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Oxidative Stress and Disease


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Oxidative stress is an underlying factor in health and disease. In this series of books, the importance of oxidative stress and disease associated with organ systems is highlighted by exploring the scientific evidence and the clinical applications of this knowledge. This series is intended for researchers in the basic biomedical sciences and clinicians.

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Vitamin C: New Biochemical and Functional Insights: Biochemical and Functional Insights

Vitamin C: New Biochemical and Functional Insights: Biochemical and Functional Insights

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Qi Chen, Margreet C M Vissers
February 06, 2020

Vitamin C holds a unique place in scientific and cultural history. In this book, a group of leading scientific research explore the myriad ways Vitamin C is employed during normal physiological function. This book also provides updates on recent uses ofVitamin C in cancer treatment through high...

Glutathione

Glutathione

1st Edition

Leopold Flohe
October 08, 2018

This is the first serious attempt to synthesize all that became known of glutathione over the last three decades. The book contains an update of glutathione biosynthesis with special emphasis on its regulation in adaptive stress responses. Other chapters review glutathione transport systems and...

Hydrogen Peroxide Metabolism in Health and Disease

Hydrogen Peroxide Metabolism in Health and Disease

1st Edition

Margreet C M Vissers, Mark Hampton, Anthony J. Kettle
October 16, 2017

Much of the biology of oxidative stress and oxidative signalling centres on the generation and handling of hydrogen peroxide. The overall aim for this book would be to provide an insightful and useful forum to assist with the understanding of the relevance of hydrogen peroxide generation and how...

The Biology of the First 1,000 Days

The Biology of the First 1,000 Days

1st Edition

Crystal D Karakochuk, Kyly C. Whitfield, Tim J Green, Klaus Kraemer
September 20, 2017

The first 1,000 days, from conception to two years of age, is a critical period of growth and development. Exposures to dietary, environmental, hormonal, and other stressors during this window have been associated with an increased risk of poor health outcomes, some of which are irreversible. The...

Biomedical Application of Nanoparticles

Biomedical Application of Nanoparticles

1st Edition

Bertrand Henri Rihn
September 07, 2017

Biomedical Application of Nanoparticles explores nanoparticles, their chemical and physicals properties, and how they interact in biological systems with proteins, immune system and targeted cells. Risk assessment of nanoparticles for human is described, including: cellular paradigms,...

Fetal and Early Postnatal Programming and its Influence on Adult Health

Fetal and Early Postnatal Programming and its Influence on Adult Health

1st Edition

Mulchand S. Patel, Jens H. Nielsen
June 16, 2017

There is a documented link between fetal nutrition and the development of disease risk in adult life. Including the early postnatal period, during which a newborn continues to grow rapidly influenced by environmental factors, suggests that individuals are subject to risks for more than just the...

Vitamin D: Oxidative Stress, Immunity, and Aging

Vitamin D: Oxidative Stress, Immunity, and Aging

1st Edition

Adrian F. Gombart
November 16, 2016

Vitamin D insufficiency/deficiency is a worldwide, public health problem in both developed and developing countries. Rickets among infants has reemerged. Low levels of vitamin D are associated with increased risk and mortality from cancer. At the same time, the beneficial effects of vitamin D on a...

Flavonoids and Related Compounds: Bioavailability and Function

Flavonoids and Related Compounds: Bioavailability and Function

1st Edition

Jeremy P. E. Spencer, Alan Crozier
November 16, 2016

Flavonoids exert a multiplicity of biological effects on humans and can have beneficial implications for numerous disease states. Flavonoids and Related Compounds: Bioavailability and Function examines current knowledge regarding the absorption, metabolism, and bioavailability of individual...

Carotenoids and Vitamin A in Translational Medicine

Carotenoids and Vitamin A in Translational Medicine

1st Edition

Olaf Sommerburg, Werner Siems, Klaus Kraemer
November 16, 2016

Vitamin A (retinol) is an essential dietary compound with myriad metabolic and regulatory functions. Deficiency can result in vision problems, compromised immune responses, and a host of other medical issues. More than 600 carotenoids have been identified in plants, algae, fungi, and bacteria, and...

Lipid Oxidation in Health and Disease

Lipid Oxidation in Health and Disease

1st Edition

Corinne M. Spickett, Henry Jay Forman
March 03, 2015

Oxidative modification of lipids and phospholipids—including radical damage, halogenation, and nitration—result in significant changes to the chemical properties of the molecules, which in turn have a major effect on their biochemical functions. Lipid oxidation has long been regarded as a...

Nutrition and Epigenetics

Nutrition and Epigenetics

1st Edition

Emily Ho, Frederick Domann
October 16, 2014

Nutrition and Epigenetics presents new information on the action of diet and nutritional determinants in regulating the epigenetic control of gene expression in health and disease. Each chapter gives a unique perspective on a different nutritional or dietary component or group of components, and...

Liver Metabolism and Fatty Liver Disease

Liver Metabolism and Fatty Liver Disease

1st Edition

Oren Tirosh
August 27, 2014

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is one of the most common liver diseases worldwide affecting patients from all ages, races, and ethnic backgrounds. It comprises a spectrum of hepatic pathology ranging from simple steatosis, in which there is an increase of fat accumulation in hepatocytes, to...

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