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Bionic Limb Reconstruction (Paperback, 1st ed. 2021): Oskar C. Aszmann, Dario Farina Bionic Limb Reconstruction (Paperback, 1st ed. 2021)
Oskar C. Aszmann, Dario Farina
R2,629 Discovery Miles 26 290 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book presents the latest techniques in amputation rehabilitation and summarizes the most recent research findings in the field of bionic limb reconstruction. Divided into seven parts written by experts in the field, it provides valuable information on e.g. upper extremity injuries, psychological considerations, prosthetic engineering, and surgical and rehabilitation strategies. Illustrative figures and photos of real-life settings further assist understanding. This book is of interest not only for plastic surgeons, but also for hand surgeons, orthopedic and trauma surgeons as well as therapists, prosthetists and engineers.

Microbial Fermentation and Enzyme Technology (Hardcover): Hrudayanath Thatoi, Pradeep K. Das Mohapatra, Sonali Mohapatra,... Microbial Fermentation and Enzyme Technology (Hardcover)
Hrudayanath Thatoi, Pradeep K. Das Mohapatra, Sonali Mohapatra, Keshab C. Mondal
R2,528 Discovery Miles 25 280 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The discovery of enzymes as biocatalysts has led to various biotechnological developments. The capability of enzymes to catalyse various chemical reactions both in vivo and in vitro has led them to applications in various industries, such as food, feed, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, detergent, textile, paper, leather, and fine chemical industries. Microbial Fermentation and Enzyme Technology mainly focuses on production and application of enzymes in various industries. Further, it also discusses recent developments in enzyme engineering particularly those involved in creating and improving product formations through enzyme and fermentation technology. Salient features: Includes current research and developments in the area of microbial aspects in different fields like food, chemicals, pharmaceutical, bioprocess, etc. Discusses various enzymes that are used in refinement of environmental pollutions and its application in different industrial sectors Focuses on production and application of enzymes in various industries Highlights recent developments in enzyme engineering with respect to its application in textile, pharmaceutical, nanobiotechnology, bioremediation and many other related fields.

Nutritional Quality Management of Forages in the Himalayan Region (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2022): Rajan Katoch Nutritional Quality Management of Forages in the Himalayan Region (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2022)
Rajan Katoch
R2,703 Discovery Miles 27 030 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The book discusses up-to-date and detailed information about the nutritional quality of forage in the biodiversity-rich Himalayan region and their potential in livestock feeding. * Provides a comprehensive discussion on the prospects of Himalayan forages. * Collates findings and data based on more than two decades of research on nutritional quality of different temperate grasses, fodder trees, legumes and non-conventional forage resources. * Includes information on different forage resources, nutritional quality of forages, niche based nutritive forage species, varietal improvement of different species for nutritionally rich forages, non-conventional forages and modern biotechnological intervention for quality improvement of forages. * Offers a valuable resource of information on forages for researchers and policymakers * Include information oriented toward livestock feeding, influencing their health, production and productivity affecting economic status of farmers. * Presents exhaustive information on forage species along with pictorial presentations. The target audience will be researchers and scientists in public and private institutions (e.g. government, academia, dairy industry), policy planners, animal nutritionists and students. The monograph is relevant for the readers interested in understanding forage quality for livestock feeding and suggest models for quality improvement of forages worldwide, in similar topographies. It is also relevant to the researchers studying forage improvement and biofortification for nutritional enhancement for improving livestock health and productivity

The ADME Encyclopedia - A Comprehensive Guide on Biopharmacy and Pharmacokinetics (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2022): Alan Talevi The ADME Encyclopedia - A Comprehensive Guide on Biopharmacy and Pharmacokinetics (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2022)
Alan Talevi
R15,141 Discovery Miles 151 410 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The ADME Encyclopedia covers pharmacokinetic phenomena (Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism and Excretion processes) and their relationship with the design of pharmaceutical carriers and the success of drug therapies. It covers both basic and advanced knowledge, serving as introductory material for students of biomedical careers and also as reference, updated material for graduates and professionals working in any field related to pharmaceutical sciences (medicine, pharmaceutical technology, materials science, medicinal chemistry). Structured as alphabetically ordered entries with cross-references, the Encyclopedia not only provides basic knowledge on ADME processes, but also detailed entries on some advanced subjects such as drug transporters, last generation pharmaceutical carriers, pharmacogenomics, personalized medicine, bioequivalence studies, biowaivers, biopharmaceuticals, gene delivery, pharmacometrics, pharmacokinetic drug interactions or in silico and in vitro assessment of ADME properties

