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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Water Stress
    Water Stress
    Editor Ismail Md. Mofizur Rahman and Hiroshi Hasegawa
    ISBN 978-953-307-963-9,
    312 pages, January, 2012
    Plants experience water stress either when the water supply to their roots becomes limiting, or when the transpiration rate becomes intense. Water stress is primarily caused by a water deficit, such as a drought or high soil salinity. Each year, wate ...
  • Cell Metabolism - Cell Homeostasis and Stress Response
    Cell Metabolism - Cell Homeostasis and Stress Response
    Editor Paula Bubulya
    ISBN 978-953-307-978-3,
    218 pages, January, 2012
    A global research community of scientists is teasing out the biochemical mechanisms that regulate normal cellular physiology in a variety of organisms. Much of current research aims to understand the network of molecular reactions that regulate cellu ...
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Editor Martin H. Maurer
    ISBN 978-953-307-806-9,
    738 pages, January, 2012
    Though considerable amount of research, both pre-clinical and clinical, has been conducted during recent years, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) remains one of the mysterious diseases of the 21st century. Great efforts have been made to develop pa ...
  • Advances in Applied Biotechnology
    Advances in Applied Biotechnology
    Editor Marian Petre
    ISBN 978-953-307-820-5,
    288 pages, January, 2012
    Biotechnology is the scientific field of studying and applying the most efficient methods and techniques to get useful end-products for the human society by using viable micro-organisms, cells, and tissues of plants or animals, or even certain functi ...