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  • Vanity, Vitality, and Virilityby John Emsley

    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...

  • Chondroitin Sulfateby Nicola Volpi

    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's Dictionary of Chemoetymologyby Alexander Senning

    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...

  • Energy Dissipation in Molecular Systemsby André Tramer; Christian Jungen; Françoise Lahmani

    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...

  • Homing Endonucleases and Inteinsby Marlene Belfort; Barry L. Stoddard; David W. Wood

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 99.00

    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...

  • Interfacial Nanochemistryby Hitoshi Watarai; Norio Teramae; Tsugo Sawada

    Springer 2006; US$ 199.00

    This is the first book to feature interfacial nanochemistry of liquid/liquid interfaces, which is a new boundary field between analytical chemistry, colloid and surface chemistry, electrochemistry, laser spectroscopy, separation engineering, and interfacial organic synthesis. The liquid/liquid interface is a very general subject of interest both to... more...

  • Protein-Lipid Interactionsby

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 99.00

    Brings together the views of experts in the area of protein-lipid interactions, providing an overview of the advances that have been achieved in the field, from very basic aspects to specialized technological applications. In this book, the topics include the application of X-ray and neutron diffraction, and infrared and fluorescence spectroscopy. more...

  • Multiple Bonds Between Metal Atomsby F. Albert Cotton; Carlos A. Murillo; Richard A. Walton

    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...

  • Cannabinoidsby Roger G. Pertwee

    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...

  • Isotopes in Palaeoenvironmental Researchby Melanie J. Leng

    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...