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  • Superfood and Functional Food - The Development of Superfoods and Their Roles as Medicine
    Superfood and Functional Food - The Development of Superfoods and Their Roles as Medicine NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Naofumi Shiomi and Viduranga Waisundara
    ISBN 978-953-51-2942-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2941-7,
    254 pages, February, 2017
    Superfoods and functional foods are receiving increasing attention because of their important roles in health. This book focuses on the production of superfoods and functional foods and their role as medicine. In the early chapters, prominent researc ...
  • Poultry Science
    Poultry Science NEW
    Edited by Milad Manafi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2946-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2945-5,
    238 pages, February, 2017
    When it comes to life science and specially by considering animal-origin protein, one of the main topics to gain importance with respect to human nutrition and health is poultry science. This book presents an introductory overview to the different fi ...
  • Fermentation Processes
    Fermentation Processes NEW
    Edited by Angela Faustino Jozala
    ISBN 978-953-51-2928-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2927-1,
    310 pages, February, 2017
    Fermentation is a theme widely useful for food, feed and biofuel production. Indeed each of these areas, food industry, animal nutrition and energy production, has considerable presence in the global market. Fermentation process also has relevant app ...
  • Water Quality
    Water Quality
    Edited by Hlanganani Tutu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2882-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2881-6,
    426 pages, January, 2017
    As concerns increase over the scarcity of water resources and the role of anthropogenic activities, water quality is evermore important. Activities ranging from agriculture to mining have had a bearing on the quality of water that they impact. Severa ...
  • Livestock Science
    Livestock Science
    Edited by Selim Sekkin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2864-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2863-2,
    160 pages, January, 2017
    There has been a great increase in the consumption of animal products. The intention of agricultural activities is to provide safety and adequate food by respecting the environment. Although many questions are being raised concerning the sustainabili ...
  • Biological Activities and Application of Marine Polysaccharides
    Biological Activities and Application of Marine Polysaccharides
    Edited by Emad A. Shalaby
    ISBN 978-953-51-2860-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2859-5,
    326 pages, January, 2017
    Marine organisms have been under research for the last decades as a source for different active compounds with various biological activities and application in agriculture, pharmacy, medicine, environment, and industries. Marine polysaccharides from ...
  • Metabolomics - Fundamentals and Applications
    Metabolomics - Fundamentals and Applications
    Edited by Jeevan K. Prasain
    ISBN 978-953-51-2854-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2853-3,
    214 pages, December, 2016
    Metabolomics: Fundamentals and Applications authoritatively presents the basic principles and applications of metabolomics. Topics covered in this book range from the analysis of metabolites from different biological sources and their data processing ...
  • A Master Regulator of Oxidative Stress - The Transcription Factor Nrf2
    A Master Regulator of Oxidative Stress - The Transcription Factor Nrf2
    Edited by Jose Antonio Morales-Gonzalez, Angel Morales-Gonzalez and Eduardo Osiris Madrigal-Santillan
    ISBN 978-953-51-2838-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2837-3,
    208 pages, December, 2016
    Due to that at present, the majority of diseases are associated with alterations in oxidative stress and inflammatory processes, and in that Nrf-2 is a modulator of these processes; knowing how this transcriptional factor functions and is regulated o ...