Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology

  • Methylation - From DNA, RNA and Histones to Diseases and Treatment
    Methylation - From DNA, RNA and Histones to Diseases and Treatment
    Editor Anica Dricu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0881-8
    310 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 20401 times.
    Alterations in the normal DNA methylation processes are known to have major consequences for embryonic development and are associated with congenital defects, autoimmunity, aging and malignant transformation. The main purpose of this book is to pr ...
  • Carbohydrates - Comprehensive Studies on Glycobiology and Glycotechnology
    Carbohydrates - Comprehensive Studies on Glycobiology and Glycotechnology
    Editor Chuan-Fa Chang
    ISBN 978-953-51-0864-1
    570 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 64066 times.
    It is my great honor and pleasure to introduce this comprehensive book to readers who are interested in carbohydrates. This book contains 23 excellent chapters written by experts from the fields of chemistry, glycobiology, microbiology, immunology, b ...
  • Dehydrogenases
    Dehydrogenases
    Editor Rosa Angela Canuto
    ISBN 978-953-307-019-3
    368 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 21108 times.
    The book takes in consideration some dehydrogenases, enzymes with different functions in the cells by using different substrates, such as hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases, aldehyde dehydrogenases, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, pyruvate dehydrogenas ...
  • Current Insights in Pollen Allergens
    Current Insights in Pollen Allergens
    Editor Jose C. Jimenez-Lopez
    ISBN 978-953-51-0860-3
    132 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 5432 times.
    The present edition of "Current Insights in Pollen Allergens" provides recent aspects related to pollen allergy, a major medical problem which is still under thorough studies. The chapters of this book will be of significant value to those interested ...
  • Reviews on Selected Topics of Telomere Biology
    Reviews on Selected Topics of Telomere Biology
    Editor Bibo Li
    ISBN 978-953-51-0849-8
    304 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 14680 times.
    Telomeres, located at the ends of linear chromosomes, are essential for genome stability and integrity. Advances in telomere researches have linked telomere dysfunction with cellular aging and a number of age-related human diseases. Recent studies fu ...
  • The Complex World of Polysaccharides
    The Complex World of Polysaccharides
    Editor Desiree Nedra Karunaratne
    ISBN 978-953-51-0819-1
    648 pages, October, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 51981 times.
    The complex world of polysaccharides is a compilation of the characteristics of a variety of polysaccharides from plants, animals and microorganisms. The diversity of these polysaccharides arises from the structural variations and the monosaccharide ...
  • Mutations in Human Genetic Disease
    Mutations in Human Genetic Disease
    Editor David N. Cooper and Jian-Min Chen
    ISBN 978-953-51-0790-3
    304 pages, October, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 30809 times.
    Different types of mutation can vary in size, from structural variants to single base-pair substitutions, but what they all have in common is that their nature, size and location are often determined either by specific characteristics of the local DN ...
  • Cell Interaction
    Cell Interaction
    Editor Sivakumar Gowder
    ISBN 978-953-51-0792-7
    332 pages, October, 2012
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    The book Cell Interaction focuses on various processes that occur within and outside the cells. Cell interactions are important for functioning of many organ systems: cell adhesion, tissue development, cellular communication, inflammation, tumor meta ...