Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology

  • RNA Processing
    RNA Processing
    Editor Paula Grabowski, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    ISBN 978-953-307-557-0
    258 pages, August, 2011
    RNA functions broadly as informational molecule, genome, enzyme and machinery for RNA processing. While these functions reflect ancient activities, they also remain vital components of contemporary biochemical pathways. In eukaryotic cells RNA proces ...
  • DNA Replication-Current Advances
    DNA Replication-Current Advances
    Editor Herve Seligmann
    ISBN 978-953-307-593-8
    708 pages, August, 2011
    The study of DNA advanced human knowledge in a way comparable to the major theories in physics, surpassed only by discoveries such as fire or the number zero. However, it also created conceptual shortcuts, beliefs and misunderstandings that obscure t ...
  • Genetic Transformation
    Genetic Transformation
    Editor María Alvarez
    ISBN 978-953-307-364-4
    340 pages, September, 2011
    Genetic transformation of plants has revolutionized both basic and applied plant research. Plant molecular biology and physiology benefit from this power fool, as well as biotechnology. This book is a review of some of the most significant achievemen ...
  • Gel Electrophoresis - Principles and Basics
    Gel Electrophoresis - Principles and Basics
    Editor Sameh Magdeldin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0458-2
    376 pages, April, 2012
    Most will agree that gel electrophoresis is one of the basic pillars of molecular biology. This coined terminology covers a myriad of gel-based separation approaches that rely mainly on fractionating biomolecules under electrophoretic current based m ...
  • Biochemistry
    Editor Deniz Ekinci
    ISBN 978-953-51-0076-8
    462 pages, March, 2012
    Over the recent years, biochemistry has become responsible for explaining living processes such that many scientists in the life sciences from agronomy to medicine are engaged in biochemical research. This book contains an overview focusing on the re ...
  • Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Design
    Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Design
    Editor Deniz Ekinci
    ISBN 978-953-51-0513-8
    418 pages, May, 2012
    Over the recent years, medicinal chemistry has become responsible for explaining interactions of chemical molecules processes such that many scientists in the life sciences from agronomy to medicine are engaged in medicinal research. This book contai ...
  • Advances in Embryo Transfer
    Advances in Embryo Transfer
    Editor Bin Wu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0318-9
    260 pages, March, 2012
    Embryo transfer has become one of the prominent high businesses worldwide. This book updates and reviews some new developed theories and technologies in the human embryo transfer and mainly focus on discussing some encountered problems during embryo ...
  • Antimicrobial Agents
    Antimicrobial Agents
    Editor Varaprasad Bobbarala
    ISBN 978-953-51-0723-1
    432 pages, September, 2012
    This book contains precisely referenced chapters, emphasizing antibacterial agents with clinical practicality and alternatives to synthetic antibacterial agents through detailed reviews of diseases and their control using alternative approaches. The ...
  • 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 ...
  • DNA Sequencing - Methods and Applications
    DNA Sequencing - Methods and Applications
    Editor Anjana Munshi
    ISBN 978-953-51-0564-0
    184 pages, April, 2012
    This book illustrates methods of DNA sequencing and its application in plant, animal and medical sciences. It has two distinct sections. The one includes 2 chapters devoted to the DNA sequencing methods and the second includes 6 chapters focusing on ...
  • Advances in Immunoassay Technology
    Advances in Immunoassay Technology
    Editor Norman H. L. Chiu and Theodore K. Christopoulos
    ISBN 978-953-51-0440-7
    190 pages, March, 2012
    From the basic in vitro study of a specific biomolecule to the diagnosis or prognosis of a specific disease, one of the most widely used technology is immunoassays. By using a specific antibody to recognize the biomolecule of interest, relatively hig ...
  • Molecular Cloning - Selected Applications in Medicine and Biology
    Molecular Cloning - Selected Applications in Medicine and Biology
    Editor Gregory G. Brown
    ISBN 978-953-307-398-9
    336 pages, October, 2011
    The development of molecular cloning technology in the early 1970s created a revolution in the biological and biomedical sciences that extends to this day. The contributions in this book provide the reader with a perspective on how pervasive the appl ...
  • Gel Electrophoresis - Advanced Techniques
    Gel Electrophoresis - Advanced Techniques
    Editor Sameh Magdeldin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0457-5
    512 pages, April, 2012
    As a basic concept, gel electrophoresis is a biotechnology technique in which macromolecules such as DNA, RNA or protein are fractionated according to their physical properties such as molecular weight or charge. These molecules are forced through a ...
  • DNA Repair
    DNA Repair
    Editor Inna Kruman
    ISBN 978-953-307-697-3
    648 pages, November, 2011
    The book consists of 31 chapters, divided into six parts. Each chapter is written by one or several experts in the corresponding area. The scope of the book varies from the DNA damage response and DNA repair mechanisms to evolutionary aspects of DNA ...
  • Genetic Engineering - Basics, New Applications and Responsibilities
    Genetic Engineering - Basics, New Applications and Responsibilities
    Editor Hugo A. Barrera-Saldaña
    ISBN 978-953-307-790-1
    268 pages, January, 2012
    Leading scientists from different countries around the world contributed valuable essays on the basic applications and safety, as well as the ethical and moral considerations, of the powerful genetic engineering tools now available for modifying the ...
  • Innovations in Biotechnology
    Innovations in Biotechnology
    Editor Eddy C. Agbo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0096-6
    474 pages, February, 2012
    Innovations in Biotechnology provides an authoritative crystallization of some of the evolving leading-edge biomedical research topics and developments in the field of biotechnology. It is aptly written to integrate emerging basic research topics wit ...
  • Genetic Engineering
    Genetic Engineering
    Editor Idah Sithole-Niang
    ISBN 978-953-51-1099-6
    138 pages, May, 2013
    The book, while having only five chapters, covers a wide range of topics in genetic engineering of microorganisms, plants and animals. Specifically it covers both the natural and social sciences. In the natural sciences topics ranging from the geneti ...
  • 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 ...
  • Protein Purification
    Protein Purification
    Editor Rizwan Ahmad
    ISBN 978-953-307-831-1
    232 pages, January, 2012
    The current volume entitled Protein Purification is designed to facilitate rapid access to valuable information about various methodologies. It aims as well to provide an overview of state-of-art techniques for the purification, analysis and quantifi ...
  • 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
    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 ...