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Marine Nutraceuticals: Prospects and Perspectives

Se-Kwon Kim
June 30, 2017

There is a great deal of consumer interest in natural bioactive substances due to their health benefits. Offering the potential to provide valuable nutraceuticals and functional food ingredients, marine-derived compounds are an abundant source of nutritionally and pharmacologically active agents,...

Linearly Polarized IR Spectroscopy: Theory and Applications for Structural Analysis

Bojidarka Ivanova, Tsonko Kolev
June 30, 2017

A technique that is useful in the study of pharmaceutical products and biological molecules, polarization IR spectroscopy has undergone continuous development since it first emerged almost 100 years ago. Capturing the state of the science as it exists today, Linearly Polarized IR Spectroscopy:...

Dynamical Tunneling: Theory and Experiment

Srihari Keshavamurthy, Peter Schlagheck
June 30, 2017

A prominent aspect of quantum theory, tunneling arises in a variety of contexts across several fields of study, including nuclear, atomic, molecular, and optical physics and has led to technologically relevant applications in mesoscopic science. Exploring mechanisms and consequences, Dynamical...

Lecture Notes on Impedance Spectroscopy: Measurement, Modeling and Applications, Volume 2

Olfa Kanoun
June 30, 2017

Impedance Spectroscopy is a powerful measurement method used in many application fields such as electro chemistry, material science, biology and medicine, semiconductor industry and sensors. Using the complex impedance at various frequencies increases the informational basis that can be gained...

Field Confirmation Testing for Suspicious Substances

Rick Houghton
June 30, 2017

Frequently a substance found at a port of entry, waste site, laboratory triage facility, or even in a hazardous materials emergency will be labeled and purportedly identified. But law enforcement and other first responders cannot take this claim at face value, as the accuracy is not confirmed and...

Endocrine Disruption Modeling

James Devillers
June 30, 2017

Uses Computational Tools to Simulate Endocrine Disruption Phenomena Endocrine Disruption Modeling provides a practical overview of the current approaches for modeling endocrine activity and the related potential adverse effects they may induce on environmental and human health. Based on the...

Copper Amine Oxidases: Structures, Catalytic Mechanisms and Role in Pathophysiology

Giovanni Floris, Bruno Mondovi
June 30, 2017

Although the amount of research on copper amine oxidases has grown rapidly and substantially in the past decade, the field unfortunately suffers from lack of cohesion and significant confusion surrounds aspects as simple as confirmation of enzyme identities. This book describes the structure of the...

Advances in Chromatography, Volume 47

Eli Grushka, Nelu Grinberg
June 30, 2017

For more than four decades, scientists and researchers have relied upon the Advances in Chromatography Series for the most up-to-date information on a wide range of developments in chromatographic methods and applications. Covering the state of the art in separation science, this volume continues...

Artificial Neural Networks in Biological and Environmental Analysis

Grady Hanrahan
June 30, 2017

Originating from models of biological neural systems, artificial neural networks (ANN) are the cornerstones of artificial intelligence research. Catalyzed by the upsurge in computational power and availability, and made widely accessible with the co-evolution of software, algorithms, and...

Linking Aquatic Exposure and Effects: Risk Assessment of Pesticides

Theo C. Brock
June 30, 2017

Time-variable exposure profiles of pesticides are more often the rule than exception in the surface waters of agricultural landscapes. There is, therefore, a need to adequately address the uncertainties arising from time-variable exposure profiles in the aquatic risk assessment procedure for...

Physical Chemistry: A Modern Introduction, Second Edition

William M. Davis
June 30, 2017

Designed for a two-semester introductory course sequence in physical chemistry, Physical Chemistry: A Modern Introduction, Second Edition offers a streamlined introduction to the subject. Focusing on core concepts, the text stresses fundamental issues and includes basic examples rather than the...

Lipid-Mediated Signaling

Eric J. Murphy, Eric Murphy, Thad Rosenberger, Thad A. Rosenberger
June 30, 2017

As the highly anticipated update to Lipid Second Messengers (CRC Press, 1999), Lipid-Mediating Signaling is a current and comprehensive overview of research methods used in lipid-mediated signal transduction. Pioneering experts provide a much-needed distillation of a decade’s worth of advances in...