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  • Tumor Metastasis
    Tumor Metastasis
    Edited by Ke Xu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2631-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2630-0,
    264 pages, September, 2016
    Metastasis is the major cause of cancer-related death. It is a multistep process. The mechanism underlying metastasis is complicated and poorly understood. Recent advances in tumor metastasis research have led to improved diagnosis and clinical manag ...
  • Milk Proteins - From Structure to Biological Properties and Health Aspects
    Milk Proteins - From Structure to Biological Properties and Health Aspects
    Edited by Isabel Gigli
    ISBN 978-953-51-2537-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2536-5,
    294 pages, September, 2016
    Milk proteins have nutritional value and extraordinary biological properties. Research over the last decades has provided new insight into the structure and the function of milk bioactive peptides. Some of these peptides are delivered directly into m ...
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM): Environmentally Sound Pest Management
    Integrated Pest Management (IPM): Environmentally Sound Pest Management
    Edited by Harsimran Kaur Gill and Gaurav Goyal
    ISBN 978-953-51-2613-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2612-6,
    198 pages, August, 2016
    This book is an update on environmentally sound pest management practices under the umbrella of integrated pest management (IPM). It consists of seven contributions from different authors providing information on pest management approaches as chemica ...
  • Catalytic Application of Nano-Gold Catalysts
    Catalytic Application of Nano-Gold Catalysts
    Edited by Neeraj Kumar Mishra
    ISBN 978-953-51-2641-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2640-9,
    138 pages, August, 2016
    Gold, considered catalytically inactive for a long time, is now a fascinating partner of modern chemistry, as scientists such as Bond, Teles, Haruta, Hutchings, Ito and Hayashi opened new perspectives for the whole synthetic chemist community. Recent ...
  • Molecular Mechanisms of the Aging Process and Rejuvenation
    Molecular Mechanisms of the Aging Process and Rejuvenation
    Edited by Naofumi Shiomi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2569-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2568-6,
    124 pages, August, 2016
    Numerous studies had been performed to elucidate the mechanisms of aging and to achieve rejuvenation, with some success reported in recent years. However, at present, the findings from those studies are not sufficient to resolve the issue of aging. T ...
  • Exploring New Findings on Amyloidosis
    Exploring New Findings on Amyloidosis
    Edited by Ana-Maria Fernandez-Escamilla
    ISBN 978-953-51-2619-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2618-8,
    344 pages, August, 2016
    Amyloid protein aggregates are involved in ''protein-misfolding diseases'' of enormous social and economic impact, still with no effective therapies. The most prevalent amyloid pathologies are related to neurodegenerative diseases, but amyloidosis al ...
  • Water Stress in Plants
    Water Stress in Plants
    Edited by Ismail Md. Mofizur Rahman, Zinnat Ara Begum and Hiroshi Hasegawa
    ISBN 978-953-51-2621-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2620-1,
    126 pages, August, 2016
    Water stress in plants is caused by the water deficit, as induced possibly by drought or high soil salinity. The prime consequence of water stress in plants is the disruption in the agricultural production, resulting in food shortage. The plants, how ...
  • Flow Cytometry - Select Topics
    Flow Cytometry - Select Topics
    Edited by Ingrid Schmid
    ISBN 978-953-51-2551-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2550-1,
    162 pages, August, 2016
    Flow cytometry - Select Topics is a collection of chapters that illustrate the constantly evolving application of flow cytometry to diverse areas of research or clinical investigations. It includes chapters on the utilization of flow cytometry in the ...