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Gold Nanoparticles in Biomedical Applications

Lev Dykman, Nikolai Khlebtsov
December 11, 2017

This book discusses fabrication of functionalized gold nanoparticles (GNPs) and multifunctional nanocomposites, their optical properties, and applications in biological studies. This is the very first book of its kind to comprehensively discuss published data on in vitro and in vivo biodistribution...

Computerization: In The Water and Wastewater Fields

Eugene A Glysson
December 08, 2017

This book includes information regarding, utility rate studies, Water and sewer network analysis and mapping and design. Microcomputer are finding an increasing role in the operation of water and wastewater plants. Their typical initial uses are in word processing, report writing, correspondence,...

Medical Biostatistics, Fourth Edition

Abhaya Indrayan, Rajeev Kumar Malhotra
December 06, 2017

Encyclopedic in breadth, yet practical and concise, Medical Biostatistics, Fourth Edition focuses on the statistical aspects ofmedicine with a medical perspective, showing the utility of biostatistics as a tool to manage many medical uncertainties. This edition includes more topics in order to fill...

Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook, Second Edition

Stefano Federici, Marcia Scherer
December 05, 2017

Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook, Second Edition, proposes an international ideal model for the assistive technology assessment process, outlining how this model can be applied in practice to re-conceptualize the phases of an assistive technology delivery system according to the...

Modern Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, Second Edition

Nduka Okafor, Benedict C. Okeke
December 04, 2017

The field of industrial microbiology involves a thorough knowledge of the microbial physiology behind the processes in the large-scale, profit-oriented production of microbe-related goods which are the subject of the field. In recent times a paradigm shift has occurred, and a molecular...

Nanobiomaterials Handbook

Balaji Sitharaman
November 30, 2017

Nanobiomaterials exhibit distinctive characteristics, including mechanical, electrical, and optical properties, which make them suitable for a variety of biological applications. Because of their versatility, they are poised to play a central role in nanobiotechnology and make significant...

Labs on Chip: Principles, Design and Technology

Eugenio Iannone
November 30, 2017

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...

Ophthalmological Imaging and Applications

E. Y. K. Ng, U. Rajendra Acharya, Rangaraj M. Rangayyan, Jasjit S. Suri
November 30, 2017

Edited by and featuring contributions from world-class researchers, Ophthalmological Imaging and Applications offers a unified work of the latest human eye imaging and modeling techniques that have been proposed and applied to the diagnosis of ophthalmologic problems, including inflammation,...

Medical Image Analysis and Informatics: Computer-Aided Diagnosis and Therapy

Paulo Mazzoncini de Azevedo-Marques, Arianna Mencattini, Marcello Salmeri, Rangaraj M. Rangayyan
November 29, 2017

With the development of rapidly increasing medical imaging modalities and their applications, the need for computers and computing in image generation, processing, visualization, archival, transmission, modeling, and analysis has grown substantially. Computers are being integrated into almost every...

Natural Toxic Compounds of Foods

Jiri Davidek
November 29, 2017

This book summarizes the knowledge of naturally occurring toxic and antinutritive food compounds. It includes those plants and animals of value or potential value for human nutrition, either by direct consumption or indirect. as feed for domestic animals. Also included are toxic and antinutritive...

Toxicity Of Pesticides To Fish: Volume I

November 29, 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....

The Neuroendocrine Immune Network

S. Freier
November 29, 2017

This informative publication updates the study of interaction of the nervous and endocrine systems with the immune system in the body. It describes the anatomical basis of these interactions, reviewing the innervation of lymphoid tissue and mast cells. The book discusses the effect of the endocrine...