eBooks Catalog - Life Sciences


Sex Steroids and Apoptosis In Skeletal Muscle: Molecular Mechanisms

Andrea Vasconsuelo

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97898114123631190101
eISBN: 978-981-14-1236-3, 2019
ISBN: 978-981-14-1235-6

This ebook focuses on the actions exerted by 17b-Estradiol (E2) and Testosterone (T) in skeletal muscle tissue but keeping in mind that b...[view complete introduction]

Advances in Physicochemical Properties of Biopolymers: Part 1

Martin Masuelli

US $ 99

DOI: 10.2174/97816810845341170101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-453-4, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-454-1

The last two decades have seen a number of significant advances in the methodology for evaluating the molecular weight distributions o...[view complete introduction]

Advances in Physicochemical Properties of Biopolymers: Part 2

Martin Masuelli

US $ 129

DOI: 10.2174/97816810854491170101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-544-9, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-545-6

There is considerable diversity in polymers extracted from natural sources and much work has been done to classify them according to t...[view complete introduction]

Biochemical and Biological Effects of Organotins

Alessandra Pagliarani

US $ 44

DOI: 10.2174/97816080526531120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-265-3, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-367-4

Organotins are widespread contaminants especially of water environments. Their chemically versatile structure makes organotin compound...[view complete introduction]

Beta Glucans - Mechanisms of Action

Book Series: Biology and Chemistry of Beta Glucan

Volume 1
Vaclav Vetvicka

US $ 39

DOI: 10.2174/97816080521031110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-210-3, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-706-1
ISSN: 2589-2851 (Print)
ISSN: 2211-0526 (Online)

β-Glucan is generally considered to be a very safe immunomodulator. It is a well-known biological response modifier (BRM) that has bee...[view complete introduction]

Essential Techniques for Medical and Life Scientists: A Guide to Contemporary Methods and Current Applications with the Protocols: Part 1

Yusuf Tutar

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816810870921180101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-709-2, 2018
ISBN: 978-1-68108-710-8

This handbook covers some primary instruments-based techniques used in modern biological science and medical research programs. Key fe...[view complete introduction]

Evaluation of Cellular processes by In Vitro Assays

Taseen Gul

US $ 29

DOI: 10.2174/97816810870301180101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-703-0, 2018
ISBN: 978-1-68108-704-7

This handbook presents information on different cell culture assays which can be used to perform experimental analysis. Readers are in...[view complete introduction]

Free Radical Biomedicine: Principles, Clinical Correlations, and Methodologies

Y. Robert Li

US $ 129

DOI: 10.2174/97816080532231120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-322-3, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-530-2

Free radicals and related reactive species, including reactive oxygen and nitrogen species (ROS/RNS) play a critical role in the patho...[view complete introduction]

Glucose Homeostasis and Insulin Resistance

Leszek Szablewski

US $ 79

DOI: 10.2174/97816080518921110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-189-2, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-327-8

Glucose homeostasis and insulin resistance presents a broad overview of the mol...[view complete introduction]

GPI Membrane Anchors-The Much Needed Link

John A. DangerfieldChristoph Metzner

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816080512361100101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-123-6, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-60805-375-9

This Ebook aims to review basic understandings and give current opinions about several important aspects of glycosylphosphatidylinosit...[view complete introduction]

Inositol & its Phosphates: Basic Science to Practical Applications

A.K.M. Shamsuddin

US $ 49

eISBN: 978-1-68108-007-9, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-68108-008-6

Inositol and its phosphates are ubiquitous across most life forms, wherein they play important roles in cellular integrity and functio...[view complete introduction]


MCQs Series for Life Sciences

Volume 1
Maddaly Ravi

US $ 27

DOI: 10.2174/97816080594471140101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-944-7, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-60805-945-4
ISSN: 2468-2365 (Print)
ISSN: 2352-8745 (Online)

Today’s academic environment presents assessment challenges defined by an increased volume of available information coupled with incre...[view complete introduction]

MCQs Series for Life Sciences

Volume 2
Maddaly Ravi

US $ 39

DOI: 10.2174/97816810863921180201
eISBN: 978-1-68108-639-2, 2018
ISBN: 978-1-68108-640-8
ISSN: 2468-2365 (Print)
ISSN: 2352-8745 (Online)