Nanobiotechnology for Sustainable Bioenergy and Biofuel Production (Hardcover): Madan L. Verma Nanobiotechnology for Sustainable Bioenergy and Biofuel Production (Hardcover)
Madan L. Verma
R3,796 Discovery Miles 37 960 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Nanobiotechnology for Sustainable Bioenergy and Biofuel Production provides insights into the most recent innovations, trends, concerns and challenges in the production of biofuels. This book highlights a number of key research topics and practical applications of modern nanomaterials and nanocomposite-driven enzyme biotechnology for biofuels production, including the advances in the nanoscaffolds design (nanomaterials support) for immobilizing bioenergy producing enzymes (nanobiocatalyst system), the recent trends in biomass processing (untreated/treated agriculture and food waste, grasses, algal, etc.) using advanced nanobiocatalysts for biofuels production and the scale-up study of bioenergy production using nanomaterials immobilized enzymes and biofuel harvesting using nanomaterials. At the outset of new nanobiotechnology applications in biofuel production, there is a need for a new resource in the bioenergy field. This book delivers an overview of the contributions of biofuel production and the most up-to-date advances in nanobiotechnology to a diverse audience ranging from post-graduate students to researchers in biochemical engineering, biotechnology, bioremediation and environmental studies and pharmaceutical professionals. Key Features * Outlines the most recent nanobiotechnological advances in biofuels and bioenergy for biofuels productions * Covers biodiesel, bioethanol, biomethane, biohydrogen, biorefineries and biofuel harvesting using nanomaterials * Explains the scale-up nanobiotechnological study of biofuel production at the bioreactor level

The Role of Surface Modification on Bacterial Adhesion of Bio-implant Materials - Machining, Characterization, and Applications... The Role of Surface Modification on Bacterial Adhesion of Bio-implant Materials - Machining, Characterization, and Applications (Hardcover)
S Santhosh Kumar, Somashekhar S. Hiremath
R3,312 Discovery Miles 33 120 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The Role of Surface Modification on Bacterial Adhesion of Bio-implant Materials: Machining, Characterization, and Applications, explores the relationship between the surface roughness of artificial implants used for hard tissue replacement and their bacterial adhesion. It summarizes the reason for the failure of implants, the mechanisms of bacterial formation on implant surfaces, and the fundamental and established methods of implant surface modification techniques. It provides readers with an organized and rational representation about implant manufacturing and mechanical surface modification. It also explores the use of developed unidirectional abrasive flow finishing processes to finish biomaterials at the nano-level. It is an invaluable guide for academics, graduate students, biomaterial scientists, and manufacturing engineers researching implants, related infections, and implant manufacturing. Key Features: Explores implant related infections Discusses surface modification techniques Contains information on the mechanical finishing processes and complete guide on developed cutting edge unidirectional abrasive flow finishing technology

