Welcome to CRCPress.com! We have customized the Taylor & Francis India website to host CRC Press titles. Please choose www.TandFIndia.com to get the following benefits:
South Asia Editions of CRC Press titles with INR prices
Multiple options to purchase locally
All CRC Press products available
Your CRC Press login credentials will work on TandFIndia.com
Garland Science Website Announcement
The Garland Science website is no longer available to access and you have been automatically redirected to CRCPress.com.
All instructor resources (*see Exceptions) are now available on our Instructor Hub. Your GarlandScience.com instructor credentials will not grant access to the Hub, but existing and new users may request access here.
The student resources previously accessed via GarlandScience.com are no longer available to existing or new users.
The state of the art in the area of polyamines is presented in this useful, two-volume publication. Basic information describing the role of polyamines in the processes of growth and differentiation is given. Also included are data on the regulation of polyamine biosynthesis and metabolism and their interactions with nucleic acids. Several chapters are devoted to the role of polyamines in various aspects of plant biology, with a special emphasis on their participation in the response of plants to extreme environments. Special attention is given to the use of inhibitors of polyamine biosynthesis as potential antitumor and antiproliferative agents. Additionally, recent progress in the molecular biology and genetic engineering of genes coding for polyamine biosynthetic enzymes is described. Cancer researchers, biologists, geneticists, biochemists, physiologists, and clinicians will find this volume indispensible.
Contents VOLUME II: POLYAMINES IN MICROBES. Polyamines and the Growth of Bacteria and Viruses. Polyamines in Thermophiles. Propylamine Transfer Reactions in Thermophilic Archaebacteria: Enzymological Aspects and Comparative Biochemistry. Microbial Mutants Deficient in Polyamine Synthesis. Regulation of the Putrescine Biosynthetic Genes (SpeA, speB, and speC) in Escherichia coli. Utilization of L-Arginine, L-Ornithine, Agmatine, and Putrescine as the Major Source of Nitrogen and Its Control in Escherichia coli. POLYAMINES AND PLANTS. Polyamines and Plant Response to Stress. Polyamines and Plant Growth and Development. Polyamines and Plant Hormones. Polyamines in Plant Mutants. POLYAMINES AND DISEASES. Polyamines in Health and Disease. Polyamine Metabolism and Neoplastic Growth: A Programmed Deregulation? Polyamines as Markers of Malignancy. Polyamines as Indicators of Disease Activity and Response to Therapy in Cancer Patients. Inhibitors of Polyamine Biosynthesis as Therapeutic Agents. Clinical Studies of a- Difluoromethylornithine and a-Interferon in Cancer Patients. Changes in Polyamine Metabolism in Tumor-Bearing Hosts with Total Parenteral Nutrition and Intravenous Infusion of a-Difluoromethylornithine. Index. c. 328 pp., 7x10, due February 1989, ISBN-0-8493-6809-X.
We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.
CPD consists of any educational activity which helps to maintain and develop knowledge, problem-solving, and technical skills with the aim to provide better health care through higher standards. It could be through conference attendance, group discussion or directed reading to name just a few examples.
Use certain CRC Press medical books to get your CPD points up for revalidation. We provide a free online form to document your learning and a certificate for your records.