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Biotechnology

  • Polymer Nanocompositesby Aravind Dasari; Zhong-Zhen Yu; Yiu-Wing Mai

    Springer London 2016; US$ 179.00

    Polymer nanocomposites, a representative class of nanostructured materials have the potential to show superior multi-functional properties even at low filler loadings compared to conventional macro- and micro-composites. This is often attributed to the availability of large numbers of nanoparticles with huge interfacial areas and the confinement of... more...

  • Brain-Computer Interfacesby

    Wiley 2016; US$ 135.00 US$ 117.00

    Brain–computer interfaces (BCI) are devices which measure brain activity and translate it into messages or commands, thereby opening up many investigation and application possibilities. This book provides keys for understanding and designing these multi-disciplinary interfaces, which require many fields of expertise such as neuroscience, statistics,... more...

  • Industrial Biotechnology of Vitamins, Biopigments, and Antioxidantsby Erick J. Vandamme; José Luis Revuelta

    Wiley 2016; US$ 245.00 US$ 212.33

    Vitamins are a group of physiologically very important, chemically quite complex organic compounds, that are essential for humans and animals. Some vitamins and other growth factors behave as antioxidants, while some can be considered as biopigments. As their chemical synthesis is laborious, their biotechnology-based synthesis and production via microbial... more...

  • Open Microfluidicsby Jean Berthier; Kenneth A. Brakke; Erwin Berthier

    Wiley 2016; US$ 225.00 US$ 195.00

    Open microfluidics or open-surface is becoming fundamental in scientific domains such as biotechnology, biology and space. First, such systems and devices based on open microfluidics make use of capillary forces to move fluids, without any need for external energy. Second, the ?openness? of the flow facilitates the accessibility to the liquid in biotechnology... more...

  • Metabolic Engineering for Bioprocess Commercializationby Stephen Van Dien

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This volume reviews the current metabolic engineering tools and technologies from a practical point of view, and guides researchers as they overcome challenges at various stages of organism and bioprocess development. Microbes have been engineered to produce a variety of industrial products such as fuels, basic chemicals, fine chemicals, nutritional... more...

  • Subalternity vs. Hegemony, Cuba's Outstanding Achievements in Science and Biotechnology, 1959-2014by Angelo Baracca; Rosella Franconi

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    The present book introduces an original (new) perspective on Cuba. This book revisits Cuba's choice, after the 1959 revolution, to develop an advanced healthcare and scientific system. It also introduces new aspects of the problem development/underdevelopment. From the start, every effort of the Cuban leadership and scientific community... more...

  • Procedures to Investigate Waterborne Illnessby International Assoc. for Food Protection

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 29.95

    Written by a team of international experts, this third edition designed to guide public health personnel or teams in any country that investigates reports of alleged waterborne illnesses. The manual is based on epidemiologic principles and investigative techniques that have been found effective in determining causal factors of disease incidence. The... more...

  • Lactose-Derived Prebioticsby Andrés Illanes; Cecilia Guerrero; Carlos Vera; Lorena Wilson; Raúl Conejeros; Felipe Scott

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 210.00

    Lactose-Derived Prebiotics: A Process Perspective is the first scientific reference to provide a comprehensive technological overview of the processes to derive oligosaccharides from dairy for use in functional foods. With their combined 90+ years in industry and research, the authors present the functional properties of prebiotics derived from... more...

  • Biosurfactants in Foodby Deepansh Sharma

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    The present work aims to cover the perspectives of biosurfactants, which can be of interest in food-related industries and biomedical applications. Biosurfactants are a structurally diverse group of surface-active molecules extensively produced by bacteria, yeast and fungi. Despite having significant potential associated with emulsion formation, anti-adhesive... more...

  • Smart Bandage Technologies: Design and Applicationby James Davis

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 180.00

    Smart Bandage Technology: Design and Application is a guide to the integration of sensors and electronic systems into bandages for the application of wound management. Davis provides a comprehensive guide to the design and development of functional material for wound management for engineers of all levels possessing core knowledge in chemistry,... more...