected from different r ...
  • Proteomics - Human Diseases and Protein Functions
    Proteomics - Human Diseases and Protein Functions
    Editor Tsz-Kwong Man and Ricardo J. Flores
    ISBN 978-953-307-832-8,
    450 pages, February, 2012
    Biomedical research has entered a new era of characterizing a disease or a protein on a global scale. In the post-genomic era, Proteomics now plays an increasingly important role in dissecting molecular functions of proteins and discovering biomarker ...
  • 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 ...