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A Fork in Asia's Road : Adventures of an Occidental Glutton
A Fork in Asia's Road : Adventures of an Occidental Glutton
Published Date : 2014/05
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9789814351478

BookWeb Price : MYR 86.29
Kinokuniya Privilege Card member price : MYR 77.66

Availability Status : Available for Pre-Order
Language : English

Book Description
Source: ENG

Asia is a delicious and unique melting pot of flavors with the diverse cuisines reflecting the various cultural and ethnic groups that call it home. Award-winning writer John Krich has lived and traveled across Asia for the last decade as the food correspondent for the Asian Wall Street Journal. The 50 amazing food stories he shares in this book are organized around eight general themes and cover the following countries: China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, India, Macau, Taiwan, The Philippines, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam. Drawing on his culinary adventures and knowledge, Krich discusses food, ingredients and eateries everything from strange and wacky dishes to comfort food and fine imperial dining. Foodies will appreciate his insights and even gourmands will enjoy a chuckle as they digest what is being served."inherent electrochemistry, and concludes with a chapter offering a comparative inventory of source hardware Part B, Fundamentals of MALDI, confronts ionization mechanisms, instrument development, and matrix selection, and includes a final chapter that explores the special application of MALDI to obtain two-dimensional images of spatial distributions of compounds on surfaces Part C, ES and MALDI Coupling to Mass Spectrometry Instrumentation, examines the coupling of these ionization techniques to various mass analyzers, including quadrupole ion trap, time-of-flight, Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance, and ion mobility mass spectrometers Part D, Practical Aspects of ES and MALDI, investigates analytical issues including quantification, charge-state distributions, noncovalent interactions in solution that are preserved as gas-phase ions, and various means of ion excitation in preparation for tandem mass spectrometry, and offers a guide to the interpretation of even-electron mass spectra Part E, Biological Applications of ES and MALDI, examines the role of mass spectrometry in such areas as peptide and protein characterization, carbohydrate analysis, lipid analysis, and drug discovery Written by a team of leading experts, the book not only provides a critical review of the literature, but also presents key concepts in tutorial fashion to help readers take full advantage of the latest technological breakthroughs and applications.As a result, Electrospray and MALDI Mass Spectrometry will help researchers fully leverage the power of electrospray and MALDI mass spectrometry. The judicious compartmentalization of chapters, and the pedagogic presentation style throughout, render the book highly suitable for use as a text for graduate-level courses in advanced mass spectrometry.