Micro- and Nanotechnologies-Based Product Development (Hardcover): Neelesh Kumar Mehra, Arvind Gulbake Micro- and Nanotechnologies-Based Product Development (Hardcover)
Neelesh Kumar Mehra, Arvind Gulbake
R3,677 Discovery Miles 36 770 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This book provides comprehensive information of the nanotechnology-based pharmaceutical product development including a diverse range of arenas such as liposomes, nanoparticles, fullerenes, hydrogels, thermally responsive externally activated theranostics (TREAT), hydrogels, microspheres, micro- and nanoemulsions and carbon nanomaterials. It covers the micro- and nanotechnological aspects for pharmaceutical product development with the product development point of view and also covers the industrial aspects, novel technologies, stability studies, validation, safety and toxicity profiles, regulatory perspectives, scale-up technologies and fundamental concept in the development of products. Salient Features: Covers micro- and nanotechnology approaches with current trends with safety and efficacy in product development. Presents an overview of the recent progress of stability testing, reverse engineering, validation and regulatory perspectives as per regulatory requirements. Provides a comprehensive overview of the latest research related to micro- and nanotechnologies including designing, optimisation, validation and scale-up of micro- and nanotechnologies. Is edited by two well-known researchers by contribution of vivid chapters from renowned scientists across the globe in the field of pharmaceutical sciences. Dr. Neelesh Kumar Mehra is working as an Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics & Biopharmaceutics at the Department of Pharmaceutics, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (NIPER), Hyderabad, India. He received 'TEAM AWARD' for successful commercialisation of an ophthalmic suspension product. He has authored more than 60 peer-reviewed publications in highly reputed international journals and more than 10 book chapter contributions. He has filed patents on manufacturing process and composition to improved therapeutic efficacy for topical delivery. He guided PhD and MS students for their dissertations/research projects. He has received numerous outstanding awards including Young Scientist Award and Team Award for his research output. He recently published one edited book, 'Dendrimers in Nanomedicine: Concept, Theory and Regulatory Perspectives', in CRC Press. Currently, he is editing books on nano drug delivery-based products with Elsevier Pvt Ltd. He has rich research and teaching experience in the formulation and development of complex, innovative ophthalmic and injectable biopharmaceutical products including micro- and nanotechnologies for regulated market. Dr. Arvind Gulbake is working as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy, School of Pharmaceutical & Population Health Informatics, at DIT University, Dehradun, India. He has authored more than 40 peer-reviewed publications in highly reputed international journals, four book chapters and a patent contribution. He has received outstanding awards including Young Scientist Award and BRG Travel Award for his research. He is an assistant editor for IJAP. He guided PhD and MS students for their dissertations/research projects. He has successfully completed extramural project funded by SERB, New Delhi, Government of India. He has more than 12 years of research and teaching experience in the formulation and development of nanopharmaceuticals.

Solar Energy Desalination Technology (Paperback): Hongfei Zheng Solar Energy Desalination Technology (Paperback)
Hongfei Zheng
R3,255 R2,952 Discovery Miles 29 520 Save R303 (9%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Solar Energy Desalination Technology explains how to obtain clean water from sea water using solar energy. Special methods and types used in solar desalination are introduced, providing new thoughts, concepts, and feasible solutions in the desalination field, along with the thermal and economic efficiency relating to current technology. Many places in the world are suffering from fresh water shortage. However, those places are often rich with solar resources, sea water, and/or brackish water resources that could dramatically benefit from solar energy as a viable solution for the production of fresh water.

Marine Enzymes Biotechnology: Production and Industrial Applications, Part III - Application of Marine Enzymes, Volume 80... Marine Enzymes Biotechnology: Production and Industrial Applications, Part III - Application of Marine Enzymes, Volume 80 (Hardcover)
Fidel Toldra; Volume editing by Se-Kwon Kim
R3,207 Discovery Miles 32 070 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Marine Enzymes Biotechnology: Production and Industrial Applications, Part III, Application of Marine Enzymes provides a huge treasure trove of information on marine organisms and how they are not only good candidates for enzyme production, but also a rich source of biological molecules that are of potential interest to various industries. Marine enzymes such as amylases, carboxymethylcellulases, proteases, chitinases, keratinases, xylanases, agarases, lipases, peroxidase, and tyrosinases are widely used in the industry for the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, foods, beverages, and confectioneries, as well as in textile and leather processing and waste water treatment. The majority of the enzymes used in the industry are of microbial origin because microbial enzymes are relatively more stable than the corresponding enzymes derived from plants and animals.

