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Books in Agricultural and biological sciences

The Agricultural and Biological Sciences collection advances science-based knowledge for the improvement of animal and plant life and for secure food systems that produce nutritious, novel, sustainable foods with minimal environmental impact. Food Science titles include not only those products from agriculture but all other aspects from food production to nutrition, health and safety, chemistry to security, policy, law and regulation.

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Advances in Agronomy

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 7
  • January 1, 1950
  • A.G. Norman
  • English
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 5 6 3 2 0 - 6

Methods in Food Analysis

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 1950
  • Maynard Joslyn
  • English
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 1 4 6 8 1 - 4
Methods in Food Analysis Applied to Food Products deals with the principles and the acquired tools of food analysis, emphasizing fruit and vegetable products. The book explains the suitability and limitations of the analytical procedures used for food products, from polarimetry and saccharimetry to colorimetry, spectrophotometry, viscosimetry, acidimetry, and alcoholometry. This volume is organized into 20 chapters and begins with an overview of sampling and preparation and preservation of sample. Under the physical methods, the principles of the more common procedures are discussed together with their application to the analysis of fruit and vegetable products. A brief account of the nature of the products is included. In presenting the chemical methods, the salient chemical properties of the constituent are first considered, focusing on those properties used in analysis, which is then followed by an outline of the chemistry of several of the available methods. Finally a detailed description of one of the methods, usually as applied to fruit and vegetable products, is explained. Some references to microanalytical, bioassay and bacteriological procedures are made. This book is intended for food technologists, chemists, and manufacturers; students; and researchers involved in quantitative analyses; organic and inorganic chemistry; and bacteriology.

The Hormones V2

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 1950
  • Mohhamad Reza Kiani
  • English
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 1 4 2 5 2 - 6
The Hormones: Physiology, Chemistry and Applications, Volume II covers the chemistry, physiology, and clinical applications of the mammalian endocrinology. This volume contains 10 chapters, and begins with discussions on the physiology and the role of ovarian hormones and androgens on vital processes. The subsequent chapters explore the biochemistry, physiology, and metabolism of specific secreted hormones, such as adrenal cortex, thyroid, and posterior pituitary hormones, and gonadotrophins. Other chapters deal also with the chemical control of nervous activity of acetylcholine, adrenaline, sympathin, and neurohormones. The concluding chapter focuses on the clinical applications of the covered hormones and their role in mammalian growth. This book is an invaluable source for mammalian endocrinologists, physiologists, biochemists, and researchers who are interested in mammalian development.

Protein and Amino Acid Requirements of Mammals

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 1950
  • Anthony A. Albanese
  • English
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 2 - 6 7 6 6 - 1
Protein and Amino Acid Requirements of Mammals focuses on the determination of the protein and amino acid requirements of various mammals, including man in particular. The selection first offers information on some species and age differences in amino acid requirements and the methods of measuring the nutritive value of protein hydrolysates and amino acid mixtures. Discussions focus on assay methods based on protein regeneration; specificity of amino acid requirements; amino acid requirements for nitrogen equilibrium in the adult; and composition of tissue proteins and amino acid requirements for growth. The text then examines the laboratory evaluation of amino acid mixtures and protein hydrolysates and dietary proteins and synthesis of tissue proteins. Topics include role of dietary proteins in the hypertrophy of gonads, effect of dietary proteins on repletion of liver proteins, and effect of dietary proteins on the synthesis of plasma proteins. The publication examines the protein and amino acid requirements of man, including qualitative amino acid requirements of various species, growth and protein and amino acid needs, and metabolic interactions of essential and nonessential amino acids. The selection is a dependable reference for researchers interested in the determination of the protein and amino acid requirements of mammals, including man.

Advances in Agronomy

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 1
  • January 1, 1949
  • A.G. Norman
  • English
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 5 6 3 1 4 - 5

Advances in Food Research

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 2
  • January 1, 1949
  • E. M. Mrak + 1 more
  • English
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 5 6 7 4 7 - 1

Infant Nutrition

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 1949
  • F. W. Clements
  • English
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 9 4 4 2 - 4
Infant Nutrition: Its Physiological Basis covers the physiological aspects of the nutrition of the fetus and young infant. This book is composed of 12 chapters that evaluate the data on the physical and chemical properties of the human and cow’s milk. It effectively addresses the aspects of tissue metabolism and the composition of a new born infant. The first chapters deal with the factors affecting placenta permeability; features of placenta; maternal supply and placental transmission of individual nutrients; secretion and components of human milk; and the constitution, chemical, and biological properties of milk. A comparison of the amino acid content of human and cow’s milk is also covered. Other chapters consider the analysis of the sucking and swallowing motion of the infant, as well as the physiological weight loss of the neo-natal period. The calorie and nutritional requirement of infants and children are presented. The last chapter is devoted to the protein requirements of young infants. The book can provide useful information to doctors, pediatricians, students, and researchers.

Advances in Food Research

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 1
  • January 1, 1948
  • G.F. Stewart + 1 more
  • English
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 5 6 7 4 6 - 4

Nutrition and Victory

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 1941
  • Erwin Pulay
  • English
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 2 - 8 2 8 4 - 8
Nutrition and Victory: Food Problems in War and Peace focuses on the problems associated with nutrition, including the use of vitamins, allergies, sicknesses, food requirements, and preparation of food. The book first offers information on the Four Years' War, particularly noting the prevalence of infectious diseases, allergies, constipation, and hunger cedema. The text then takes a look at food requirements and vitamins. Discussions focus on vitamin sugar, bread and potatoes, vitamins A, B1, C, and D, and soya beans. The publication elaborates on the boiling of vegetables, balanced diet, dietetics in modern therapy, and acids and alkalis. The manuscript also examines epidemics, fatigue and efficiency, food and the mind, and civilization and diet. The text is a variable source of information for readers interested in nutrition.

The Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 1940
  • Hugh Devine
  • English
  • eBook
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 9 5 7 3 - 5
The Surgery of the Alimentary Tract provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of the surgery of the alimentary canal and its adnexal organs. This book examines the selection of operative methods, improvements in the operative method, and the advantages of pre-operative and post-operative treatment. Organized into four parts encompassing 93 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the sites of obstruction in the esophagus. This text then discusses the general symptoms of dyspepsia, including discomfort, pain, heartburn, flatulence, acid eructation, nausea, vomiting, and visceral tenderness. Other chapters consider significant functions of the stomach, which is the main organ concerned with digestion and absorption. This book discusses as well the incidence and causes of dilatations and spasm of the alimentary canal. The final chapter deals with the principles involved when dealing with injuries to the rectum. This book is a valuable resource for surgeons, physicians, and post-graduate students.