Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology

  • Environmental Biotechnology - New Approaches and Prospective Applications
    Environmental Biotechnology - New Approaches and Prospective Applications
    Editor Marian Petre
    ISBN 978-953-51-0972-3
    310 pages, February, 2013
    Taking into consideration the outstanding importance of studying and applying the biological means to remove or mitigate the harmful effects of global pollution on the natural environment, as direct consequences of quantitative expansion and qualitat ...
  • Genetic Manipulation of DNA and Protein - Examples from Current Research
    Genetic Manipulation of DNA and Protein - Examples from Current Research
    Editor David Figurski
    ISBN 978-953-51-0994-5
    462 pages, February, 2013
    This diverse collection of research articles is united by the enormous power of modern molecular genetics. Every author accomplished two objectives: (1) making the field and the research described accessible to a large audience and (2) explaining fu ...
  • Lactic Acid Bacteria - R & D for Food, Health and Livestock Purposes
    Lactic Acid Bacteria - R & D for Food, Health and Livestock Purposes
    Editor Marcelino Kongo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0955-6
    670 pages, January, 2013
    Ongoing scientific research in many parts of the world on the genomics, proteomics and genetic engineering of LAB is increasing our understanding of their physiology, pushing further the boundaries for their potential applications. "Lactic Acid Bacte ...
  • Bioactive Food Peptides in Health and Disease
    Bioactive Food Peptides in Health and Disease
    Editor Blanca Hernandez-Ledesma and Chia-Chien Hsieh
    ISBN 978-953-51-0964-8
    276 pages, January, 2013
    "Bioactive Food Peptides in Health and Disease" highlights recent developments on bioactive food peptides for the promotion of human health and the prevention/management of chronic diseases. The book provides a comprehensive revision of bioactive pep ...
  • 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
    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
    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
    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 ...
  • 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
    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 ...