Handbook of Biodiesel and Petrodiesel Fuels - Three Volume Set (Hardcover): Ozcan Konur Handbook of Biodiesel and Petrodiesel Fuels - Three Volume Set (Hardcover)
Ozcan Konur
R8,877 Discovery Miles 88 770 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This handbook covers the major research streams on both petrodiesel and biodiesel fuels, building on original research in indexed journal literature published during the last half-century in three volumes. Each volume presents chapters on biodiesel fuels at the macro level including introductory chapters for the handbook at large, case studies of biodiesel fuels at the micro level, and petrodiesel fuels, respectively. There are four parts in the first volume, with chapters focusing on the introductory chapters for the handbook, biooils, biodiesel fuels, and biodiesel fuel wastes (glycerol). The four parts in the second volume focus on biodiesel fuels based on the four generations of feedstocks: edible feedstocks, nonedible feedstocks, waste feedstocks, and algae. Finally, the final volume focuses on crude oils, petrodiesel fuels in general, emissions of petrodiesel fuels, and impact of petrodiesel fuels on human health. Covers the major research streams on both the petrodiesel and biodiesel fuels in three volumes building on the original research in the indexed journal literature published during the last half-century. Examines biooils (production, properties, and upgrading), biodiesel production, biodiesel properties and characterization, biodiesel performance and emissions, biodiesel catalysts, and biodiesel wastes (glycerol applications in biohydrogen production, propanediol production). Discusses health impacts of biodiesel fuels at the macro-level for biodiesel fuels. Presents case studies on biodiesel production from edible feedstocks such as soybean oils, nonedible feedstocks such as jatropha oils, wastes such as waste cooking oils, and algae such as oils from Chlorella at the micro-level for biodiesel fuels in the second volume. Reviews desulfurization of petrodiesel fuels, diesel engines, performance and emissions of petrodiesel fuels, health impact of petrodiesel fuels, biodegradation of petrodiesel fuels in soils, electricity production by petrodiesel fuels, and crude oils (production, properties and characterization, spills and biodegradation, refining and wastewater treatment, health impact of crude oil exposure). Ozcan Konur is both a materials scientist and social scientist by training. He has published around 200 journal papers, book chapters, and conference papers. He has focused on the bioenergy and biofuels in recent years. In 2018, he edited Bioenergy and Biofuels, that brought together the work of over 30 experts in their respective field. He also edited the Handbook of Algal Science, Technology, and Medicine with a strong section on the algal biofuels in 2020.

Pre-treatment Methods of Lignocellulosic Biomass for Biofuel Production (Hardcover): Shyamal Roy Pre-treatment Methods of Lignocellulosic Biomass for Biofuel Production (Hardcover)
Shyamal Roy
R1,108 Discovery Miles 11 080 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Bioconversion of lignocellulosic biomass to biofuel is materially obstructed by the compositional and chemical complexity of biomaterials, resulting in a challenge in using these as raw materials for the biofuel production process. This book explains various lignocellulosic biomass pre-treatment methods with emphasis on concepts, practicability, mechanisms of action, and advantages and disadvantages and potential for industrial applications. It also highlights the main challenges and suggests possible ways to make these pre-treatment technologies feasible for the biofuel industry. Features Presents different pre-treatment technologies available for lignocellulosic biomass in a concise manner. Covers use of different pre-treatment methods in laboratory to industrial scales. Includes combined pre-treatment and deep eutectic solvents methods. Discusses problems related to industrial adaptation and corresponding economics of different techniques. Explores significant fuels and chemicals derived from lignocellulosic biomass. This book is aimed at graduate students and researchers working on biomass conversion, characterization, cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin, microbial enzymes, fermentation technology, and industrial biotechnology.

Life-Cycle Assessment of Biorefineries (Hardcover): Edgard Gnansounou, Ashok Pandey Life-Cycle Assessment of Biorefineries (Hardcover)
Edgard Gnansounou, Ashok Pandey
R3,049 R2,763 Discovery Miles 27 630 Save R286 (9%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Life-Cycle Assessment of Biorefineries, the sixth and last book in the series on biomass-biorefineries discusses the unprecedented growth and development in the emerging concept of a global bio-based economy in which biomass-based biorefineries have attained center stage for the production of fuels and chemicals. It is envisaged that by 2020 a majority of chemicals currently being produced through a chemical route will be produced via a bio-based route. Agro-industrial residues, municipal solid wastes, and forestry wastes have been considered as the most significant feedstocks for such bio-refineries. However, for the techno-economic success of such biorefineries, it is of prime and utmost importance to understand their lifecycle assessment for various aspects.

Monitoring and Evaluation of Biomaterials and their Performance In Vivo (Hardcover): Roger Narayan Monitoring and Evaluation of Biomaterials and their Performance In Vivo (Hardcover)
Roger Narayan
R2,795 Discovery Miles 27 950 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Monitoring and Evaluation of Biomaterials and Their Performance In Vivo provides essential information for scientists and researchers who need to assess and evaluate performance, monitor biological responses, gauge efficacy, and observe changes over time. Crucially, it also enables the optimization of design for future biomaterials and implants. This book presents readers with comprehensive coverage of the topic of in vivo monitoring of medical implants and biomaterials.

