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Yarrowia Lipolytica Yeast

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Mohamed Koubaa + 2 more
  • English
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Yarrowia Lipolytica Yeast: From Metabolic Engineering to Biotechnological Applications gathers all the information about the genetics, uses, extraction, purification, and applications of this non-conventional yeast, not just focusing on the genetics and metabolic engineering, nor on the biotechnological applications.Composed of 10 chapters, the title covers the genetic modifications and the techniques used to genetically modify Y. Lipolytica, the fermentation conditions, the various media used in biotechnological applications, and all the value-added compounds that can be produced. In addition to the downstream processing of these biomolecules, namely their extraction and purification. Edited by the most renowned researchers of this yeast, this book is of great interest to industries that are either working on biofuel production or searching for environmentally friendly and natural alternatives for their chemically produced value-added compounds.

Grapevine

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 113
  • February 1, 2025
  • Paula Filomena Martins Lopes
  • English
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Grapevine: Added-Value and Applications, Volume 111 in the Advances in Botanical Research series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on exciting and timely topics such as Biorefinery based bioproducts and future prospective of vineyard and winery waste, Side-streams of wine industry: insights and learned lessons for making real the vision of reliable pharmacological applications, Grapevine as a natural resource in the cosmetic industry, Biology of the main grapevine viruses and their effects on vine growth, yield, and grape chemical composition, Table grapes: Health implications and approaches to improve the quality during the cultivation, and more.Additional sections cover topics such as Controlling authenticity throughout the wine production chain and Wine consumption versus health: the dilemma.

Cancer Theranostics

  • 2nd Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Xiaoyuan Chen + 2 more
  • English
  • Hardback
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Cancer Theranostics, Second Edition provide updates on new molecular imaging probes and techniques for early detection of cancer and describes molecular imaging-guided cancer therapy. Discussions also include nanoplatforms, incorporating both cancer imaging and therapeutic components, as well as clinical translation and future perspectives. New to this edition is the inclusion of recent developments and a streamlined structure that leads the reader through the content more intuitively, from problem to solution. More illustrations of different forms of cancer theranostics​ are included, and this edition also contains completely new content on DNA and RNA theranostics. In addition, new case studies are featured.This new edition is published in time to meet the needs of medical researchers in a comprehensive manner, encompassing diagnostics, in vivo imaging and its use for image-guided therapy, and a variety of other miscellaneous subjects. This book is a must-have for all research scientists, medical physicists, and physician scientists in cancer experimental therapeutics and molecular imaging.

The Resistance of Cervical Cancer to Chemotherapy and its Reversal

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • S. Muthusami
  • English
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The Resistance of Cervical Cancer to Chemotherapy and its Reversal provides a holistic understanding of cervical cancer development, immune-evading mechanisms of HPV, immunotherapies available, methods to study cervical cancer and the development of newer drugs. Content shows the involvement of signaling pathways during chemoresistance in cervical cancer, the involvement of genes in drug resistance, and introduces long noncoding RNAs as novel biomarkers.In 10 chapters, this book first provides an introduction and history of cervical cancer; next, it discusses the influence of viruses on cervical cancer and finally, it describes therapies to overcome chemotherapy resistance in cervical cancer. This is the perfect reference to provide the fundamental base of knowledge needed for oncologists, pharmacologists, translational investigators, immunotherapists, scientists, and clinicians interested in building a comprehensive understanding of the field.

Lipids in Pulmonary Drug Delivery

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Md Faiyazuddin + 3 more
  • English
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Lipid in Pulmonary Drug Delivery explores the most recent advancements, strategies, and state-of-the-art technological progress in the development of lipid-based nanocarriers for pulmonary administration.This book presents wide coverage of the various lipid-based nano-drug carriers such as liposomes, solid lipid nanoparticles, and nanoemulsions intended for the administration of drugs through the pulmonary route to treat different conditions. It also includes a general description of the formulation aspects of various lipid-based drug delivery vehicles, post-production processing, biofate aspects with special emphasis on the pulmonary microenvironment. The authors include an update on the clinical status of the potential lipid nanocarriers used for effective management of the pulmonary related diseases.Written in a technical way covering the latest advancements in lipid-based drug delivery for pulmonary administration, Lipid & Pulmonary Drug Delivery: Lipid-Based Nanomedicines for Pulmonary Drug Delivery is a useful reference for researchers, scientists, graduate, and postgraduate students working or planning on starting research in the field of lipid-based nano-drug pulmonary delivery platforms.

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.

Applications in Microwave Processing

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Olalere Olusegun Abayomi + 5 more
  • English
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Applications in Microwave Processing: Expanding the Scope beyond Cooking, Benefits and Risks provides a comprehensive guide on the principles and recent interest in microwave technology, along with its cross-disciplinary applications. Divided into two sections, the first one discusses the foundation of the principle, emerging applications, and recent interest in microwave technology. The second section explores the cross-discipline applications of microwave technology in different fields, which include bioactive extraction, clinical thermo-therapy, polymer processing, catalytic pyrolysis, thermal sterilization, biopharmaceuticals, wastewater treatment, drying process, mineral processing, and in biological process.Overall, this title discusses the drawback of microwave assisted technology, scalability concerns and outlook. Edited by a team of experts in the field, this book is a great asset for all researchers, Industrial expert, Biotechnologist and all interested in optimal management and usage of microwaves.

"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.

CRISPR for Climate-Smart and Sustainable Agriculture

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Jen-Tsung Chen
  • English
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CRISPR for Climate-Smart Sustainable Agriculture: GPMFA series volume summarizes the current achievement of genome editing technology in plants involving food and energy crops. It presents methods and applications of CRISPR tools for obtaining climate-smart and stress-tolerance crops to face biotic and abiotic stressors in the scenario of climate change.CRISPR is an emerging and fast-upgrading crucial technology for the research field of plant physiology, plant molecular biology, and crop breeding. It benefits climate-smart and sustainable agriculture by achieving climate resilience, stress tolerance, and high yield. Organized by specific plant challenge, the book presents expert insights from around the globe providing updated knowledge of CRISPR with an emphasis on facing climate change and supporting sustainable agriculture.This book will be valuable for researchers, academics and advanced level students seeking to understand and advance the use of CRISPR technologies toward the UN SDGs and the Paris Climate Agreement.