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Elsevier's Life Science collection helps researchers get comprehensive coverage and up-to-date information on the study of living organisms, their processes, and interrelationships, spanning disciplines like biology, genetics, and biochemistry, and addressing emerging trends such as genomics, biotechnology, and sustainability, essential for advancing knowledge and driving innovation in the field.

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Organic Mechanochemistry

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Davor Margetic
  • English
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The substitution of current chemical technology by synthetic processes which are more sustainable and reduce impact on the nature is of great importance. Diverse approaches are currently being developed. Mechanochemistry, a nonconventional method for inducing the chemical reaction by application of mechanical energy in solid state, has been recognized as beneficial as mechanochemically conducted reactions hold diverse environmental sustainability advantages of manufacturing processes.Organic Mechanochemistry: A New Tool for Sustainable Synthesis bring closer this greener chemical method to broader reading audience and chemical practitioners. Description of the method, followed by examples on sustainability aspects and various fields of application would lead the readers to better understanding and realization of its possibilities.

Whole Cell Biocatalysis

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Sergio Huerta-Ochoa + 2 more
  • English
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Whole Cell Biocatalysis offers a detailed overview of the process of biocatalysis using whole cells as an alternative to enzyme biocatalysis. The book examines the potential applications and advantages of whole cell biocatalysis, including its use in the production of fine chemicals, renewable energy and drug discovery and development. Whole cell biocatalysis for large scale production and non-conventional media are also covered.The latest methods and techniques are investigated, including cell immobilization, permeabilization, synthetic biology, computational metabolic engineering, and molecular genetics. This book acts as a comprehensive summary on whole cell biocatalysis and the latest developments in this emerging field.Whole Cell Biocatalysis is a volume in the Foundations and Frontiers of Enzymology series and is an invaluable reference for researchers working across biochemistry, enzymology, biotechnology, and related fields.

"Functionally" Single Ventricle

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Antonio F. Corno
  • English
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"Functionally" Single Ventricle: The Most Complex Congenital Heart Defect brings together the most recent knowledge, methodologies, and techniques related to diagnosing, managing, and treating pediatric patients with the "functionally" single ventricle congenital heart defect. It will cover all aspects from epidemiology, ethnicity and racial issues, socio-economic factors, fetal diagnosis and interventions, various treatment options available to pediatric patients, currently obtainable outcomes, as well as rescue plans after failure of conventional managements. Further it will offer the potential for a wide range of future studies. Clinicians and researchers alike will find this title to be an invaluable one-stop resource for improving outcomes of pediatric patients with this complex congenital heart defect.

The Cardiac Conduction System

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Bjarke Jensen + 1 more
  • English
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The Cardiac Conduction System: Evolution, Development, and Therapeutic Potential, the latest release in the Hot Topics in Physiology series, provides the reader a thorough and comprehensive review of this intricate system. The book covers conventional topics: anatomy, electrophysiology, and key cellular characteristics, as well as emerging topics: patient specific computer modelling, induced pluripotent stem cells, and in vivo editing as state-of-the-art treatment strategy. Given the exhaustive coverage of topics, this book is "go-to reference" for the cardiac conduction system for years to come.This volume was published in association with the International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS). It is an ideal reference for academics and researchers in anatomy, physiology, cardiology, electrophysiology, biomedical engineering and medical education at Undergrad, Masters, PhD, and Post-Doc levels.

Cancer of the breast

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Dharambir Kashyap + 3 more
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Cancer of the Breast: Epidemiology, diagnostics and treatment comprehensively examines all aspects of breast cancer including classification, risk factors involved, and prevention. While offering in-depth coverage of breast cancer biology and current therapies, the book also provides insights into the fields of cancer genetics and prevention, as well as surveillance strategies against breast cancer. In 13 chapters, Cancer of the Breast: Epidemiology, diagnostics and treatment provides multidisciplinary approaches, promoting the interaction between basic research and clinical research, and significantly integrating the fields of oncology, genetics, and molecular biology. This book is a valuable resource for health professionals, researchers, health practitioners, graduate and medical students, as well as all those who wish to broaden their knowledge in the allied field..