Today’s academic environment presents assessment challenges defined by an increased volume of available information coupled with incre...[view complete introduction]

Oxygen, the Breath of Life: Boon and Bane in Human Health, Disease, and Therapy

Olen R. Brown

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816810842511170101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-425-1, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-426-8

Oxygen is historically entwined from its discovery with radical applications as a panacea by charlatans and by daring men constructing...[view complete introduction]

Sialobiology: Structure, Biosynthesis and Function Sialic Acid Glycoconjugates in Health and Disease

Joe Tiralongo

US $ 89

DOI: 10.2174/97816080538651130101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-386-5, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-60805-067-3

This eBook presents a summary of central aspects of sialobiology (i.e., the study of sialic acid and its relevance to biology). The im...[view complete introduction]

Synthesis and Biological Applications of Glycoconjugates

Olivier Renaudet

US $ 44

DOI: 10.2174/97816080527761110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-277-6, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-537-1

The interactions between carbohydrates and proteins have been extensively explored in a wide range of physiological and pathological p...[view complete introduction]

The Art and Science of Poisons

Olen R. Brown

US $ 29

DOI: 10.2174/97816810869721180101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-697-2, 2018
ISBN: 978-1-68108-698-9

Poisons, due to their lethal nature, invoke a sense of fear in humans. Yet, they have also impacted other aspects of human life. Poiso...[view complete introduction]


Methods to Determine Enzymatic Activity

Alane B. Vermelho

US $ 79

DOI: 10.2174/97816080530011130101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-300-1, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-60805-512-8

Methods to Determine Enzymatic Activity is a textbook about industrial enzymes. The book features definitions, classifications and app...[view complete introduction]

Rab GTPases and Membrane Trafficking

Guangpu Li

US $ 79

DOI: 10.2174/97816080536501120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-365-0, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-391-9

Ypt/Rab GTPases form the largest branch of the Ras-related small GTPase superfamily and regulate intracellular membrane trafficking in...[view complete introduction]


A Blueprint for the Hard Problem of Consciousness

Paulo Jacomo Negro

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816810876651190101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-766-5, 2019
ISBN: 978-1-68108-767-2

A Blueprint for the Hard Problem of Consciousness addresses the fundamental mec...[view complete introduction]

Introduction to the Study of the Neural Basis of Action and Thought

Pierre Nelson

US $ 79

DOI: 10.2174/97816080598291150101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-982-9, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-60805-983-6

How do neurons work in processes that guide thought and action? This eBook answers this question by presenting an accurate analysis of...[view complete introduction]

Neurobiology of Mood Disorders

Bruno P. Guiard

US $ 69

DOI: 10.2174/97816080546711140101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-467-1, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-60805-578-4

This monograph is a collection of selected articles on the subject of mood disorders such as depression and schizophrenia. It is divid...[view complete introduction]

Transcription Factors CREB and NF-κB: Involvement in Synaptic Plasticity and Memory Formation

Benedict C. Albensi

US $ 34

DOI: 10.2174/97816080525781120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-257-8, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-418-3

The main theme of this book is to critically survey the role of two recognized protein molecules (i.e., transcription factors) in proc...[view complete introduction]


A Handbook of Oral Physiology and Oral Biology

Anastasios K. Markopoulos

US $ 34

DOI: 10.2174/97816080511371100101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-113-7, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-60805-635-4

This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the part of dentistry that links basic physiologic and pathophysiologic mechanisms ...[view complete introduction]

An Atlas on the Comparative Anatomy of the Retinae of Vertebrates

David T. Yew

US $ 79

DOI: 10.2174/97816080519461120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-194-6, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-581-4

This atlas covers basic as well as novel information on the retinae of various representative vertebrates including fish, amphibians, ...[view complete introduction]

Anatomy: A Pressing Concern in Exercise Physiology Commitment to Professionalism

Tommy Boone

US $ 59

DOI: 10.2174/97816810846951160101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-469-5, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-470-1

Anatomy: A Pressing Concern in Exercise Physiology is a thorough analysis of th...[view complete introduction]

Biophysics and Diving Decompression Phenomenology

B.R. Wienke

US $ 29

DOI: 10.2174/97816810831931160101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-319-3, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-68108-320-9

