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Adhesion Molecules

Victor R. Preedy
June 07, 2017

This book covers the structure and classification of adhesion molecules in relation to signaling pathways and gene expression. It discusses immunohistochemical localization, neutrophil migration, and junctional, functional, and inflammatory adhesion molecules in pathologies such as leukocyte...

Colloids in Biotechnology

Monzer Fanun
May 31, 2017

Colloids show great potential in a wide variety of applications, including drug delivery and medical imaging, and the design and fabrication of colloid systems has attracted considerable interest in the research community. Colloids in Biotechnology describes developments in the field of...

Systems Biology and Bioinformatics: A Computational Approach

Kayvan Najarian, Siamak Najarian, Shahriar Gharibzadeh, Christopher N. Eichelberger
May 31, 2017

The availability of molecular imaging and measurement systems enables today’s biologists to swiftly monitor thousands of genes involved in a host of diseases, a critical factor in specialized drug development. Systems Biology and Bioinformatics: A Computational Approach provides students with a...

Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food Processing: Opportunities and Challenges

Parmjit S. Panesar, Satwinder S. Marwaha
May 16, 2017

An instructive and comprehensive overview of the use of biotechnology in agriculture and food production, Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food Processing: Opportunities and Challenges discusses how biotechnology can improve the quality and productivity of agriculture and food products. It includes...

OMICS Applications in Crop Science

Debmalya Barh
May 10, 2017

Merging topical data from recently published review and research articles, as well as the knowledge and insight of industry experts, Omics Applications in Crop Science delves into plant science, and various technologies that use omics in agriculture. This book concentrates on crop breeding and...

OMICS: Applications in Biomedical, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences

Debmalya Barh, Vasudeo Zambare, Vasco Azevedo
April 28, 2017

With the advent of new technologies and acquired knowledge, the number of fields in omics and their applications in diverse areas are rapidly increasing in the postgenomics era. Such emerging fields—including pharmacogenomics, toxicogenomics, regulomics, spliceomics, metagenomics, and...

Tissue Engineering: Principles and Practices

John P. Fisher, Antonios G. Mikos, Joseph D. Bronzino, Donald R. Peterson
April 13, 2017

Tissue engineering research continues to captivate the interest of researchers and the general public alike. Popular media outlets like The New York Times, Time, and Wired continue to engage a wide audience and foster excitement for the field as regenerative medicine inches toward becoming a...

Bioengineered Nanomaterials

Atul Tiwari, Ashutosh Tiwari
April 06, 2017

Many varieties of new, complex diseases are constantly being discovered, which leaves scientists with little choice but to embrace innovative methods for controlling the invasion of life-threatening problems. The use of nanotechnology has given scientists an opportunity to create nanomaterials that...

Reliable Design of Medical Devices, Third Edition

Richard C. Fries
March 31, 2017

As medical devices become even more intricate, concerns about efficacy, safety, and reliability continue to be raised. Users and patients both want the device to operate as specified, perform in a safe manner, and continue to perform over a long period of time without failure. Following in the...

Cancer Biomarkers: Minimal and Noninvasive Early Diagnosis and Prognosis

Debmalya Barh, Angelo Carpi, Mukesh Verma, Mehmet Gunduz
March 31, 2017

  Gleaning information from more than 100 experts in the field of cancer diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy worldwide, Cancer Biomarkers: Non-Invasive Early Diagnosis and Prognosis determines the significance of clinical validation approaches for several markers. This book examines the use of...

OMICS: Biomedical Perspectives and Applications

Debmalya Barh, Kenneth Blum, Margaret A. Madigan
March 31, 2017

A reflection of the explosion of research and development in this field, OMICS: Biomedical Perspectives and Applications explores applications of omics in bioinformatics, cancer research and therapy, diabetes research, plant science, molecular biology, and neurosciences. A select editorial panel of...

Fundamentals of Biofilm Research, Second Edition

Zbigniew Lewandowski, Haluk Beyenal
March 31, 2017

The six years that have passed since the publication of the first edition have brought significant advances in both biofilm research and biofilm engineering, which have matured to the extent that biofilm-based technologies are now being designed and implemented. As a result, many chapters have been...

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