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  • Gene Technologyby Felix Unger

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2005; US$ 22.69

    Die neuere biomedizinische Forschung ermöglicht nicht nur Verbesserungen in Therapie und Diagnose. Sie bewirkt auch einen erheblichen Zuwachs an Wissen. Begleitet werden diese Fortschritte von Debatten über die Ethik der Medizin und der Naturwissenschaften. In Verbindung mit den Nationalen Akademien der Vereinigten Staaten hat die Europäische Akademie... more...

  • GFP Whole Cell Microbial Biosensorsby Frank Delvigne

    Momentum Press 2013; US$ 80.00

    Two strategies are usually considered for the optimization of microbial bioprocesses. The first one involves genetic or metabolic engineering of the target microbial strains in order to improve its production efficiency or its tolerance to adverse conditions. The second one is based on the chemical engineering improvement of the bioreactors and scaling-up... more...

  • Role of Apoptosis in Infectionby Diane E Griffin

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 259.00

    This mechanism of programmed cell death plays an important role in normal development and control of cell numbers in mature animals. Initiation of the apoptotic process can come from external or internal stimuli and is highly regulated both by molecules that facilitate and by molecules that inhibit the process. It can be envisioned that apoptosis as... more...

  • Biomechanics At Micro- And Nanoscale Levelsby Hiroshi Wada

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 131.00

    A project on “Biomechanics at Micro- and Nanoscale Levels”, the title of this book, was approved by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan in 2003; and this four-year project is now being carried out by fourteen prominent Japanese researchers. At the 5th World Congress of Biomechanics held in Munich, Germany,... more...

  • Biomechanical Systems Technologyby Cornelius T Leondes

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 242.00

    Because of rapid developments in computer technology and computational techniques, advances in a wide spectrum of technologies, coupled with cross-disciplinary pursuits between technology and its application to human body processes, the field of biomechanics continues to evolve. Many areas of significant progress include dynamics of musculoskeletal... more...

  • Handbook of Photosensory Receptorsby Winslow R. Briggs; John L. Spudich

    Wiley 2006; US$ 275.00

    This first complete resource on photosensory receptors from bacteria, plants and animals compiles the data on all known classes of photoreceptors, creating a must-have reference for students and researchers for many years to come. Among the editors are the current and a former president of the American Society for Photobiology. more...

  • Biophotonicsby Marion Strehle; Jurgen Popp

    Wiley 2008; US$ 215.00

    An account of a three-year research program funded by the German government, in which physicists and physical chemists set off together with biologists and physicians to develop new techniques for medical and biological problems and ended up with sophisticated scientific solutions and innovative equipment, partly ready for the market. It not only includes... more...

  • Molecular System Bioenergeticsby Valdur Saks

    Wiley 2008; US$ 299.00

    In this first integrated view, practically each of the world's leading experts has contributed to this one and only authoritative resource on the topic. Bringing systems biology to cellular energetics, they address in detail such novel concepts as metabolite channeling and medical aspects of metabolic syndrome and cancer. more...

  • Seasons of Lifeby Leon Kreitzman; Russell Foster

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 13.31

    The natural world is full of rhythms. How do birds know when to return to their nesting grounds? What effect do the seasons have on our wellbeing, and how does the season in which we are born affect our subsequent life chances? How did humans get the idea that there were seasons 50,000 years ago? Seasons of Life explains why the seasons occur, the... more...