Marine Enzymes Biotechnology: Production and Industrial Applications, Part II - Marine Organisms Producing Enzymes, Volume 79... Marine Enzymes Biotechnology: Production and Industrial Applications, Part II - Marine Organisms Producing Enzymes, Volume 79 (Hardcover)
Fidel Toldra; Volume editing by Se-Kwon Kim
R3,209 Discovery Miles 32 090 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Marine Enzymes Biotechnology: Production and Industrial Applications, Part II - Marine Organisms Producing Enzymes provides a huge treasure trove of information on marine organisms. Nowadays, marine organisms are good candidates for enzymes production and have been recognized as a rich source of biological molecules that are of potential interest to various industries. Marine enzymes such as amylases, carboxymethylcellulases, proteases, chitinases, keratinases, xylanases, agarases, lipases, peroxidase and tyrosinases are widely used in the industry for the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, foods, beverages, and confectioneries, as well as in textile and leather processing, and in waste water treatment. The majority of the enzymes used in the industry are of microbial origin because microbial enzymes are relatively more stable than the corresponding enzymes derived from plants and animals.

Biofilms and Implantable Medical Devices - Infection and Control (Hardcover): Ying Deng, Wei LV Biofilms and Implantable Medical Devices - Infection and Control (Hardcover)
Ying Deng, Wei LV
R3,561 Discovery Miles 35 610 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Biofilms and Implantable Medical Devices: Infection and Control explores the increasing use of permanent and semi-permanent implants and indwelling medical devices. As an understanding of the growth and impact of biofilm formation on these medical devices and biomaterials is vital for protecting the health of the human host, this book provides readers with a comprehensive treatise on biofilms and their relationship with medical devices, also reporting on infections and associated strategies for prevention.

Biology of Plant Volatiles (Hardcover, 2nd edition): Eran Pichersky, Natalia Dudareva Biology of Plant Volatiles (Hardcover, 2nd edition)
Eran Pichersky, Natalia Dudareva
R2,540 Discovery Miles 25 400 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Plant volatiles-compounds emitted from plant organs to interact with the surrounding environment-play essential roles in attracting pollinators and defending against herbivores and pathogenes, plant-plant signaling, and abiotic stress responses. Biology of Plant Volatiles, with contributions from leading international groups of distinguished scientists in the field, explores the major aspects of plant scent biology. Responding to new developments in the detection of the complex compound structures of volatiles, this book details the composition and biosynthesis of plant volatiles and their mode of emission. It explains the function and significance of volatiles for plants as well as insects and microbes whose interactions with plants are affected by these compounds. The content also explores the biotechnological and commercial potential for the manipulation of plant volatiles. Features: Combines widely scattered literature in a single volume for the first time, covering all important aspects of plant volatiles, from their chemical structures to their biosynthesis to their roles in the interactions of plants with their biotic and abiotic environment Takes an interdisciplinary approach, providing multilevel analysis from chemistry and genes to enzymology, cell biology, organismal biology and ecology Includes up-to-date methodologies in plant scent biology research, from molecular biology and enzymology to functional genomics This book will be a touchstone for future research on the many applications of plant volatiles and is aimed at plant biologists, entomologists, evolutionary biologists and researchers in the horticulture and perfume industries.

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering - Human and Animal Health Applications (Hardcover): Vanete Thomaz... Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering - Human and Animal Health Applications (Hardcover)
Vanete Thomaz Soccol, Ashok Pandey, Rodrigo R. Resende
R3,324 Discovery Miles 33 240 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Human and Animal Health Applications provides extensive coverage of new developments, state-of-the-art technologies, and potential future trends, presenting data-based scientific knowledge and information on medical biotechnological interventions for human and animal health. Drawing on the key development areas in this field, the book reviews biotechnological advances and applications in immunotechnology, vaccines and vaccinology, combinatorial libraries, gene and cell therapy, tissue engineering, and parasite and infectious disease diagnostics. This title outlines why biotechnological techniques in these areas are useful in a clinical context and considers their potential uses, limitations, and the ethical considerations surrounding their use.