The biophysics of diving and decompression in the human body are complex. The average individual experiences atmospheric pressure swin...[view complete introduction]

Challenging Aging: The Anti-senescence Effects of Hormesis, Environmental Enrichment, and Information Exposure

Book Series: Frontiers in Aging Sciences

Volume 1
Marios Kyriazis

US $ 89

DOI: 10.2174/97816810833531160101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-335-3, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-68108-336-0
ISSN: 2468-5933 (Print)
ISSN: 2468-5941 (Online)

Age-related degeneration may be reduced or even eliminated, by positively challenging the human being, physically or cognitively, to u...[view complete introduction]

Comparative Bioacoustics: An Overview

Charles Brown

US $ 129

DOI: 10.2174/97816810831791170101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-317-9, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-68108-318-6

Comparative bioacoustics is extraordinarily broad in scope. It includes the stu...[view complete introduction]

Control of Pancreatic Beta Cell Function and Plasticity in Health and Diabetes

Book Series: Current and Future Developments in Physiology

Volume 1
David J. Hill

US $ 89

DOI: 10.2174/97816810836501160101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-365-0, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-68108-366-7
ISSN: 2468-7537 (Print)
ISSN: 2468-7545 (Online)

Plasticity in insulin-producing cells (β-cells) of the pancreas is a major contributor to metabolic control. Targeted regeneration of ...[view complete introduction]

From Microbe to Man: Biological Responses in Microbes, Animals, and Humans Upon Exposure to Artificial Static Magnetic Fields

János F. László

US $ 99

DOI: 10.2174/97816810810211160101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-102-1, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-68108-103-8

Some arrangements and structures of permanent magnets are hypothesized to exert measurable physiological and pathological effects on l...[view complete introduction]

Melanin, the Master Molecule

Arturo Solís Herrera

US $ 79

DOI: 10.2174/97816810865381180101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-653-8, 2018
ISBN: 978-1-68108-654-5

Melanin is a biological molecule associated with pigmentation in humans and animals. However, melanin has been observed to have other ...[view complete introduction]

Oocyte Maturation and Fertilization: A long history for a short event

Elisabetta Tosti

Open Access

DOI: 10.2174/97816080518231110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-182-3, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-062-8

Events of reproduction occurring from meiotic resumption of the immature oocyte up to its exit from the second meiotic block following...[view complete introduction]

Protein and Peptide Sciences

Amelogenins: Multifaceted Proteins for Dental and Bone Formation and Repair

Book Series: Frontiers between Science and Clinic in Odontology

Volume 1
Michel Goldberg

US $ 99

DOI: 10.2174/97816080517171100101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-171-7, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-60805-606-4
ISSN: 2210-2841 (Online)

This volume is the 1st in a series of Ebooks that bridges the gap between advances in science and clinical practice in odontology. Rec...[view complete introduction]

Frontiers in Protein and Peptide Sciences

Volume 1
Ben M. Dunn

US $ 89

DOI: 10.2174/97816080586241140101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-862-4, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-60805-863-1
ISSN: 2589-2924 (Print)
ISSN: 2213-9877 (Online)

Frontiers in Protein and Peptide Sciences is a book series focused on leading-edge research on the structure, physica...[view complete introduction]

Gel-Forming and Soluble Mucins

Book Series: Mucins – Potential Regulators of Cell Functions

Volume 1
Joseph Z. Zaretsky

US $ 99

DOI: 10.2174/97816080545411130101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-454-1, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-60805-516-6
ISSN: 2589-2983 (Print)
ISSN: 2214-0824 (Online)

Mucins are glycoproteins that are expressed in cells of different types and fulfill multiple functions that determine participation of...[view complete introduction]

Polarity index in Proteins-A Bioinformatics Tool

Carlos Polanco

US $ 125

DOI: 10.2174/97816810826911160101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-269-1, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-68108-270-7

Polarity is a physico-chemical property that characterizes the electromagnetic stability of a protein and can be used to predict its p...[view complete introduction]

Role of Molecular Chaperones in Structural Folding, Biological Functions, and Drug Interactions of Client Proteins

