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Bacteriology

  • Eicosanoids in Invertebrate Signal Transduction Systemsby David W. Stanley

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.50

    This volume generates a new paradigm for researching and understanding the biological meaning of eicosanoids. Eicosanoid is a general term for oxygenated metabolites of certain polyunsaturated fatty acids. The compounds are extremely important in human biology, in which they are well understood. Their importance to humans, however, has tended to overshadow... more...

  • Cellular Responses to Stressby C. P. Downes; C. R. Wolf; D. P. Lane

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Cellular Responses to Stress brings together a group of scientists who work on different but interrelated aspects of cellular stress responses. The book provides state-of-the-art information on the wide spectrum of ways in which cells can respond to different forms of stress induced by chemicals, oxidants, and DNA-damaging agents. Mechanisms are... more...

  • Biological Specimen Preparation for Transmission Electron Microscopyby Audrey M. Glauert; Peter R. Lewis

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 55.50

    This book contains all the necessary information and advice for anyone wishing to obtain electron micrographs showing the most accurate ultrastructural detail in thin sections of any type of biological specimen. The guidelines for the choice of preparative methods are based on an extensive survey of current laboratory practice. For the first time,... more...

  • Protein Targeting and Translocationby D. A. Phoenix

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 48.50

    Protein targeting is a fast-moving field that has encompassed areas from biophysics to molecular biology to try to gain insight into how proteins are directed to their final functional location and how such macromolecules are able to cross semi-permeable membrane barriers during their journey. This text reviews our current state of knowledge regarding... more...

  • Biochemical Adaptationby Pater W. Hochachka; George N. Somero

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 89.50

    This book discusses biochemical adaptation to environments from freezing polar oceans to boiling hot springs, and under hydrostatic pressures up to 1,000 times that at sea level. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished... more...

  • Methods of Molecular Analysis in the Life Sciencesby Andreas Hofmann; Anne Simon; Tanja Grkovic; Malcolm Jones

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    An accessible overview of the most popular and cutting-edge methods for studying the properties of molecules and their interactions. more...

  • Hormonesby Martin Luck

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    Hormones play an integral part in the balance and workings of the body. While many people are broadly aware of their existence, there are many misconceptions and few are aware of the nature and importance of the endocrine system. In this Very Short Introduction, Martin Luck explains what hormones are, what they do, where they come from, and how they... more...

  • Molecular mechanisms and physiology of diseaseby Nilanjana Maulik; Tom Karagiannis

    Springer 2014; US$ 239.00

    In a simplified form, epigenetics refers to heritable changes in phenotype that are not due to changes in the underlying DNA sequence. In this book, epigenetic mechanisms of regulation and dysregulation in health and disease are explored in great depth. Detailed chapters on epigenetic processes including DNA methylation and chromatin post-translational... more...

  • L'immagine digitale in diagnostica per immaginiby Mario Coriasco; Osvaldo Rampado; Nello Balossino; Sergio Rabellino

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Il volume illustra i fondamenti necessari per acquisire, elaborare e valutare le immagini radiologiche con un approccio interdisciplinare, che coniuga contributi di fisica, informatica biomedica e radiologia. Dopo un?introduzione al trattamento digitale di segnali e alla psicofisiologia della visione, vengono descritti i parametri caratteristici e... more...

  • Dissecting Regulatory Interactions of RNA and Proteinby Marvin Jens

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    The work described in this book is an excellent example of interdisciplinary research in systems biology. It shows how concepts and approaches from the field of physics can be efficiently used to answer biological questions and reports on a novel methodology involving creative computer-based analyses of high-throughput biological data. Many of the... more...