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Handbook of Sourdough Microbiota and Fermentation

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Fatih Ozogul + 2 more
  • English
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Handbook of Sourdough Microbiota and Fermentation: Food Safety, Health Benefits, and Product Development links the cereal and sourdough-based microorganisms, fermentations and microbial metabolites with food hygiene and safety, functional and health promoting properties, and their potential interest to be employed in the agro-food sector and beyond. Structured in a way that provides the latest findings and most recent approaches and trends on sourdough this book also emphasizes the biotechnological aspects, such as fermentation, food processing and the use of beneficial microorganisms and their metabolites in different ways and in different industries. Written by experts from a multidisciplinary perspective, this book is a remarkable reference to a wide range of audiences with different backgrounds, from academics and researchers in food science to industrial food engineers and technicians, food plant managers, and new product and processing developers/managers in food packaging and preservation.

Ocular Aging

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Marcus Ang + 2 more
  • English
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Ocular Aging: Impact on the Eye provides an integrated description of the latest research findings on aging affecting ocular structures, discussing clinical characteristics of several sight-threatening disorders with detailed descriptions of clinical features and therapeutic options. Written by experts, each chapter covers the impacts of aging on specific ocular structures and integrates this information with the most common ocular disorders that are significantly dependent on age. This unique approach makes this book an invaluable source of reference for researchers interested on the latest research findings and ophthalmologists looking for a description of clinical features and therapeutic options for several age-related disorders.

Carbon Nanotubes in Agriculture

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Manzer H. Siddiqui + 2 more
  • English
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Carbon Nanotubes in Agriculture: Specifications and Applications presents overviews the beneficial roles of carbon nano-tubes (CNT) in regulation of seed germination, plant metabolism and their applications in plant stress management. In light of current climate change trends, CNT-assisted crop yield is likely to play a significant role in improving plant health, enhancing root growth, and improved tolerance in plants to a number of abiotic and biotic stresses. Primarily targeted towards scientists and researchers in nanotechnology, nano-agriculture, nanomaterial-assisted crop improvement, as well as plant stress tolerance, plant biotechnology and crop yield, this book is the first to focus on this important topic.

Lifestyle Epigenomics

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Ana B Crujeiras
  • English
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Lifestyle Epigenomics, a new volume in the Translational Epigenetics series, comprehensively details the interplay between lifestyle factors and epigenetic modifications associated with the onset of noncommunicable diseases and aging, shedding light on potential preventive and therapeutic strategies for disease from an epigenomics perspective. Here, more than 35 international experts in the field consider how lifestyle choices or habits can condition or prevent disease, along with tools for new research, from bioinformatics methodology to non-invasive sampling.Early, foundational chapters are followed by all-inclusive sections on epigenetic machinery in health and disease; dietary factors and epigenetics; adiposity and physical activity and epigenetics; psychological stress, social environment, toxins and contaminants exposure effects on epigenetics; and transgenerational and childhood epigenetics. To support understanding, each chapter includes a summary and key points lists, terms and definition, as well as research case studies outlining core components of recent studies, detailing their conditions, research techniques involved, and outcomes.

Nanosensors in Healthcare Diagnostics

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Abhinay Sharma + 3 more
  • English
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Nanosensors in Healthcare Diagnostics examines the role of nanosensors in clinical microbiology, their utilization in point-of-care sensing, and their application in clinical diagnostics.The book addresses the concept of nanosensors and their utilization in healthcare diagnostics. It covers the principles and mechanisms involved in the nanosensor-based diagnostics platforms and discusses various approaches and techniques used in preparation of nanosensors as well as the application of nanosensors in clinical diagnostics and their significance. This book will be a useful reference for researchers, graduate students, and industry professionals studying nanosensors in biological and medical sciences.

