Biflavonoids: Occurrence, Structural Features and Bioactivity

Biflavonoids comprise a group of the flavonoid family that possess a variety of structures and biological activities of high relevance, such as anticancer, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antinociceptive, antioxidant, vasodilator and anticlotting. The chemistry of biflavonoids is very important in many fields of research, especially because these compounds are structurally different bioactive molecules with p...

Metal Nanoparticles for Catalysis

Catalysis is a central topic in chemical transformation and energy conversion. Thanks to the spectacular achievements of colloidal chemistry and the synthesis of nanomaterials over the last two decades, there have also been significant advances in nanoparticle catalysis. Catalysis on different metal nanostructures with well-defined structures and composition has been extensively studied. Metal nanocrystals synthesized with colloidal ...

Analytical and Physical Electrochemistry

The study of electrochemistry is pertinent to a wide variety of fields, including bioenergetics, environmental sciences, and engineering sciences. In addition, electrochemistry plays a fundamental role in specific applications as diverse as the conversion and storage of energy and the sequencing of DNA. Intended both as a basic course for undergraduate students and as a reference work for graduates and researchers, Analytical and Phy...

Undergraduate Instrumental Analysis, Seventh Edition

Crucial to research in molecular biology, medicine, geology, food science, materials science, and many other fields, analytical instrumentation is used by many scientists and engineers who are not chemists. Undergraduate Instrumental Analysis, Seventh Edition provides users of analytical instrumentation with an understanding of these instruments, covering all major fields of modern instrumentation. Following the tradition of earlier ...

General, Organic, and Biochemistry, 9th Edition

The ninth edition of General, Organic, and Biochemistry is designed to help undergraduate health-related majors, and students of all other majors, understand key concepts and appreciate the significant connections between chemistry, health, disease, and the treatment of disease. This text continues to strike a balance between theoretical and practical chemistry, while emphasizing material that is unique to health-related studies. The...

Basic Concepts of Environmental Chemistry (2nd edition)

Basic Concepts of Environmental Chemistry, Second Edition provides a theoretical basis for the behavior and biological effects of natural chemical entities and contaminants in natural systems, concluding with a practical focus on risk assessment and the environmental management of chemicals. The text uses molecular properties such as polarity, water solubility, and vapor pressure as the starting point for understanding the environmen...

Cellulose Nanocrystals

Research into cellulose nanocrystals is currently in an exponential growth phase, with research into potential applications now strengthened by recent advances in nanomanufacturing. The possibility of routine commercial production of these advanced materials is now becoming a reality. Cellulose Nanocrystals: Properties, Production and Applications provides an in-depth overview of the materials science, chemistry and physics of cellul...

Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers with Microfluidics and CFD (2nd edition)

The Chemical Engineer's Practical Guide to Contemporary Fluid Mechanics Since most chemical processing applications are conducted either partially or totally in the fluid phase, chemical engineers need a strong understanding of fluid mechanics. Such knowledge is especially valuable for solving problems in the biochemical, chemical, energy, fermentation, materials, mining, petroleum, pharmaceuticals, polymer, and waste-processing indu...

Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research (Volume 2)

Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research Volume 2 Edited by Santos-Buelga, Escribano-Bailon and Lattanzio Plant phenolics are secondary metabolites that constitute one of the most common and widespread groups of substances in plants. Polyphenols have a large and diverse array of beneficial effects on both plants and animals. For example they are famous as antioxidants, hormones, constituents of essential oils and natural neurotransmitt...

Oral Bioavailability Assessment

Specifically geared to personnel in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, this book describes the basics and challenges of oral bioavailability – one of the most significant hurdles in drug discovery and development. • Describes approaches to assess pharmacokinetics and how drug efflux and uptake transporters impact oral bioavailability • Helps readers reduce the failure rate of drug candidates when transitioning from the ...