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Neurotransmitters in Plants: Perspectives and Applications

1st Edition

Akula Ramakrishna, Victoria Vladimirovna Roshchina
October 09, 2018

Key features: Presents the latest trends and developments of neuromediators in plants Provides in-depth coverage of plants enriched in neurotransmitters (especially serotonin, melatonin, and dopamine) and how they are used in medicine, pharmacy, and food nutrition Discusses the physiological role...

Glutathione

1st Edition

Leopold Flohe
October 08, 2018

This is the first serious attempt to synthesize all that became known of glutathione over the last three decades. The book contains an update of glutathione biosynthesis with special emphasis on its regulation in adaptive stress responses. Other chapters review glutathione transport systems and...

Signal Transduction and Smooth Muscle

1st Edition

Mohamed Trebak, Scott Earley
September 11, 2018

All hollow organs, such as blood vessels, the gastrointestinal tract, airways, male and female reproductive systems, and the urinary bladder are primarily composed of smooth muscle. Such organs regulate flow, propulsion and mixing of luminal contents and storage by the contraction and relaxation of...

Cellular and Molecular Biology of Metals

1st Edition

Rudolfs K. Zalups, D. James Koropatnick
September 10, 2018

With chapter contributions from more than 30 metal biology experts, Cellular and Molecular Biology of Metals explains the role of key divalent metal ions involved in the molecular and cellular biology of various target cell populations. Although it primarily focuses on homeostatic metals, such as...

DNA Repair and Replication: Mechanisms and Clinical Significance

1st Edition

Roger J. A. Grand, John J. Reynolds
September 04, 2018

DNA Repair and Replication brings together contributions from active researchers. The first part of this book covers most aspects of the DNA damage response, emphasizing the relationship to replication stress. The second part concentrates on the relevance of this to human disease, with particular...

Molecular Biology: Different Facets

1st Edition

Anjali Priyadarshini, Prerna Pandey
July 03, 2018

This volume provides a comprehensive description of the basic tenets of molecular biology, from mechanisms to its elaborate role in gene regulation. The initial sections cover the history of genetics and molecular biology. The book then goes on to highlight the significance of molecular approaches...

An Introduction to Single Molecule Biophysics

1st Edition

Yuri L. Lyubchenko
June 28, 2018

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...

Handbook of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

5th Edition

Roger L. Lundblad, Fiona Macdonald
June 25, 2018

Edited by renowned protein scientist and bestselling author Roger L. Lundblad, with the assistance of Fiona M. Macdonald of CRC Press, this fifth edition of the Handbook of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology gathers a wealth of information not easily obtained, including information not found on the...

Lipase: An Industrial Enzyme Through Metagenomics

1st Edition

B.K. Konwar, Kalpana Sagar
May 24, 2018

Microbial lipases are industrially important and have gained attention due to their stability, selectivity, and broad substrate specificity. Lipases are used as medicine, and they also aid in indigestion, heartburn, allergy to gluten in wheat products (celiac disease), Crohn’s disease, and cystic...

Advances in Molecular Techniques

1st Edition

Rakesh S. Sengar, Amit Kumar, Reshu Chaudhary, Ashu Singh
May 17, 2018

Molecular genetics aims to comprehend biological activity at the gene sub-level. Scientists from different areas of research and applied science can use the standard techniques optimized by molecular biologists.This book serves as a guide that introduces classic molecular biology techniques and...

MicroRNA: Perspectives in Health and Diseases

1st Edition

Jaishree Paul, Rohini Muthuswami
March 01, 2018

This book explores the role of miRNA as therapeutic agents, the progress made in this direction and the problems that need to be addressed for miRNA based therapies to become successful. It also discusses the basic biology of miRNA sythesis, regulation, and their role in disease biology....

Biotechnology to Enhance Sugarcane Productivity and Stress Tolerance

1st Edition

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...

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