Describes drug receptors, target molecules that drug researchers seek, covering such modern topics along the way as side effects, drug resistance, Pharmacogenomics, and nutriceuticals. This book covers such intricacies as drug resistance and cell death. It uses individual drugs to explain molecular actions.
Discusses the basic physiological processes that determine the growth of plants, the way they are affected by environmental factors and how we can improve processes that are well-understood such as growth from leaf to stand level and productivity.
Summarizes the research literature on the social aspects of aging. This title contains all the main areas of social science Gerontological research in one volume. It begins with a section on theory and methods.