Protein Terminal Profiling: Methods and Protocols (Methods in Molecular Biology)

This volume presents detailed protocols for novel strategies and approaches to improve functional understanding of protein N- and C-terminal biology. Protein Terminal Profiling: Methods and Protocols addresses topics such as protease specificity profiling, N-terminal acetylation, assays to probe protease activity in cellular systems, protein N- and C-termini on a proteome-wide scale, and biochemical approaches to explain and examine ...

Forest Insect Population Dynamics, Outbreaks, and Global Warming Effects

Discusses the modeling of forest insect population dynamics by using autoregressive models and new method of describing and modeling forest insect population dynamics, based on the presentation of critical events in the population as first- and second-order phase transitions Introduces new approaches for description of forest insect population dynamics Includes methods for the analysis of forest insects population dynamics that may b...

Physiologic and Pathologic Angiogenesis: Signaling Mechanisms and Targeted Therapy

The purpose of this book is to highlight novel advances in the field and to incentivize scientists from a variety of fields to pursue angiogenesis as a research avenue. This book will become a source of inspiration and novel ideas for all. Blood vessel formation and maturation to capillaries, arteries, or veins is a fascinating area which can appeal to multiple scientists, students, and professors alike. Angiogenesis is relevant to m...

Digging Dinosaurs: The Search That Unraveled the Mystery of Baby Dinosaurs

I read this book as I was going through something of a mid-life crisis. I originally bought the book as a child but never read it. However, I have always pondered whether I made the right choice in not going into paleontology. Unfortunately for me, this book made paleontology so exciting I think I did make the wrong choice! One of the best things about this book is that it is appropriate for dinosaur lovers of all ages. Horner and Go...

Seashore Animals of the Southeast

This book is fantastic. It gives details of sea animals, how they live, eat and can meet their demise. Great resource for the odd or not commonly collected item that can be found along Texas beaches (eg. segmented tube worms, etc.) On the whole, Ruppert & Fox have developed a very useful, easy to read field guide. Indeed, this is probably the best general purpose field guide for Southeast marine invertebrates available (it is als...

Inmunología de Kuby (6th Edition)

Capítulo nuevo sobre inmunidad innata. Énfasis en la relevancia clínica, explicación de la presentación cruzada de los antígenos pues concierne a la inmunidad ante los virus y otros agentes infecciosos. Extenso análisis sobre citocinas y su función en la inflamación y la enfermedad. Cuadros de enfoque clínico con aplicaciones a la medicina de los conocimientos obtenidos. Figuras, cuadros, imágenes a todo color para fácil comprensión....

MicroRNAs in Medicine

Since their first formal recognition just over ten years ago, microRNAs (or miRNAs) have become one of the hottest subjects in science and medicine. MiRNAs are key players in practically every biological process examined to date—especially in the area of biomedicine, where miRNAs are recognized as essential physiological regulators and play crucial roles in a wide range of diseases including infectious diseases, hereditary disorders,...

Exotic Small Mammal Care and Husbandry

This is a useful book for those in the veterinary field. It provides a great deal of information for various species in a well-organized manner." "Exotic Small Mammal Care and Husbandry is a fine basic reference for handling and treating small animals in the vet clinic. It covers everything from mice and hamsters to ferrets and focuses on housing, nutrition and diseases. Basic anatomy and preventative care are included in a fine easy...

Comparative Bone Identification: Human Subadult to Nonhuman

A practical comparative guide to the differences among species for nearly all bones in the body, this book is a valuable resource for the laboratory or in the field. It uses a visual approach with annotations pointing out salient features of the most commonly discovered bones, giving clear examples for use by law enforcement, medicolegal death investigators, forensic anthropologists, students, and readers who wish to distinguish betw...

Nucleic Acid and Peptide Aptamers: Methods and Protocols

"The book ‘Nucleic Acids and Peptide Aptamers’ is a collection of detailed protocols describing various aspects related to generating aptamers, characterizing them, and applying for particular purposes. … The list of references is a useful and timely source of further reading on the subject. … can be certainly recommended as an excellent handbook addressed to researchers and students in the molecular biology field."