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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...

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...

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...

Reproduction and Development in Crustacea

T. J. Pandian
April 11, 2016

Dating back to the early Cambrian period, crustaceans had ample time to undertake endless experimentation with form and function. Today, no other group of plants or animals on the planet exhibit the range of morphological diversity seen among extant Crustacea. With more than 52,000 species, they...

An Introduction to Fish Migration

Pedro Morais, Francoise Daverat
April 06, 2016

Since the publication of The Migrations of Fish by Prof. Alexander Meek in 1916, a number of books have been published on this subject. However, most of these books only cover one type of migratory mechanisms. This book aims to overcome this drawback by presenting a comprehensive coverage of all...

Gene-Environment Interaction Analysis: Methods in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Sumiko Anno
April 06, 2016

Gene–environment (G × E) interaction analysis is a statistical method for clarifying G × E interactions applicable to a phenotype or a disease that is the result of interactions between genes and the environment. This book is the first to deal with the theme of G × E interaction analysis. It...

Plants with Anti-Diabetes Mellitus Properties

Appian Subramoniam
April 05, 2016

The incidence and severity of diabetes mellitus is increasing worldwide, presenting a significant burden to society both in economic terms and overall well-being. Fortunately, time-tested anti-diabetes mellitus plant foods exist that are safe and could be effective in addressing this condition when...

Handbook of Photosynthesis, Third Edition

Mohammad Pessarakli
March 28, 2016

Since the publication of the previous editions of the Handbook of Photosynthesis, many new ideas on photosynthesis have emerged in the past decade that have drawn the attention of experts and researchers on the subject as well as interest from individuals in other disciplines. Updated to include 37...

Temperate Crop Science and Breeding: Ecological and Genetic Studies

Sarra Abramovna Bekuzarova, Nina Anatolievna Bome, Anatoly Ivanovich Opalko, Larissa I. Weisfeld
March 28, 2016

This new collection covers a wide variety of research on the ecological aspects of crops growing under stress conditions due to atmospheric changes and pollution and the impact on both plant and human health. The book provides research that will help to find ways to overcome adverse abiotic...

Handbook on the Morphology of Common Grasses: Identification and Characterization of Caryopses and Seedlings

Dhara Gandhi, Susy Albert, Neeta Pandya
March 24, 2016

The grass family is one of the largest and most diverse families in the plant kingdom and is of great economic value. Grasses provide human beings and domestic animals with the main necessities of life, add diversity to the landscape and stability to the ground surface, and also provide ornamental...

Fungi: Applications and Management Strategies

Sunil K. Deshmukh, J. K. Misra, Jalpa P. Tewari, Tamas Papp
March 21, 2016

The book deals with the application of fungi and the strategic management of some plant pathogens. It covers fungal bioactive metabolites, with emphasis on those secondary metabolites that are produced by various endophytes, their pharmaceutical and agricultural uses, regulation of the metabolites,...

Nitrogen Metabolism in Rice

Pranab Basuchaudhuri
March 17, 2016

Nitrogen is an essential primary nutrient for plant growth and development. With the demand for high growth and yield of plants and the depletion of organics in soil, nitrogen availability in soil has become insufficient. This simple and comprehensive book covers the important and current...

Handbook of Disease Causing Microbes

Jaishree Paul
March 15, 2016

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