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  • Vitamin K2 - Vital for Health and Wellbeing
    Vitamin K2 - Vital for Health and Wellbeing NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Jan Oxholm Gordeladze
    ISBN 978-953-51-3020-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-3019-2,
    336 pages, March, 2017
    This book serves as a comprehensive survey of the impact of vitamin K2 on cellular functions and organ systems, indicating that vitamin K2 plays an important role in the differentiation/preservation of various cell phenotypes and as a stimulator and/ ...
  • Melanin
    Melanin NEW
    Edited by Miroslav Blumenberg
    ISBN 978-953-51-2980-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2979-0,
    112 pages, March, 2017
    The word melanin refers to dark natural pigments produced by the oxidative degradation of tyrosine, catalyzed by tyrosinase, and polymerized into insoluble granular substance. The main function of melanin is to protect from harmful agents, primarily ...
  • Genetic Diversity
    Genetic Diversity NEW
    Edited by Lidija Bitz
    ISBN 978-953-51-2950-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2949-3,
    148 pages, March, 2017
    Genetic diversity is the entire amount of genes and genotypes in a group of organisms and is of vital importance for their adaptation to different living conditions. If, for example, all humans were identical, the extinction of the entire kind could ...
  • Metabolomics - Fundamentals and Applications
    Metabolomics - Fundamentals and Applications
    Edited by Jeevan K. Prasain
    ISBN 978-953-51-2854-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2853-3,
    214 pages, December, 2016
    Metabolomics: Fundamentals and Applications authoritatively presents the basic principles and applications of metabolomics. Topics covered in this book range from the analysis of metabolites from different biological sources and their data processing ...
  • A Master Regulator of Oxidative Stress - The Transcription Factor Nrf2
    A Master Regulator of Oxidative Stress - The Transcription Factor Nrf2
    Edited by Jose Antonio Morales-Gonzalez, Angel Morales-Gonzalez and Eduardo Osiris Madrigal-Santillan
    ISBN 978-953-51-2838-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2837-3,
    208 pages, December, 2016
    Due to that at present, the majority of diseases are associated with alterations in oxidative stress and inflammatory processes, and in that Nrf-2 is a modulator of these processes; knowing how this transcriptional factor functions and is regulated o ...
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction for Biomedical Applications
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    Edited by Ali Samadikuchaksaraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-2796-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2795-6,
    182 pages, December, 2016
    Do you want to know the details that should be taken into consideration in order to have accurate conventional and real-time PCR results? If so, this book is for you. Polymerase Chain Reaction for Biomedical Applications is a collection of chapters f ...
  • Microsatellite Markers
    Microsatellite Markers
    Edited by Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-51-2798-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2797-0,
    250 pages, November, 2016
    Microsatellite or so-called simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers have been one of the most reliable molecular markers derived from the DNA molecule, which were widely and successfully used for more than 25 years in the genetic studies of environmenta ...
  • Cryopreservation in Eukaryotes
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    Edited by Francisco Marco-Jiménez and Hülya Akdemir
    ISBN 978-953-51-2780-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2779-6,
    226 pages, November, 2016
    Since accidentally discovering the ability of glycerol on protecting cells from freezing damage, many researchers have been pursuing to develop cryopreservation methods of a very wide range of cells and some tissues, and these have found widespread a ...