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Polymers for Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Applications

  • 1st Edition
  • January 16, 2024
  • Vandana Patravale + 2 more
  • English
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Polymers for Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Applications: Fundamentals, Selection, and Preparation supports the successful selection, design, and development of polymers with the required properties and performance for a range of advanced pharmaceutical and biomedical applications. The book begins by introducing polymers for pharmaceutical and biomedical applications, examining classification, basic properties, structures, and grades. This is followed by in-depth chapters on synthesis and modification, characterization techniques, and dissolution and solubility of polymers for pharmaceutical applications. Key applications are highlighted, with chapters explaining the preparation of polymers for conventional dosage, modified drug delivery, conjugates, advanced drug and gene delivery, medical devices, pharmaceutical packaging, and more. Throughout the book, the aim is to provide accessible, step-by-step coverage supported by diagrams and case studies. This is a valuable resource for all those who are newly approaching the field of polymers and product development for pharmaceutical and biomedical applications. This includes researchers and advanced students across polymer science, pharmaceutical science, biomaterials, biomedicine, healthcare, and chemistry, and scientists and R&D professionals in an industrial setting.

Safe Major Hepatectomy after Preoperative Liver Regeneration

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  • January 16, 2024
  • Yoshihiro Sakamoto + 1 more
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Safe Major Hepatectomy After Preoperative Liver Regeneration: Preoperative PVE, Two-Stage Hepatectomy, ALPPS and Hepatic Vein Deprivation provides both history and recent topics of major hepatectomy after liver regeneration—as well as the basic background of liver regeneration—allowing liver surgeons, general surgeons, and hepatologists to increase the safety of major hepatectomy in patients suffering from advanced liver disease. This reference provides importance guidance to cutting edge topics, including the molecular mechanism of liver regeneration after preoperative portal vein embolization (PVE), two-stage hepatectomy, associating liver partition and portal vein occlusion for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) and results of hepatic vein occlusion.The mortality rate after major hepatectomies is high worldwide and there is a need to establish a strategy for safe major hepatectomies, and hepatectomy after preoperative liver regeneration is a key process to prevent posthepatectomy liver failure (PHLF).

Microbiome-Assisted Bioremediation

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  • January 15, 2024
  • Javid A. Parray + 1 more
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Microbiome-Assisted Bioremediation: Rehabilitating Agricultural Soils provides a complete reference on the opportunities, technologies, and challenges of remediating contaminated soils through use of microbial means. Environmental pollution and human exposure associated with heavy metals are attributed to anthropogenic activities such as mining, industrial wastes, and metal containing compounds in domestic and agricultural systems. Addressing the foundational aspects of microbe-based approaches, this book provides a valuable gateway resource for those entering the field, as well as providing in-depth insights into the various tools and techniques for real-world application.Microbial remediation has appeared as a promising approach to lessen the heavy metal concentration in the environment due to their sequestration and transforming ability of xenobiotic compounds. Microbial bioremediation is an efficient, economical, and environmentally-friendly procedure that reduces the cost of the cleanup process associated with heavy and toxic metal contamination.

Advances in Clinical Chemistry

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 118
  • January 15, 2024
  • Gregory S. Makowski
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Advances in Clinical Chemistry, Volume 118, the latest installment in this internationally acclaimed series, contains chapters authored by world-renowned clinical laboratory scientists, physicians and research scientists. The serial discusses the latest and most up-to-date technologies related to the field of clinical chemistry, including chapters on Advances in Endotoxin Analysis, Molecular biology of SARS-CoV-2 and techniques of diagnosis and surveillance, Osteopontin in Cancer, Gastrointestinal Hormones: History, Biology, and Measurement, Natriuretic Peptide Testing Strategies in Heart Failure: a 2023 Update, and Defining Allowable Total Error Limits in the Clinical Laboratory.

Next-Generation Smart Biosensing

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  • January 14, 2024
  • Kamil Reza Khondakar + 1 more
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Next-Generation Smart Biosensing: Nano-Platforms, Nano-Microfluidics Interfaces, and Emerging Applications of Quantum Sensing provides broad multidisciplinary coverage of innovative quantum sensing technologies suitable to industries in the engineering, biomedical, healthcare and environmental sectors. Sections discuss emerging quantum sensing and with an introduction to microfluidic devices, smart sensors, the role of nanotechnology, smart sensing, and the role of quantum technology and artificial intelligence for nano-enabled microfluidics. Sensing technologies and nano-enabled microfluidics and their biomedical and industrial applications are explored. This will be a useful resource for those in research and industry interested in biotechnology, nanotechnology, sensing technology and their applications in multidisciplinary fields.

