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  • Handbook of RNA Biochemistryby Roland K. Hartmann; Albrecht Bindereif; Schö; Astrid n; Eric Westhof

    Wiley 2015; US$ 205.00

    The second edition of a highly acclaimed handbook and ready reference. Unmatched in its breadth and quality, around 100 specialists from all over the world share their up-to-date expertise and experiences, including hundreds of protocols, complete with explanations, and hitherto unpublished troubleshooting hints. They cover all modern techniques... more...

  • Climate Change and Marine and Freshwater Toxinsby Luis M. Botana; Carmen Louzao; Natalia Vilariņo

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    Production of toxins by marine and freshwater microalgae has been known for decades. However, toxic blooms have increased in frequency and distribution raising serious concerns regarding seafood and drinking water safety. This book compiles current evidence on the influence of climate change on the spreading of toxin producing species... more...

  • Lifelinesby Elaine Chin

    Figure 1 Publishing 2015; US$ 16.95

    Unlock the secrets of your telomeres for a longer, healthier life. They?re like the plastic tips of your shoelaces that keep them from fraying. But they?re at the ends of your DNA and they keep you from developing disease and dying too young. The discovery of telomeres is one of the great breakthroughs in contemporary medicine. Nobel-winning scientist... more...

  • Food Carotenoidsby Delia B. Rodriguez-Amaya

    Wiley 2015; US$ 199.95

    Carotenoids were first studied as natural pigments, then as precursors of vitamin A, and then as bioactive compounds against chronic diseases. These compounds have been and continue to be the subject of intense research worldwide, now with an expanded scope. Food Carotenoids: Chemistry, Biology and Technology gathers all the important information... more...

  • Palm Oilby Oi-Ming Lai; Chin-Ping Tan; Casimir C. Akoh

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 270.00

    This book serves as a rich source of information on the production, processing, characterization and utilization of palm oil and its components. It also includes several topics related to oil palm genomics, tissue culture and genetic engineering of oil palm. Physical, chemical and polymorphic properties of palm oil and its components as well as the... more...

  • Electrochemistry of Carbon Electrodesby Richard C. Alkire; Philip N. Bartlett; Jacek Lipkowski

    Wiley 2015; US$ 129.95

    The book sets the standard on carbon materials for electrode design. For the first time, the leading experts in this field summarize the preparation techniques and specific characteristics together with established and potential applications of the different types of carbon-based electrodes. An introductory chapter on the properties of carbon together... more...

  • Handbook of Hormonesby Yoshio Takei; Hironori Ando; Kazuyoshi Tsutsui

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00

    Handbook of Hormones: Comparative Endocrinology for Basic and Clinical Research collates fundamental information about the structure and function of hormones from basic biology to clinical use. The handbook offers a rapid way to obtain specific facts about the chemical and molecular characteristics of hormones, their receptors and signalling... more...

  • Nanocarbons for Advanced Energy Conversionby Xinliang Feng

    Wiley 2015; US$ 175.00

    In this second volume in the first book series on nanocarbons for advanced applications the highly renowned series and volume editor has put together a top author team of internationally acclaimed experts on carbon materials. Divided into three major parts, this reference provides a current overview of the design, synthesis, and characterization... more...

  • The Enzymesby S. Zahra Bathaie; Fuyuhiko Tamanoi

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 159.00

    Volume 37 will provide details on the major chemical constituents of medicinal plants and their mechanism of action as the anticancer compounds. This special issue, in addition to the previous volume (volume 36 of the Enzyme series was on the topic of Natural Products and Cancer Signaling Targets: Isoprenoids, Polyphenols and Flavonoids), will highlight... more...

  • Omega-3 Oilsby Ernesto Hernandez; Masashi Hosokawa

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 163.00

    This book addresses new applications of omega-3 fatty acids from both plant and marine sources in food supplements and pharmaceuticals and covers three basic areas: structure and function, production and processing, and health effects. The authors review the latest clinical evidence on the impact of consumption of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids... more...