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Hydrogen Peroxide Metabolism in Health and Disease

Margreet C M Vissers, Mark Hampton, Anthony J. Kettle
October 16, 2017

Much of the biology of oxidative stress and oxidative signalling centres on the generation and handling of hydrogen peroxide. The overall aim for this book would be to provide an insightful and useful forum to assist with the understanding of the relevance of hydrogen peroxide generation and how...

Mechanics of Cellular Bone Remodeling: Coupled Thermal, Electrical, and Mechanical Field Effects

Qing-Hua Qin
October 12, 2017

Research on bone remodeling has resulted in much new information and has led to improvements in design and biomedical practices. Mechanics of Cellular Bone Remodeling: Coupled Thermal, Electrical, and Mechanical Field Effects presents a unified exploration of recent advances, giving readers a sound...

Assistive Technology for Blindness and Low Vision

Roberto Manduchi, Sri Kurniawan
October 12, 2017

Assistive technology has made it feasible for individuals with a wide range of impairments to engage in many activities, such as education and employment, in ways not previously possible. The key factor is to create consumer-driven technologies that solve the problems by addressing the needs of...

Biocatalysis and Nanotechnology

Peter Grunwald
October 11, 2017

Nanobiocatalysis has rapidly developed into a subarea of enzyme biotechnology. It combines the advances in nanotechnology that have generated nanoscale materials of different sizes, shapes, and physicochemical properties, and the excellent characteristics of biocatalysts into an innovative...

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

Autism: The Movement Sensing Perspective is the result of a collaborative effort by parents, therapists, clinicians, and researchers from all disciplines in science including physics, engineering, and applied mathematics. This book poses questions regarding the current conceptualization and...

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...

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...

Sexual Differentiation of the Brain (2000)

Akira Matsumoto
October 02, 2017

Sexual difference in the brain has long been one of the more intriguing research areas in the field of neuroscience. This thorough and comprehensive text uncovers and explains recent neurobiological and molecular biological studies in the field of neuroscience as they relate to the mechanisms...

Fundamentals of Receptor, Enzyme, and Transport Kinetics (1993)

John C. Matthews
October 02, 2017

Fundamentals of Receptor, Enzyme, and Transport Kinetics is the first book to pull together the most important topics in receptor, enzyme, and transport kinetics into a concise, easy-to-use format. Numerous equations are included, and key equations are graphed. For each graphed equation, important...

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

A. L. Willis
October 02, 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...

Geomedicine (1990)

Jul Lag
September 28, 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...