Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology

  • Abiotic Stress Response in Plants - Physiological, Biochemical and Genetic Perspectives
    Abiotic Stress Response in Plants - Physiological, Biochemical and Genetic Perspectives
    Editor Arun Shanker and B. Venkateswarlu
    ISBN 978-953-307-672-0
    358 pages, August, 2011
    Plants, unlike animals, are sessile. This demands that adverse changes in their environment are quickly recognized, distinguished and responded to with suitable reactions. Drought, heat, cold and salinity are among the major abiotic stresses that ad ...
  • DNA Repair - On the Pathways to Fixing DNA Damage and Errors
    DNA Repair - On the Pathways to Fixing DNA Damage and Errors
    Editor Francesca Storici
    ISBN 978-953-307-649-2
    392 pages, September, 2011
    DNA repair is fundamental to all cell types to maintain genomic stability. A collection of cutting-edge reviews, DNA Repair - On the pathways to fixing DNA damage and errors covers major aspects of the DNA repair processes in a large variety of organ ...
  • Chemical Biology
    Chemical Biology
    Editor Deniz Ekinci
    ISBN 978-953-51-0049-2
    444 pages, February, 2012
    Chemical biology utilizes chemical principles to modulate systems to either investigate the underlying biology or create new function. Over recent years, chemical biology has received particular attention of many scientists in the life sciences from ...
  • 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 ...
  • Abiotic Stress in Plants - Mechanisms and Adaptations
    Abiotic Stress in Plants - Mechanisms and Adaptations
    Editor Arun Shanker and B. Venkateswarlu
    ISBN 978-953-307-394-1
    440 pages, September, 2011
    World population is growing at an alarming rate and is anticipated to reach about six billion by the end of year 2050. On the other hand, agricultural productivity is not increasing at a required rate to keep up with the food demand. The reasons for ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Pesticides - Strategies for Pesticides Analysis
    Pesticides - Strategies for Pesticides Analysis
    Editor Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-460-3
    416 pages, January, 2011
    This book provides recent information on various analytical procedures and techniques, representing strategies for reliability, specificity, selectivity and sensitivity improvements in pesticides analysis. The volume covers three main topics: current ...
  • Plant Breeding
    Plant Breeding
    Editor Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-307-932-5
    364 pages, January, 2012
    Modern plant breeding is considered a discipline originating from the science of genetics. It is a complex subject, involving the use of many interdisciplinary modern sciences and technologies that became art, science and business. Revolutionary deve ...
  • 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 ...
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
    Polymerase Chain Reaction
    Editor Patricia Hernandez-Rodriguez and Arlen Patricia Ramirez Gomez
    ISBN 978-953-51-0612-8
    578 pages, May, 2012
    This book is intended to present current concepts in molecular biology with the emphasis on the application to animal, plant and human pathology, in various aspects such as etiology, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention of diseases as well ...
  • 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 ...