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  • Yeast - Industrial Applications
    Yeast - Industrial Applications
    Edited by Antonio Morata and Iris Loira
    ISBN 978-953-51-3600-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3599-9,
    Edited Volume
    298 pages, November, 2017
    Yeast - Industrial Applications is a book that covers applications and utilities of yeasts in food, chemical, energy, and environmental industries collected in 12 chapters. The use of yeasts in the production of metabolites, enzymatic applications, f ...
  • Liposomes
    Liposomes
    Edited by Angel Catala
    ISBN 978-953-51-3580-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3579-1,
    Edited Volume
    324 pages, October, 2017
    Liposomes have received increased attention in recent years. Nevertheless, liposomes, due to their various forms and applications, require further investigation. These structures can deliver both hydrophilic and hydrophobic drugs. Preparation of lipo ...
  • Archaea - New Biocatalysts, Novel Pharmaceuticals and Various Biotechnological Applications
    Archaea - New Biocatalysts, Novel Pharmaceuticals and Various Biotechnological Applications
    Edited by Haitham Sghaier, Afef Najjari and Kais Ghedira
    ISBN 978-953-51-3570-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3569-2,
    Edited Volume
    108 pages, October, 2017
    Besides the Introductory Chapter that gives a brief overview of archaeal applications, the present book contains four chapters. The first chapter, by Castro-Fernandez et al., provides an interesting depiction of the phylum Euryarchaeota and its biote ...
  • Future Foods
    Future Foods
    Edited by Heimo Mikkola
    ISBN 978-953-51-3552-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3551-7,
    Edited Volume
    192 pages, October, 2017
    It is anticipated that by 2050 we will have nine billion people to feed-how can we manage? As scarcities of agricultural land, water, forest, fishery and biodiversity resources, as well as nutrients and nonrenewable energy are foreseen, insect rearin ...
  • Herbicide Resistance in Weeds and Crops
    Herbicide Resistance in Weeds and Crops
    Edited by Zvonko Pacanoski
    ISBN 978-953-51-3556-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3555-5,
    Edited Volume
    184 pages, October, 2017
    Herbicides are the dominant technology and the most effective weed control tools ever developed that are used for the control of weeds that infest crops. Over the last several decades, in situations of intense herbicide usage, there have been many ex ...
  • Sea Urchin - From Environment to Aquaculture and Biomedicine
    Sea Urchin - From Environment to Aquaculture and Biomedicine
    Edited by Maria Agnello
    ISBN 978-953-51-3526-5, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3525-8,
    Edited Volume
    136 pages, October, 2017
    This book is addressed to the readers operating in the sea urchin field of research, as well as to the lovers of this fascinating organism. Sea urchin, among the most known marine invertebrates belonging to the deuterostomes, is more closely related ...
  • Clostridium Difficile - A Comprehensive Overview
    Clostridium Difficile - A Comprehensive Overview
    Edited by Shymaa Enany
    ISBN 978-953-51-3428-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3427-5,
    Edited Volume
    158 pages, September, 2017
    Clostridium difficile bacteria could be found everywhere around us: in the air, water, and soil and in the feces of humans and animals. You can easily become infected with C. difficile if you touch contaminated clothing, sheets, or other objects and ...
  • Applications of RNA-Seq and Omics Strategies - From Microorganisms to Human Health
    Applications of RNA-Seq and Omics Strategies - From Microorganisms to Human Health
    Edited by Fabio A. Marchi, Priscila D.R. Cirillo and Elvis C. Mateo
    ISBN 978-953-51-3504-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3503-6,
    Edited Volume
    326 pages, September, 2017
    The large potential of RNA sequencing and other "omics" techniques has contributed to the production of a huge amount of data pursuing to answer many different questions that surround the science's great unknowns. This book presents an overview about ...