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  • Advances in Seed Biology
    Advances in Seed Biology
    Edited by Jose C. Jimenez-Lopez
    ISBN 978-953-51-3622-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3621-7,
    Edited Volume
    348 pages, December, 2017
    The seed can be considered the most important plant reproductive element, as a dispersal unit for a successful reproduction in all gymnosperms and flowering plants. The formation of the seed is part of the process of reproduction in seed plants, star ...
  • Lepidoptera
    Lepidoptera
    Edited by Farzana Khan Perveen
    ISBN 978-953-51-3660-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3659-0,
    Edited Volume
    152 pages, December, 2017
    This book contains seven chapters divided into two sections. The first section is "Lepidoptera Systematics." It covers introduction classification and external and internal morphology. It also includes the importance and modern approaches of Lepidopt ...
  • Sustainable Home Design by Applying Control Science
    Sustainable Home Design by Applying Control Science
    Authored by Kazutoshi Fujihira
    ISBN 978-953-51-3658-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3657-6,
    Monograph
    106 pages, December, 2017
    Today's homes must prepare for a progressing ageing population and an increasing risk caused by climate change, as well as to reduce CO2 emissions. How homes can be designed to meet all of these requirements? How such design can be promoted in the ho ...
  • Mesenchymal Stem Cells - Isolation, Characterization and Applications
    Mesenchymal Stem Cells - Isolation, Characterization and Applications
    Edited by Phuc Van Pham
    ISBN 978-953-51-3616-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3615-6,
    Edited Volume
    298 pages, November, 2017
    Mesenchymal Stem Cells: Isolation, Characterization, and Applications thoroughly presents the isolation, characterization, and some applications of mesenchymal stem cells in the clinic. The book has two parts: "Isolation and Characterization" and "Cl ...
  • Protein Phosphorylation
    Protein Phosphorylation
    Edited by Claude Prigent
    ISBN 978-953-51-3626-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3625-5,
    Edited Volume
    202 pages, November, 2017
    Protein phosphorylation reactions are carried out in a cell by protein kinases, which predominantly use ATP as a phosphate donor that is transferred and covalently bound to an amino acid on a substrate protein. Protein phosphorylation was discovered ...
  • Solubility of Polysaccharides
    Solubility of Polysaccharides
    Edited by Zhenbo Xu
    ISBN 978-953-51-3650-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3649-1,
    Edited Volume
    136 pages, November, 2017
    Sugars, with a scientific term as saccharides, are involved in various aspects in the lives of human beings, including the sense of taste, energy for daily life, etc. Recent development in polysaccharides, as well as the background knowledge in this ...
  • Plant Engineering
    Plant Engineering
    Edited by Snježana Jurić
    ISBN 978-953-51-3608-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3607-1,
    Edited Volume
    200 pages, November, 2017
    Undernourishment in some areas and abundance in others, accelerated climate changes, food distribution and security challenges, fluctuating economic and political stability and oversaturation in information - this is the world we are living in today. ...
  • Mediterranean Identities - Environment, Society, Culture
    Mediterranean Identities - Environment, Society, Culture
    Edited by Borna Fuerst-Bjelis
    ISBN 978-953-51-3586-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3585-2,
    Edited Volume
    426 pages, November, 2017
    What is the Mediterranean? The perception of the Mediterranean leans equally on the nature, culture, history, lifestyle, and landscape. To approach the question of identity, it seems that we have to give importance to all of these. There is no Medite ...