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  • DNA Repair - On the Pathways to Fixing DNA Damage and Errors
    DNA Repair - On the Pathways to Fixing DNA Damage and Errors
    Edited by Francesca Storici
    ISBN 978-953-307-649-2,
    Edited Volume
    392 pages, September, 2011
    DNA repair is fundamental to all cell types to maintain genomic stability. A collection of cutting-edge reviews, DNA Repair - On the pathways to fixing DNA damage and errors covers major aspects of the DNA repair processes in a large variety of organ ...
  • Genetic Transformation
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    Edited by María Alvarez
    ISBN 978-953-307-364-4,
    Edited Volume
    340 pages, September, 2011
    Genetic transformation of plants has revolutionized both basic and applied plant research. Plant molecular biology and physiology benefit from this power fool, as well as biotechnology. This book is a review of some of the most significant achievemen ...
  • Air Pollution - New Developments
    Air Pollution - New Developments
    Edited by Anca Maria Moldoveanu
    ISBN 978-953-307-527-3,
    Edited Volume
    334 pages, September, 2011
    Today, an important issue is environmental pollution, especially air pollution. Due to pollutants present in air, human health as well as animal health and vegetation may suffer. The book can be divided in two parts. The first half presents how the e ...
  • Economic Effects of Biofuel Production
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    Edited by Marco Aur�lio dos Santos Bernardes
    ISBN 978-953-307-178-7,
    Edited Volume
    462 pages, August, 2011
    This book aspires to be a comprehensive summary of current biofuels issues and thereby contribute to the understanding of this important topic. Readers will find themes including biofuels development efforts, their implications for the food industry, ...
  • Abiotic Stress Response in Plants - Physiological, Biochemical and Genetic Perspectives
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    Edited by Arun Shanker and B. Venkateswarlu
    ISBN 978-953-307-672-0,
    Edited Volume
    358 pages, August, 2011
    Plants, unlike animals, are sessile. This demands that adverse changes in their environment are quickly recognized, distinguished and responded to with suitable reactions. Drought, heat, cold and salinity are among the major abiotic stresses that ad ...
  • RNA Processing
    RNA Processing
    Edited by Paula Grabowski
    ISBN 978-953-307-557-0,
    Edited Volume
    258 pages, August, 2011
    RNA functions broadly as informational molecule, genome, enzyme and machinery for RNA processing. While these functions reflect ancient activities, they also remain vital components of contemporary biochemical pathways. In eukaryotic cells RNA proces ...
  • Advanced Air Pollution
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    Edited by Farhad Nejadkoorki
    ISBN 978-953-307-511-2,
    Edited Volume
    594 pages, August, 2011
    Leading air quality professionals describe different aspects of air pollution. The book presents information on four broad areas of interest in the air pollution field; the air pollution monitoring; air quality modeling; the GIS techniques to manage ...
  • Alternative Fuel
    Alternative Fuel
    Edited by Maximino Manzanera
    ISBN 978-953-307-372-9,
    Edited Volume
    358 pages, August, 2011
    Renewable energy sources such as biodiesel, bioethanol, biomethane, biomass from wastes or hydrogen are subject of great interest in the current energy scene. These fuels contribute to the reduction of prices and dependence on fossil fuels. In additi ...