• Advances in Biology and Ecology of Nitrogen Fixation
    Advances in Biology and Ecology of Nitrogen Fixation
    Editor Takuji Ohyama
    ISBN 978-953-51-1216-7
    282 pages, January, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 4901 times.
    Biological nitrogen fixation has essential role in N cycle in global ecosystem. Several types of nitrogen fixing bacteria are recognized: the free-living bacteria in soil or water; symbiotic bacteria making root nodules in legumes or non-legumes; ass ...
  • Hydraulic Conductivity
    Hydraulic Conductivity
    Editor Vanderlei Rodrigues da Silva
    ISBN 978-953-51-1208-2
    218 pages, December, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 2422 times.
    This book is a research publication that covers original research on developments within the Hydraulic Conductivity field of study. The book is a collection of reviewed scholarly contributions written by different authors. Each scholarly contributio ...
  • Current Issues in Molecular Virology - Viral Genetics and Biotechnological Applications
    Current Issues in Molecular Virology - Viral Genetics and Biotechnological Applications
    Editor Victor Romanowski
    ISBN 978-953-51-1207-5
    294 pages, November, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 5174 times.
    This book is a collection of chapters dealing with examples of RNA and DNA viruses, and issues such as how these gene packages have learnt to take advantage of their hosts, molecular recognition events that hosts may use to counterattack the viruses, ...
  • Applied Bioremediation - Active and Passive Approaches
    Applied Bioremediation - Active and Passive Approaches
    Editor Yogesh B. Patil and Prakash Rao
    ISBN 978-953-51-1200-6
    406 pages, October, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 11446 times.
    Bioremediation technologies are gaining immense credibility in the field of waste management because of their eco-compatibility nature. Biomass can interact and confront with water and soil pollutants in both active (live) as well as passive (dead) w ...
  • Meiosis
    Meiosis
    Editor Carol Bernstein and Harris Bernstein
    ISBN 978-953-51-1197-9
    132 pages, September, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 4475 times.
    Meiosis is the key process underlying sexual reproduction in eukaryotes, occurring in single-celled eukaryotes and in most multicellular eukaryotes including animals and most plants. Thus meiosis is of considerable interest, both at the scientific le ...
  • Cellulose - Medical, Pharmaceutical and Electronic Applications
    Cellulose - Medical, Pharmaceutical and Electronic Applications
    Editor Theo van de Ven and Louis Godbout
    ISBN 978-953-51-1191-7
    314 pages, August, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 11898 times.
    This book on cellulose, the second in a series of three, deals with the many applications of cellulose, both established ones and those that are emerging. It shows the richness in the way cellulose can be modified to serve a large variety of function ...
  • Cellulose - Biomass Conversion
    Cellulose - Biomass Conversion
    Editor Theo van de Ven and John Kadla
    ISBN 978-953-51-1172-6
    234 pages, August, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 8214 times.
    Cellulose is only one of the components of biomass, although being the most abundant. To make useful chemicals or materials from cellulose requires as the first step the separation of cellulose from biomass. Various issues of cellulose extraction and ...
  • Cellulose - Fundamental Aspects
    Cellulose - Fundamental Aspects
    Editor Theo van de Ven and Louis Godbout
    ISBN 978-953-51-1183-2
    376 pages, August, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 12198 times.
    Cellulose is destined to play a major role in the emerging bioeconomy. Awareness of the environment and a depletion of fossil fuels are some of the driving forces for looking at forest biomaterials for an alternative source of energy, chemicals and m ...