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The Metabolic Pathway Engineering Handbook: Tools and Applications

Christina Smolke
August 30, 2017

This second volume of the Metabolic Pathway Engineering Handbook delves into evolutionary tools and gene expression tools for metabolic pathway engineering. It covers applications of emerging technologies including recent research genome-wide technologies, DNA and phenotypic microarrays, and...

Fuzzy and Neuro-Fuzzy Systems in Medicine

Horia-Nicolai L Teodorescu, Abraham Kandel, Lakhmi C. Jain
August 29, 2017

Fuzzy and Neuro-Fuzzy Systems in Medicineprovides a thorough review of state-of-the-art techniques and practices, defines and explains relevant problems, as well as provides solutions to these problems. After an introduction, the book progresses from one topic to another - with a linear development...

Health Risk Assessment Dermal and Inhalation Exposure and Absorption of Toxicants

Rhoda G.M. Wang, James B. Knaak, Howard I. Maibach
August 29, 2017

Health Risk Assessment is a comprehensive reference focusing on dermal absorption, cholinesterase inhibition, adverse reproductive effects, and carcinogenicity. The book features contributions from over 40 top scientists and covers topics such as PBPK modeling, cytochrome P-450 metabolism in skin,...

Integrins – The Biological Problems

Yoshikazu Takada
August 29, 2017

This book represents the most current, comprehensive, and authoritative study of integrins on the market today. It provides an overview of the diverse biological functions of integrins, including: The structure and functions of integrin cytoplasmic domains, the role of b2 integrins in...

Management of Animal Care and Use Programs in Research, Education, and Testing, Second Edition

Robert H. Weichbrod, Gail A. (Heidbrink) Thompson, John N. Norton
August 28, 2017

Biomedical research using animals requires administrators and managers who are knowledgeable and highly skilled. They must adapt to the complexity of rapidly-changing technologies, balance research goals with a thorough understanding of regulatory requirements and guidelines, and know how to work...

Basic Transport Phenomena in Biomedical Engineering, Fourth Edition

Ronald L. Fournier
August 25, 2017

Basic Transport Phenomena in Biomedical Engineering, Fourth Edition, brings together fundamental engineering and life science principles, with specific attention paid to the momentum and mass transport concepts applicable to the design of medical devices. Such an analysis highlights the chemical...

Nanomedicine in Cancer

Lajos P Balogh
August 25, 2017

This book is the first in a series compiling highly cited articles in nanomedicine recently. The series is edited by Lajos P. Balogh, a prominent nanotechnology researcher and journal editor. The first book content is about nanotechnology in cancer research. It also includes a wide variety of...

The Integrated Nervous System: A Systematic Diagnostic Case-Based Approach, Second Edition

Walter Hendelman, M.D., Christopher R. Skinner, Peter Humphreys
August 23, 2017

This innovative textbook is modelled on problem-based learning. It bridges the gap between academic neuroanatomy and clinical neurology and effectively takes the reader from the classroom to the clinic, so that learning can be applied in practice. This second edition has been updated and expanded...

Food Allergy: Methods of Detection and Clinical Studies

Anas M. Abdel Rahman
August 22, 2017

This book explores the recent advances and integrations in molecular technology in food research platforms, which have revolutionized the way we discover and trace potential allergens in our food and drugs and how we utilize that for diagnosis and management. These different technologies for global...

Ebola: Clinical Patterns, Public Health Concerns

Joseph R. Masci, Elizabeth Bass
August 21, 2017

Ebola: Clinical Patterns, Public Health Concerns is a concise description and discussion of the Ebola virus and disease. The intended audience is medical practitioners, including those working in endemic areas as well as health-facility planners and public health practitioners. The book fills an...

Microscopic Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Practical Perspective

Luisa Ciobanu
August 21, 2017

In the past two decades, significant advances in magnetic resonance microscopy (MRM) have been made possible by a combination of higher magnetic fields and more robust data acquisition technologies. This technical progress has enabled a shift in MRM applications from basic anatomical investigations...

Carrier-Mediated Dermal Delivery: Applications in the Prevention and Treatment of Skin Disorders

Andreia Ascenso, Helena Ribeiro, Sandra Simões
August 18, 2017

This book presents new approaches for skin aging and photocarcinogenesis and topical formulations based on nanocarrier systems for skin disorders. It discusses cosmeceuticals, laser, photodynamic therapy, and melatonin-based treatments as important strategies for photoaging management. Photodynamic...

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