By Percy M. Gault
Cyanobacteria, sometimes called blue-green algae, blue-green micro organism or cyanophyta, is a phylum of micro organism that receive their strength via photosynthesis. they seem to be a major factor of the marine nitrogen cycle and an enormous fundamental manufacturer in lots of parts of the sea, yet also are present in habitats except the marine surroundings; particularly, cyanobacteria are recognized to ensue in either freshwater and hypersaline inland lakes. they're present in virtually each available setting, from oceans to clean water to reveal rock to soil. Cyanobacteria are the single workforce of organisms which are capable of decrease nitrogen and carbon in cardio stipulations, a undeniable fact that might be accountable for their evolutionary and ecological luck. definite cyanobacteria additionally produce cyanotoxins. This new e-book offers a wide number of foreign study in this vital organism.
By Tarang Shah, Sheetal Shah
"This is one of the unmarried most respected source for the marketers desiring to construct winning companies"—Ron Conway, distinctive Adviser, SV Angel, and investor in fb, Google, Twitter, Foursquare, PayPal, Zappos
"I hugely suggest enterprise Capitalists at paintings. This booklet captures the personalities and techniques of a couple of top VC practitioners and monitors the center and soul of the enterprise capital approach, by way of providing an specific window into the voice of the practitioners."—Gus Tai, Trinity Ventures
"Venture Capitalists at paintings is a foundational pillar in an entrepreneur's figuring out and assets. this can be a first by way of the extent of aspect, caliber of dialogue, and price to the entrepreneur."—George Zachary, Charles River Ventures and Investor in Twitter
Venture Capitalists at paintings: How VCs determine and construct Billion-Dollar Successes deals exceptional insights into the investment and administration of businesses like YouTube, Zappos, Twitter, Starent, fb, and Groupon. The enterprise capitalists profiled—among the easiest within the business—also show how they determine promising markets, items, and marketers.
writer Tarang Shah, a enterprise capital professional himself, interviews emerging VC stars, net and software program funding pioneers, and enterprise funding concept leaders. You’ll study firsthand what standards enterprise capitalists use to invest, how they constitution offers, the numerous methods they assist the firms they fund, avoidable error they see all too frequently, the function of good fortune in a hit, and why such a lot of startups fail.
Venture Capitalists at Work additionally includes interviews with these at the receiving finish a raffle money—entrepreneurs in high-profile startups that went directly to in achieving nice good fortune. even if you’re an entrepreneur, an aspiring VC, an M&A expert, or an formidable pupil, the information you are going to achieve from enterprise Capitalists at paintings may provide an important shortcut to success.
different books within the Apress At paintings sequence:
* Coders at Work, Seibel, 978-1-4302-1948-4
* CIOs at Work, Yourdon, 978-1-4302-3554-5
* CTOs at Work, Donaldson, Seigel, & Donaldson, 978-1-4302-3593-4
* Founders at Work, Livingston, 978-1-4302-1078-8
* European Founders at Work, Santos, 978-1-4302-3906-2
* Women Leaders at Work, Ghaffari, 978-1-4302-3729-7
* Advertisers at Work, Tuten, 978-1-4302-3828-7
* Gamers at Work, Ramsay. 978-1-4302-3351-0
<h3>What you’ll learn</h3> * How enterprise capitalists determine promising markets, marketers, and firms
* What enterprise capitalists are trying to find in marketers and enterprise plans
* find out how to construct an “A” staff and a tradition of good fortune
* profitable courting dynamics among entrepreneur and traders
* while to decelerate, ramp up, and scale businesses
* realizing whilst to promote a company, continue to grow, or close it down
* Why startups fail
* universal entrepreneurial blunders you could keep away from
<h3>Who this e-book is for</h3>
This e-book is a must-read for marketers and enterprise capital/private fairness traders. It's additionally for enterprise capitalists and entrepreneurs in rising markets who are looking to practice to homegrown ventures the Silicon Valley version of establishing billion-dollar startups. company executives inquisitive about innovation or mergers and acquisitions will locate the book's insights worthy. eventually, company scholars and aspiring marketers will locate this publication an exceptional reference advisor and how-to handbook for beginning businesses, development new services, and aiding circulate the twenty first century economic system ahead.