Osteomyelitis and Discitis of the Spine

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Dia R Halalmeh + 1 more
  • English
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Osteomyelitis and Discitis of the Spine: A Guide for the Management of Infectious Etiology of the Vertebral Column and Neurological Components examines these spinal conditions and provides readers with the most appropriate management plans, including surgical treatment together with its indications. This book guides spine neurosurgeons and others when choosing the optimal surgical approach for their patients, shedding light on current advances in surgical techniques used in the management of vertebral osteomyelitis and discitis, particularly minimally invasive spine approaches.With authors representing diverse specialties, chapters reflect current clinical and surgical practice and discuss pathophysiology and pain management and rehabilitation. The book begins with related anatomy and extends to post-management rehabilitation and pain control, including a chapter dedicated to pediatric patients and their differing causative organisms, etiology, diagnostic modalities, and pathophysiology. This reference will provide increased awareness of potential spinal infection, facilitating multidisciplinary management plans, improving patient safety and outcomes, and enabling early intervention alternatives that improve patient outcomes and long-term quality of life.

Advancements in Nanotechnology for Food and Packaging

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Tabli Ghosh + 2 more
  • English
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Advancements in Nanotechnology for Food and Packaging explores current trends, advances and associated challenges of the applications of nanotechnology in the food sectors, such as the fabrication and characterization of functional food, developments and shelf-life extension. This book is organized into 16 chapters that cover the main concepts related to the use of nanotechnology in food processing, packaging and monitoring. Coverage includes food functionalization, quality management and control, food sensory, membrane filtration technology, nanotechnology-based sensors, sustainable packaging, regulatory aspects, and much more.This book an essential resource for materials and food scientists, technologists, researchers, academics and professionals working in nanotechnology and food science.

Biofuels and Sustainability

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Daochen Zhu + 2 more
  • English
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Biofuels and Sustainability: Life-cycle Assessments, System Biology, Policies, and Emerging Technologies presents the current progress and challenges related to the sustainability of biofuels. Addressing a wide range of issues, the book examines the methods and technologies, policies for sustainable biofuels, impacts of advanced fuels, recent advances, and future research prospects. Reflecting new developments, emphasis is given to new biological/biochemical approaches that offer the most efficient, cost-effective, and sustainable strategies for biofuel production.Divided into five parts, the first provides an overview of biofuels, the need for alternate fuels, carbon footprints, life cycle assessments, environmental aspects, various generations of biofuels, biofuel production from lignocellulosic material, and artificial intelligence in biofuel production. Part 2 examines the various methods and technologies for biofuels production, with case studies from the USA, UK, and Brazil. Part 3 explores the policies for sustainable biofuels, including current standards, with applications from the USA, European Union, Asia, and Africa. Part 4 analyses the impacts of advanced fuels in the decarbonization of transport, climate change mitigation, sustainable agriculture, and water resources, with perspectives from developed and developing countries. Finally, Part 5 critically reviews the recent advances and future research prospects related to termites, insects, metabolic engineering, microorganisms, and bioreactors.

Epigenetic Regulation of Cancer-Part C

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 389
  • October 1, 2024
  • Sheila Spada + 1 more
  • English
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Epigenetic Regulation of Cancer, Part C, Volume 389 in the International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on a variety of hot topics, including Epigenetic biomarkers in breast cancer, Contribution of epigenetics to virus-driven cancer, Cancer metabolism and epigenetics, Technologies for epigenome editing, Epigenetics and cancer stemness, Epigenetic modifications in obesity-associated cancers, Epigenetics in cf microRNA in blood of solid tumors, Integrative analysis of transcriptome, chromatin accessibility, cell surface antigen in single cell level for AML, and more.Additional chapters cover Epigenetics in lung cancer, Gene Regulatory Mechanisms underlying therapy resistance in Cancer, Role of miRNAs as epigenetic regulators of immune checkpoints in cancer immunity, Epigenetic contributions to Acute myeloid leukemia (AML), Contribution of epigenetics to chemoresistance, Epigenetic contribution to the relationship between obesity and cancer, and Epigenetic regulation in ovarian cancer.

Rehabilitation Robotics and Healthcare Devices

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Manuel Cardona
  • English
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Rehabilitation Robotics and Healthcare Devices presents cutting-edge topics in rehabilitation robotics and healthcare devices, covering basic concepts and providing readers with enough information to solve various practical problems. The book proves to be an excellent source to study the different emerging paradigms in rehabilitation robotics and healthcare areas, including related technologies such as sensors, wearable devices, internet of medical things, big data, machine learning for eHealth, edible sensors, robots in medicine, and exoskeleton robots for rehabilitation.