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Basic Transport Phenomena in Biomedical Engineering

4th Edition

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Ronald L. Fournier
August 28, 2017

This will be a substantial revision of a good selling text for upper division/first graduate courses in biomedical transport phenomena, offered in many departments of biomedical and chemical engineering. Each chapter will be updated accordingly, with new problems and examples incorporated where appr...

Biotechnology of Microorganisms: Diversity, Improvement, and Application of Microbes for Food Processing, Healthcare, Environmental Safety, and Agriculture

1st Edition

Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Devarajan Thangadurai, Somboon Tanasupawat, Pradnya Pralhad Kanekar
May 14, 2019

Microbial biotechnology is an important contributor to global business, especially in agriculture, the environment, healthcare, and the medical, food, and chemical industries. This volume provides an exciting interdisciplinary journey through the rapidly changing backdrop of invention in microbial...

Handbook of Biomarkers and Precision Medicine

1st Edition

Claudio Carini, Mark Fidock, Alain van Gool
May 01, 2019

"The field of Biomarkers and Precision Medicine in drug development is rapidly evolving and this book presents a snapshot of exciting new approaches. By presenting a wide range of biomarker applications, discussed by knowledgeable and experienced scientists, readers will develop an appreciation of...

Enzymatic Technologies for Marine Polysaccharides

1st Edition

Antonio Trincone
April 29, 2019

The bioactivity potential of marine polysaccharides has long been considered an underexploited aspect. These molecules found in seaweed, microalgae, bacteria, and animal fish (shellfish, mollusks, etc.) and the derived oligosaccharides need to be explored thoroughly with an interdisciplinary...

Waste to Sustainable Energy: MFCs – Prospects through Prognosis

1st Edition

Lakhveer Singh, Durga Madhab Mahapatra
March 06, 2019

With no emissions and water as a byproduct, the globe could imagine a sustainable and resilient human kind that obliterates any possible chances of future climate change. With increased globalization, there has been an unprecedented escalation in production processes thus generating valued products...

Companion Diagnostics (CDx) in Precision Medicine

1st Edition

Il-Jin Kim
March 04, 2019

There is a new trend in anti-cancer therapeutics development: a targeted therapy and precision medicine that targets a subgroup of patients with specific biomarkers. An in vitro diagnostic (IVD) assay is required to identify a subgroup of cancer patients who would benefit from the targeted therapy,...

Revival: Continuous Cultures of Cells (1981): Volume II

1st Edition

Peter H. Calcott
February 20, 2019

This two-volume set will be useful to the established continuous culture operator, as well as the researcher, teacher, and student who is interested in learning how the technique of continuous culture could be useful in answering both basic and applied questions in microbiology and cell...

Revival: Microspheres: Medical and Biological Applications (1988)

1st Edition

Alan Rembaum, Zoltan A. Tokes
February 20, 2019

We have previously described the syntheses of both magnetic and nonmagnetic polymeric microspheres, and we have reported their application in removal of neuroblastoma cells from normal cells in bone marrow, in the separation of red blood cells, and the separation of human B and T lymphocytes. In...

Microbial Infections and Cancer Therapy

1st Edition

Ananda M. Chakrabarty, Arsénio M. Fialho
February 13, 2019

This book deals with the emerging concept that certain pathogenic bacteria and viruses, when infecting people with cancer, actively fight tumors, allowing their regression. Although such observations go back more than 100 years, use of specific bacterial strains, or viruses, usually genetically...

Introduction to Biology and Biotechnology, Second Edition

1st Edition

K. Vaidyanath, K. Pratap Reddy, K. Satya Prasad
February 04, 2019

Including recent advances, this edition focuses on sustainable development and human welfare in biology, genetics, microbial biotechnology, and molecular medicine. While written for engineers specializing in biotechnology, those in agriculture, veterinary science, and...

Theoretical Physics for Biological Systems

1st Edition

Paola Lecca, Angela Re
January 25, 2019

Quantum physics provides the concepts and their mathematical formalization that lend themselves to describe important properties of biological networks topology, such as vulnerability to external stress and their dynamic response to changing physiological conditions. A theory of networks enhanced...

Labs on Chip: Principles, Design and Technology

1st Edition

Eugenio Iannone
January 08, 2019

Labs on Chip: Principles, Design and Technology provides a complete reference for the complex field of labs on chip in biotechnology. Merging three main areas— fluid dynamics, monolithic micro- and nanotechnology, and out-of-equilibrium biochemistry—this text integrates coverage of technology...

Biomaterials for Cell Delivery: Vehicles in Regenerative Medicine

1st Edition

Aaron S. Goldstein
December 10, 2018

The purpose of this book is to summarize key strategies and recent accomplishments in the area of developing cell/biomaterial constructs for regenerative medicine. The first section is a review of the state-of-the-art of biomaterial carriers and is divided into synthetic and natural materials. A...

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