<h3>Table of Contents</h3>Chapter 1: Roelof Botha, Sequoia Capital
bankruptcy 2: Mike Maples, FLOODGATE Fund
bankruptcy three: George Zachary, Charles River Ventures
bankruptcy four: Sean Dalton, Highland Capital companions
bankruptcy five: Alex Mehr, Zoosk
bankruptcy 6: Howard Morgan, First around Capital and Idealab
bankruptcy 7: Tim Draper, DFJ
bankruptcy eight: Osman Rashid, Chegg
bankruptcy nine: Harry Weller, NEA
bankruptcy 10: David Cowan, Bessemer enterprise companions
bankruptcy eleven: Michael Birch, Bebo and Birthday Alarm
bankruptcy 12: Mitchell Kertzman, Hummer Winblad enterprise companions
bankruptcy thirteen: Scott Sandell, NEA
bankruptcy 14: Gus Tai, Trinity Ventures
bankruptcy 15: Steven Dietz, GRP Partners
bankruptcy sixteen: Paul Scanlan, MobiTV
bankruptcy 17: Ann Winblad, Hummer Winblad enterprise companions
bankruptcy 18: Jim Goetz, Sequoia Capital
bankruptcy 19: Roger Lee, Battery Ventures
bankruptcy 20: Ken Howery, Founders Fund
bankruptcy 21: Alfred Lin, Sequoia Capital and Zappos
bankruptcy 22: Kevin Hartz, Xoom and Eventbrite
bankruptcy 23: Eric Hippeau, Lerer Ventures and SoftBank Capital
bankruptcy 24: David Lee, SV Angels
bankruptcy 25: Ted Alexander, project Ventures
bankruptcy 26: Robert Kibble, venture Ventures
bankruptcy 27: Rajiv Laroia, Flarion
bankruptcy 28: Jim Boettcher and Kevin McQuillan, concentration Ventures
bankruptcy 29: Mike Hodges, ATA Ventures
bankruptcy 30: Alan Patricof, Greycroft Partners
bankruptcy 31: Ben Elowitz, Blue Nile and rainy Paint
bankruptcy 32: Vish Mishra, Clearstone enterprise companions
bankruptcy 33: Richard Wong, Accel Partners
bankruptcy 34: Randy Komisar, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
bankruptcy 35: Peter Wagner, Accel Partners
By David P. Clark, Nanette J. Pazdernik
Um Biotechnologie in der medizinischen Forschung, der Arzneimittelentwicklung, der Lebensmittelindustrie oder im Umweltschutz einsetzen zu k?nnen, m?ssen Studierende, Wissenschaftler und technisches own die Grundelemente der Molekularbiologie beherrschen. Die ersten f?nf Kapitel dieses Lehrbuchs f?hren in die DNA-, RNA- und Proteinbiochemie ein und erkl?ren die Rekombinations- und Synthesemethoden. Leicht verst?ndliche Texte, Merks?tze, ein Glossar und viele farbige Abbildungen erleichtern das Lernen. Fragen und Antworten zur Wissenskontrolle k?nnen von der Internet-Produktseite heruntergeladen werden. In den weiteren Kapiteln wird der Bogen gespannt von der Nanobiotechnologie ?ber Genomics/Proteomics, Umweltbiotechnologie, transgene Pflanzen und Tiere, bis hin zur Gentherapie sowie zur Pr?vention und Behandlung bakterieller und viraler Erkrankungen. Die letzten Kapitel befassen sich mit Bioterrorismus, den molekularbiologischen Methoden der Forensik und ethischen Aspekten der Biotechnologie
By Miklós Farkas
Use again conceal reproduction * A 'down-to-earth' creation to the starting to be box of contemporary mathematical biology* additionally comprises appendices which offer history fabric that is going past complex calculus and linear algebra
By Selene K. Swanson, Laurence Florens (auth.), Mary S. Lipton, Ljiljana Paša-Tolic (eds.)
When the final variation of this booklet was once released in 2000, the sphere of proteomics was once in its infancy. Now in its formative years, proteomics is essentially remodeling organic and clinical examine. a lot of this alteration may be attributed to technological developments, rather in mass spectrometry. due to those quick advancements that experience ended in elevated components of analysis and cutting edge purposes, an replace to Mass Spectrometry of Proteins and Peptides isn't just helpful, yet arguably crucial. Spanning fields from microbial forensics and medical purposes to protein constitution, dynamics and serve as, the subsequent chapters written by means of best specialists function a discussion board for featuring the various most up-to-date revolutionizing equipment for mass spectrometry-based characterization of proteins and peptides. Staying trustworthy to the spirit of the Methods in Molecular Biology™ sequence, all chapters are written within the comparable structure, wherein every one bankruptcy opens with a easy description of the strategy, by way of an outline of the protocol after which sensible step by step directions to make sure experimental luck.
Mass Spectrometry of Proteins and Peptides: tools and Protocols, moment Editionis a precious source for beginner and professional practitioners within the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, medical chemistry, immunology, genetic, microbiology and toxicology.
