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  • Discoidin Domain Receptors in Health and Diseaseby Rafael Fridman; Paul H. Huang

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 209.00

    The interactions of cells with their surrounding extracellular matrix (ECM) plays a pivotal role in driving normal cell behavior, from development to tissue differentiation and function. At the cellular level, organ homeostasis depends on a productive communication between cells and ECM, which eventually leads to the normal phenotypic repertoire that... more...

  • Chemistry of Antibiotics and Related Drugsby Mrinal Bhattacharjee

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.99

    This textbook discusses how the various types of antibiotics and related drugs work to cure infections. Then it delves into the very serious matter of how bacteria are becoming resistant to these antibiotics. Appropriate for a one-semester course at either the graduate or advanced undergraduate level, this textbook contains worked examples of (1) experimental... more...

  • Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Applications of Electrochemistryby Stojan Djokic

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This volume of Modern Aspects of Electrochemistry reviews the latest developments in electrochemical science and technology related to biomedical and pharmaceutical applications. In particular, this book discusses electrochemical applications to medical devices, implants, antimicrobially active materials, and drug delivery systems. more...

  • Pflanzenphysiologieby Peter Schopfer; Axel Brennicke

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 54.99

    Der Lehrbuchklassiker zur Pflanzenphysiologie überzeugt mit klaren Grafiken und dem präzisen Text. Das erfolgreiche Lehrbuch von den beiden deutschen Autoren Peter Schopfer und Axel Brennicke liegt nun aktualisiert bereits in der 7. Auflage vor. Kompetent und anschaulich wird die gesamte Bandbreite der Pflanzenphysiologie behandelt, erweitert um die... more...

  • Pulmonary Dysfunction and Diseaseby Mieczyslaw Pokorski

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    Lung ventilation is driven by a complex neural regulatory network, and apart from conditions typically observed during a disease state, it is sensitive to functional dysregulation. This book focuses on a wide variety of pulmonary topics including inflammation, infection, cancerogenesis, hypoxia, and stress. The chapters deal with the pathophysiologic... more...

  • Ethnic Fermented Foods and Alcoholic Beverages of Asiaby Jyoti Prakash Tamang

    Springer India 2016; US$ 179.00

    Asiahas a long history of preparation and consumption of various types of ethnic fermentedfoods and alcoholic beverages based on available raw substrates of plant oranimal sources and also depending on agro-climatic conditions of the regions. Diversity offunctional microorganisms in Asian ethnic fermented foods and alcoholic beveragesconsists of bacteria... more...

  • Organohalide-Respiring Bacteriaby Lorenz Adrian; Frank E. Löffler

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 159.00

    This book summarizes the current state of knowledge concerning bacteria that use halogenated organic compounds as respiratory electron acceptors. The discovery of organohalide-respiring bacteria has expanded the range of electron acceptors used for energy conservation, and serves as a prime example of how scientific discoveries are enabling innovative... more...

  • Chemistry of the Mediterranean Dietby Amélia Martins Delgado; Maria Daniel Vaz Almeida; Salvatore Parisi; Tobias N. Wassermann; Tobias N. Wassermann

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 34.99

    Have you ever wondered what makes the Mediterranean diet so healthy? Do you enjoy olives, tomatoes, Chouriço and Mozzarella, basil, rosemary and oregano, grapes, figs, and dates; and would you like to learn more about the substances they contain? Then this book is for you! The Mediterranean diet, designated as an ?Intangible Cultural Heritage... more...

  • Advanced Mechanical Models of DNA Elasticityby Yakov M Tseytlin

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 110.00

    Advanced Mechanical Models of DNA Elasticity includes coverage on 17 different DNA models and the role of elasticity in biological functions with extensive references. The novel advanced helicoidal model described reflects the direct connection between the molecule helix structure and its specific properties, including nonlinear features and transitions.... more...

  • Early Nutrition and Lifestyle Factorsby Asim K. Duttaroy; Sanjay Basak

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 189.00

    This book highlights the impact of nutrients on early placentation processes and their relevance for fetal growth and pregnancy outcome.? The role of maternal nutrition on fetal growth and development has been evidenced in many epidemiological studies that included infamous Dutch famine, Helsinki Birth cohort and others. Fetal programming... more...