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Controlling Maillard Pathways To Generate Flavors (ACS Symposium Series)

Controlling Maillard Pathways To Generate Flavors (ACS Symposium Series) Lowest new price: $169.99
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Brand: Brand: American Chemical Society

The role of the Maillard reaction in forming flavors from amino acid and sugar precursors has been studied for many years. To establish the basic chemistry of the reaction, researchers have used model systems, often solutions of a single amino acid with a single sugar. Despite the apparent simplicity of the system, heating such a solution can generate tens if not hundreds of compounds, which requires careful and time-consuming analysis to identify and quantify each component.

Data from the model systems has allowed researchers to study the pathways that lead to flavor formation, and various schemes have been proposed to identify the main "routes" that lead to flavor compounds. Such schemes have led to one of the main control principles, namely an understanding of the role of amino acids in forming some characteristic aromas, e.g., bread flavor from proline, as well as an appreciation of the role of C5 and C6 sugars in controlling the rate of reaction.

Recently, the formation of taste compounds through the Maillard reaction has been investigated and new potent compounds have been discovered that can contribute to the overall flavor formed during the Maillard reaction. These findings also offer the potential for control and manipulation of the Maillard reaction to form specific types of flavor. Although the nature of the end-products of the Maillard reaction in both food and model systems are well documented, applying these principles to control flavor formation in real foods has proved difficult.

This book describes recent research and developments related to the control of the Maillard reaction to give optimum flavor quality. These include kinetic modeling of the reaction, the effect of physical parameters (temperature, time, moisture content, pH), and the effect of chemical parameters (amino acid and sugar composition, the presence of other components). The topics covered relate to real food systems and reaction product flavorings, as well as model systems. Contributors from academia and industry have come together to provide an up to date overview of progress in this important area of flavor research.


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The Human Body Coloring Book

The Human Body Coloring Book Lowest new price: $8.00
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Author: DK Publishing
Brand: DK Publishing Dorling Kindersley

An essential workbook that will appeal to all students of anatomy, The Human Body Coloring Book takes an interactive approach to human anatomy that will help users learn, understand, and revisit the subject with ease.

Drawing on an unparalleled library of state-of-the-art specialist anatomical illustrations, The Human Body Coloring Book is structured system by system for ease of use, with comprehensive coverage of the human body from cell to system.

The Human Body Coloring Book is a unique study aid that provides students with an innovative approach to learning, while the opportunity to self-test maximizes the ability to recall knowledge.


  • DK Publishing Dorling Kindersley

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The Immune System, 4th Edition

The Immune System, 4th Edition Lowest new price: $133.69
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Author: Peter Parham

The Immune System, Fourth Edition emphasizes the human immune system and presents immunological concepts in a coherent, concise, and contemporary account of how the immune system works. Written for undergraduate, medical, veterinary, dental, and pharmacy students, it makes generous use of medical examples to illustrate points. This classroom-proven textbook offers clear writing, full-color illustrations, and section and chapter summaries that make the book accessible and easily understandable to students.

The Fourth Edition is a major revision that brings the content up-to-date and improves clarity. Based on user feedback, there is now increased continuity and connectivity between chapters.

The Immune System is additionally supported by the Garland Science Learning System. This homework platform is designed to evaluate and improve student performance and allows instructors to select assignments on specific topics and review the performance of the entire class, as well as individual students, via the instructor dashboard. Students receive immediate feedback on their mastery of the topics, and will be better prepared for lectures and classroom discussions. The user-friendly system provides a convenient way to engage students while assessing progress. Performance data can be used to tailor classroom discussion, activities, and lectures to address students’ needs precisely and efficiently. For more information and sample material, visit

A free trial for the Garland Science Learning System will be available to use during the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters. Please contact us directly at to sign up!


  • Medicine, Health and Science, Immune System

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Comparative Physiology of the Vertebrate Kidney

Comparative Physiology of the Vertebrate Kidney Lowest new price: $80.00
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Author: William H. Dantzler
Brand: William H Dantzler

This second edition offers a comprehensive overview of the physiological functions of vertebrate kidneys from a comparative viewpoint, with particular emphasis on nonmammalian vertebrates. The topics covered include renal structure; glomerular ultrafiltration; tubular transport of inorganic ions, organic substances, and fluid; and urine dilution and concentration. Mammalian renal function is only considered for purposes of comparison with nonmammalian renal function and as a frame of reference for some of the discussions. The major findings on nonmammalian renal function and the important unanswered questions raised by those findings are described in detail. As such, the book provides comprehensive information on comparative renal function for biological scientists and advanced students of biology with some knowledge of physiology and a desire to know more about renal function in vertebrates, and for mammalian renal physiologists who wish to obtain a broader view of renal function.


  • Comparative Physiology of the Vertebrate Kidney 2016

Molecular Diagnostics: Fundamentals, Methods and Clinical Applications

Molecular Diagnostics: Fundamentals, Methods and Clinical Applications Lowest new price: $48.29
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Author: Lela Buckingham PhD MB DLM(ASCP)
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This exceptional resource introduces the fundamentals of nucleic acid biochemistry as well as the advanced concepts integral to professional practice in today's laboratories. With a focus on the application of molecular concepts to diagnose diseases, the 2nd Edition reflects the many advances in this rapidly developing field.

Inside, you’ll find in-depth explanations of the principles of molecular-based assays as well as reference material and trouble-shooting tips for the laboratory. Discussions of general diagnostic procedures reflect the continuing emergence of new diagnostic technologies to prepare you to meet the challenges of the future.

