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Biotechnology

  • Beyond Humanby Eve Herold

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    Never before in the history of medicine has mankind faced such hope and peril as those of us poised to embrace the radical medical technologies of today. Eve Herold's Beyond Human examines the medical technologies taking shape at the nexus of computing, microelectronics, engineering, nanotechnology, cellular and gene therapies, and robotics. These... more...

  • Nanobiotechnology for Sensing Applicationsby Ajeet Kumar Kaushik; Chandra K. Dixit

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 169.95

    This book explores the potential of nanosystems as a multidisciplinary science with the aim of the design and development of smart sensing technologies using micro/nano electrodes and novel nanosensing material. It discusses their integration with MEMS, miniaturized transduction systems, novel sensing strategies, and wearable sensors performing at... 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...

  • Materials for the Direct Restoration of Teethby John Nicholson; Beata Czarnecka

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 215.00

    Materials for the Direct Restoration of Teeth focuses on the important role teeth play in our lives and how biomaterials scientists are ensuring that new dental materials are functional and esthetic. As research in the field is shifting away from traditional materials like metal, and towards more advanced materials, such as resins and ceramics,... more...

  • Biosensors 92 Proceedingsby W.R. Heineman; I. Karube; R.D. Schmid; A.P.F. Turner

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    Keeping up to date with new biosensors developments has been getting harder ... ? one of the fastest moving fields of academic and industrial research in the world ? a constant stream of new commercial applications ? centres of research excellence all over Europe, North America and the Pacific Rim ? enormous implications for monitoring personal... more...

  • Modified Nucleic Acids in Biology and Medicineby Stefan Jurga; Volker A. Erdmann (Deceased); Jan Barciszewski

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 209.00

    This volume is comprised of 18 chapters, covering various aspects of DNA modification and RNA modified bases. It also discusses in detail circular RNA, therapeutic oligonucleotides and their different properties. The chemical nature of DNA, RNA, protein and lipids makes these macromolecules easily modifiable, but they are also susceptible... 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...