Biology books and ebooks added June 2016

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Adult Neurogenesis in the Hippocampus: Health, Psychopathology, and Brain Disease Edited by:Juan J. Canales ScienceDirect
Advanced Technologies for Protein Complex Production and Characterization M. Cristina Vega Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 896 Springer ebooks
Advances in Applied Microbiology, v.95 Science Direct
Advances in Botanical Research, v.79: Artificial Photosynthesis Edited by Robert Bruno Science Direct
Advances in Respiratory Cancerogenesis Mieczyslaw Pokorski Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 911 Springer ebooks
Advances in Virus Research, v.94 & 95 Science Direct
Algae-Based Biopharmaceuticals Sergio Rosales-Mendoza Springer ebooks
Analytical Ultracentrifugation: Instrumentation, Software, and Applications Susumu Uchiyama, Fumio Arisaka, Walter F. Stafford, Tom Laue Springer ebooks
Angiogenesis Protocols, 3rd ed Stewart G. Martin, Peter W. Hewett Methods in Molecular Biology 1430 Springer ebooks
Are we smart enough to know how smart animals are? / Frans de Waal ; with drawings by the author. New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2016] Paper book
Atlas of Animal Anatomy and Histology Péter L?w, Kinga Molnár, György Kriska Springer ebooks
Behavioral Neuroscience of Motivation Eleanor H. Simpson, Peter D. Balsam Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences 27 Springer ebooks
Big Data and Ethics: The Medical Datasphere Jérôme Béranger ScienceDirect
Big picture : on the origins of life, meaning, and the universe itself / Sean Carroll. New York, New York : Dutton, [2016] Paper book
Biocommunication of Ciliates Guenther Witzany, Mariusz Nowacki Springer ebooks
Biological Soil Crusts: An Organizing Principle in Drylands Bettina Weber, Burkhard Büdel, Jayne Belnap Ecological Studies 226 Springer ebooks
Biophysics of Infection Mark C. Leake Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 915 Springer ebooks
Calcium Entry Pathways in Non-excitable Cells Juan A. Rosado Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 898 Springer ebooks
Calculations for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, 3rd ed Frank H. Stephenson ScienceDirect
Cancer and Zebrafish David M. Langenau Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 916 Springer ebooks
Candid creatures : how camera traps reveal the mysteries of nature / Roland Kays. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. Paper book
Cellular Ageing and Replicative Senescence Suresh I.S. Rattan, Leonard Hayflick Healthy Ageing and Longevity Springer ebooks
Cheats and deceits : how animals and plants exploit and mislead / Martin Stevens. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016. Paper book
Chikungunya Virus Justin Jang Hann Chu, Swee Kim Ang Methods in Molecular Biology 1426 Springer ebooks
Computational Systems Biology: Inference and Modelling Paola Lecca, Angela Re, Adaoha Elizabeth Ihekwaba, Ivan Mura and Thanh-Phuong Nguyen ScienceDirect
Current Topics in Developmental Biology, v.119: Genes and Evolution Edited by Virginie Orgogozo Science Direct
Dendrites, 3rd ed Greg Stuart, Nelson Spruston, and Michael Häusser Oxford Scholarship Online
Dendritic Cell Protocols, 3rd ed Elodie Segura, Nobuyuki Onai Methods in Molecular Biology 1423 Springer ebooks
Drought Stress Tolerance in Plants, Vol 1: Physiology and Biochemistry Mohammad Anwar Hossain, Shabir Hussain Wani, Soumen Bhattacharjee, David J Burritt, Lam-Son Phan Tran Springer ebooks
Effect of Spaceflight and Spaceflight Analogue Culture on Human and Microbial Cells Cheryl A. Nickerson, Neal R. Pellis, C. Mark Ott Springer ebooks
Encyclopedia of Cell Biology Editors-in-Chief: Ralph A Bradshaw and Philip D Stahl ScienceDirect
Endocannabinoid Signaling Mauro Maccarrone Methods in Molecular Biology 1412 Springer ebooks
Epigenetic Advancements in Cancer Manoj K. Mishra, Kumar S. Bishnupuri Springer ebooks
Exercise in Space: A Holistic Approach for the Benefit of Human Health on Earth Stefan Schneider SpringerBriefs in Space Life Sciences Springer ebooks
