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Organic Chemist's Desk Reference, Third Edition

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Caroline Cooper, Rupert Purchase
August 9, 2017

Launched in 1995 as a companion to the Dictionary of Organic Compounds, the Organic Chemist’s Desk Reference has been essential reading for laboratory chemists who need a succinct guide to the ‘nuts and bolts’ of organic chemistry — the literature, nomenclature, stereochemistry, spectroscopy...

Multiresidue Methods for the Analysis of Pesticide Residues in Food

Horacio Heinzen, Leo M.L. Nollet, Amadeo R. Fernandez-Alba
October 18, 2017

Pesticide residues can persist for some time and can be harmful to human health, wildlife and the global environment. Determination of such residues helps to keep the production sustainability and to design policies to protect endangered ecosystems. This book presents the key features of pesticide...

Chemical and Biological Weapons and Terrorism

Anthony Tu
October 18, 2017

Written by the world’s leading expert on the Tokyo sarin attacks, Chemical and Biological Weapons and Terrorism is a comprehensive examination of the use, detection, and prevention of chemical and biological attacks. Divided in two parts, one devoted to chemical and the other biological weapons,...

Computational Approaches for the Prediction of pKa Values

George C. Shields, Paul G. Seybold
October 18, 2017

The pKa of a compound describes its acidity or basicity and, therefore, is one of its most important properties. Its value determines what form of the compound—positive ion, negative ion, or neutral species—will be present under different circumstances. This is crucial to the action and detection...

C-H Bond Activation in Organic Synthesis

Jie Jack Li
October 16, 2017

Greener than conventional methods, C–H activation methods have flourished during the last decade and become especially attractive to organic chemists. Edited by a practioner in this rapidly developing field, C–H Bond Activation in Organic Synthesis provides an overview of this exciting playground...

Graph-Theoretical Matrices in Chemistry

Dusanka Janezic, Ante Milicevic, Sonja Nikolic, Nenad Trinajstic
October 16, 2017

Graph-Theoretical Matrices in Chemistry presents a systematic survey of graph-theoretical matrices and highlights their potential uses. This comprehensive volume is an updated, extended version of a former bestseller featuring a series of mathematical chemistry monographs. In this edition, nearly...

Metalloproteins: Theory, Calculations, and Experiments

Art E. Cho, William A. Goddard III
October 16, 2017

Numerous essential biological functions involve metalloproteins; therefore, understanding metalloproteins and how to manipulate them is significant in the biological and medical fields. An examination of current research, Metalloproteins: Theory, Calculations, and Experiments explores the interplay...

Active Phytochemicals from Chinese Herbal Medicines: Anti-Cancer Activities and Mechanisms

Wing Shing Ho
October 16, 2017

Biomedical Science Chinese herbal medicine represents complementary or adjunctive therapies that often can improve the efficacy of Western medicine to achieve the pharmacological effects, especially in cancer treatment. However, the combination of herbs with therapeutic drugs can raise potential...

Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO) in Trauma and Disease

Stanley W. Jacob, Jack C. de la Torre
October 16, 2017

First isolated as a chemical compound by a Russian chemist in 1866, dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) proved to be a near-perfect solvent for decades before its remarkable biological and medical activities were discovered. DMSO is one of the most prodigious agents ever to come out of the world of drug...

Phage Display In Biotechnology and Drug Discovery, Second Edition

Sachdev S. Sidhu, Clarence Ronald Geyer
October 16, 2017

Phage Display in Biotechnology and Drug Discovery, Second Edition provides a comprehensive view of the impact and promise of phage display in drug discovery and biotechnology. Building on the success of its previous edition, the book discusses current theories, principles, and methods in the field...

The Molecular Theory of Adsorption in Porous Solids

Yu. K. Tovbin
October 13, 2017

In the adsorption phenomenon the substances from the external environment the gas or liquid are absorbed by a solid surface (adsorbent). Adsorption is used to separate gaseous and liquid mixtures, for drying and purification of gases and liquids. This reference broadly explores the calculation of...

Biocatalysis and Nanotechnology

Peter Grunwald
October 13, 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...

Nanoscale Spectroscopy with Applications

Sarhan M. Musa
October 12, 2017

This book introduces the key concepts of nanoscale spectroscopy methods used in nanotechnologies in a manner that is easily digestible for a beginner in the field. It discusses future applications of nanotechnologies in technical industries. It also covers new developments and interdisciplinary...

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