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The Cell

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The Cell

Author : GEOFFREY M.. HAUSMAN COOPER (ROBERT E.)
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Published by Sinauer Associates, an imprint of Oxford University Press. Teaching cell biology can be a daunting task because the field is so vast and rapidly moving, characterized by a continual explosion of new information. The challenge is how to teach students the fundamental concepts without becoming bogged down in details. Students need to understand the principles of cell biology and be able to appreciate new advances, rather than just memorizing "the facts" as we see them today. At the same time, the material must be presented in sufficient depth tothoughtfully engage students and provide a sound basis for further studies. The Cell, Seventh Edition, provides a balance of concepts and details that meets the needs of today's students and their teachers. Written by an active scientist and experienced educator, this textbook combines readability andcohesiveness with comprehensive and up-to-date science.

Cell and Molecular Biology

Author : Gerald Karp
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CD-ROM contains: animations of textillustrations and self-tests.

Noback s Human Nervous System Seventh Edition

Author : Norman L. Strominger
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With this seventh edition, Noback’s Human Nervous System: Structure and Function continues to combine clear prose with exceptional original illustrations that provide a concise lucid depiction of the human nervous system. The book incorporates recent advances in neurobiology and molecular biology. Several chapters have been substantially revised. These include Development and Growth, Blood Circulation and Imaging, Cranial Nerves and Chemical Senses, Auditory and Vestibular Systems, Visual System, and Cerebral Cortex. Topics such as neural regeneration, plasticity and brain imaging are discussed. Each edition of The Human Nervous System has featured a set of outstanding illustrations drawn by premier medical artist Robert J. Demarest. Many of the figures from past editions have been modified and/or enhanced by the addition of color, which provides a more detailed visualization of the nervous system. Highly praised in its earlier versions, this new edition offers medical, dental, allied health science and psychology students a readily understandable and organized view of the bewilderingly complex awe-inspiring human nervous system. Its explanatory power and visual insight make this book an indispensable source of quick understanding that readers will consult gratefully again and again.

Regenerative Medicine

Author : Nishant Chakravorty
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This book focuses on the recent innovations and therapeutic potentials of regenerative medicine and discusses the applications of stem cells, biomaterials, and tissue engineering in regenerative medicine. The book covers essential aspects of regenerative medicine, including tissue microenvironment, immunological perspectives, stem, and non-stem cell-mediated approaches, imaging techniques, biomarkers, and 3D printing technology. It also reviews the applications of biosensing technologies in regenerative medicine, including biomanufacturing, organ-on-a-chip technologies, and as indicators of therapeutic efficacy. Further, it focuses on the regenerative medicine approaches for diseases of the central nervous system. It also provides the therapeutic potential of regenerative medicine to improve soft tissue and wound healing, cardiovascular, neural, bone, and orofacial regeneration. ​

Information Resources in Toxicology

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This new fifth edition of Information Resources in Toxicology offers a consolidated entry portal for the study, research, and practice of toxicology. Both volumes represents a unique, wide-ranging, curated, international, annotated bibliography, and directory of major resources in toxicology and allied fields such as environmental and occupational health, chemical safety, and risk assessment. The editors and authors are among the leaders of the profession sharing their cumulative wisdom in toxicology’s subdisciplines. This edition keeps pace with the digital world in directing and linking readers to relevant websites and other online tools. Due to the increasing size of the hardcopy publication, the current edition has been divided into two volumes to make it easier to handle and consult. Volume 1: Background, Resources, and Tools, arranged in 5 parts, begins with chapters on the science of toxicology, its history, and informatics framework in Part 1. Part 2 continues with chapters organized by more specific subject such as cancer, clinical toxicology, genetic toxicology, etc. The categorization of chapters by resource format, for example, journals and newsletters, technical reports, organizations constitutes Part 3. Part 4 further considers toxicology’s presence via the Internet, databases, and software tools. Among the miscellaneous topics in the concluding Part 5 are laws and regulations, professional education, grants and funding, and patents. Volume 2: The Global Arena offers contributed chapters focusing on the toxicology contributions of over 40 countries, followed by a glossary of toxicological terms and an appendix of popular quotations related to the field. The book, offered in both print and electronic formats, is carefully structured, indexed, and cross-referenced to enable users to easily find answers to their questions or serendipitously locate useful knowledge they were not originally aware they needed. Among the many timely topics receiving increased emphasis are disaster preparedness, nanotechnology, -omics, risk assessment, societal implications such as ethics and the precautionary principle, climate change, and children’s environmental health. Introductory chapters provide a backdrop to the science of toxicology, its history, the origin and status of toxicoinformatics, and starting points for identifying resources. Offers an extensive array of chapters organized by subject, each highlighting resources such as journals, databases,organizations, and review articles. Includes chapters with an emphasis on format such as government reports, general interest publications, blogs, and audiovisuals. Explores recent internet trends, web-based databases, and software tools in a section on the online environment. Concludes with a miscellany of special topics such as laws and regulations, chemical hazard communication resources, careers and professional education, K-12 resources, funding, poison control centers, and patents. Paired with Volume Two, which focuses on global resources, this set offers the most comprehensive compendium of print, digital, and organizational resources in the toxicological sciences with over 120 chapters contributions by experts and leaders in the field.