Fetal Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine: Principles and Translational Strategies Dario O. Fauza, Mahmud Bani Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Springer ebooks
Gap Junction Protocols Mathieu Vinken, Scott R. Johnstone Methods in Molecular Biology 1437 Springer ebooks
Gastrointestinal Physiology and Diseases Andrei I. Ivanov Methods in Molecular Biology 1422 Springer ebooks
Genetically Engineered Crops: Experiences and Prospects [includes all 80 presentations heard by the committee, many multimedia resources, etc.] Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2016 NAP site
Genetics of Melanoma Carlos A. Torres-Cabala, Jonathan L. Curry Cancer Genetics Springer ebooks
Gut-Brain Axis: Dietary, Probiotic, and Prebiotic Interventions on the Microbiota Edited by:Niall Hyland and Catherine Stanton Science Direct
Handbook of Clinical Neurology, v.133: Autoimmune Neurology Edited by Sean J. Pittock and Angela Vincent ScienceDirect
Handbook of Photosynthesis, Third Edition Edited by Mohammad Pessarakli CRCnetBase
Helicobacter pylori Research: From Bench to Bedside Steffen Backert, Yoshio Yamaoka Springer ebooks
Herbal Medicine in Depression: Traditional Medicine to Innovative Drug Delivery Clara Grosso Springer ebooks
Histone Deacetylases Sibaji Sarkar Methods in Molecular Biology 1436 Springer ebooks
Host Defense Peptides and Their Potential as Therapeutic Agents Richard M. Epand Springer ebooks
Hunt for FOXP5: A Genomic Mystery Novel Wallace Kaufman, David Deamer Science and Fiction Springer ebooks
Interleukin-27: Biological Properties and Clinical Application Marek Jankowski, Tomasz Wandtke SpringerBriefs in Immunology Springer ebooks
JIMD Reports, Volume 27 Eva Morava, Matthias Baumgartner, Marc Patterson, Shamima Rahman, Johannes Zschocke, Verena Peters Springer ebooks
Kiwifruit Genome Raffaele Testolin, Hong-Wen Huang, Allan Ross Ferguson Compendium of Plant Genomes Springer ebooks
Laser Fragmentation and Melting of Particles Marcus Lau MatWerk Springer ebooks
Life in the dark : illuminating biodiversity in the shadowy haunts of planet earth / Danté Fenolio. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. Paper book
Mathematics Behind Biological Invasions Mark A. Lewis, Sergei V. Petrovskii, Jonathan R. Potts Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics 44 Springer ebooks
Mechanistic Benefits of Microbial Symbionts Christon J. Hurst Advances in Environmental Microbiology 2 Springer ebooks
Medical and Health Genomics Edited by:Dhavendra Kumar and Stylianos Antonarakis Science Direct
Mesenchymal Stem Cells, 2nd ed Massimiliano Gnecchi Methods in Molecular Biology™ 1416 Springer ebooks
Methods in Cell Biology, v.133 & 134: The Zebrafish Cellular and Developmental Biology, Part A Cellular Biology and Part B Developmental Biology Edited by H. William Detrich, Monte Westerfield and Leonard I. Zon Science Direct
Micro-, Meso- and Macro-Dynamics of the Brain [open access] György Buzsáki, Yves Christen Research and Perspectives in Neurosciences Springer ebooks
Microbial Biochemistry, 4th ed Georges N. Cohen Springer ebooks
Microbiota of the Human Body: Implications in Health and Disease Andreas Schwiertz Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 902 Springer ebooks
Microfluidic Methods for Molecular Biology Chang Lu, Scott S. Verbridge Springer ebooks
Mitotic Spindle Paul Chang, Ryoma Ohi Methods in Molecular Biology™ 1413 Springer ebooks
Mouse Models for Drug Discovery, 2nd ed Gabriele Proetzel, Michael V. Wiles Methods in Molecular Biology 1438 Springer ebooks
Nanomedicine Kenneth A. Howard, Thomas Vorup-Jensen, Dan Peer Advances in Delivery Science and Technology Springer ebooks
Natural Killer Cells Srinivas S. Somanchi Methods in Molecular Biology 1441 Springer ebooks
Navigating metabolism / Navdeep S. Chandel, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine Illustrations by Peter Jeffs. Cold Spring Harbor, New York : Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, [2015] Paper book
NLR Proteins Francesco Di Virgilio, Pablo Pelegrín Methods in Molecular Biology™ 1417 Springer ebooks
