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Life sciences: general issues books

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Simulation Algorithms for Computational Systems Biology by Luca Marchetti, Corrado Priami, Vo Hong Thanh Simulation Algorithms for Computational Systems Biology
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Starting from basic simulation algorithms, the book also introduces more advanced techniques that support delays, diffusion in space, or that are based on hybrid simulation strategies.This is a valuable self-contained resource for graduate students and practitioners in computer science, biology...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2017

Intangible Life Functorial Connections in Relational Biology by A.H. Louie Intangible Life Functorial Connections in Relational Biology

This rare publication continues an exploratory journey in relational biology, a study of biology in terms of the organization of networked connections in living systems.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Bats In a World of Echoes by Johan Eklof, Jens Rydell Bats In a World of Echoes
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This comprehensive book about the lives of bats is about a group of peculiar, mythical and fascinating animals. But who are they and how do they lead their lives?The text and exquisite photos give an unsurpassed insight into the world...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Geometric Morphometrics for Biologists A Primer by Miriam Leah (Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA) Zelditch, Donald L. (University of  Swiderski Geometric Morphometrics for Biologists A Primer
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The first edition of Geometric Morphometrics for Biologists has been the primary resource for teaching modern geometric methods of shape analysis to biologists who have a stronger background in biology than in multivariate statistics and matrix algebra. These geometric methods...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

A Systems Biology Approach to Advancing Adverse Outcome Pathways for Risk Assessment by Natalia Garcia-Reyero A Systems Biology Approach to Advancing Adverse Outcome Pathways for Risk Assessment

Within the book, a systems biology approach supplies the tools to infer, link, and quantify the molecular initiating events and the key events and key event relationships leading to adverse outcomes.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/10/2017

The Restless Clock A History of the Centuries-Long Argument Over What Makes Living Things Tick by Jessica Riskin The Restless Clock A History of the Centuries-Long Argument Over What Makes Living Things Tick

Today, a scientific explanation is not meant to ascribe agency to natural phenomena: we would not say a rock falls because it seeks the center of the earth. Even for living things, in the natural sciences and often in the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/10/2017

In Vitro Toxicology by Alok (Director, Institute of Life Sciences, Ahmedabad University, Gujarat, India; Senior Principal Scientist, CSIR-Indi Dhawan In Vitro Toxicology
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In Vitro Toxicology details the protocols and methods of in vitro testing, highlighting the usefulness of models, methods and the cost-effectiveness and reproducibility of such methodologies. The current approaches and strategies required to develop an easy, reliable, validated and high...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

Mechanics of Biological Systems, Materials and other topics in Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Volume 4 Proceedings of the 2017 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics by Pablo Zavattieri Mechanics of Biological Systems, Materials and other topics in Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Volume 4 Proceedings of the 2017 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics

Mechanics of Biological Systems, Materials and other topics in Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Volume 4 of the Proceedings of the 2017 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, the fourth volume of nine from the Conference, brings...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

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Scientific Peer Review Guidelines for Informative Peer Review by J. Matthias Starck Scientific Peer Review Guidelines for Informative Peer Review

It is built on a succinct analysis how science works, how science is communicated and how science is published. The author presents a critical discussion of different peer review procedures and their alternatives, explains ethical guidelines as well as the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/11/2017

A Manual of Essential Tools and Opportunities in Research by Karthik (Senior Resident, Jawaharlal Institutes of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducher Balachandran A Manual of Essential Tools and Opportunities in Research
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A Manual of Essential Tools and Opportunities in Research outlines the steps necessary to conduct research and successfully complete it. This useful guide focuses on practical considerations, rather than theory alone, and covers the whole gamut of the research process....
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

DNA Sequencing Data Analysis and Genetic Variant Detection by Feng Zeng DNA Sequencing Data Analysis and Genetic Variant Detection

This thesis addresses practical data quality and variant detection issues regarding research on next-generation DNA sequencing. It develops for the first time a hidden Markov model (HMM) to describe the error pattern and data generation of next-generation DNA sequencers. Further,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/01/2018