Molecular Biology and Biotechnology 7th Edition

Author : Ralph Rapley
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Advances in molecular biology and biotechnology are increasing at a rapid pace, both in the development of new methodologies and in their practical applications. This popular textbook has been revised and updated to provide an overview of this exciting area of bioscience and to reflect a number of the key developments driving this expansion. Chapters on the basic methods of key technologies such as nucleic acid analysis and bioinformatics are presented, in addition to genomics and proteomics, which highlight the impact of molecular biology and biotechnology. New chapters on important and emerging methods have been introduced such as gene editing, next generation sequencing, nanobiotechnology and molecular modelling. The first six chapters deal with the core technology used in current molecular biology and biotechnology. These primarily deal with basic molecular biology methods such as PCR, cloning genes and genomes, protein analysis techniques and recombinant protein production. Later chapters address major advances in the applications of specialist areas of molecular biotechnology. Experienced lecturers and researchers have written each chapter and the information is presented in an easily assimilated form. This book makes an ideal text for undergraduates studying these areas and will be of particular interest to students in many areas of biosciences, biology and chemistry. In addition, it will appeal to postgraduates and other scientific workers who need a sound introduction to this ever rapidly advancing and expanding area.

Introduction to the Cellular and Molecular Biology of Cancer

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. What is cancer?, L.M. Franks and Margaret A. Knowles. 2. The causes of cancer, Naomi Allen, Robert Newton, Amy Berrington de Gonzalez, Jane Green, Emily Banks, and Timothy J. Key. 3. Inherited Susceptibility to Cancer, D. Timothy Bishop. 4. DNA Repair and Cancer, Beate Koberle, John P. Wittschieben, and Richard D. Wood. 5. Epigenetic Events in Cancer, Jonathan C. Cheng and Peter A. Jones. 6. Molecular Cytogenetics of Cancer, Denise. Sheer and Janet Shipley. 7. Oncogenes, Margaret A. Knowles. 8. Tumour suppressor genes, Sonia Lain and David P. Lane. 9. The cancer cell cycle, Chris J. Norbury. 10. Cellular immortalization and telomerase activation in cancer, Robert F. Newbold. 11. Growth factors and their signalling pathways in cancer, Sally A. Prigent. 12. Apoptosis: molecular physiology and significance for cancer therapeutics, Dean A. Fennell. 13. Mechanisms of Viral Carcinogenesis, Paul Farrell. 14. Cytokines and Cancer, Peter W. Szlosarek and Frances R. Balkwill. 15. Hormones and cancer, Charlotte L. Bevan. 16. The spread of tumours, Ian Hart. 17. Angiogenesis, K.Tahtis and R.Bicknell. 18. Stem cells, heamopoiesis, and leukaemia, Mel Greaves. 19. Animal models of cancer, Jos Jonkers and Anton Berns. 20. The immunology of cancer, Peter C. L. Beverley. 21. The molecular pathology of cancer, Tatjana Crnogorac-Jurcevic, Richard Poulsom, and Nicholas R. Lemoine. 22. From transcriptome to proteome, Silvana Debernardi, Rachel Craven, Bryan D. Young, and Rosamonde E. Banks. 23. Local treatment of cancer, Ian S. Fentiman. 24. Chemotherapy, D.R. Camidge and D.I. Jodrell. 25. Radiotherapy and molecular radiotherapy, Anne Kiltie. 26. Monoclonal antibodies and therapy, T. Geldart, M.J. Glennie, and P.W.M. Johnson. 27. Immunotherapy of cancer, Andrew M. Jackson and Joanne Porte. 28. Cancer gene therapy, John David Chester. 29. Screening, Peter Sasieni and Jack Cuzick. 30. Conclusions and prospects, Peter Selby and Margaret A Knowles.

Principles and Techniques of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Uniquely integrates the theory and practice of key experimental techniques for bioscience undergraduates. Now includes drug discovery and clinical biochemistry.

Mind Maps in Biochemistry

Author : Simmi Kharb
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Mind Maps in Biochemistry presents a series of concept and knowledge maps about biochemical compounds, systems and techniques. The book illustrates the relationships between commonly used terms in the subject to convey the meaning of ideas and concepts that facilitate a basic understanding about the subject for readers. Chapters of the book cover both basic topics (lipids, carbohydrates, proteins, nucleotides, enzymes, metabolic pathways, nutrition and physiology) as well as applied topics (clinical diagnosis, diseases, genetic engineering and molecular biology). Key Features i. Topic-based presentation over 16 chapters ii. Coverage of basic and applied knowledge iii. Detailed tables, flow diagrams and illustrations with functional information about metabolic pathways and related concepts iv. Essay and multiple-choice questions with solutions v. Exercises for students to construct their own mind maps, designed to improve analytical skills Mind Maps in Biochemistry is an ideal textbook for quick and easy learning for high school and college level students studying biochemistry as well as teachers instructing courses at these levels.