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Ecology of Estuaries: Volume 2: Biological Aspects

Michael J. Kennish
December 08, 2017

The principle objective of this book is to review the biological characteristics of estuaries. The volume has been as a text for undergraduates and graduate students as well as reference for scientists conducting research on estuarine systems. And the rapid development of estuarine ecology as a...

Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook, Second Edition

Stefano Federici, Marcia Scherer
December 05, 2017

Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook, Second Edition, proposes an international ideal model for the assistive technology assessment process, outlining how this model can be applied in practice to re-conceptualize the phases of an assistive technology delivery system according to the...

Performance Management in Healthcare: From Key Performance Indicators to Balanced Scorecard

Bryan P. Bergeron
December 05, 2017

Performance management, often referred to as process management, is a strategy that can be used to achieve an optimum mix of quality, safety, patient satisfaction and solvency. The basis of performance management is the effective use of resources, as measured by quantifying processes and outcomes...

Collagen: Volume I: Biochemistry

Marcel E. Nimni
November 29, 2017

This series was conceived with the idea of integrating current aspects of ongoing research in the collagen field. The book consists of a spectrum of papers which discus divers aspects such as X-ray structure, the thermodynamics and mechanism of fibrillogenesis, and the use of collagen as a...

Bilirubin: Volume II: Metabolism

Karel P. M. Heirwegh
November 29, 2017

The book appears in two volumes, the first dealing primarily with chemical and structural aspects, and the second with metabolic aspects. The purpose is not only to review recent work on chemical and physiological aspects of bilirubin scructure and metabolism, but also to emphasize the importance...

Molecular Biology Of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation

Peter M. Gresshoff
November 29, 2017

The core of the text is aimed at the research worker in the field of nitrogen fixation, but, despite its specialisation, does not lose the emphasis on teaching, both as a direct reference book and as a backbone for a graduate course on the subject.The closing part of the book includes a subject...

The Lipids of Human Milk

Robert Gordon Jensen
November 29, 2017

Methods for determining, isolating and identifying human milk lipids, together with problems associated with sampling and analysis, are described in some detail in the first 3 chapters of this book. Factors affecting total lipid content of human milk, lipid classification, fatty acids, the milk fat...

Collagen: Volume II: Biochemistry and Biomechanics

Marcel E. Nimni
November 29, 2017

This series was conceived with the idea of integrating current aspects of ongoing research in the collagen field. The book consists of a spectrum of papers which discus divers aspects such as X-ray structure, the thermodynamics and mechanism of fibrillogenesis, and the use of collagen as a...

Handbook of Percentage Points of the Inverse Gaussian Distributions

James A. Koziol
November 29, 2017

The purpose of this handbook is to provide comprehensive tables of percentage points of the inverse Gaussian distribution. There is no other publication available today which condenses these tables - to such extent-in a concise, straightforward manner. The inverse Gaussian distribution is not only...

Spectroscopy in the Biomedical Sciences

R.M. Gendreau
November 29, 2017

The intent of this book � a collection of manuscripts - is to provide general descriptions of analytical techniques which we believe to be useful to the biological scientist, and to provide examples of the utility of each technique. The contributing authors were asked to focus on examples in which...

Glutamine and Glutamate Mammals: Volume II

Elling Kvamme
November 29, 2017

Based on the joint effort of a great many top scientists, this book covers most aspects of the metabolism and function of glutamine and glutamate in mammals....

The Chemistry and Metabolism of 4' - Deoxypyridoxine

Stephen P. Coburn
November 29, 2017

This review organizes the existing literature on deoxypyridoxine in order to provide additional insights for developing further work. By providing a thorough analysis of previous work with deoxypyridoxine, it can be used more effectively as a tool for examining various metabolic pathways and...

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