Plastid Genome Evolution by Shu-Miaw (Distinguished Research Fellow and Director in the Biodiversity Research Center (BRC), Academia Sinica, Taiwan a Chaw Plastid Genome Evolution
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Plastid Genome Evolution, Volume 85 provides a summary of recent research on plastid genome variation and evolution across photosynthetic organisms. It covers topics ranging from the causes and consequences of genomic changes, to the phylogenetic utility of plastomes for resolving...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2018

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Automation Solutions for Analytical Measurements Concepts and Applications by Heidi Fleischer, Kerstin Thurow Automation Solutions for Analytical Measurements Concepts and Applications
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The first book dedicated specifically to automated sample preparation and analytical measurements, this timely and systematic overview not only covers biological applications, but also environmental measuring technology, drug discovery, and quality assurance.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

Academic & Scientific Poster Presentation A Modern Comprehensive Guide by Nicholas Rowe Academic & Scientific Poster Presentation A Modern Comprehensive Guide

This book offers the first comprehensive guide to poster presentation at academic, scientific and professional conferences.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

Discriminative Pattern Discovery on Biological Networks by Fabio Fassetti Discriminative Pattern Discovery on Biological Networks

This work provides a review of biological networks as a model for analysis, presenting and discussing a number of illuminating analyses. Biological networks are an effective model for providing insights about biological mechanisms. Networks with different characteristics are employed for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/09/2017

New Approaches in Biological Research by Rajeshwar P. Sinha New Approaches in Biological Research


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Computational Methods in Systems Biology 15th International Conference, CMSB 2017, Darmstadt, Germany, September 27-29, 2017, Proceedings by Jerome Feret Computational Methods in Systems Biology 15th International Conference, CMSB 2017, Darmstadt, Germany, September 27-29, 2017, Proceedings

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Computational Methods in Systems Biology, CMSB 2017, held in Darmstadt, Germany, in September 2017. frameworks for model verication, validation, analysis, and simulation of biological systems;
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The International Society for Gender Medicine History and Highlights by Marianne J. (MD, PhD (hon.c.), FACP, Professor Emerita of Clinical Medicine, Columbia University College of Medicine, N Legato The International Society for Gender Medicine History and Highlights
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The International Society for Gender Medicine: History and Highlights is about a major step in the improvement of quality in medicine, namely the long overdue understanding that women are different from men in every system of the body and may...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Games of Life Explorations in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior by Karl Sigmund Games of Life Explorations in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Genetic Data Analysis for Plant and Animal Breeding by Fikret Isik, James Holland, Christian Maltecca Genetic Data Analysis for Plant and Animal Breeding
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This book fills the gap between textbooks of quantitative genetic theory, and software manuals that provide details on analytical methods but little context or perspective on which methods may be most appropriate for a particular application.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/08/2017

Synthetic Biology - Metabolic Engineering by Huimin Zhao Synthetic Biology - Metabolic Engineering

This book review series presents current trends in modern biotechnology. Special volumes are dedicated to selected topics which focus on new biotechnological products and new processes for their synthesis and purification.In general, special volumes are edited by well-known guest editors.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/08/2017

Parameter Advising for Multiple Sequence Alignment by Dan DeBlasio, John Kececioglu Parameter Advising for Multiple Sequence Alignment
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The authors present in this book a new general approach called parameter advising for finding a parameter setting that produces a high-quality alignment for a given set of input sequences. In this framework, a parameter advisor is a procedure that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Writing Undergraduate Lab Reports A Guide for Students by Christopher S. (University of Guam) Lobban, Maria (University of Guam) Schefter Writing Undergraduate Lab Reports A Guide for Students
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A practical guide to writing impactful lab reports for science undergraduates through the use of model outlines and annotated publications.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Writing Undergraduate Lab Reports A Guide for Students by Christopher S. (University of Guam) Lobban, Maria (University of Guam) Schefter Writing Undergraduate Lab Reports A Guide for Students
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A practical guide to writing impactful lab reports for science undergraduates through the use of model outlines and annotated publications.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

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