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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 140.00
Man lubricates mostly with oil. Nature lubricates exclusively with water. Pure water is a poor lubricant, but the addition of proteins, especially glycoproteins, can modify surfaces to make them far more lubricating at slow speeds. Understanding how nature does this, and the physical structures involved, is not only important for the understanding... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 129.95
This book focuses on the aggregation of recombinant proteins in bacterial cells in the form of inclusion bodies. Recent reports revolutionized the current view of inclusion bodies from that of inert deposits of inactive proteins to reservoirs of proteins that can eventually maintain biological activity and/or be rescued by cells. Aggregation... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 18.99
From Viagra and selenium to whispering asphalt, nappies, and chewing gum, this title presents a portrait gallery of chemicals involved in our everyday life. It explains the science behind the products that claim to improve looks, health, peace of mind or sex life. It explains how 30 commonly encountered chemicals work, and how and why we use them. more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 260.00
CS is an unbranched, polydisperse, complex glycosaminoglycan extracted and purified from various tissues. This polyanion is interacting with both plasma and cells, it is able to modulate many biochemical and physiologic processes. Due to the presence of sulfate groups in different amounts and located in various positions, CS represents a very heterogeneous... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 170.00
Noting a marked lack of comprehensiveness and/or contemporaneity among typical reference works on chemical etymology, as well as a somewhat spotty coverage of chemical terms and their etymology in comprehensive dictionaries and textbooks the author decided to write an up-to-date desk reference on chemical etymology which would satisfy the needs of... more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 219.00
Provides a discussion of preparations, reactions, bonding, and physical properties for two of the d-block transition metals in groups 5-10. This title includes catalytic and chemotherapeutic applications, and discusses metal-metal bonds of orders 0.5 to 4 discussed in than 4000 compounds, with citations to approximately 2500 references. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 669.00
The present book is an outstanding summary of many aspects of cannabinoid research. It provides current knowledge about the pharmacology and therapeutic potential of cannabinoids as well as knowledge about the pharmacology, physiology, and pathology of the endogenous cannabinoid systems. The chapters are written by scientists who have made or are still... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 139.00
Intended to show how stable isotopes can be applied to understanding the palaeoenvironment. This work contains chapters on the interpretation of isotopes in water, tree rings, bones and teeth, lake sediments, speleothems and marine sediments. It is aimed at both students and scientists who are interested in environmental change. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 109.00
Energy Dissipation in Molecular Systems analyzes experimental data on the redistribution and dissipation of energy injected into molecular systems by radiation or charged particles. These processes, competing with such practically important relaxation channels as chemical reaction or stimulated emission (laser action), are the primary focus in this... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 89.99
This book provides the first and only comprehensive description and detailed summary of the genetics, structure, function, mechanisms of action, evolution and engineering of homing endonucleases and inteins. These two unique protein superfamilies, which are tied together through their frequent fusion and coevolution, have generated considerable excitement... more...