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  • Medizintechnikby Rüdiger Kramme

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 134.31

    Multimodale Bildgebung, mikroinvasive und bildgestützte Intervention, Mobile Health, Datenfusionen, Mikroimplantate, Chirurgierobotik u.v.m. waren bis vor kurzem Visionen, die heute in der Diagnostik und Therapie Realität sind. Kurz und prägnant führt die neue Auflage in die faszinierende Technik der Medizin ein und lässt Sie teilhaben an den dynamischen... more...

  • Epigenetics in Cardiac Diseaseby Johannes Backs; Timothy McKinsey

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.84

    This book describes important advances in our understanding of how environmental conditions affect cardiac gene expression through epigenetic mechanisms. Further, it discusses the roles of chromatin modifications (in particular DNA methylation and histone modifications) and of chromatin regulators in the context of cardiac diseases. The book provides... more...

  • Inorganic Polyphosphates in Eukaryotic Cellsby Tatiana Kulakovskaya; Evgeny Pavlov; Elena N. Dedkova

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.84

    The book elucidates the role of inorganic polyphosphates in eukaryotic cells, from fungi and protozoa to human being. To date, there is plenty of evidence that these anionic biopolymers occurring in the cells of all living organisms, from bacteria to humans, perform numerous regulatory functions. The book describes the evolution of PolyPs, their role... more...

  • FXTAS, FXPOI, and Other Premutation Disordersby Flora Tassone; Deborah A. Hall

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 138.52

    This book should serve as a resource for professionals in all fields regarding diagnosis, management, and counseling of patients with FXTAS, FXPOI and their families, as well as presenting the molecular basis for disease that may lead to the identification of new markers to predict disease risk and eventually lead to target treatments. The... more...

  • Sirtuinsby Riekelt Houtkooper

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 138.52

    The sirtuin family of proteins (SIRT1-7) received a lot of attention in recent years as they serve as metabolic sensors that control not only metabolism, but also aging and lifespan regulation. As such, sirtuins are strong targets for the treatment of age-related metabolic diseases, including obesity, diabetes, and cancer. Indeed, many research groups... more...

  • Biobanking and Cryopreservation of Stem Cellsby Feridoun Karimi-Busheri; Michael Weinfeld

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 138.52

    Biobanking is considered to be one of the ten ideas changing the world with an estimated value of $45 billion by 2025. Despite the challenges, as the climate for innovation in the biobanking industry continues to flourish around the world, it is certain that amazing discoveries will emerge from this large-scale method of preserving and accessing human... more...

  • Glory Gameby Joost Van der Westhuizen; Odette Schwegler

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2016; US$ 7.99

    In 2011 the world was shocked when the news broke that Joost van der Westhuizen, known for years as the golden boy of South African rugby and a former Springbok captain, had been diagnosed with motor neuron disease (MND). This rare condition attacks the central nervous system, causing progressive disability. There is no known cure. All who have... more...

  • Mathematical Models and Methods for Living Systemsby Luigi Preziosi; Pasquale Ciarletta; Thomas Hillen; Mark Chaplain; Andrea Pugliese; Hans Othmer; Luigi Preziosi; Dumitru Trucu

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 63.93

    The aim of these lecture notes is to give an introduction to several mathematical models and methods that can be used to describe the behaviour of living systems. This emerging field of application intrinsically requires the handling of phenomena occurring at different spatial scales and hence the use of multiscale methods. Modelling and simulating... more...

  • MRI Contrast Agentsby sophie laurent; Céline Henoumont; Dimitri Stanicki; Sébastien Boutry; Estelle Lipani; Sarah Belaid; Robert N. Muller; Luce Vander Elst

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 45.81

    This book describes the multiple aspects of (i) preparation of the magnetic core, (ii) the stabilization with different coatings, (iii) the physico-chemical characterization and (iv) the vectorization to obtain specific nanosystems. Several bio-applications are also presented in this book. In the early days of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), paramagnetic... more...

  • Bulletin of WHO Vol. 94 No. 11 2016by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2016; US$ 36.00

    The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948 the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. As the flagship periodical of the World Health Organization (WHO) the Bulletin draws on WHO experts... more...