Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology

  • 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 15433 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 55146 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 31682 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
    All chapters downloaded 26227 times.
    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 ...
  • Cell-Free Protein Synthesis
    Cell-Free Protein Synthesis
    Editor Manish Biyani
    ISBN 978-953-51-0803-0
    144 pages, October, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 11458 times.
    The Nobel Prize in Medicine 1968 for interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis and in Chemistry 2009 for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome highlighted the ground-breaking experiment performed on May ...
  • Lipoproteins - Role in Health and Diseases
    Lipoproteins - Role in Health and Diseases
    Editor Sasa Frank and Gerhard Kostner
    ISBN 978-953-51-0773-6
    774 pages, October, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 49886 times.
    By typing into databases such as Medline or PubMed the word “lipoprotein” one gets more than 100.000 hits that highlight the common interest in this topic. It is actually impossible to cover all aspects of lipoprotein structure, function, ...
  • Antioxidant Enzyme
    Antioxidant Enzyme
    Editor Mohammed Amr El-Missiry
    ISBN 978-953-51-0789-7
    410 pages, October, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 35714 times.
    Free radicals are constantly formed in living cells and removed by antioxidant defenses. Antioxidant enzymes are the main line of defense against free radicals in animal and plant cells. Uncontrolled generation ROS are involved in a number of human d ...
  • Glycosylation
    Glycosylation
    Editor Stefana Petrescu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0771-2
    448 pages, September, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 30667 times.
    This book, outlining the concepts of glycobiology, is a suite of reviews and articles written by a team of acknowledged researchers and covers some of the key topics in the field. Covering a wide range of theoretical and practical issues in the fi ...