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F.C.M. Driessens, R.K. Verbeeck
September 26, 1990

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of biominerals, in particular phosphates and carbonates of calcium. The book begins with a discussion of the theories of solid state chemistry and thermodynamics of ionic solid solutions and applies these theories to show how physiological constituents...

Molecular Description of Biological Membrane Components by Computer Aided Conformational Analysis, Volume II

Robert Brasseur
September 25, 1990

The goal of these two volumes is to help fill the gap between theory and experiment in membrane science. This is the only work available today which covers the domain of computer-aided conformational analyses of membranes. Written in a detailed, yet comprehensive manner, this book uses the...

Protein Nutrition and Mineral Absorption

Raul A. Wapnir
September 25, 1990

This volume presents information regarding the mechanisms of protein absorption under normal and pathologic conditions, in addition to reviewing changes that occur at various stages of life. General modifiers of intestinal absorption, such as the processing of foods, the nutritional status of the...

Long Range Transport of Pesticides

David A. Kurtz
September 24, 1990

International experts present the latest vital information on long range transport of pesticides. This book includes sources of pesticides from lakes, oceans, and soil, circulation on global and regional basis, deposition, and fate of pesticides. An ACS Division of Agrochemicals book and...

Oxidoreduction at the Plasma Membranerelation to Growth and Transport, Volume I

Frederick L. Crane, D. James Morre, Hans E. Low
September 24, 1990

The concept of general oxidoreductase function at the plasma level is new. Oxidoreduction at the Plasma Membrane: Relation to Growth and Transport provides the first truly comprehensive coverage of the oxidoreduction reactions in plasma membranes and the role that can now be attributed to these...

Fundamentals of Protein Biotechnology

August 31, 1990

Fills a gap between the existing studies of proteins, which tend to be highly technical and geared toward the practicing protein chemist, and biochemistry textbooks, which focus on general principles. Scientists cover a dozen topics by presenting fundamental principles, an overview, and the practica...

Transfer RNAs and Other Soluble RNAs

Joseph D. Cherayil
August 29, 1990

This fascinating book discusses various methods that have been used from early times to the present for the isolation and characterization of total tRNA, specific tRNAs, and small molecular weight RNAs. Filled with tables and figures, it presents comparative methods and provides an overview of the...

Cationic Surfactants: Organic Chemistry

James Richmond
August 22, 1990

Authors from Akzo, Sherex, and Ethyl chemical companies present a comprehensive review of cationic surfactants, emphasizing the organic chemistry aspects. They discuss the preparation, properties, availability, and commercial uses of a wide range of these materials, including aromatic and cyclic var...

Hydrometallurgy in Extraction Processes, Volume I

C. K. Gupta, T. K. Mukherjee
August 15, 1990

This two-volume set provides a full account of hydrometallurgy. Filled with illustrations and tables, this work covers the flow of source material from the mined or concentrate state to the finished product. It also highlights ion exchange, carbon adsorption and solvent extraction processes for...

Biosorption of Heavy Metals

Bohumil Volesky
August 15, 1990

This state-of-the-art volume represents the first comprehensively written book which focuses on the new field of biosorption. This fascinating work conveys essential fundamental information and outlines the perspectives of biosorption. It summarizes the metal-sorbing properties of nonliving...

Models of Lung Disease: Microscopy and Structural Methods

Joan Gil
July 24, 1990

This research-level reference provides a review of the morphological techniques that have become a primary method of anatomical study correlating structure and function in lung physiology and pathology. Detailing the evolution of anatomy as a research discipline, it explores general structural techn...

Handbook of Toxinology

W. T. Shier
July 06, 1990

Organized primarily around the mechanisms of action of the toxins at the biochemical, physiological and pathological level, rather than by source, the handbook covers most toxins which have been clearly identified and characterized, but emphasizes toxins that are more important by virtue of the sign...