Novel Immunotherapeutic Approaches to the Treatment of Cancer Paul D. Rennert Springer ebooks
Nuclear Envelope Sue Shackleton, Philippe Collas, Eric C. Schirmer Methods in Molecular Biology 1411 Springer ebooks
Nuclear Receptor Superfamily, 2nd ed Iain J. McEwan, PhD Methods in Molecular Biology 1443 Springer ebooks
Nutrition and the Welfare of Farm Animals Clive J. C. Phillips Animal Welfare 16 Springer ebooks
Origin and nature of life on Earth : the emergence of the fourth geosphere / Eric Smith, Santa Fe Institute, George Mason University, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Harold J. Morowitz, George Mason University. Cambridge New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2016. Paper book
Perspectives in Translational Research in Life Sciences and Biomedicine: Translational Outcomes Research in Life Sciences and Translational Medicine, Volume 1 Ena Ray Banerjee Springer ebooks
Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology Costas Demetzos Springer ebooks
Progress in Botany 77 Ulrich Lüttge, Francisco M. Cánovas, Rainer Matyssek Springer ebooks
Progress in Brain Research, v.226: Neurobiology of Epilepsy From Genes to Networks Edited by Elsa Rossignol, Lionel Carmant and Jean-Claude Lacaille Science Direct
Progress in Brain Research, v.227: The Mathematical Brain Across the Lifespan Edited by Marinella Cappelletti and Wim Fias Science Direct
Progress in Cancer Immunotherapy Shuren Zhang Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 909 Springer ebooks
Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science, v.140: Genetics of Monogenic and Syndromic Obesity Science Direct
Protein Targeting Compounds: Prediction, Selection and Activity of Specific Inhibitors Thomas Böldicke Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 917 Springer ebooks
Proteomic Profiling and Analytical Chemistry: The Crossroads, 2nd ed Edited by:Pawel Ciborowski and Jerzy Silberring Science Direct
Recovering Biodiversity in Indian Forests G. Vishwanatha Reddy, K. Ullas Karanth, N. Samba Kumar, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Krithi K. Karanth SpringerBriefs in Ecology Springer ebooks
Respiratory Contagion Mieczyslaw Pokorski Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 905 Springer ebooks
Respiratory Medicine and Science Mieczyslaw Pokorski Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 910 Springer ebooks
Restless creatures : the story of life in ten movements / Matt Wilkinson. New York : Basic Books, [2016] Paper book
Reviews of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology Vol. 170 Bernd Nilius, Pieter de Tombe, Thomas Gudermann, Reinhard Jahn, Roland Lill, Ole H. Petersen Springer ebooks
SenticNet Sentiment Lexicon: Exploring Semantic Richness in Multi-Word Concepts Raoul Biagioni SpringerBriefs in Cognitive Computation 4 Springer ebooks
Snow Mold: The Battle Under Snow Between Fungal Pathogens and Their Plant Hosts Naoyuki Matsumoto, Tom Hsiang Springer ebooks
Sowing Seeds in the City: Human Dimensions Elizabeth Hodges Snyder, Kristen McIvor, Sally Brown Springer ebooks
Stress: Concepts, Cognition, Emotion, and Behavior Edited by:George Fink Handbook of Stress Series Volume 1 Science Direct
Synthetic mRNA: Production, Introduction Into Cells, and Physiological Consequences Robert E. Rhoads Methods in Molecular Biology™ 1428 Springer ebooks
Their World: A Diversity of Microbial Environments Christon J. Hurst Advances in Environmental Microbiology 1 Springer ebooks
Tissue Engineering Made Easy Farhana Akter Science Direct
Visualization in Medicine and Life Sciences III: Towards Making an Impact Lars Linsen, Bernd Hamann, Hans-Christian Hege Mathematics and Visualization Springer ebooks
West Nile Virus Tonya M. Colpitts Methods in Molecular Biology 1435 Springer ebooks
Why ecology matters / Charles J. Krebs. Chicago London : The University of Chicago Press, 2016. Paper book
World to live in : an ecologist’s vision for a plundered planet / George M. Woodwell. Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2016] Paper book

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