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  • Drug Resistance in Bacteria, Fungi, Malaria, and Cancerby Gunjan Arora; Andaleeb Sajid; Vipin Chandra Kalia

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 184.41

    This book is a compilation of past and recent knowledge in the field of emerging drug resistance. The book covers major aspects of drug resistance in bacteria, fungi, malaria, and cancer. Human survival on earth is constantly threatened by disease and syndrome. From the early days, the aim of research in medicine was to find therapeutic agents that... more...

  • Bacteriophages: Practical Applications for Nature's Biocontrolby Sabah A.A. Jassim; Richard G. Limoges

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 151.87

    Bacteriophages: Practical Applications for Nature's Biocontrol' presents the latest information on uses in healthcare settings as well as animal husbandry, management and care of farm animals by using enhanced phages to replace antibiotics for growth promotion in animal feed or to prevent, control and treat disease in animals. The book will provide... more...

  • An Introduction to Polysaccharide Biotechnology, Second Editionby Stephen E. Harding; Michael P. Tombs; Gary G. Adams; Berit Smestad Paulsen; Kari Tvete Inngjerdingen; Hilde Barsett

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 129.95

    Polysaccharides and related high molecular weight glycans are hugely diverse with wide application in Biotechnology and great opportunities for further exploitation. An Introduction to Polysaccharide Biotechnology ? a second edition of the popular original text by Tombs and Harding ? introduces students, researchers, clinicians and industrialists... more...

  • Organic Chemistry: A Very Short Introductionby Graham Patrick

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 7.99

    Organic chemistry concerns the properties and synthesis of carbon-based molecules. Carbon atoms can concatenate into long chains and cyclic compounds, bonding with a variety of other elements, so the possible structures are almost limitless. Graham Patrick explores the world of organic chemistry and its wide applications. more...

  • Rubber Based Bionanocompositesby Visakh P. M.

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 141.02

    Leading researchers from industry, academy, government and private research institutions across the globe have contributed to this book, which presents all types of rubber blend composites based on biomaterials as well as nanocomposites. It discusses the fundamental preparation methods of these materials and summarizes many of the latest technical... more...

  • Frederick Sangerby Joe S. Jeffers

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 46.64

    In this Brief, Joe Jeffers uncovers the life and works of two-time Nobel Laureate Frederick Sanger. Following Sanger?s early life to retirement, Jeffers describes how this celebrated British biochemist became the first person to determine the amino acid sequence of a protein for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1958. Highlighting Sanger?s remarkable... more...

  • Waste Biomass Management ? A Holistic Approachby Lakhveer Singh; Vipin Chandra Kalia

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 151.87

    This book gives an overview on techniques and future perspectives of various aspects of waste biomass management. It also presents the economic and environmental evaluation, and also the monetary value-benefits and sustainability of the different processes. Recycling processes of lignocellulosic biomass from palm oil mill waste are covered, as well... more...

  • Plant Biotechnology: Principles and Applicationsby Malik Zainul Abdin; Usha Kiran; Kamaluddin; Athar Ali

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 206.11

    The book traces the roots of plant biotechnology from the basic sciences to current applications in the biological and agricultural sciences, industry, and medicine. Providing intriguing opportunities to manipulate plant genetic and metabolic systems, plant biotechnology has now become an exciting area of research.   The book vividly describes... more...

  • Consuming Gothicby Lorna Piatti-Farnell

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 86.78

    This book offers a critical analysis of the relationship between food and horror in post-1980 cinema. Evaluating the place of consumption within cinematic structures, Piatti-Farnell analyses how seemingly ordinary foods are re-evaluated in the Gothic framework of irrationality and desire. The complicated and often ambiguous relationship between food... more...

  • Microwave Effects on DNA and Proteinsby Chris D. Geddes

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 162.71

    For several years, researchers have been reporting the effects of microwave radiation/heating on both the structure and function of DNA, RNA and proteins. For the most part, favourable accelerated biological functions are observed as microwave induced heating occurs, but other not-so favourable effects are also observed, such as denaturation, fragmentation... more...