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  • Autophagy in Current Trends in Cellular Physiology and Pathology
    Autophagy in Current Trends in Cellular Physiology and Pathology
    Edited by Nikolai V. Gorbunov and Marion Schneider
    ISBN 978-953-51-2727-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2726-0,
    524 pages, November, 2016
    Autophagy in Current Trends in Cellular Physiology and Pathology is addressed to one of the fundamental molecular mechanisms - autophagy- evolutionarily adopted by cells for processing of unnecessary or malfunctioned constituents and shaping intracel ...
  • Tropical Forests - The Challenges of Maintaining Ecosystem Services while Managing the Landscape
    Tropical Forests - The Challenges of Maintaining Ecosystem Services while Managing the Landscape badge
    Edited by Juan A. Blanco, Shih-Chieh Chang and Yueh-Hsin Lo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2759-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2758-1,
    136 pages, November, 2016
    Large regions of the planet have been transformed from their natural composition into different human-made landscapes (farmlands, forest plantations, pastures, etc.). Such process, called land use change, is one of the major components of the current ...
  • Cotton Research
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    Edited by Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-51-2737-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2736-9,
    308 pages, November, 2016
    Cotton is the most important natural fiber crop of our planet, which provides humanity with cloth and vegetable oil, medicinal compounds, meal and hull for livestock feed, energy sources, organic matter to enrich soil, and industrial lubricants. Ther ...
  • The Gut Microbiome - Implications for Human Disease
    The Gut Microbiome - Implications for Human Disease
    Edited by Gyula Mozsik
    ISBN 978-953-51-2751-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2750-5,
    110 pages, November, 2016
    In the last decades, the importance of gut microbiome has been linked to medical research on different diseases. Developments of other medical disciplines (human clinical pharmacology, clinical nutrition and dietetics, everyday medical treatments of ...
  • Free Radicals and Diseases
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    Edited by Rizwan Ahmad
    ISBN 978-953-51-2747-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2746-8,
    416 pages, October, 2016
    The current volume entitled, "Free Radicals and Diseases" integrates knowledge in free radical-associated diseases from the basic level to the advanced level, and from the bench side to bed side. The chapters in this book provide an extensive overvie ...
  • Products from Olive Tree
    Products from Olive Tree
    Edited by Dimitrios Boskou and Maria Lisa Clodoveo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2725-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2724-6,
    342 pages, October, 2016
    Olive tree products provide a number of documented presentations of the production and quality of the two most important olive tree products: virgin olive oil and table olives. It is a source that familiarizes readers with recent approaches and innov ...
  • Grape and Wine Biotechnology
    Grape and Wine Biotechnology
    Edited by Antonio Morata and Iris Loira
    ISBN 978-953-51-2693-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2692-8,
    468 pages, October, 2016
    Grape and Wine Biotechnology is a collective volume divided into 21 chapters focused on recent advances in vine pathology and pests, molecular tools to control them, genetic engineering and functional analysis, wine biotechnology including molecular ...
  • Grain Legumes
    Grain Legumes
    Edited by Aakash Kumar Goyal
    ISBN 978-953-51-2721-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2720-8,
    186 pages, October, 2016
    Grain legumes are a main source of nitrogen-rich edible seeds and constitute a major source of dietary protein in the diets of human population especially for vegetarian diet. Legumes comprise the third largest family of flowering plants and provide ...