Contents
ForewordProgress ( R. Graham Cooks ). Foreword to the First Edition ( John B. Fenn ). Preface ( Richard B. Cole ). Contributors. Part I Fundamentals of ES. 1. On the Mechanism of Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry (ESIMS) ( Paul Kebarle and Udo H. Verkerk ). 2. Selectivity in Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry ( Nadja B. Cech and Christie G. Enke ). 3. Electrochemistry of the Electrospray Ion Source ( Gary J. Van Berkel and Vilmos Kertesz ). 4. ESI Source Design ( Andries P. Bruins ). Part II Fundamentals of MALDI. 5. MALDI Ionization Mechanisms: an Overview ( Richard Knochenmuss ). 6. The Development of Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Sources ( Peter B. O'Connor ). 7. A Comparison of MALDI Matrices ( Mahmud Hossain and Patrick A. Limbach ). 8. MALDI Imaging Mass Spectrometry ( Alain Brunelle and Olivier Lapre vote ). Part III ES and MALDI Coupling to Mass Spectrometry Instrumentation. 9. Coupling ESI and MALDI Sources to the Quadrupole Mass Filter, Quadrupole Ion Trap, Linear Quadrupole Ion Trap, and Orbitrap Mass Analyzers ( Mark E. Bier ). 10. Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry ( Robert J. Cotter ). 11. Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance and Magnetic Sector Analyzers for ESI and MALDI ( Jeremy J. Wolff and I. Jonathan Amster ). 12. Ion Mobility-Mass Spectrometry ( John A. McLean, J. Albert Schultz, and Amina S. Woods ). Part IV Practical Aspects of ES and MALDI. 13. ESI, APCI, and MALDI A Comparison of the Central Analytical Figures of Merit: Sensitivity, Reproducibility, and Speed ( Thomas R. Covey, Bradley B. Schneider, Hassan Javaheri, J.C. Yves LeBlanc, Gordana Ivosev, Jay J. Corr, and Peter Kovarik ). 14. Charge State Distributions in Electrospray and MALDI ( Yan Li and Richard B. Cole ). 15. Probing Noncovalent Interactions by Electrospray Ionization and Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization ( Sonal Mathur, Alexis Nazabal, and Renato Zenobi ). 16. Ion Activation Methods for Tandem Mass Spectrometry ( Kristina H&aa kansson and John S. Klassen ). 17. Dissociation of Even-Electron Ions ( Carlos Afonso, Richard B. Cole, and Jean-Claude Tabet ). Part V Biological Applications of ES and MALDI. 18. The Role of Mass Spectrometry for Peptide, Protein, and Proteome Characterization ( A. Jimmy Ytterberg, Jason Dunsmore, Shirley H. Lomeli, Mario Thevis, Yongming Xie, Rachel R. Ogorzalek Loo, and Joseph A. Loo ). 19. Carbohydrate Analysis by ESI and MALDI ( David J. Harvey ). 20. Applications of ESI and MALDI to Lipid Analysis ( Xianlin Han ). 21. In Vitro ADME Profiling and Pharmacokinetic Screening in Drug Discovery ( Daniel B. Kassel ). Index.Analyses of variance. going beyond t-tests. 13.1 Extending the complexity of experimental designs. 13.2 One-way analysis of variance. 13.3 Two-way analysis of variance. 13.4 Multi-factorial experiments. 13.5 Keep it simple. Keep it powerful. 13.6 Chapter summary. 14. Correlation and regression. relationships between measured values. 14.1 Correlation analysis. 14.2 Regression analysis. 14.3 Multiple regression. 14.4 Chapter summary. PART 3. NOMINAL-SCALE DATA. 15. Describing categorized data. 15.1 Descriptive statistics. 15.2 Testing whether the population proportion might credibly be some pre-determined figure. 15.3 Chapter summary. 16. Comparing observed proportions. the contingency chi-square test. 16.1 Using the contingency chi-square test to compare observed proportions. 16.2 Obtaining a 95 per cent CI for the change in the proportion of expulsions. is the difference large enough to be of practical significance? 16.3 Larger tables. attendance at diabetic clinics. 16.4 Planning experimental size. 16.5 Chapter summary. PART 4. ORDINAL-SCALE DATA. 17. Ordinal and non-normally distributed data.Transformations and non-parametric tests. 17.1 Transforming data to a normal distribution. 17.2 The Mann-Whitney test. a non-parametric method. 17.3 Dealing with ordinal data. 17.4 Other non-parametric methods. 17.5 Chapter summary. Appendix to Chapter 17. PART 5. SOME CHALLENGES FROM THE REAL WORLD. 18. Multiple testing. 18.1 What is it and why is it a problem? 18.2 Where does multiple testing arise? 18.3 Methods to avoid false positives. 18.4 The role of scientific journals. 18.5 Chapter summary. 19. Questionnaires. 19.1 Is there anything special about questionnaires? 19.2 Types of questions. 19.3 Designing a questionnaire. 19.4 Sample sizes and return rates. 19.5 Analysing the results. 19.6 Confounded epidemiological data. 19.7 Multiple testing with questionnaire data. 19.8 Chapter summary. PART 6. CONCLUSIONS. 20. Conclusions. 20.1 Be clear about the purpose of the experiment. 20.2 Keep the experimental design simple and therefore clear and powerful. 20.3 Draw up a statistical analysis plan as part of the experimental design. it is not a last minute add-on. 20.4 Explore your data visually before launching into statistical testing. 20.5 Beware of multiple analyses. 20.6 Interpret both significance and non-significance with care. Index.