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Biological Synthesis of Nanoparticles and Their Applications

1st Edition

L Karthik, A. Vishnu Kirthi, Shivendu Ranjan, V. Mohana Srinivasan
January 06, 2020

Biological Synthesis of Nanoparticles and Their Applications gives insight into the synthesis of nanoparticles utilizing the natural routes. It demonstrates various strategies for the synthesis of nanoparticles utilizing plants, microscopic organisms like bacteria, fungi, algae and so forth. It...

The Therapeutic Properties of Medicinal Plants: Health-Rejuvenating Bioactive Compounds of Native Flora

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, Ademola Olabode Ayeleso, T. Jesse Joel, Sujogya Kumar Panda
December 20, 2019

This volume provides informative research on the scientific evidence of the health benefits that can be derived from medicinal plants and how their efficacies can be improved. It is divided into three sections that cover the phytochemistry of medicinal plants, disease management with medicinal...

Pharmaceutical Biocatalysis: Chemoenzymatic Synthesis of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients

1st Edition

Peter Grunwald
December 20, 2019

This volume provides an insight into the future strategies for commercial biocatalysis with a focus on sustainable technologies, together with chemoenzymatic and biotechnological approaches to synthesize various types of approved and new active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) via proven and...

Dynamics of Blood Cell Suspensions in Microflows

1st Edition

Annie Viallat, Manouk Abkarian
December 13, 2019

Blood microcirculation is essential to our bodies for the successful supply of nutrients, waste removal, oxygen delivery, homeostasis, controlling temperature, wound healing, and active immune surveillance. This book provides a physical introduction to the subject and explores how researchers can...

MicroComputed Tomography: Methodology and Applications, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Stuart R. Stock
December 11, 2019

MicroComputed Tomography has become the gold standard for studying 3D microscopic structures nondestructively, and this book provides up-to-date coverage of the modality. The first part of the book focuses on methodology, covering experimental methods, data analysis, and visualization approaches....

Problem-Based Obstetric Ultrasound

2nd Edition

Amar Bhide, Asma Khalil, Aris T. Papageorghiou, Susana Pereira, Shanthi Sairam, Basky Thilaganathan
December 09, 2019

This book contains a series of clinical cases that address and illustrate difficult problems in obstetric ultrasound. The approach is strongly didactic and will aid trainees in maternal-fetal medicine and obstetrics to appreciate potential pitfalls and recognize rare presentations. Each case sets...

Environmental Risk Assessment: A Toxicological Approach

2nd Edition

Ted W. Simon
December 09, 2019

The purpose of risk assessment is to support science-based decisions about how to solve complex societal problems. Indeed, the problems humankind faces in the 21st century have many social, political, and technical complexities. Environmental risk assessment in particular is of increasing...

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference of Biotechnology and Biological Sciences (BIOSPECTRUM 2019), August 8-10, 2019, Kolkata, India

1st Edition

Ramkrishna Sen, Susmita Mukherjee, Rajashree Paul, Rajiv Narula
December 03, 2019

The application of Biotechnology dates back to the early era of civilization, when people first started to cultivate food crops. While the early applications are certainly still relevant, modern biotechnology is primarily associated with molecular biology, cloning and genetic engineering not only...

Health Monitoring Systems: An Enabling Technology for Patient Care

1st Edition

Rajarshi Gupta, Dwaipayan Biswas
December 02, 2019

Remote health monitoring using wearable sensors is an important research area involving several key steps: physiological parameter sensing and data acquisition, data analysis, data security, data transmission to caregivers, and clinical intervention, all of which play a significant role to form a...

Drug Discovery and Development, Third Edition

3rd Edition

James J. O'Donnell, John Somberg, Vincent Idemyor, James T. O'Donnell
December 02, 2019

Drug Discovery and Development, Third Edition presents up-to-date scientific information for maximizing the ability of a multidisciplinary research team to discover and bring new drugs to the marketplace. It explores many scientific advances in new drug discovery and development for areas such as...

Time Delay ODE/PDE Models: Applications in Biomedical Science and Engineering

1st Edition

W.E. Schiesser
December 02, 2019

Time delayed (lagged) variables are an inherent feature of biological/physiological systems.  For example, infection from a disease may at first be asymptomatic, and only after a delay is the infection apparent so that treatment can begin.Thus, to adequately describe physiological systems,...

Advances in Neutron Optics: Fundamentals and Applications in Materials Science and Biomedicine

1st Edition

Maria L. Calvo, Ramon F. Alvarez-Estrada
November 28, 2019

Neutron optics studies the interactions of a beam of slow neutrons with matter. This book updates various advances on neutron optics. There will be a focus on the very active topics of neutron imaging (NI) and neutron spin optics (NSO). The book will also present applications of neutron beams in...