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering - Crop Modification, Nutrition, and Food Production (Hardcover):... Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering - Crop Modification, Nutrition, and Food Production (Hardcover)
Suresh Kumar Dubey, Ashok Pandey, Rajender Singh Sangwan
R2,751 Discovery Miles 27 510 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Crop Modification, Nutrition, and Food Production provides extensive coverage of new developments, state-of-the-art technologies, and potential future trends, presenting data-based scientific knowledge on agribiotechnology and describing world agriculture and the role biotechnology can play in ensuring food security over the next fifty years. The book discusses the effects of climate change in agriculture and the resultant emergence of new crops, including drought tolerant and more nutritious plants. In addition, the book discusses insect and virus resistance in plants and outlines plant metabolic engineering for agriculture, genetically engineered plants, and microbial diseases.

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering - Production, Isolation and Purification of Industrial Products... Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering - Production, Isolation and Purification of Industrial Products (Hardcover)
Ashok Pandey, Sangeeta Negi, Carlos Ricardo Soccol
R2,920 Discovery Miles 29 200 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Production, Isolation and Purification of Industrial Products provides extensive coverage of new developments, state-of-the-art technologies, and potential future trends, focusing on industrial biotechnology and bioengineering practices for the production of industrial products, such as enzymes, organic acids, biopolymers, and biosurfactants, and the processes for isolating and purifying them from a production medium. During the last few years, the tools of molecular biology and genetic and metabolic engineering have rendered tremendous improvements in the production of industrial products by fermentation. Structured by industrial product classifications, this book provides an overview of the current practice, status, and future potential for the production of these agents, along with reviews of the industrial scenario relating to their production.

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering - Solid Waste Management (Hardcover): Jonathan W. C. Wong, R.D. Tyagi,... Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering - Solid Waste Management (Hardcover)
Jonathan W. C. Wong, R.D. Tyagi, Ashok Pandey
R2,890 Discovery Miles 28 900 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Solid Waste Management provides extensive coverage of new developments, state-of-the-art technologies, and potential future trends, reviewing the latest innovative developments in environmental biotechnology and bioengineering as they pertain to solid wastes, also revealing current research priority areas in solid waste treatment and management. The fate of solid wastes can be divided into three major areas, recycling, energy recovery, and safe disposal. From this foundation, the book covers such key areas as biotechnological production of value added products from solid waste, bioenergy production from various organic solid wastes, and biotechnological solutions for safe, environmentally-friendly treatment and disposal. The state of the art situation, potential advantages, and limitations are discussed, along with proposed strategies on how to overcome limitations.

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering - Food and Beverages Industry (Hardcover): Ashok Pandey, Guocheng Du,... Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering - Food and Beverages Industry (Hardcover)
Ashok Pandey, Guocheng Du, Maria Angeles Sanroman, Carlos Ricardo Soccol, Claude-Gilles Dussap
R3,312 Discovery Miles 33 120 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Food and Beverages Industry provides extensive coverage of new developments, state-of-the-art technologies, and potential future trends compiled from the latest ideas across the entire arena of biotechnology and bioengineering. This volume reviews current developments in the application of food biotechnology and engineering for food and beverage production. As there have been significant advances in the areas of food fermentation, processing, and beverage production, this title highlights the advances in specific transformation processes, including those used for alcoholic beverage and fermented food production. Taking a food process and engineering point-of-view, the book also aims to select important bioengineering principles, highlighting how they can be quantitatively applied in the food and beverages industry.

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering - Foundations of Biotechnology and Bioengineering (Hardcover): Ashok... Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering - Foundations of Biotechnology and Bioengineering (Hardcover)
Ashok Pandey, Jose Antonio Couto Teixeira
R2,876 R2,609 Discovery Miles 26 090 Save R267 (9%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Foundations of Biotechnology and Bioengineering is a package of nine books that compile the latest ideas from across the entire arena of biotechnology and bioengineering. This volume focuses on the underlying principles of biochemistry, microbiology, fermentation technology, and chemical engineering as interdisciplinary themes, constructing the foundation of biotechnology and bioengineering.

