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Protein Purification: Principles and Trends
Protein Purification: Principles and Trends

ISBN: 978-1-922227-40-9
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Proteins are biochemical compounds consisting of one or more polypeptides. A polypeptide is a single linear polymer chain of amino acids bonded together by peptide bonds between the carboxyl and amino groups of adjacent amino acid residues. Protein purification is the process of isolating a few proteins from a complex mixture, such as a cell or a tissue. It is an important step for identifying functions, structures or interactions of the protein of interest. Protein Purification: Principles and Trends discusses several current and important issues related to protein purification.


Breeding and Genetic Engineering: The Biology and Biotechnology Research
Breeding and Genetic Engineering: The Biology and Biotechnology Research

ISBN: 978-1-922227-355
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Since the first genetically modified crop plant was produced in 1982, the discovery and improvement of plants and crops species based on breeding and genetic engineering has never been stopped. This book focuses on various aspects of plants genetics and plant breeding, molecular biology crop reproduction, soils and plant nutrition, and environmental related issues. It does not only highlights the current research issues in the area of biology but also the development issues of plants and crops in biotechnology. This book is recommended for experts in the field of botany, agriculture, and genetics.


Epidemiology II: Theory, Research and Practice
Epidemiology II: Theory, Research and Practice

ISBN: 978-1-922227-76-8
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Protein Purification and Analysis III: Methods and Applications
Protein Purification and Analysis III: Methods and Applications

ISBN: 978-1-922227-65-2
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Proteins are biochemical compounds consisting of one or more polypeptides typically folded into a globular or fibrous form, facilitating a biological function. A polypeptide is a single linear polymer chain of amino acids bonded together by peptide bonds between the carboxyl and amino groups of adjacent amino acid residues. The sequence of amino acids in a protein is defined by the sequence of a gene, which is encoded in the genetic code. The complexity and sheer number of proteins in a cell are impediments to identifying proteins of interest or purifying proteins for function and structure analysis. Thus, reducing the complexity of a protein sample or in some cases purifying a protein to homogeneity is necessary. Protein Purification and Analysis discusses varies aspect related to protein analysis. There are totally three volumes. This book is the last volume.


Protein Purification and Analysis II: Methods and Applications
Protein Purification and Analysis II: Methods and Applications

ISBN: 978-1-922227-62-1
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Proteins are biochemical compounds consisting of one or more polypeptides typically folded into a globular or fibrous form, facilitating a biological function. A polypeptide is a single linear polymer chain of amino acids bonded together by peptide bonds between the carboxyl and amino groups of adjacent amino acid residues. The sequence of amino acids in a protein is defined by the sequence of a gene, which is encoded in the genetic code. The complexity and sheer number of proteins in a cell are impediments to identifying proteins of interest or purifying proteins for function and structure analysis. Thus, reducing the complexity of a protein sample or in some cases purifying a protein to homogeneity is necessary. Protein Purification and Analysis discusses varies aspect related to protein analysis. There are totally three volumes. This book is the second volume.


Tuberculosis: A Comprehensive Clinical Reference
Tuberculosis: A Comprehensive Clinical Reference

ISBN: 978-1-922227-94-2
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Tuberculosis is a common, and in many cases lethal, infectious disease caused by various strains of mycobacteria, such as Mycobacterium tuberculosis.Tuberculosis typically attacks the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body. The classic symptoms are a chronic cough with blood-tinged sputum, fever, night sweats, and weight loss. Tuberculosis -- A Comprehensive Clinical Reference serves as a useful reference for individuals working in biomedical laboratories, and for clinical professionals. It provides the latest research you need to know about tuberculosis.


Endocrine Diseases
Endocrine Diseases

ISBN: 978-1-922227-78-2
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Endocrine diseases are disorders of the endocrine system. The branch of medicine associated with endocrine disorders is known as endocrinology. Endocrine disorders can usually be divided into three categories: endocrine gland hyposecretion (leading to hormone deficiency), endocrine gland hypersecretion (leading to hormone excess) and tumours of endocrine glands. Endocrine disorders involve a mixed picture of hyposecretion and hypersecretion. Endocrine Diseases serves as an essential start to master the science and art of clinical practice and is going to discuss endocrine diseases.


Epidemiology I: Theory, Research and Practice
Epidemiology I: Theory, Research and Practice

ISBN: 978-1-922227-82-9
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Epidemiology is the study (or the science of the study) of the patterns, causes, and effects of health and disease conditions in defined populations. Epidemiology has developed into a vibrant scientific discipline that brings together the social and biological sciences, incorporating everything from statistics to the philosophy of science in its aim to study and track the distribution and determinants of health events. Epidemiology I -- Theory, Research and Practice presents the latest epidemiologic principles, concepts and research outcomes as well as the practical uses of epidemiology in public health and in clinical practice.


Protein Purification and Analysis I: Methods and Applications
Protein Purification and Analysis I: Methods and Applications

ISBN: 978-1-477555-057
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Proteins are biochemical compounds consisting of one or more polypeptides typically folded into a globular or fibrous form, facilitating a biological function. A polypeptide is a single linear polymer chain of amino acids bonded together by peptide bonds between the carboxyl and amino groups of adjacent amino acid residues. The sequence of amino acids in a protein is defined by the sequence of a gene, which is encoded in the genetic code. The complexity and sheer number of proteins in a cell are impediments to identifying proteins of interest or purifying proteins for function and structure analysis. Thus, reducing the complexity of a protein sample or in some cases purifying a protein to homogeneity is necessary. Protein Purification and Analysis discusses varies aspect related to protein analysis.


