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Environmental Remediation for Agri-Food Industry Using Nanotechnology and Sustainable Strategies

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Predrag Putnik + 1 more
  • English
  • Paperback
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Environmental Remediation in Agri-Food Industry Using Nanotechnology and Sustainable Strategies presents remediation practices to remove environmental pollutants caused by food manufacturing processes. The book explores AOPs, BiOX photocatalysts, perovskite materials, Zirconium oxide-based nanocomposites, and heterostructured semiconductor nanomaterials. It looks at environmental pollutants from the meat industry, fish production, horticulture, grains and other food manufacturing, and explores remediation of soil, water, and air. Contributors represent expertise from backgrounds in materials chemistry, nanotechnology, environmental chemistry, green technologies, analytical and physical chemistry, and agricultural and food science, providing a multidisciplinary approach for use in industry and public policy toward solving food security and environmental issues.

Plant Functional Traits

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Manoj Kumar + 2 more
  • English
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Plant Function Traits: Linking Climate and Ecosystem Functioning, part of the Plant Biology, Sustainability and Climate Change series, presents a wholistic understanding of Plant Functional Traits. As global climate change advances, natural resources are facing increasing survival challenges, hence this book directly addresses that need, exploring the morphological, physiological, and phenological properties of a plant that can be used as a proxy to understand plant environment interactions. Users will find great illustrations throughout individual chapters, along with case studies that demonstrate applications of functional traits in classifying vegetation of a region into distinct type groups as Plant Functional Types (PFTs).Additional information includes applications in the development of new generation of Dynamic Global Vegetation Model (DGVM) and an understanding of the response of vegetation to changing environments.

Bioactive Polyphenols for Health and Pathology Treatment

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Antonio Segura Carretero + 2 more
  • English
  • Paperback
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Bioactive Polyphenols for Health and Pathology Treatment summarizes the role of polyphenols on physiological function, organs, and disease. Presenting preclinical animal studies and clinical assays, the book explores how herb extracts affect cardiovascular, cognitive, and immunological health and their action on obesity, cancer, digestion, blood pressure, diabetes, mood, and on the skin and eyes. The book begins with the biological properties and pathways of polyphenols, their bioavailability, phytochemistry, and finally, their pharmacological action. The book closes exploring the processing and production of polyphenols within functional foods and as nutraceuticals.Written by a team of experts in the field, the book explores the most up-to-date research on plant polyphenols from different point of views which are appealing for many professionals, academics, nutritionists, and researchers working in this field.

Microbial Applications of Nitrifiers and Denitrifiers in Industrial Wastewater Treatment

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Maulin P. Shah + 2 more
  • English
  • Paperback
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Microbial Applications of Nitrifiers and Denitrifiers in Industrial Wastewater Treatment describes the biotechnological processes (nitrification, oxidation and denitrification) to remove ammonia from wastewater, protecting the environment and human health. With a strong focus on methodologies the book examines the unexplored part of the biological nitric cycle.The book describes the microbiology and biotechnological applications of the nitrification and denitrification process and gives further insight into those processes. The book outlines recent advances, mainstream and unconventional applications, strategy, and future prospects of nitrification-denitrification process. It also systematically summarizes up-to-date studies on the effect of various operational factors on the nitrogen removal performance along with reactor types, mode of operation (batch or continuous), and cultured anammox bacterial species.This book is a valuable resource for researchers in applied microbiology, biotechnology, biochemistry, environmental science, and all those who wish to broaden their knowledge in the field.

A History of Angiogenesis

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Gianfranco Natale + 2 more
  • English
  • Paperback
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A History of Angiogenesis: Discoveries, Research and the Therapeutic Potential presents a recent history of the discoveries in the angiogenic field that contribute very widely to the development of the anatomical knowledge of the process, the experimental models, and the new pharmacological approaches in different angiogenesis-related diseases. The book’s authors are from various key institutions and will deliver well-structured and well-designed chapters. The systematic presented information and knowledge will surely aid consistency and continuity. The multifaceted book is enriched with deep scientific contents. Each chapter will clearly define the historical steps, the emerging role during the years of new morphological findings, molecular pathways, and targets. Focus will be imparted on key challenges associated and the future directions.The history of angiogenesis research is an intriguing tool for discovering the answers to a wide array of queries arising in the biological and medical world. The scientist and students in the modern world need to understand how the angiogenic field reached the contemporary standard of knowledge which is associated with diverse benefit in the management of angiogenesis-related diseases. As a resource, this book will skilfully integrate all the key aspects related to angiogenesis and will be of immense help to the students, researchers, and industrial persons to explore the last two decades of angiogenesis discoveries and research.

