Biomedical Science

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Geomedicine (1990)

Jul Lag
October 10, 2017

This fascinating work features such topics as the relationships between iodine deficiency and goiter, fluorine deficiency and caries, selenium deficiency and muscular degeneration, mercury surplus and specific nerve diseases, cadmium surplus and kidney failure. This one-of-a-kind volume reveals...

Neurobiology of TRP Channels

Tamara Luti Rosenbaum Emir
October 10, 2017

During the last two decades, there has been an explosion of research pertaining to the molecular mechanisms that allow for organisms to detect different stimuli that is an essential feature for their survival. Among these mechanisms, living beings need to be able to respond to different...

Handbook of Analytical Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Toxicology (1996)

Steven H.Y. Wong, Irving Sunshine
October 10, 2017

Adapting modern advances in analytical techniques to daily laboratory practices challenges many toxicologists, clinical laboratories, and pharmaceutical scientists. The Handbook of Analytical Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Toxicology helps you keep abreast of the innovative changes that can make...

Handbook of Eicosanoids (1987): Volume I, Part A

A. L. Willis
October 10, 2017

Building upon the extensive compilation of biochemical data featured in Volume I of the Handbook of Eicosanoids, the new Volume II describes the past, present, and potential future impact of eicosanoid research on new drug development. The reader is taken from a historical perspective through...

Pharmacological Regulation of Gene Expression in the CNS Towards an Understanding of Basal Ganglial Functions (1996)

Kalpana Merchant
October 10, 2017

This book focuses on dopamine-mediated regulation of gene expression within the striatum and associated regions of the central nervous system. It is an excellent review of experimental data on interactions between neuronal systems at systemic, cellular, and molecular levels. Each of the chapters,...

Handbook of Mammalian Metabolism of Plant Compounds (1991)

Ronald R. Scheline
October 10, 2017

Handbook of Mammalian Metabolism of Plant Compounds provides an extensive survey of how mammals metabolize compounds found in higher plants. Information about these compounds is important to researchers in pharmacology, toxicology, medical and natural products chemistry, and food sciences....

Liposomes as Tools in Basic Research and Industry (1994)

Jean R. Philippot, Francis Schuber
October 10, 2017

This book is devoted to a broader understanding of liposomes as a versatile tool used in many domains, including basic research and applied technology, focusing on less common applications and recent developments.Over the past few years, new types of liposomes made of nonphospholipid molecules have...

Introduction to Experimental Biophysics, Second Edition: Biological Methods for Physical Scientists

Jay L. Nadeau
October 05, 2017

Praise for the First Edition “essential reading for any physical scientist who is interested in performing biological research.” ―Contemporary Physics "an ambitious text…. Each chapter contains protocols and the conceptual reasoning behind them, which is often useful to physicists performing...

Autism: The Movement Sensing Perspective

Elizabeth B. Torres, Caroline Whyatt
October 03, 2017

This is the first book to present the movement approach to autism in a comprehensive way, integrating scientific methods and results with the experience of affected people, ways to improve their experiences, and the societal integration of autism....

Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine: Methods, Devices, and Applications, Second Edition

Tuan Vo-Dinh
October 02, 2017

The second edition of Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine is intended to serve as an authoritative reference source for a broad audience involved in the research, teaching, learning, and practice of nanotechnology in life sciences. This technology, which is on the scale of molecules, has enabled...

Thermal and Nonthermal Encapsulation Methods

Magdalini Krokida
October 02, 2017

Encapsulation is a topic of interest across a wide range of scientific and industrial areas, from pharmaceutics to food and agriculture, for the protection and controlled release of various substances during transportation, storage, and consumption. Since encapsulated materials can be protected...

Viscoelastic Solids (1998)

Roderic S. Lakes
October 02, 2017

Viscoelastic Solids covers the mathematical theory of viscoelasticity and physical insights, causal mechanisms, and practical applications. The book: presents a development of the theory, addressing both transient and dynamic aspects as well as emphasizing linear viscoelasticity synthesizes the...