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  • Vitamin C
    Vitamin C
    Edited by Amal H. Hamza
    ISBN 978-953-51-3422-0, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3421-3,
    Edited Volume
    154 pages, August, 2017
    This book highlights recent advances on vitamin C and related topics. The chapters of this book include basic information about vitamin C function, sources and analysis, and radioprotective and antioxidant effect of vitamin C. Also, the anticarcinoge ...
  • Gluconeogenesis
    Edited by Weizhen Zhang
    ISBN 978-953-51-3324-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3323-0,
    Edited Volume
    82 pages, July, 2017
    Gluconeogenesis, the metabolic process through which glucose or glycogen is synthesized from noncarbohydrate substrates, is critical for maintaining the plasma glucose level within a narrow range either in the fed or fasting (nutritional deprivation) ...
  • Novel Implications of Exosomes in Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer and Infectious Diseases
    Novel Implications of Exosomes in Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer and Infectious Diseases
    Edited by Jin Wang
    ISBN 978-953-51-3336-0, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3335-3,
    Edited Volume
    190 pages, July, 2017
    The aim of this book is to provide an overview of the importance of exosomes in the biomedical field, which involves in novel implications of exosomes in diagnosis and treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. The book would definitely be an ideal ...
  • Amino Acid - New Insights and Roles in Plant and Animal
    Amino Acid - New Insights and Roles in Plant and Animal
    Edited by Toshiki Asao and Md. Asaduzzaman
    ISBN 978-953-51-3242-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3241-7,
    Edited Volume
    292 pages, June, 2017
    Amino Acid - New Insights and Roles in Plant and Animal provides useful information on new aspects of amino acid structure, synthesis reactions, dietary application in animals, and metabolism in plants. Section 1 includes chapters that describe the t ...
  • Fatty Acids
    Fatty Acids
    Edited by Angel Catala
    ISBN 978-953-51-3302-5, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3301-8,
    Edited Volume
    246 pages, June, 2017
    The purpose of this book is to concentrate on recent developments on fatty acids. The articles collected in this book are contributions by invited researchers with a long-standing experience in different research areas. We hope that the material pres ...
  • Carotenoids
    Edited by Dragan J. Cvetkovic and Goran S. Nikolic
    ISBN 978-953-51-3212-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3211-0,
    Edited Volume
    230 pages, June, 2017
    Carotenoids are one of the most widespread pigment groups distributed in nature; more than 700 natural carotenoids have been described so far. These pigments are known for versatile roles they play in living organisms; however, their most pivotal fun ...
  • Bisphenol A Exposure and Health Risks
    Bisphenol A Exposure and Health Risks
    Edited by Pinar Erkekoglu and Belma Kocer-Gumusel
    ISBN 978-953-51-3218-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3217-2,
    Edited Volume
    162 pages, June, 2017
    Bisphenol A (BPA) is a synthetic compound for hardening and clearing polycarbonate plastics. BPA is mainly classified as an estrogen-like endocrine-disrupting chemical. In the last decade, attention has arisen in scientific communities that it is not ...
  • Antibacterial Agents
    Antibacterial Agents
    Edited by Ranjith N. Kumavath
    ISBN 978-953-51-3200-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3199-1,
    Edited Volume
    136 pages, May, 2017
    New drugs are frequently entering into the market along with the existing drugs. The antibacterial agents can be discussed in five major classes, i.e. classification based on the type of action, source, spectrum of activity, chemical structure and fu ...