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  • Rapid Cell Magnetisation Using Cationised Magnetoferritinby Sara Correia Carreira

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 97.39

    Bringing together nanoscience with stem cell and bacterial cell biology, this thesis is truly interdisciplinary in scope. It shows that the creation of superparamagnetic nanoparticles inside a protein coat, followed by chemical functionalisation of the protein surface, provides a novel methodology for cell magnetisation using incubation times as short... more...

  • Cellular Therapies for Retinal Diseaseby Steven D. Schwartz; Aaron Nagiel; Robert Lanza

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 134.34

    This book familiarizes the reader with the current landscape of cell-based therapies for the treatment of retinal disease, including diseases that affect the choriocapillaris, retinal pigment epithelium, photoreceptors, and retinal ganglion cells. Instead of utilizing a disease-centric approach to the topic, this book—edited by two world-renowned stem... more...

  • Psychology of Learning and Motivationby Brian H. Ross

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 142.00

    Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 67, features empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning, to complex learning and problem-solving. Each chapter thoughtfully integrates the writings of leading contributors, who present and discuss significant... more...

  • Our Posthuman Futureby Francis Fukuyama

    Profile Books 2017; US$ 9.31

    Is a baby whose personality has been chosen from a gene supermarket still a human? If we choose what we create what happens to morality? Is this the end of human nature? The dramatic advances in DNA technology over the last few years are the stuff of science fiction. It is now not only possible to clone human beings it is happening. For the first... more...

  • A Crack in Creationby Jennifer Doudna; Samuel Sternberg

    Random House 2017; US$ 28.19

    Jennifer Doudna, the world-famous scientist behind CRISPR, ‘one of the most monumental discoveries in biology’ ( New York Times ), describes its power to reshape the future of all life and warns of its use. A handful of discoveries have changed the course of human history. This book is about the most recent and potentially the most powerful and... more...

  • Essentials of Noncoding RNA in Neuroscienceby Davide De Pietri Tonelli

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 125.00

    Essentials of Noncoding RNA in Neuroscience: Ontogenetics, Plasticity of the Vertebrate Brain focuses on the role of miRNAs in neurogenesis, gliogenesis, neuronal network formation, and the cell biology of forebrain development. The important role miRNAs play in neuronal maturation, neocortex function, and in some neurodevelopmental disorders is... more...

  • A Crack in Creationby Jennifer A. Doudna; Samuel H. Sternberg

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017; US$ 26.30

    A trailblazing biologist grapples with her role in the biggest scientific discovery of our era: a cheap, easy way of rewriting genetic code, with nearly limitless promise and peril . more...

  • Pancreas, Kidney and Skin Regenerationby Phuc Van Pham

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 156.73

    This invaluable resource discusses clinical applications with effects and side-effects of applications of stem cells in diabetes, kidney and wound treatment. All chapters are contributed by pre-eminent scientists in the field and covers such topics as stem cells and cell therapy in the treatment of diabetes mellitus, kidney failure, wound... more...

  • Computational Prediction of Protein Complexes from Protein Interaction Networksby Sriganesh Srihari; Chern Han Yong; Limsoon Wong; M. Tamer Ozsu

    Association for Computing Machinery and Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2017; US$ 63.96

    Complexes of physically interacting proteins constitute fundamental functional units that drive almost all biological processes within cells. A faithful reconstruction of the entire set of protein complexes (the "complexosome") is therefore important not only to understand the composition of complexes but also the higher level functional organization... more...

  • Imaging in Stem Cell Transplant and Cell-based Therapyby Tarun Pandey

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 145.53

    This book provides a review of imaging techniques and applications in stem cell transplantation and other cell-based therapies. The basis of different molecular imaging techniques is explained in detail, as is  the current state of interventional radiology techniques. While the whole is a comprehensive discussion, each chapter is self-sufficient... more...