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  • Lipoproteins - From Bench to Bedside
    Lipoproteins - From Bench to Bedside
    Editor Gerhard Kostner and Indumathi Chennamesetty
    ISBN 978-953-51-2178-7,
    162 pages, October, 2015
    In mammalian blood plasma there exist some 6 major lipoprotein classes. Under physiological conditions lipoproteins are certainly beneficial as they transport nutrients and steroids to numerous organs for further metabolism. On the other hand, under ...
  • Precious Forests - Precious Earth
    Precious Forests - Precious Earth
    Editor Miodrag Zlatic
    ISBN 978-953-51-2175-6,
    286 pages, September, 2015
    Forests are the dominant terrestrial ecosystem of Earth. They are distributed across the globe. Forests account for 75% of the gross primary productivity of the Earth's biosphere, and contain 80% of the Earth's plant biomass. Human society and forest ...
  • Phytochemicals - Isolation, Characterisation and Role in Human Health
    Phytochemicals - Isolation, Characterisation and Role in Human Health
    Editor A. Venket Rao and Leticia G. Rao
    ISBN 978-953-51-2170-1,
    348 pages, September, 2015
    Global dietary recommendations emphasize the consumption of plant-based foods for the prevention and management of chronic diseases. Plants contain many biologically active compounds referred to as phytochemicals or functional ingredients. These comp ...
  • Emerging Pollutants in the Environment - Current and Further Implications
    Emerging Pollutants in the Environment - Current and Further Implications
    Editor Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2160-2,
    238 pages, September, 2015
    This edited book, Emerging Pollutants in the Environment Current and Further Implications, includes overviews by significant researchers on the topic of emerging pollutants toxicology, which covers the hazardous effects of common emerging xenobiotic ...
  • Toxicity and Hazard of Agrochemicals
    Toxicity and Hazard of Agrochemicals
    Editor Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2145-9,
    168 pages, July, 2015
    This edited book, Toxicity and Hazard of Agrochemicals, is intended to provide an overview of toxicology that examines the hazardous effects of common agrochemicals employed every day in our agricultural practices. Furthermore, it is hoped that the i ...
  • Microbiology in Agriculture and Human Health
    Microbiology in Agriculture and Human Health
    Editor Mohammad Manjur Shah
    ISBN 978-953-51-2144-2,
    140 pages, July, 2015
    Microbiology involves the study of microscopic living organisms. Most of them are unicellular and all the life processes are performed by a single cell. They are associated with the health and welfare of human beings. Among the biological sciences, m ...
  • Weed Biology and Control
    Weed Biology and Control
    Editor Vytautas Pilipavičius
    ISBN 978-953-51-2131-2,
    134 pages, June, 2015
    This book is a collection of chapters, concerning the developments within the Weed Biology and Control field of study. The book includes scholarly contributions by various authors pertinent to Agricultural and Biological Sciences. Each contribution c ...
  • Agroecology
    Agroecology
    Editor Vytautas Pilipavičius
    ISBN 978-953-51-2130-5,
    230 pages, June, 2015
    This book is a collection of chapters, concerning the developments within the Agroecology field of study. The book includes scholarly contributions by various authors pertinent to Agricultural and Biological Sciences. Each contribution comes as a sep ...