Emerging Green Processing Technologies for Beverages

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Roji Waghmare + 1 more
  • English
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Developments in Food Quality and Safety Series is the most up-to-date resource covering trend topics such as Advances in the analysis of toxic compounds and control of food poisoning; Food fraud, traceability and authenticity; Revalorization of agrifood industry; Natural antimicrobial compounds and application to improve the preservation of food; Non-thermal processing technologies in the food industry; Nanotechnology in food production; and Intelligent packaging and sensors for food applications.Volume 7, “Emerging Green Processing Technologies for Beverages”, covers the fundamentals and recent trends in the processing of different beverages such as herbal beverages, fresh produce-based beverages and dairy beverages. The book covers a broad range of beverage to enhance knowledge in quality retention and shelf life extension. It summarizes the influence of these green technologies on nutritional quality, microbial safety and physico-chemical characteristics of beverages.The series is edited by Dr. José Manuel Lorenzo and authored by a team of global experts in the fields of Food Quality and Safety, providing comprehensive knowledge to food industry personals and scientists.

The Heart and Vascular System

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Ramachandran S. Vasan + 1 more
  • English
  • Hardback
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Heart disease is the leading cause of death, accounting for over 16% of global deaths since 2000, according to the World Health Organization. Now more than ever, it is crucial that students and professionals are equipped with the information to advance research and improve patient outcomes in cardiovascular medicine. The Heart and Vascular System: An Encyclopedia brings together foundational and advanced knowledge of the cardiovascular system into one comprehensive, succinct resource for students, instructors, researchers (basic, clinical, and population sciences), and clinicians across biomedical and medical sciences.With over 250 articles written and edited by top experts in the field, this book is the most reputable, easily searchable, digital and e-accessible resource on the heart and vascular system.

Tendon Regeneration

  • 2nd Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Manuela E. Gomes + 5 more
  • English
  • Paperback
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Tendon Regeneration: Understanding Tissue Physiology and Development to Engineer Functional Substitutes was the first book to highlight the multi-disciplinary nature of this specialized field and the importance of collaboration between medical and engineering laboratories in the development of tissue-oriented products for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine (TERM) strategies.Beginning with a foundation in developmental biology, the book explores physiology, pathology, and surgical reconstruction, providing guidance on biological approaches that enhances tendon regeneration practices. Contributions from scientists, clinicians, and engineers who are the leading figures in their respective field’s present recent findings in tendon stem cells, cell therapies, and scaffold treatments, as well as examples of pre-clinical models for translational therapies and a view of the future of the field.New coverage will include signaling pathways for tendon development, molecular mechanisms of tendinopathy, inflammation contribution to healing and pathology of tendons, tendon aging and degeneration, tendon models, and translational studies for tendon regenerative medicine.

Medical and Health Genomics of South Asia

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Dhavendra Kumar + 1 more
  • English
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Medical and Health Genomics of South Asia, a new volume in the Genomic and Precision Medicine in Clinical Practice series, offers a thorough discussion of medical genomics as applied across South Asian nations, from India to Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal, as well as in South Asian populations abroad. Here, global chapter authors consider genomic variation and the population heterogeneity of genetic, infectious, and lifestyle diseases in South Asia, along with successful modes of population health management for these inherited disorders and other applications of clinical genomics for improved individual health in the region.Adopting an applied approach, this book first reviews basic genomic models and population study formats, as well as the anthropological and genetic history of South Asia. The following sections examine genomic epidemiology and population health in the South Asian context; examples of genomic medicine's use in combating major health challenges in the region; genomic healthcare infrastructure; and related social, ethical, legal, and economic aspects central to impactful genomic medicine.

Cheese

  • 5th Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Paul L.H. McSweeney + 3 more
  • English
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Cheese: Chemistry, Physics and Microbiology, Fifth Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the chemical, biochemical, microbiological, and physico-chemical aspects of cheese, taking the reader from the rennet and acid coagulation of milk to the role of cheese and related foods in addressing public health issues. This updated revision, the most comprehensive work on the science of cheese, addresses the basic definition of cheese, along with the diverse factors that affect its quality. Understanding these fermented milk-based food products is vital to a global audience.Divided in two volumes, this book contains by far the most comprehensive coverage of the scientific aspects of this important dairy product, covering all aspects of cheese manufacture and ripening from the standpoint of basic science (vol 1). In addition, coverage is included of all major families of cheese (vol 2).