Ultra Widefield Imaging of the Retina

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Maria Vittoria Cicinelli + 1 more
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Ultra Widefield Imaging of the Retina explores the significant advances retinal imaging has recently undergone. New imaging modalities, improved image quality, and enhanced analysis techniques have proven valuable tools in the diagnosis and management of retinal diseases. This book provides a comprehensive view of the peripheral retina, enabling better detection of pathology and more accurate assessment of disease progression. It fills the knowledge gap among healthcare professionals regarding the principles, procedural aspects, and clinical applications of these innovations. "Ultra Widefield Retinal Imaging" serves as a resource for clinicians and researchers to stay up to date in this rapidly evolving field. "Ultra Widefield Retinal Imaging" provides the entire scope of what one could hope to find in a book on this topic. Beginning with basic anatomy and physiology of the retina, it goes on to provide a thorough introduction to the technical aspects of ultra widefield retinal imaging, so that the reader develops a strong grounding in the discipline’s central tenets. Those seeking in-depth information on imaging and treatment of vascular chorioretinal disorders, inflammatory disorders and chorioretinal tumors will find it here. Lastly, this book provides the curious with a view toward future trends and developments on the horizon. "Ultra Widefield Imaging of the Retina" is an ideal resource for those desiring to further their knowledge of these bourgeoning techniques, or to learn about them for the first time.

Osmolytes and Intrinsically Disordered Proteins: From functional regulation to disease pathogenesis

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 211
  • February 1, 2025
  • Tanveer Ali Dar + 2 more
  • English
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Osmolytes and Intrinsically Disordered Proteins: From Functional Regulation to Disease Pathogenesis delves into the fascinating interplay between osmolytes and intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs), exploring their pivotal roles in cellular function and disease mechanisms. This comprehensive volume brings together leading experts to present cutting-edge research on how osmolytes regulate functional behavior of IDPs and ensure cellular stability and adaptability under stress conditions. The book also examines the implications of these interactions in various diseases, offering insights into potential therapeutic approaches. Through a blend of theoretical perspectives and experimental findings, this edited collection represents an essential resource for better understanding of the dynamic nature of IDPs and their critical impact on health and disease.

Hormones and Cancer

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 127
  • February 1, 2025
  • Nathan A Berger
  • English
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Vitamins and Hormones series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters. Each chapter is written by an international board of authors.

CRISPR-Cas Systems for RNA and Genome Editing Part A

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 711
  • February 1, 2025
  • Ailong Ke + 1 more
  • English
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CRISPR-Cas systems for RNA and genome editing series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters. Each chapter is written by an international board of authors.

Pharmacological Approaches in Cancer Treatment

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Sadhna Aggarwal
  • English
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Pharmacological Approaches in Cancer Treatment presents an in-depth exploration of pharmacological approaches utilized in cancer treatment. Its overarching theme revolves around understanding the intricate mechanisms and applications of various therapies, ranging from targeted treatments to immunotherapies. Through examination and analysis, the book sheds light on emerging trends and breakthroughs in the field, providing a comprehensive overview of cancer pharmacology. Across its ten chapters, the book covers a wide array of topics, offering insights into targeted therapies, chemotherapy agents, immunotherapy, personalized medicine, combination therapies, drug resistance, novel drug delivery systems, palliative care in oncology, adverse effects of cancer pharmacotherapy, and preclinical studies. Each chapter provides the nuances of its respective subject matter, providing readers with a thorough understanding of the scientific underpinnings and practical applications of cancer pharmacology. Designed to cater to both oncology professionals and patients, Delving into Cancer Pharmacology serves as a valuable resource for enhancing understanding and informing treatment decisions. By synthesising cutting-edge research with practical clinical insights, the book equips readers with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate the complexities of cancer pharmacology. Whether seeking to stay abreast of the latest advancements or seeking guidance on treatment options, readers will find this book to be an indispensable companion in the fight against cancer.