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- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 259.00
This book focusses on evolutionary, structural and functional aspects of pore-forming proteins, bringing together prominent researchers in the fields of structural biology and cellular and biophysical techniques. The focus is on the MACPF/CDC protein super family that was originally discovered because of unexpected structural similarity between a... more...
- IOS Press 2005; US$ 168.00
The misuse of technical achievements of science created many disasters in the past. The potential misuse of recent discoveries and innovations of molecular biology can create more important epidemiological and biological accidents or mass tragedies than an influenza pandemic, the HIV / AIDS epidemic or SARS. Both NATO and the civilian spheres have... more...
Strengthening National Public Health Preparedness and Response to Chemical, Biological and Radiological Agent ThreatsIOS Press 2007; US$ 183.00
Ensuring a coordinated public health, laboratory, and medical response to a natural disaster, an accidental release or a deliberate use of a chemical, biological, and radiological (CBR) agent is a high priority for all countries. This publication contains the proceedings of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Advanced Study Institute... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 148.00
More than 30 newly emerged microorganisms and related diseases have been discovered in the past 20 years. Since these infections are so new, even infectious diseases experts and clinical microbiologists need more information. This book covers recently emerged infectious diseases based on real cases and provides comprehensive information including... more...
- IOS Press 2005; US$ 168.00
The use of and problems associated with biological weapons have been of concern to NATO and non-NATO military organizations for many years. Until recently, most of the readily available literature addressed the military issues associated with the possible use of biological weapons on the battlefield, the medical effects of the various agents, and what... more...
- Springer New York 2006; US$ 149.00
In his book, Compendium of Chemical Warfare Agents, author Steven L. Hoenig provides all the necessary information that First Responders, Hospitals, HazMat Teams, Fire and Rescue Services, and other First Responders need to know when dealing with dangerous chemical agents. Coverage includes health effects, physical characteristics, hazards from reactivity,... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 195.00
Meeting the acute need for a book determining the crucial elements of bioterrorism preparedness, this is a global perspective of the history and current concepts for bioterrorism, integrating the legal, medical, scientific and public health strategies. It furthermore discusses the role of WHO and international health regulations for bioterrorism preparedness.... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00
How close we came to extinction, and it is forgotten now.? So begins Nobel Prize winner Bernard Lown's story of his fight against the nuclear symptom of what he calls ?the disease of militarism.? It is still an active and highly contagious disease, but as this extraordinary memoir vividly demonstrates, it can be stopped by concerned citizens working... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 424.95
Chemical Warfare Agents, Second Edition has been totally revised since the successful first edition and expanded to about three times the length, with many new chapters and much more in-depth consideration of all the topics. The chapters have been written by distinguished international experts in various aspects of chemical warfare agents and edited... more...