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  • 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 ...
  • Lake Sciences and Climate Change
    Lake Sciences and Climate Change
    Edited by M.Nageeb Rashed
    ISBN 978-953-51-2557-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2556-3,
    198 pages, August, 2016
    Lakes are highly essential for their water quality, habitat suitability, and water supply. Lakes constitute important source for aquatic life, fish, wildlife, and human, but can undergo rapid environmental changes. Most important factors that affect ...
  • Role of Biomarkers in Medicine
    Role of Biomarkers in Medicine
    Edited by Mu Wang and Frank A. Witzmann
    ISBN 978-953-51-2506-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2505-1,
    258 pages, August, 2016
    The use of biomarkers in basic and clinical research has become routine in many areas of medicine. They are accepted as molecular signatures that have been well characterized and repeatedly shown to be capable of predicting relevant disease states or ...
  • Bioinformatics - Updated Features and Applications
    Bioinformatics - Updated Features and Applications
    Edited by Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-51-2547-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2546-4,
    266 pages, July, 2016
    An interdisciplinary bioinformatics science aims to develop methodology and analysis tools to explore large-volume of biological data using conventional and modern computer science, statistics, and mathematics, as well as pattern recognition, reconst ...