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Biotechnology to Enhance Sugarcane Productivity and Stress Tolerance

Kalpana Sengar
February 01, 2018

Sugarcane is the most important plant source for sugar and alcohol production and is cultivated in more than 80 countries in tropical and subtropical areas. However, environmental factors negatively influence its yield and jeopardize the prospect to meet the increasing demand for sugar, other...

Plant Viruses: Diversity, Interaction and Management

Rajarshi Kumar Gaur, SMP Khurana, Yuri Dorokhov
January 31, 2018

Plant viruses are significant as they affect our food supply and are capable of rapidly spreading to new plant species, so a comprehensive study of plant viruses is important in understanding their pathogenesis and prevention. This book focuses on the plant virus evolution, their molecular...

Drugs That Changed the World: How Therapeutic Agents Shaped Our Lives

Irwin W. Sherman
January 12, 2018

Drugs are used in the diagnosis, alleviation, treatment, prevention or cure of disease. This is a book about drugs, how they came to be, and how they exert their ‘magic’. Today we have drugs to protect against infectious diseases, to alleviate aches and pains, to allow new organs to replace the old...

Plant Biotechnology, Two-Volume Set

Bishun Deo Prasad, Sangita Sahni, Prasant Kumar, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui
January 03, 2018

Recent advances in the development of transgenic plants have revolutionized our concepts of sustainable food production, cost-effective alternative energy strategies, microbial biofertilizers and biopesticides, and disease diagnostics through plant biotechnology. As a result, a number of transgenic...

Metabolic Structure and Regulation: A Neoclassical Approach

Raymond S. Ochs
December 27, 2017

There is a renewed interest in the fundamentals of energy metabolism, yet most people base their understanding on the views of generalists expressed in elementary textbooks. New techniques that enable analysis of thousands of metabolites provide useful data, but do not themselves substitute for an...

Plant Biotechnology, Volume 2: Transgenics, Stress Management, and Biosafety Issues

Sangita Sahni, Bishun Deo Prasad, Prasant Kumar
December 27, 2017

This volume is the second of the new two-volume Plant Biotechnology set. This volume covers many recent advances in the development of transgenic plants that have revolutionized our concepts of sustainable food production, cost-effective alternative energy strategies, microbial biofertilizers and...

Plant Biotechnology, Volume 1: Principles, Techniques, and Applications

Bishun Deo Prasad, Sangita Sahni, Prasant Kumar, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui
December 15, 2017

This book, first of this new two-volume set, provides an informative tour of the basics of biotechnology to recent advances in biotechnology. Knowledge of new and fresh approaches is a prerequisite to solving plant biological problems, and to this end, the editors have brought together a group of...

Molecular Pathology

Antoni Horst
December 13, 2017

This book provides modern views of developments in medical sciences based on advances in molecular pathology. Topics discussed include the molecule; the genome of eukaryotes and its function; gene regulation; the proteins; molecular aspects of inflammation, immunology, and carcinogenesis; molecular...

Cellular and Molecular Biology of the Renin-Angiotensin System

Mohan K. Raizada
December 08, 2017

Cellular and Molecular Biology of the Renin-Angiotensin System provides the first review and update of the state-of-the-art cellular and molecular aspects of the renin-angiotensin system. The book presents detailed analyses from world experts on each component of this system, including future...

Practical Manual on Plant Cytogenetics

Ram J. Singh
December 06, 2017

Earlier books on the handling of plant chromosomes have not included many of the innovations in cytological techniques for many important crops that have become available in recent years, including information on associating genes with chromosomes. The aim of this book is to compile all the plant...

An Introduction to Single Molecule Biophysics

Yuri L. Lyubchenko
November 29, 2017

This book gives an accessible, detailed overview on techniques of single molecule biophysics (SMB), showing how they are applied to numerous biological problems associated with understanding the molecular mechanisms of DNA replication, transcription, and translation, as well as functioning of...

Methods in Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Bernard R. Glick
November 29, 2017

Methods in Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology emphasizes a variety of well-tested methods in plant molecular biology and biotechnology. For each detailed and tested protocol presented, a brief overview of the methodology is provided. This overview considers why the protocol is used, what...

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