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Bioreactors: Animal Cell Culture Control for Bioprocess Engineering

Goutam Saha, Alok Barua, Satyabroto Sinha
December 18, 2017

Bioreactors: Animal Cell Culture Control for Bioprocess Engineering presents the design, fabrication, and control of a new type of bioreactor meant especially for animal cell line culture. The new bioreactor, called the "see-saw bioreactor," is ideal for the growth of cells with a sensitive...

Medical Applications of Artificial Intelligence

Arvin Agah
December 18, 2017

Enhanced, more reliable, and better understood than in the past, artificial intelligence (AI) systems can make providing healthcare more accurate, affordable, accessible, consistent, and efficient. However, AI technologies have not been as well integrated into medicine as predicted. In order to...

Corticotropin-Releasing Factor: Basic and Clinical Studies of a Neuropeptide

Errol B. De Souza
December 18, 2017

This book provides a comprehensive summary of data from basic and clinical studies in support of a role for corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) as a neurotransmitter in the mammalian central nervous system (CNS). It includes descriptions of the anatomy of CRF and its receptors in the CNS, as well...

Szycher's Handbook of Polyurethanes, Second Edition

Michael Szycher, Ph.D
December 14, 2017

A practical handbook rather than merely a chemistry reference, Szycher's Handbook of Polyurethanes, Second Edition offers an easy-to-follow compilation of crucial new information on polyurethane technology, which is irreplaceable in a wide range of applications. This new edition of a bestseller is...

Applied Surrogate Endpoint Evaluation Methods with SAS and R

Ariel Alonso, Theophile Bigirumurame, Tomasz Burzykowski, Marc Buyse, Geert Molenberghs, Leacky Muchene, Nolen Joy Perualila, Ziv Shkedy, Wim Van der Elst
December 13, 2017

An important factor that affects the duration, complexity and cost of a clinical trial is the endpoint used to study the treatment’s efficacy. When a true endpoint is difficult to use because of such factors as long follow-up times or prohibitive cost, it is sometimes possible to use a surrogate...

Food Toxicology: Current Advances and Future Challenges

Ashish Sachan, Suzanne Hendrich
December 13, 2017

This volume covers a selection of important research in the multifaceted field of food toxicology. With more than seven billion people in the world today and counting, advances in food toxicology have a direct bearing on food safety issues that are of concern to all humanity for the foreseeable...

Mysteries in Muscle Contraction: Evidence against Current Dogmas

Haruo Sugi
December 13, 2017

This book explores the author’s wide-ranging work on muscle research, which spans more than 50 years. It delves into the dogmas of muscle contraction: how the models were constructed and what was overlooked during the process, including their resulting shortcomings. The text stimulates general...

The Antiphospholipid Syndrome

Ronald A. Asherson
December 13, 2017

Written by the foremost researchers in the field, this book gathers together in a single source the many important clinical associations of antiphospholipid antibodies. Antibody-related clotting mechanisms and their relationship to conditions such as recurrent strokes, chorea, multi infarct...

Toxicity Of Pesticides To Fish: Volume II

Murty
December 13, 2017

The present work is the first major attempt at reviewing comprehensively all the available information about the environmental fate and behaviour of the xenobiotic chemicals....

Genetics and Breeding of Industrial Microorganisms

Christopher Ball
December 12, 2017

This text provides a clear exposition of genetic principles and problems with comprehensive, up-to-date references. Specialists who have collaborated closely with industry give an inside authentic view of the genetics and breeding of industrial microorganisms such as yeasts, filamentous fungi,...

Biotechnology of Endophytic Fungi of Grasses

Charles W. Bacon
December 12, 2017

This book considered the biological, ecological, toxicology, and chemical aspects of research topics as they relate to endophytes of grasses. Several chapters reflect the very pragmatic applications of endophytes and endophyte-infected grasses. Other chapters offer future applications for...

Cellular Patterns

Antonio Siber, Primoz Ziherl
December 11, 2017

The mechanics underlying the form and structure of biological tissues is being increasingly investigated and appreciated, with new results appearing at a fast pace. Cellular Patterns covers the salient elements of this thriving field of research in a textbook style, including both historic landmark...

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