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Our collection of 94 books indexed in the Book Citation Index in the Web of Science™ Core Collection (BKCI)

  • Soil Contamination - Current Consequences and Further Solutions
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    Edited by Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2816-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2815-1,
    Edited Volume
    354 pages, December, 2016
    This edited book, Soil Contamination - Current Consequences and Further Solutions, is intended to provide an overview on the different environmental consequences of our anthropogenic activities, which has introduced a large number of xenobiotics that ...
  • Air Quality - Measurement and Modeling
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    Edited by Philip Sallis
    ISBN 978-953-51-2765-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2764-2,
    Edited Volume
    194 pages, December, 2016
    Addressing the matter of air quality in a collection of focused scientific topic chapters is timely as a contribution to the international discussion and challenges of global warming and climate change. This book engages with the debate by considerin ...
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction for Biomedical Applications
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    Edited by Ali Samadikuchaksaraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-2796-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2795-6,
    Edited Volume
    182 pages, December, 2016
    Do you want to know the details that should be taken into consideration in order to have accurate conventional and real-time PCR results? If so, this book is for you. Polymerase Chain Reaction for Biomedical Applications is a collection of chapters f ...
  • Cryopreservation in Eukaryotes
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    Edited by Francisco Marco-Jiménez and Hülya Akdemir
    ISBN 978-953-51-2780-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2779-6,
    Edited Volume
    226 pages, November, 2016
    Since accidentally discovering the ability of glycerol on protecting cells from freezing damage, many researchers have been pursuing to develop cryopreservation methods of a very wide range of cells and some tissues, and these have found widespread a ...
  • Advances in Silage Production and Utilization
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    Edited by Thiago da Silva and Edson Mauro Santos
    ISBN 978-953-51-2778-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2777-2,
    Edited Volume
    204 pages, November, 2016
    Ensiling is a technique that is used to store food, mainly vegetable crops, to feed the herd when the forage supply from the pastures is not enough to maintain the productive performance of the ruminant animals. However, silage can also be used as su ...
  • Autophagy in Current Trends in Cellular Physiology and Pathology
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    Edited by Nikolai V. Gorbunov and Marion Schneider
    ISBN 978-953-51-2727-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2726-0,
    Edited Volume
    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 ...
  • Cotton Research
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    Edited by Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-51-2737-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2736-9,
    Edited Volume
    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 ...
  • Tropical Forests - The Challenges of Maintaining Ecosystem Services while Managing the Landscape
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    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,
    Edited Volume
    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 ...