By Lahcene Ouahab
This product isn't on hand individually, it's only offered as a part of a collection. There are 750 items within the set and those are all bought as one entity, using engaging in molecular fabrics is a quickly constructing, multidisciplinary box of study, delivering a large choice of chances for the long run. it truly is of specific relevance to nano fabrication and expertise since it deals excessive density, small dimension built-in and multifunctional homes that may be fabricated lower than gentle stipulations. Multifunctional engaging in Molecular fabrics covers a variety of themes together with: molecular conductors and superconductors; layout and synthesis of practical molecular fabrics; organic/inorganic hybrids and photoinduced phenomena; fullerenes, nanotubes and different comparable nano fabrics. The publication concludes with a glance at integration and functionalities of molecular fabrics reminiscent of natural box impression transistors (OFET). This excessive point e-book is perfect for researchers in either and academia who're drawn to this new and interesting box learn more... summary: This product isn't really to be had individually, it's only bought as a part of a collection. There are 750 items within the set and those are all bought as one entity, using undertaking molecular fabrics is a swiftly constructing, multidisciplinary box of analysis, delivering a large choice of probabilities for the long run. it really is of specific relevance to nano fabrication and expertise since it bargains excessive density, small dimension built-in and multifunctional homes that may be fabricated below light stipulations. Multifunctional engaging in Molecular fabrics covers a variety of themes together with: molecular conductors and superconductors; layout and synthesis of useful molecular fabrics; organic/inorganic hybrids and photoinduced phenomena; fullerenes, nanotubes and different similar nano fabrics. The publication concludes with a glance at integration and functionalities of molecular fabrics resembling natural box impact transistors (OFET). This excessive point ebook is perfect for researchers in either and academia who're drawn to this new and intriguing box
By Piero Durante, Leandro Colucci
Molecular chaperones are a ubiquitous classification of proteins that play vital roles in protein folding and within the security of cells from a number of stresses linked to the disruption of 3 local dimensional constructions of proteins. an important of those proteins are the so-called warmth surprise proteins (HSPs), often referred to as rigidity proteins. This booklet examines many of the organic points of this interesting kinfolk of proteins which are vital for attention of the 'proteiomics of HSPs'. This ebook additionally stories present learn on protein folding within the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and the features of ER-resident molecular chaperones in protein folding within the ER. The biochemical, structural and sensible details on Redox Enzyme Maturation Proteins (REMPs) also are reviewed intimately. additionally, fresh development in molecular biology has supplied new insights into the molecular foundation of illnesses and molecular ambitions for analysis and treatment of human illnesses. The function of molecular biology study in molecular imaging is tested, in addition to the purposes of molecular imaging in diagnostics, gene treatment and drug improvement. different chapters during this booklet discover the function of protists as promising items for the research of adaptive mechanisms on the biochemical and the molecular point, the several tendencies within the evolution of molecular variations to opposed environmental stipulations, and a evaluation of the molecular mechanisms of bicyclol within the safety opposed to liver harm.
By Jean-Loup Faulon, Andreas Bender
Unlike within the comparable quarter of bioinformatics, few books presently exist that rfile the concepts, instruments, and algorithms of chemoinformatics. Bringing jointly around the world specialists within the box, the Handbook of Chemoinformatics Algorithms offers an outline of the commonest chemoinformatics algorithms in one source.
After a historic standpoint of the purposes of algorithms and graph idea to chemical difficulties, the booklet offers algorithms for two-dimensional chemical constructions and third-dimensional representations of molecules. It then makes a speciality of molecular descriptors, digital screening equipment, and quantitative structure–activity dating (QSAR) types, earlier than introducing algorithms to enumerate and pattern chemical constructions. The e-book additionally covers computer-aided molecular layout, response community new release, and open resource software program and database applied sciences. the remainder chapters describe recommendations constructed within the context of bioinformatics and computational biology and their capability functions to chemical problems.
This instruction manual provides a variety of algorithms appropriate in perform, making the booklet priceless to these operating within the box. It bargains an up to date account of many algorithmic facets of chemoinformatics.
By R. E. Evenson, V. Santaniello, D. Zilberman
There are at present many arguable socioeconomic matters interested in the improvement and implementation of agricultural biotechnology. This publication provides chosen revised and edited papers from the fourth and 5th conferences of the overseas Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology study, held in Italy in 2000 and 2001.
By Eric J. Semler, Colette S. Ranucci, Prabhas V. Moghe (auth.), Kyongbum Lee, David Kaplan (eds.)
It is our excitement to provide this distinctive quantity on tissue engineering within the sequence Advances in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Thisvolume re?ects the emergence of tissue engineering as a center self-discipline of recent biomedical engineering, and acknowledges the becoming synergies among the technological advancements in biotechnology and biomedicine. alongside this vein, the focusof thisvolume istoprovide abiotechnology pushed standpoint on mobile engineering basics whereas highlighting their signi?cance in p- ducing practical tissues. Our target is to give an outline of the cutting-edge of a variety of those applied sciences, punctuated with present functions within the study and improvement of cell-based cures for human disorder. to arrange this quantity, we have now solicited contributions from leaders and specialists of their respective ?elds, starting from biomaterials and bioreactors to gene supply and metabolic engineering. specific emphasis used to be put on together with experiences that debate a variety of features of the biochemical p- cesses underlying cellphone functionality, corresponding to signaling, development, differentiation, and verbal exchange. The reports of analysis themes hide major components: cel- lar and non-cellular elements and meeting; review and optimization of tissue functionality; and built-in reactor or implant procedure improvement for study and scientific functions. the various stories illustrate how bioche- cal engineering equipment are used to provide and signify novel fabrics (e. g. genetically engineered common polymers, artificial scaffolds with ce- sort speci?c attachment websites or inductive factors), whose designated homes let elevated degrees of regulate over tissue improvement and architecture.