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Physiology, general

  • Sertoli Cell Biologyby Michael D. Griswold

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 250.00

    Sertoli Cell Biology, Second Edition summarizes the progress since the last edition and emphasizes the new information available on Sertoli/germ cell interactions. This information is especially timely since the progress in the past few years has been exceptional and it relates to control of sperm production in vivo and in vitro. Fully revised... more...

  • Mass Spectrometry-Based Metabolomicsby Sastia Prama Putri; Eiichiro Fukusaki

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Mass Spectrometry-Based Metabolomics: A Practical Guide is a simple, step-by-step reference for profiling metabolites in a target organism. It discusses optimization of sample preparation for urine, serum, blood, tissue, food, and plant and animal cell samples. Encompassing three different technical fields?biology, analytical chemistry, and... more...

  • Kinematic Analysis of Human Movementby Laurence Ch?ze

    Wiley 2014; US$ 75.00

    After a quick survey of the famous pioneers of human movement analysis and the actual needs in different domains, this book presents the main types of systems available on the market (with the pros and cons), and then details the most widely used: the optoelectronic systems using passive markers. The theoretical background for joint kinematics calculation... more...

  • Handbook of Natural Antimicrobials for Food Safety and Qualityby M Taylor

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 315.00

    Natural additives are increasingly favoured over synthetic ones as methods of ensuring food safety and long shelf-life. The antimicrobial properties of both plant-based antimicrobials such as essential oils and proteins such as bacteriocins are used in, for example, edible preservative films, in food packaging and in combination with synthetic preservatives... more...

  • Asian Functional Foodsby John Shi; Fereidoon Shahidi; Chi-Tang Ho

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 210.00

    The consumption of functional foods has emerged as a major consumer-driven trend, based on the needs of an ever-growing health conscious population that wants to exercise greater control over its health. Focusing on an important sector of this rapidly growing field, Asian Functional Foods discusses the theoretical and practical aspects of functional... more...

  • Biomechanicsby Donald R. Peterson; Joseph D. Bronzino

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Presents Current Principles and Applications Biomedical engineering is considered to be the most expansive of all the engineering sciences. Its function involves the direct combination of core engineering sciences as well as knowledge of nonengineering disciplines such as biology and medicine. Drawing on material from the biomechanics section... more...

  • The Functional Foods Revolutionby Julian Mellentin; Michael Heasman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    Foods that promote human health - 'functional foods' or nutraceuticals - have caught the imagination of the global food industry. All the household-name companies are developing them as a key driver in their global strategies. They see the prospect of new markets and bigger margins, but the issues presented are fraught with complexity and difficulties.... more...

  • Ivan Pavlovby Daniel P. Todes

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    This is a definitive, deeply researched biography of Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov (1849-1936) and is the first scholarly biography to be published in any language. The book is Todes's magnum opus, which he has been working on for some twenty years. Todes makes use of a wealth of archival material to portray Pavlov's personality, life, times,... more...

  • Bioactive Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements in Neurological and Brain Diseaseby Ronald Ross Watson; Victor R. Preedy

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00

    Nutritional supplement research concerning brain health and neurological disease is becoming an important focus. While nutritional supplements are very popular for general health and well being, the effectiveness of common supplements and their impact on general brain health and for the treatment or prevention of neurological disease is not clearly... more...

  • Breathing, Emotion and Evolutionby Gert Holstege; Caroline M. Beers; Hari H. Subramanian

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 288.00

    Respiration is one of the most basic motor activities crucial for survival of the individual. It is under total control of the central nervous system, which adjusts respiratory depth and frequency depending on the circumstances the individual finds itself. For this reason this volume not only reviews the basic control systems of respiration, located... more...