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Organic Chemist's Desk Reference, Third Edition


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...

Lipase: An Industrial Enzyme Through Metagenomics

B.K. Konwar, Kalpana Sagar
March 15, 2018

Microbial lipases are industrially important and have gained their attention due to their stability, selectivity, and broad substrate specificity. Lipases are used as a medicine and also aid in indigestion, heartburn, allergy to gluten in wheat products (celiac disease), Crohn’s disease, and cystic...

Bioresources Technology in Sustainable Agriculture: Biological and Biochemical Research

Mohamad Faiz Foong Abdullah, Mohd Tajudin Bin Ali, Farida Zuraina M. Yusof
February 06, 2018

This book focuses on cutting-edge advances and applications in tropical agriculture and bioresources. It outlines some of the newest advances, basic tools, and the applications of novel approaches to improve agricultural practices and utilization of bioresources for the enhancement of human life....

Light Harvesting in Photosynthesis

Roberta Croce, Rienk van Grondelle, Herbert van Amerongen, Ivo van Stokkum
February 01, 2018

This landmark collective work introduces the physical, chemical, and biological principles underlying photosynthesis: light absorption, excitation energy transfer, and charge separation. It begins with an introduction to properties of various pigments, and the pigment proteins in plant, algae, and...

Chemical Ecology of Insects: Applications and Associations with Plants and Microbes

Jun Tabata
January 24, 2018

Insects have evolved very unique and interesting tactics using chemical signals to survive. Chemical ecology illustrates the working of the biological network by means of chemical analyses. Recent advances in analytical technology have opened the way to a better understanding of the more...

Metabolic Structure and Regulation: A Neoclassical Approach

Raymond S. Ochs
December 27, 2017

There is a renewed interest in the fundamentals of energy metabolism, yet most people base their understanding on the views of generalists expressed in elementary textbooks. New techniques that enable analysis of thousands of metabolites provide useful data, but do not themselves substitute for an...

Biophysical Chemistry

Dagmar Klostermeier, Markus G. Rudolph
December 19, 2017

Biophysical Chemistry explores the concepts of physical chemistry and molecular structure that underlie biochemical processes. Ideally suited for students of life sciences, but equally accessible to students and scientists in related fields, the book concisely describes the fundamental aspects of...

Reversibility of Chronic Disease and Hypersensitivity, Volume 5: Treatment Options of Chemical Sensitivity

William J. Rea, Kalpana D. Patel
December 18, 2017

The clinical approaches to the chronic degenerative diseases that drain our resources, and compromise our well-being, have become almost exclusively symptom-focused. The common wisdom is that they are idiopathic with final outcomes to be managed rather than prevented or cured. That they are...

Chemistry and Biochemistry of Flavoenzymes: Volume III

Franz Muller
December 18, 2017

Chemistry and Biochemistry of Flavoenzymes summarizes the present knowledge of the chemical and physical properties of free flavin, modified flavins occurring in nature, and deazaflavin. This information forms the fundamental basis for understanding the catalytic properties of flavoenzymes....

Handbook of Biochemistry: Section B Nucleic Acids, Volume I

Gerald D Fasman
December 14, 2017

This volume contains information on the nucleotide composition of bacterial DNA. Eukaryotic protists, etc.; Nearest neighbour frequencies in DNA; repeated and unique sequences in eukaryotes; nucleic acid sequences in bacteriophage, chloroplasts, mitochondria, kinetoplasts, satellites and TRNA....

Laboratory Methodology in Biochemistry: Amino Acid Analysis and Protein Sequencing

C. Fini
December 13, 2017

Provides information on methodologies and techniques concerning the biochemical laboratory, as well as improvements or advancements made on existing methodologies. Original methodologies for the purification of biological macromolecules and methodologies for metabolic pathways and enzyme kinetics...

Spectroscopy In Biochemistry: Volume I

J.Ellis Bell
December 13, 2017

This book has been written in part with the aim of providing a text which will be useful in teaching the biochemical applications of spectroscopy. This book will be of particular use to the biochemist or biologist who does not have a background in spectroscopy, but desires to find out what sort of...

Urinalysis in Clinical Laboratory Practice

Helen M Free
December 13, 2017

This book discusses urinalysis in clinical laboratory practice, including a historical overview, methods, future endeavours....