Applied Smart Health Care Informatics - A Computational Intelligence Perspective (Hardcover): S. De Applied Smart Health Care Informatics - A Computational Intelligence Perspective (Hardcover)
S. De
R2,122 Discovery Miles 21 220 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Applied Smart Health Care Informatics Explores how intelligent systems offer new opportunities for optimizing the acquisition, storage, retrieval, and use of information in healthcare Applied Smart Health Care Informatics explores how health information technology and intelligent systems can be integrated and deployed to enhance healthcare management. Edited and authored by leading experts in the field, this timely volume introduces modern approaches for managing existing data in the healthcare sector by utilizing artificial intelligence (AI), meta-heuristic algorithms, deep learning, the Internet of Things (IoT), and other smart technologies. Detailed chapters review advances in areas including machine learning, computer vision, and soft computing techniques, and discuss various applications of healthcare management systems such as medical imaging, electronic medical records (EMR), and drug development assistance. Throughout the text, the authors propose new research directions and highlight the smart technologies that are central to establishing proactive health management, supporting enhanced coordination of care, and improving the overall quality of healthcare services. Provides an overview of different deep learning applications for intelligent healthcare informatics management Describes novel methodologies and emerging trends in artificial intelligence and computational intelligence and their relevance to health information engineering and management Proposes IoT solutions that disseminate essential medical information for intelligent healthcare management Discusses mobile-based healthcare management, content-based image retrieval, and computer-aided diagnosis using machine and deep learning techniques Examines the use of exploratory data analysis in intelligent healthcare informatics systems Applied Smart Health Care Informatics: A Computational Intelligence Perspective is an invaluable text for graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, academic lecturers, and industry professionals working in the area of healthcare and intelligent soft computing.

Surface Modification of Biomaterials - Methods Analysis and Applications (Paperback): Rachel Williams Surface Modification of Biomaterials - Methods Analysis and Applications (Paperback)
Rachel Williams
R3,213 Discovery Miles 32 130 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The surface modification of biomaterials plays a significant role in determining the outcome of biological-material interactions. With the appropriate modification a material's surface can be tailored to improve biocompatibility, adhesion and cell interactions. Consequently surface modification is vital in the development and design of new biomaterials and medical devices. Surface modification of biomaterials reviews both established surface modifications and those still in the early stages of research and discusses how they can be used to optimise biological interactions and enhance clinical performance. Part one begins with chapters looking at various types and techniques of surface modification including plasma polymerisation, covalent binding of poly (ethylene glycol) (PEG), heparinisation, peptide functionalisation and calcium phosphate deposition before going on to examine metal surface oxidation and biomaterial surface topography to control cellular response with particular reference to technologies, cell behaviour and biomedical applications. Part two studies the analytical techniques and applications of surface modification with chapters on analysing biomaterial surface chemistry, surface structure, morphology and topography before moving onto discuss modifying biomaterial surfaces to optimise interactions with blood, control infection, optimise interactions with soft tissues, repair and regenerate nerve cells, control stem cell growth and differentiation and to optimise interactions with bone. The distinguished editor and international team of contributors to Surface modification of biomaterials have produced a unique overview and detailed chapters on a range of surface modification techniques which will provide an excellent resource for biomaterials researchers and scientists and engineers concerned with improving the properties of biomaterials. It will also be beneficial for academics researching surface modification.

Characterization of Biomaterials (Paperback): M. Jaffe, W. Hammond, P Tolias, T. Arinzeh Characterization of Biomaterials (Paperback)
M. Jaffe, W. Hammond, P Tolias, T. Arinzeh
R3,004 Discovery Miles 30 040 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Biomaterials and medical devices must be rigorously tested in the laboratory before they can be implanted. Testing requires the right analytical techniques. Characterization of biomaterials reviews the latest methods for analyzing the structure, properties and behaviour of biomaterials. Beginning with an introduction to microscopy techniques for analyzing the phase nature and morphology of biomaterials, Characterization of biomaterials goes on to discuss scattering techniques for structural analysis, quantitative assays for measuring cell adhesion, motility and differentiation, and the evaluation of cell infiltration and tissue formation using bioreactors. Further topics considered include studying molecular-scale protein-surface interactions in biomaterials, analysis of the cellular genome and abnormalities, and the use of microarrays to measure cellular changes induced by biomaterials. Finally, the book concludes by outlining standards and methods for assessing the safety and biocompatibility of biomaterials. With its distinguished editors and international team of expert contributors, Characterization of biomaterials is an authoritative reference tool for all those involved in the development, production and application of biomaterials.

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