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Organic Chemist's Desk Reference, Third Edition

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Caroline Cooper, Rupert Purchase
August 9, 2017

Launched in 1995 as a companion to the Dictionary of Organic Compounds, the Organic Chemist’s Desk Reference has been essential reading for laboratory chemists who need a succinct guide to the ‘nuts and bolts’ of organic chemistry — the literature, nomenclature, stereochemistry, spectroscopy...

Nonnitrogenous Organocatalysis

Andrew Harned
December 15, 2017

Since the 1990s the synthetic community has shown a growing interest in the development of catalytic reactions that employ entirely organic catalysts – so-called ‘organocatalysts’. With the current emphasis on green chemistry throughout the chemical industry, organocatalysis has become...

Amorphous-Nanocrystalline Alloys

A.M. Glezer, N.A. Shurygina
December 15, 2017

Amorphous-nanocrystalline alloys are a relatively new class of materials born from the rapid development of new technologies and different methods of producing amorphous and nanocrystalline powders and films, compacting, melt quenching, megaplastic deformation, implantation, laser, plasma, and...

Biophysical Chemistry

Dagmar Klostermeier, Markus G. Rudolph
December 14, 2017

Biophysical Chemistry explores the concepts of physical chemistry and molecular structure that underlie biochemical processes. Ideally suited for students of life sciences, but equally accessible to students and scientists in related fields, the book concisely describes the fundamental aspects of...

Hydrothermal Reduction of Carbon Dioxide to Low-Carbon Fuels

Fangming Jin
December 12, 2017

The book covers advances in hydrothermal reduction of CO2 into low-carbon fuels. It offers perspectives from chemical engineering, environmental chemicals, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, geology and materials science. It addresses fundamentals and applications of...

Forensic Examination of Fibres, Third Edition

James Robertson, Claude Roux, Kenneth G. Wiggins
December 08, 2017

In order for forensic fibre examiners to fully utilize fibre and textile evidence during their analysis, they require not only specialised forensic knowledge but also in-depth knowledge of fibres, yarns and fabrics themselves. Production, both the chemical and physical structure, and the properties...

Techniques for Measurement and Removal of Dioxins and Furans

Vaishali Shahare
December 06, 2017

This book is a well organised treatise on identification and measurement of dioxins and furan in the environment. It focuses on their source, fate, behaviour, analytical techniques for measurement, and removal/control methods. Although there are numerous publications that address this subject,...

Food Traceability and Authenticity: Analytical Techniques

Didier Montet, Ramesh C. Ray
December 05, 2017

Food traceability is a growing consumer concern worldwide. Traceability is undertaken primarily at the administrative level, where the use of advanced analytical tools is not available. Nevertheless, the determination of geographical origin is a requirement of the traceability system for the import...

Computational Approaches to Protein Dynamics: From Quantum to Coarse-Grained Methods

Monika Fuxreiter
November 30, 2017

The Latest Developments on the Role of Dynamics in Protein Functions Computational Approaches to Protein Dynamics: From Quantum to Coarse-Grained Methods presents modern biomolecular computational techniques that address protein flexibility/dynamics at all levels of theory. An international...

Natural Biomarkers for Cellular Metabolism: Biology, Techniques, and Applications

Vladimir V. Ghukasyan, Ahmed A. Heikal
November 30, 2017

From the Lab to Clinical Settings—Advances in Quantitative, Noninvasive Optical Diagnostics Noninvasive fluorescence imaging techniques, novel fluorescent labels, and natural biomarkers are revolutionizing our knowledge of cellular processes, signaling and metabolic pathways, the underlying...

Nanoscience: Colloidal and Interfacial Aspects

Victor M. Starov
November 30, 2017

The common perception is that nanoscience is something entirely new, that it sprung forth whole and fully formed like some mythological deity. But the truth is that like all things scientific, nanoscience is the natural result of the long evolution of scientific inquiry. Following a historical...

Field Confirmation Testing for Suspicious Substances

Rick Houghton
November 30, 2017

Frequently a substance found at a port of entry, waste site, laboratory triage facility, or even in a hazardous materials emergency will be labeled and purportedly identified. But law enforcement and other first responders cannot take this claim at face value, as the accuracy is not confirmed and...

Reversibility of Chronic Disease and Hypersensitivity, Volume 4: The Environmental Aspects of Chemical Sensitivity

William J. Rea, Kalpana D. Patel
November 29, 2017

Reversibility of Chronic Disease and Hypersensitivity, Volume 4: The Environmental Aspects of Chemical Sensitivity is the fourth of an encyclopedic five-volume set describing the basic physiology, chemical sensitivity, diagnosis, and treatment of chronic degenerative disease studied in a 5x less...

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