Introduction to Genetics: DNA Methylation, Histone Modification and Gene Regulation
Introduction to Genetics: DNA Methylation, Histone Modification and Gene Regulation

Editor: Jun Wan
ISBN: 978-1-477554-944
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DNA methylation is the modification of DNA molecule, transferring methy group to the 5th position of the cytosine pyrimidine ring. This biochemical process plays a crucial role in many cellular processes of higher organisms. For example, people have found distinct patterns of DNA methylation during cellular differentiation and tissue development. The differential DNA methylation profiles are often associated with gene expression. In addition, DNA methylation reveals genomic imprinting and affects on chromatin remodeling and cellular homeostasis. Such epigenetic modification has also been proven to be involved in nearly all cancer-related signaling pathways. However, the mechanism and process against how DNA methylation regulates gene expression are still not clear. The study of DNA methylation and its regulation on gene expression provides fundamental and new insights into the genetic heritability.


Genomics III: Methods, Techniques and Applications
Genomics III: Methods, Techniques and Applications

ISBN: 978-1-922227-416
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Genomics is the study of the genomes of organisms. The field includes intensive efforts to determine the entire DNA sequence of organisms and fine-scale genetic mapping efforts. It is a discipline in genetics that applies recombinant DNA, DNA sequencing methods, and bioinformatics to sequence, assemble, and analyse the function and structure of genomes. Genomics III - Methods, Techniques and Applications is the last volume of our Genomics series.


Genomics II: Bacteria, Viruses and Metabolic Pathways
Genomics II: Bacteria, Viruses and Metabolic Pathways

ISBN: 978-1-480254-145
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Genomics is the study of the genomes of organisms. The field includes intensive efforts to determine the entire DNA sequence of organisms and fine-scale genetic mapping efforts. It is a discipline in genetics that applies recombinant DNA, DNA sequencing methods, and bioinformatics to sequence, assemble, and analyze the function and structure of genomes. Genomics II - Bacteria, Viruses and Metabolic Pathways is the second volume of our Genomics series. There are totally three volumes in this series.


Genomics I: Humans, Animals and Plants
Genomics I: Humans, Animals and Plants

ISBN: 978-1-477554-913
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Genomics is the study of the genomes of organisms. The field includes intensive efforts to determine the entire DNA sequence of organisms and fine-scale genetic mapping efforts. It is a discipline in genetics that applies recombinant DNA, DNA sequencing methods, and bioinformatics to sequence, assemble, and analyze the function and structure of genomes. Genomics I - Humans, Animals and Plants is the first volume of our Genomics series. There are totally three volumes in this series.


Sequence and Genome Analysis II: Methods and Applications
Sequence and Genome Analysis II: Methods and Applications

Editor: Gabriel Fung
ISBN: 978-1-463789-138
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“Sequence and Genome Analysis II: Methods and Applications” provides a comprehensive review and discussion on the key problems in computational biology. It focuses on computational and statistical principles applied to genomes, and introduces the mathematics and statistics that are crucial for understanding these applications. Major topics includes: detecting and associating protein structural motifs to functions, algorithm for identifying structural motifs, Watson-Crick finite automata, annotating and displaying protein sequence logos, extracting and visualizing anatomic structures from volumetric medical images, outlining computational strategies in developing structurally and functionally optimized models, hydrophobicity, surface-based DNA computing, protein secondary structure prediction and DNA detection.


Sequence and Genome Analysis: Methods and Applications
Sequence and Genome Analysis: Methods and Applications

Editor: Zhongming Zhao
ISBN: 978-1-453753-859
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“Sequence and Genome Analysis: Methods and Applications” provides a comprehensive review and discussion on the key problems in computational biology. It focuses on computational and statistical principles applied to genomes, and introduces the mathematics and statistics that are crucial for understanding these applications. Major topics includes: Photonic DNA computing, knotted proteins problems, mining protein structures, extracting protein-protein interaction from textual data, improving protein-protein interaction in mirrortree method, protein surface modeling and applications, protein electrostatics in hydrogen bond networks, protein side chain packing problem and medical diagnosis in histopathology.


A Practical Guide to Bioinformatics Analysis
A Practical Guide to Bioinformatics Analysis

Editor: Gabriel Fung
ISBN: 978-1-453608-623
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“A Practical Guide to Bioinformatics” begins with discussing how to manage the data archives securely (Chapter 1). Data is one of the major and necessary components for bioinformatics analysis. This chapter gives us an overview of how we can protect our data. Chapter 2 to Chapter 4 discusses what we can do on top of microarray data. Besides microarray data analysis, network analysis is another very important research area. Chapter 5 to Chapter 7 extends the use of microarray data and focuses on network analysis in three different topics, namely, gene regulatory network, fuzzy gene network and metabolic network. Apart from analysis, annotating and browsing gene sequences is an area that we should never ignore. Chapter 8 to Chapter 9 discusses this important area. The rest of the book discusses some interesting and emerging topics in bioinformatics, which includes meiotic recombination hotspots, primer and probe design for genome-wide DNA, single nucleotide polymorphism analysis, gene transcription regulation, and protein-protein interaction network comparison.