Nanofertilizer Delivery, Effects and Application Methods

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  • January 13, 2024
  • Kamel A Abd-Elsalam
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Nanofertilizer Delivery, Effects and Application Methods explores the science of nutrient nanoformulation, a potential tool toward sustainable and climate-sensitive crops. The book discusses the potential agricultural benefits of nanofertilizers, from coverage of their formulation and delivery, to application, plant uptake, translocation, and destiny, and their overall effect on plant physiology and metabolism. As the widespread use of chemical fertilizers has been shown to causes significant damage to soil structure, mineral cycles, soil microbial flora, plants, and create human health risk, both immediately and for future generations, this book elucidates on the latest findings.According to recent studies, through environmental cues and biological demands, nano-fertilizers can respond to specifical challenges and boost agricultural yield by increasing the rate of seed germination, seedling growth, photosynthetic activity, nitrogen metabolism, and carbohydrate and protein synthesis. This book is ideal for researchers in industry and academia.

Computational Biology for Stem Cell Research

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  • January 12, 2024
  • Pawan Raghav + 3 more
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Computational Biology for Stem Cell Research seamlessly bridges the gap between the worlds of biomedical sciences and in silico computational methods. This book serves as a valuable resource for researchers and students, enabling them to grasp and delve into the intricacies of hematopoietic Stem Cells (HSCs) and mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) through the lens of computational biology. This perspective sheds light on stem cell transplantation, translational research, and unique properties of stem cells like self-renewal and differentiation. In addition to introducing readers to stem cell-focused bioinformatics tools, this resource offers a clear pathway for effortlessly merging in silico methods with traditional in vitro and in vivo approaches.Computational Biology for Stem Cell Research combines science and technology to showcase how computational methods transform stem cell research by reducing costs and enhancing investigations. The chapters uncover various approaches, from machine learning to genome analysis, for studying networks, protein interactions, dynamics, and the preprocessing of large datasets. The book aims to give readers a broad view of the advanced computational tools and methods extensively employed in stem cell research. Additionally, the book emphasizes the ongoing studies and tools yet to be developed for furthering stem cell research.

The Art of 2D Transesophageal Echocardiography

  • 1st Edition
  • January 12, 2024
  • Osama A. Khalil + 1 more
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The Art of 2D Transesophageal Echocardiography provides in a practical and systematic way an overview of basic concepts and state of-the-art techniques in transesophageal echocardiography. It summarizes established application, provides hundreds of real-time videos of various cardiac diseases that expand the knowledge of every cardiologist, intensivist, and cardiovascular physicians in their daily practice of transesophageal echocardiography.

Nanomedicine in Cancer Immunotherapy

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  • January 11, 2024
  • Prashant Kesharwani
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Nanomedicine in Cancer Immunotherapy bridges the two disciplines of nanotechnology and immunology, summarizing the latest research into novel cancer treatments, often personalized to the patient. The book covers a wide range of nanomaterial types for use in cancer immunotherapy, including hydrogel, lipid, exosome, gold and peptide nanoparticles. The preparation, application, pros and cons of each nanomaterial class is reviewed, helping the reader understand the potential for each to tailor their own selections. Nanovaccines are also covered, along with a clinical evaluation and market analysis of nanomedicines for immunotherapy, offering an important clinical and commercial overview of this rapidly developing field.This book is an interesting reference for those working in the fields of nanotechnology, immunology, and cancer therapeutics, as well as clinicians with an interest in novel nano-based cancer treatments.

Advances in Protein Chemistry and Structural Biology

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  • Volume 138
  • January 11, 2024
  • Rossen Donev
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Advances in Protein Chemistry and Structural Biology, Volume 138 covers reviews of methodology and research in all aspects of protein chemistry, including purification/expression, proteomics, modeling and structural determination and design. Chapters in this release include Proteomic Applications in Identifying Protein-Protein Interactions, Understanding functions of eEF1 translation elongation factors beyond translation. A proteomic approach, Proteomics provides insights into theranostic potential of extracellular vesicles, Towards a shareable functional analysis of the structural proteome, Functional unfoldomics, In-silico Network Pharmacology Study on Glycyrrhiza glabra: Analyzing the Immune-Boosting phytochemical properties of Siddha Medicinal Plant against COVID-19, and more.Other chapters cover In silico Network Pharmacology Analysis and Molecular Docking Validation of Swasa Kudori for Screening Druggable Phytoconstituents of Asthma, Proteomics and Genomics Insights on Malignant Osteosarcoma, Application of functional proteomics in understanding RNA Virus-Mediated Infection, Biofilm proteome of Staphylococcus aureus: implications for therapeutic interventions to biofilm-associated infections, A computational pipeline elucidating functions of conserved hypothetical Trypanosoma cruzi proteins based on public proteomic data, Functional Proteomics based on Protein Microarray Technology for Biomedical Research, and an Analysis of endoglucanases production using proteomics and metatranscriptomics.