“I would like to say that once published the second edition of ‘Molecular Diagnostics’ would be a significant addition to the advancing science of molecular diagnostics. It would serve the multi-purpose of a textbook and a reference guide as well as troubleshooter. I can imagine it would be equally admired by the educator, student and scientist.”

Hamida Nusrat, PhD

Lecturer, CLS Internship Program

San Francisco State University, San Ramon, CA


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Biochemistry: A Short Course

Biochemistry: A Short Course Lowest new price: $143.54
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Author: John L. Tymoczko
Brand: W. H. Freeman

Derived from the classic text originated by Lubert Stryer and continued by John Tymoczko and Jeremy Berg, Biochemistry: A Short Course focuses on the major topics taught in a one-semester biochemistry course. With its short chapters and relevant examples, it’s uniquely effective in helping students see the connections between the biochemistry they’re studying and their own lives.
This new edition takes into account recent discoveries and advances that have changed how we think about the fundamental concepts in biochemistry and human health. A number of new interactive features are designed to help instructors create a more active environment in the classroom. Those new resources are found in LaunchPad, the third edition’s dedicated version of W.H. Freeman’s breakthrough online course space.

See what's in the LaunchPad


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Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: On the Origin, Management, and Prevention of Cancer

Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: On the Origin, Management, and Prevention of Cancer Lowest new price: $83.11
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Author: Thomas Seyfried

The book addresses controversies related to the origins of cancer and provides solutions to cancer management and prevention. It expands upon Otto Warburg's well-known theory that all cancer is a disease of energy metabolism.  However, Warburg did not link his theory to the "hallmarks of cancer" and thus his theory was discredited.  This book aims to provide evidence, through case studies, that cancer is primarily a metabolic disease requring metabolic solutions for its management and prevention.  Support for this position is derived from critical assessment of current cancer theories.  Brain cancer case studies are presented as a proof of principle for metabolic solutions to disease management, but similarities are drawn to other types of cancer, including breast and colon, due to the same cellular mutations that they demonstrate.

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Clinical Chemistry: Principles, Techniques, Correlations

Clinical Chemistry: Principles, Techniques, Correlations Lowest new price: $82.00
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Author: Michael Bishop MS MT (ASCP) CLS (NCA)

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The most student-friendly clinical chemistry text available today, this fully updated 8th Edition keeps students at the forefront of what continues to be one of the most rapidly advancing areas of laboratory medicine.
With clear explanations that balance analytic principles, techniques, and correlation of results with coverage of disease states, the book not only demonstrates the how of clinical testing, but also the what, why, and when of testing correlations to help students develop the knowledge and interpretive and analytic skills they’ll need in their future careers.
Comprehensive and easy to understand, the 8th Edition now features an entirely new chapter, new and updated learning aids, and an unparalleled suite of teaching and learning resources.
  • New Case Studies, which include scenarios, lab results, and questions, stimulate critical thinking and encourage students to apply content to clinical practice.
  • Rewritten presentations condense large and difficult concepts into easier-to-understand presentations.
  • Enhanced photos and illustrations clarify key concepts.
  • Coverage of the latest equipment and technologies used in today’s modern lab prepares students for real-world practice.
  • The basic principles of analytic procedures discussed reflect the most recent or commonly performed techniques in the clinical chemistry laboratory, while material on non-essential topics such as Phlebotomy and Specimen Collection has been moved online on thePoint.
  • Insightful coverage of the impact of problem solving, quality assurance, and cost effectiveness on the laboratory professional prepares students for clinical practice.
  • Updated in-text learning aids include chapter outlines and chapter objectives, tables that condense and augment theory coverage, and end-of-chapter questions that give students an opportunity to assess their level of mastery.

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Iceman Inheritance : Prehistoric Sources of Western Man's Racism, Sexism and Aggression

Iceman Inheritance : Prehistoric Sources of Western Man's Racism, Sexism and Aggression Lowest new price: $11.86
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Author: Michael Bradley
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the iceaan inheritance is the most glaring admission about the european's attempt to dominate the world through racism.there are a large number of books on this subject but the writers tend to hedge on the subject by inferring that in spite of the atrocities and the racism brought to this world by the caucasian race,they have given the world some order,some technology and arts and letters of lasting benefit.what the authors of these books do not take into consideration is that in spite of the contributions that benefit the world,europeans in their attempt at world domination created a disastrous climate for the world's people.


  • The Iceman Inheritance

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Darwin's Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution

Darwin's Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution Lowest new price: $9.29
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Author: Michael J. Behe
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Darwin’s Black Box helped to launch the Intelligent Design movement: the argument that nature exhibits evidence of design, beyond Darwinian randomness. Today, with the movement stronger than ever, Michael J. Behe updates the book with an important new Afterword on the state of the debate.


Naming Darwin’s Black Box to the National Review’s list of the 100 most important nonfiction works of the twentieth century, George Gilder wrote that it “overthrows Darwin at the end of the twentieth century in the same way that quantum theory overthrew Newton at the beginning.” Discussing the book in The New Yorker in May 2005, H. Allen Orr said of Behe, “he is the most prominent of the small circle of scientists working on intelligent design, and his arguments are by far the best known.” From one end of the spectrum to the other, Darwin’s Black Box has established itself as the key text in the Intelligent Design movement—the one argument that must be addressed in order to determine whether Darwinian evolution is sufficient to explain life as we know it, or not.

For this edition, Behe has written a major new Afterword tracing the state of the debate in the decade since it began. It is his first major new statement on the subject and will be welcomed by the thousands who wish to continue this intense debate.


  • Free Press

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