Book Series: Frontiers in Structural Biology

Volume 1
Mario D. Galigniana

US $ 89

DOI: 10.2174/97816810861561180101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-615-6, 2018
ISBN: 978-1-68108-616-3
ISSN: 2589-4366 (Print)
ISSN: 2589-4374 (Online)

The book provides an updated panorama of the functional relevance of molecular chaperones in the proper folding of client factors, pro...[view complete introduction]


Signal Transduction

Cell Biology

Flagellar Mechanics and Sperm Guidance

Jacky J. Cosson

US $ 89

DOI: 10.2174/97816810812811150101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-128-1, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-68108-129-8

Experimental research using spermatozoa, a highly specialized cell with organelles involved in gene transfer, energy supply and ce...[view complete introduction]

Fluorescence Microscopy in Life Sciences

Juan Carlos Stockert

US $ 129

DOI: 10.2174/97816810851801170101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-518-0, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-519-7

Fluorescence Microscopy is a precise and widely employed technique in many research and clinical areas nowadays. Fluorescence Microsco...[view complete introduction]


Recent Advances in Insects and Other Arthropods

Book Series: Hemolymph Proteins and Functional Peptides

Volume 1
Muhammad Tufail

US $ 79

DOI: 10.2174/97816080540151120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-401-5, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-402-2
ISSN: 2589-3084 (Print)
ISSN: 2213-2694 (Online)

Recent molecular studies have revealed an overwhelming role of hemolymph proteins and functional peptides in invertebrate physiology. ...[view complete introduction]

MAN and SHELLS: Molluscs in the History

Riccardo Cattaneo-Vietti

US $ 171

DOI: 10.2174/97816810822571160101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-225-7, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-68108-226-4

Since the Paleolithic age to the present, molluscs – which include squids, octopuses and a variety of shellfish - have featured in dif...[view complete introduction]

Practical Notions on Fish Health and Production

Maria Manuela Castilho Monteiro de Oliveira

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816810826771160101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-267-7, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-68108-268-4

Maintaining ideal fish health and production, both of farmed and wild fish populations, requires continuous infrastructural and proces...[view complete introduction]

Rare Animals of India

Natarajan Singaravelan

US $ 35

DOI: 10.2174/97816080548551130101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-485-5, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-60805-629-3

Rare Animals of India is a unique book that presents the biological and ecological accounts of the least known animal...[view complete introduction]

Reproductive Biology, Physiology and Biochemistry of Male Bats

Book Series: Frontiers in Reproductive Science

Volume 1
Edith Arenas-Ríos

US $ 39

DOI: 10.2174/97816810855481170101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-554-8, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-555-5
ISSN: 2588-8374 (Print)
ISSN: 2588-8382 (Online)

This monograph explains the physiological, biochemical and behavioral processes of male bat reproduction. Chapters cov...[view complete introduction]

The Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) – Production and Research

Giorgio A. Presicce

US $ 79

DOI: 10.2174/97816810841761170101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-417-6, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-418-3

This handbook aims at focusing on the husbandry of the common water buffalo, (Bubalis bubalis). The book covers a broad range of topic...[view complete introduction]

Trends in Fisheries and Aquatic Animal Health

Panagiotis Berillis

US $ 129

DOI: 10.2174/97816810858071170101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-580-7, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-581-4

Fish and other seafood have always been considered as an important part of human diet and have also long been recognized as a health-p...[view complete introduction]

Veterinary PCR Diagnostics

Chengming Wang

US $ 44

DOI: 10.2174/97816080534831120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-348-3, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-572-2

PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) technology has become an indispensable component of routine veterinary diagnostics. However, a number ...[view complete introduction]


Marine Pollution: Current Status, Impacts, and Remedies

Book Series: Marine Ecology: Current and Future Developments

Volume 1
De-Sheng Pei & Muhammad Junaid

(Available in July 2019)

eISBN: 978-981-14-1269-1, 2019
ISBN: 978-981-14-1268-4

While oceans are vast, they represent a fragile resource that must be protected if we want to protect our livelihoo...[view complete introduction]

Evaluation of Environmental Contaminants and Natural Products: A Human Health Perspective

Ashita Sharma

US $ 69

DOI: 10.2174/97898114109631190101
eISBN: 978-981-14-1096-3, 2019
ISBN: 978-981-14-1095-6

Unbridled urbanization and development of natural land resources has led to the degradation of our surrounding environment. The ai...[view complete introduction]

Biodiversity and Biogeographic Patterns in Asia-Pacific Region I: Statistical Methods and Case Studies

Youhua Chen

US $ 39

DOI: 10.2174/97816810801541150101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-015-4, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-68108-016-1

This brief book is dedicated to the quantitative analyses and systematic discussion of spatial biodiversity and biogeographic patterns i...[view complete introduction]

Biodiversity Conservation - Challenges for the Future

Laladhas K.P.

