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Antiviral Compounds From Plants

James B. Hudson
November 29, 2017

This timely publication describes the botanical sources and chemical features of antiviral compounds. It covers their mechanisms of action and evaluates their therapeutic potential. Included is a discussion of synthetic analogues where appropriate. The book states that antiviral compounds in...

Structure and Properties of Cell Membrane Structure and Properties of Cell Membranes: Volume II

November 29, 2017

This book provides in-depth presentations in membrane biology by specialists of international repute. The volumes examine world literature on recent advances in understanding the molecular struc-ture and properties of membranes, the role they play in cellular physiology and cell-cell interactions,...

Biotechnology for Biological Control of Pests and Vectors

Karl Maramorosch
November 29, 2017

This book describes new strategies being used to combat disease agents and invertebrate pests. Outstanding experts from the United States, Belgium, China, Guatemala, Japan, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand have contributed chapters that cover the latest achievements in genetic engineering,...

Cell Physiology and Genetics of Higher Plants: Volume I

A. Rashid
November 29, 2017

First Published in 2018. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company....

Clostridia In Gastrointestinal Disease

Peter. S. Borriello
November 29, 2017

The aim of this book is to bring together the information available on established clostridial diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, including the more recent observations with respect to the mechanisms of action and to critically review the data available which implicate clostridia in the...

Animal Models in Medical Mycology

Makoto Miyaji
November 29, 2017

The prevalence of antibiotics, corticosteroids, and anticancer or immunosuppressive drugs and the progress of the medical treatments after World War II have saved the lives of many patients attacked by serious diseases and have contributed to the prolongation of the average life span of a human...

Appropriate Technology in Vector Control

Christopher F. Curtis
November 29, 2017

This book was first published in 1990. It discusses a plethora of both high and low tech options for the control of vectors such as mosquitos in the spread of disease....

The Neutrophil: Cellular Biochemistry and Physiology

Maurice B. Hallett
November 29, 2017

A synthesis and collation of the recent material regarding the role of the neutrophil in basic pathological processes is presented in this volume. The mechanisms of chemotaxis, secretion, phagocytosis, intracellular killing, oxygen radical production and arachidonate production are comprehensively...

Weed Physiology: Volume 2: Herbicide Physiology

Stephen O. Duke
November 29, 2017

Volume 2 deals with the mechanisms of herbicide action and of resistance and tolerance to herbicides. The first five chapters of this volume cover the effects of herbicides and adjuvants on the physiology of plants. Professor Black�s chapter begins by covering the effects of herbicides on...

Protobiology Physical Basis Of Biology

K. Matsuno
November 29, 2017

Protobiology as a physics of becoming emphasizes the dynamics underlying conservation laws, whereas the physics of being emphasize the dynamics presupposing conservation laws. Protobiology thus concerns itself with a convoluted problem of how both the law of motion and its boundary conditions...

Plant Growth Regulating Chemicals: Volume I

Louis G. Nickell
November 29, 2017

The purpose of this two-volume work is to make available both to the investigator and user, on a crop by crop basis, the latest information on the use of chemicals to regulate plant growth and development. Emphasis is given to the major crops and to those which the most success has been achieved....

Microbial Ecology

Allen I. Laskin
November 29, 2017

The essays that comprise this anthology of the best in ecology from Critical Reviews in Microbiology describe principles and practices in considerable detail. There is no attempt, however at a balanced presentation of the different groups of microorganisms or their activities. Likewise, some areas...