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Marine Biomedicine: From Beach to Bedside

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Bill J. Baker
November 6, 2015

Marine Biomedicine: From Beach to Bedside assesses current efforts in marine biomedicine and evaluates the implications of recent advances on the future of the field. Richly illustrated in full color to enhance reader comprehension, the book covers four sections. The first one addresses the technol...

Integrated Molecular Evolution, Second Edition

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Scott Orland Rogers
May 24, 2016

Evolutionary biology has increasingly relied upon tools developed in molecular biology that allow for the structure and function of macromolecules to be used as data for exploring the patterns and processes of evolutionary change. Integrated Molecular Evolution, Second Edition is a textbook intended...

Fungi in Ecosystem Processes, Second Edition

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John Dighton
March 8, 2016

This new edition of Fungi in Ecosystem Processes continues the unique approach of examining the roles of fungi from the perspective of ecosystem functions. It explores how fungi have adapted to survive within particular constraints, how they help to maintain homeostasis in ecosystems, how they facil...

Australian Native Plants: Cultivation and Uses in the Health and Food Industries

Yasmina Sultanbawa, Fazal Sultanbawa
May 26, 2016

Australian Native Plants: Cultivation and Uses in the Health and Food Industries provides a comprehensive overview of native food crops commercially grown in Australia that possess nutritional and health properties largely unknown on a global basis. These native foods have been consumed...

Applied Natural Science: Environmental Issues and Global Perspectives

Mark D. Goldfein, Alexey V. Ivanov
May 26, 2016

Applied Natural Science: Environmental Issues and Global Perspectives provides the reader with a complete insight into the natural-scientific pattern of the world, covering the most important historical stages of the development of various areas of science, methods of natural-scientific research,...

Integrated Molecular Evolution, Second Edition

Scott Orland Rogers
May 24, 2016

Evolutionary biology has increasingly relied upon tools developed in molecular biology that allow for the structure and function of macromolecules to be used as data for exploring the patterns and processes of evolutionary change. Integrated Molecular Evolution, Second Edition is a textbook...

Forensic DNA Evidence Interpretation, Second Edition

John S. Buckleton, Jo-Anne Bright, Duncan Taylor
May 12, 2016

Now in its second edition, Forensic DNA Evidence Interpretation is the most comprehensive resource for DNA casework available today. Written by leaders in the fields of biology and statistics, including a contribution from Peter Gill, the father of DNA analysis, the book emphasizes the...

Molecular Detection of Animal Viral Pathogens

Dongyou Liu
May 12, 2016

Molecular Detection of Animal Viral Pathogens presents expert summaries on state-of-the-art diagnostic approaches for major animal viral pathogens, with a particular emphasis on identification and differentiation at the molecular level. Written by specialists in related research areas, each...

Microalgal Production for Biomass and High-Value Products

Stephen P. Slocombe, John R. Benemann
May 11, 2016

Microalgae are a particularly interesting source of products that range from currently marketed human nutritionals and food ingredients, to potential sources of biofuels and animal feeds. Rapid advances in technology and commercial development are taking place worldwide. Importantly, algal...

Computational Biology and Bioinformatics: Gene Regulation

Ka-Chun Wong
May 09, 2016

The advances in biotechnology such as the next generation sequencing technologies are occurring at breathtaking speed. Advances and breakthroughs give competitive advantages to those who are prepared. However, the driving force behind the positive competition is not only limited to the...

Biology and Ecology of Crayfish

Matt Longshaw, Paul Stebbing
May 09, 2016

Written by world experts in astacology, this book covers a range of aspects of the biology and ecology of freshwater crayfish. With a strong focus on wild crayfish, the book studies the taxonomy and genetics of this interesting group of animals. Under examination also are crayfish growth and...

Science, Information, and Policy Interface for Effective Coastal and Ocean Management

Bertrum H. MacDonald, Suzuette S. Soomai, Elizabeth M. De Santo, Peter G. Wells
May 06, 2016

This book provides a timely analysis of the role that information—particularly scientific information—plays in the policy-making and decision-making processes in coastal and ocean management. It includes contributions from global experts in marine environmental science, marine policy, fisheries,...

Crop Diseases and Their Management: Integrated Approaches

Gireesh Chand, Santosh Kumar
May 02, 2016

This important and comprehensive book is designed to provide information on crop diseases and how to manage those diseases. Covering a multitude of crops and diseases, the book presents integrated approaches on managing diseases that affect such crops as: Cereal and crop plants, such as maize,...

Molecular Mechanisms of Skin Aging and Age-Related Diseases

Taihao Quan
April 13, 2016

Our skin changes as we age. It becomes thinner and loses fat, making it less plump and smooth. Clinically, aged skin is characterized by wrinkles, sagging, age spots and dryness. Emphasizing laboratory and clinical research, this book comprehensively describes the molecular mechanisms of human...

Fundamentals of Molecular Mycology

Devarajan Thangadurai, Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Muniswamy David
April 13, 2016

Fundamentals of Molecular Mycology provides a complete overview of recent developments and applications in molecular mycology. It serves as a comprehensive guide for the identification of fungi and the application of fungal biomolecules in agriculture, food, environment, and pharmaceutical sectors...

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