US $ 44

DOI: 10.2174/97816810802151150101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-021-5, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-68108-022-2

Biodiversity Conservation – Challenges for the Future is a multidisciplinary book, linking topics on biodiversity, co...[view complete introduction]


An Illustrated Glossary of Botanical Terminologies (An Easy Approach to Plants Terms) (First Edition)

Hasnain Nangyal

US $ 39

DOI: 10.2174/97816810809491150101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-094-9, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-68108-095-6

An Illustrated Glossary of Botanical Terminologies is intended as a simple and concise handbook for students undertak...[view complete introduction]

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: The Basics of Industrial Application

Book Series: Frontiers in Horticulture

Volume 1
M. Paz Arraiza

US $ 69

DOI: 10.2174/97816810855001170101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-550-0, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-551-7
ISSN: 2588-7874 (Print)
ISSN: 2588-7882 (Online)

This book provides readers a fundamental understanding of the science and applications of medicinal and aromatic plant materials. Chap...[view complete introduction]

Omics and Plant Abiotic Stress Tolerance

Narendra Tuteja

US $ 74

DOI: 10.2174/97816080505811110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-058-1, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-384-1

Multiple biotic and abiotic environmental factors may constitute stresses that affect plant growth and yield in crop species. Advances...[view complete introduction]

Phytochemicals in Vegetables: A Valuable Source of Bioactive Compounds

Spyridon A. Petropoulos

US $ 99

DOI: 10.2174/97816810873991180101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-739-9, 2018
ISBN: 978-1-68108-740-5

Phytochemical compounds are secondary metabolites that plants usually synthesize for their own protection from pests and diseases. Phy...[view complete introduction]

Historical Technology Developments in Plant Transformation

Book Series: Plant Transformation Technology Revolution in Last Three Decades

Yinghui DanDavid W Ow

US $ 39

DOI: 10.2174/97816080524861110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-248-6, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-532-6
ISSN: 2211-2936 (Print)

Plant transformation technology has played a critical role in advancing biotechnology and fundamental research and evolved as a scienc...[view complete introduction]

The Biochemistry of the Grape Berry

Hernâni Gerós

US $ 99

DOI: 10.2174/97816080536051120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-360-5, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-540-1

Grapes (Vitis spp.) are economically significant fruit species. Many scientific advances have been achieved in understanding physiolog...[view complete introduction]


Dimorphic Fungi: Their Importance as Models for Differentiation and Fungal Pathogenesis

José R.-Herrera

US $ 34

DOI: 10.2174/97816080536431120101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-364-3, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-60805-510-4

Dimorphism can be defined as the property of different fungal species to grow in the form of budding yeasts or in the form of mycelium...[view complete introduction]


Ana Lúcia M. D. Leitão

US $ 59

DOI: 10.2174/97816080522331110101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-223-3, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60805-309-4

Fungi are extremely versatile microorganisms as a biotechnology tool having the advantage of being relatively easy to grow, thus maki...[view complete introduction]

Fungal Biotechnology for Biofuel Production

Book Series: Mycology: Current and Future Developments

Volume 1
Roberto N. Silva

US $ 129

DOI: 10.2174/97816810807411150101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-074-1, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-68108-075-8
ISSN: 2452-0772 (Print)
ISSN: 2452-0780 (Online)

Mycology: Current and Future Development is a book series that brings together t...[view complete introduction]

Pleurotus nebrodensis A Very Special Mushroom

Maria L. Gargano

US $ 49

DOI: 10.2174/97816080580061130101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-800-6, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-60805-801-3

First described by Giuseppe Inzenga in 1863 as “the most delicious mushroom of the Sicilian mycological flora”, Pleurotus nebrodensis ...[view complete introduction]


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