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Modern Mechanobiology: Convergence of Development and Genomics

1st Edition

Tzung K Hsiai, Sharon Gerecht, Hanjoong Jo
October 31, 2019

Modern mechanobiology converges both engineering and medicine to address personalized medicine. This book is built on the previously well-received edition, Hemodynamics and Mechanobiology of Endothelium. The central theme focuses on “omic” approaches to mechanosignal transduction underlying tissue...

Rice Improvement in the Genomics Era

1st Edition

Swapan K. Datta
October 18, 2019

Rice is probably the most important food crop in the world, feeding half its population. Rice Improvement in the Genomics Era examines the findings in the current studies of rice improvement, using the modern genomic tools available in today’s agriculture to better enable food security and human...

Molecular Chemistry and Biomolecular Engineering: Integrating Theory and Research with Practice

1st Edition

Lionello Pogliani, Francisco Torrens, A. K. Haghi
September 23, 2019

This new volume is devoted to molecular chemistry and its applications to the fields of biology. It looks at the integration of molecular chemistry with biomolecular engineering, with the goal of creating new biological or physical properties to address scientific or societal challenges. It takes a...

The Biological Resources of Model Organisms

1st Edition

Robert L. Jarret, Kevin McCluskey
August 09, 2019

This book discusses 14 model organisms and are used by thousands of researchers, teachers, and students each year in laboratories and classrooms, around the globe. Though acknowledged in innumerable scientific journal articles, little is generally known about the origin of these collections, how...

CRC Handbook of Chromatography: Amino Acids and Amines, Volume II

1st Edition

S. Blackburn
July 20, 2019

First published in 1989, this book serves as an essential guide to the process of chromatography. Carefully compiled and arranged with an abundance of diagrams, tables and references. This book serves as a useful resource for students of biochemistry, and other practitioners in their respective...

Biology of Aging

2nd Edition

Roger B. McDonald
June 12, 2019

Biology of Aging, Second Edition presents the biological principles that have led to a new understanding of the causes of aging and describes how these basic principles help one to understand the human experience of biological aging, longevity, and age-related disease.  Intended for undergraduate...

Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Toxicity

1st Edition

Lewis L. Smith, Francesco De Matteis
June 12, 2019

First Published in 1995: Written by specialists in their fields, this book contains short reviews intended to highlight points of growing interest in mechanistic toxicology. The first section considers selected aspects of molecular mechanisms, including selectivity of toxic agents and repair...

Handbook of Mitochondrial Dysfunction

1st Edition

Shamim I. Ahmad
June 06, 2019

Mitochondria produce the chemical energy necessary for eukaryotic cell functions; hence mitochondria are an essential component of health, playing roles in both disease and aging. More than 80 human diseases and syndromes are associated with mitochondrial dysfunction; this book focuses upon...

Handbook of Dynein (Second Edition)

2nd Edition

Keiko Hirose
May 29, 2019

Dyneins are molecular motors that are involved in various cellular processes, such as cilia and flagella motility, vesicular transport, and mitosis. Since the first edition of this book was published in 2012, there has been a significant breakthrough: the crystal structures of the motor domains of...

Fundamentals of Fluorescence Imaging

1st Edition

Guy Cox
April 09, 2019

Fluorescence imaging, at macro, micro, and submicro scales, has revolutionized biological science in the past 30 years. Immunolabelling has provided precise targeting of molecules in fixed tissue, while fluorescent proteins have enabled localization in living tissues. Fluorescent indicators enable...

Crop Production Technologies for Sustainable Use and Conservation: Physiological and Molecular Advances

1st Edition

Munir Ozturk, Khalid Rehman Hakeem, Muhammad Ashraf, Muhammad Sajid Aqeel Ahmad
March 01, 2019

Crop Production Technologies for Sustainable Use and Conservation:Physiological and Molecular Advances presents an abundance of research on important and new production technologies for the successful sustainable production of major crops. The volume covers most of the major crops used the...

Food Molecular Microbiology

1st Edition

Spiros Paramithiotis, Jayanta Kumar Patra
February 15, 2019

With the advances in the field of molecular biology, new tools make it possible to conduct in-depth studies in food microbial communities from a molecular perspective. Information from genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic and metabolomic studies can be integrated through bioinformatic applications,...