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Pharmacological Regulation of Gene Expression in the CNS Towards an Understanding of Basal Ganglial Functions (1996)

Kalpana Merchant
September 28, 2017

This book focuses on dopamine-mediated regulation of gene expression within the striatum and associated regions of the central nervous system. It is an excellent review of experimental data on interactions between neuronal systems at systemic, cellular, and molecular levels. Each of the chapters,...

Handbook of Mammalian Metabolism of Plant Compounds (1991)

Ronald R. Scheline
September 28, 2017

Handbook of Mammalian Metabolism of Plant Compounds provides an extensive survey of how mammals metabolize compounds found in higher plants. Information about these compounds is important to researchers in pharmacology, toxicology, medical and natural products chemistry, and food sciences....

Liposomes as Tools in Basic Research and Industry (1994)

Jean R. Philippot, Francis Schuber
September 28, 2017

This book is devoted to a broader understanding of liposomes as a versatile tool used in many domains, including basic research and applied technology, focusing on less common applications and recent developments.Over the past few years, new types of liposomes made of nonphospholipid molecules have...

Thermal and Nonthermal Encapsulation Methods

Magdalini Krokida
September 20, 2017

Encapsulation is a topic of interest across a wide range of scientific and industrial areas, from pharmaceutics to food and agriculture, for the protection and controlled release of various substances during transportation, storage, and consumption. Since encapsulated materials can be protected...

Metabolism of Trace Metals in Man Vol. I (1984): Developmental Aspects

Owen M. Rennert, Chan Wai-Yee
September 20, 2017

A vast literature exists dealing with trace metals and a number of outstanding monographs deal with the biological, biochemical, or clinical effects of a specific trace metal or trace metals in general. However, newer aspects of trace metal research, i.e. the developmental aspects and generic...

Chemical Biology of Natural Products

David J. Newman, Gordon M. Cragg, Paul Grothaus
September 18, 2017

Chemical Biology of Natural Products This unique, long-awaited volume is designed to address contemporary aspects of natural product chemistry and its influence on biological systems, not solely on human interactions. The subjects covered include discovery, isolation and characterization,...

TRP Channels

Michael X. Zhu
September 12, 2017

The rapid expansion of the TRP field has generated a large amount of excellent original work across many different research fields. However, investigators are not necessarily familiar with the pros and cons of the variety of methods used to study TRP channels. Because of functional and genetic...

Copper Amine Oxidases: Structures, Catalytic Mechanisms and Role in Pathophysiology

Giovanni Floris, Bruno Mondovi
September 12, 2017

Although the amount of research on copper amine oxidases has grown rapidly and substantially in the past decade, the field unfortunately suffers from lack of cohesion and significant confusion surrounds aspects as simple as confirmation of enzyme identities. This book describes the structure of the...

Dermatokinetics of Therapeutic Agents

S. Narasimha Murthy
September 12, 2017

Novel drug delivery technologies strive to bypass challenging biological layers to elicit desired pharmacological activity. The skin, one of our key defensive barriers, allows certain topically applied substances and toxins to pass. The dermatokinetics of a drug determines the efficacy of...

Integrins – The Biological Problems

Yoshikazu Takada
August 29, 2017

This book represents the most current, comprehensive, and authoritative study of integrins on the market today. It provides an overview of the diverse biological functions of integrins, including: The structure and functions of integrin cytoplasmic domains, the role of b2 integrins in...

Carrier-Mediated Dermal Delivery: Applications in the Prevention and Treatment of Skin Disorders

Andreia Ascenso, Helena Ribeiro, Sandra Simões
August 18, 2017

This book presents new approaches for skin aging and photocarcinogenesis and topical formulations based on nanocarrier systems for skin disorders. It discusses cosmeceuticals, laser, photodynamic therapy, and melatonin-based treatments as important strategies for photoaging management. Photodynamic...

Biosimilars and Interchangeable Biologics: Strategic Elements

Sarfaraz K. Niazi
July 26, 2017

What’s the Deal with Biosimilars? Biosimilars are gaining momentum as new protein therapeutic candidates that can help fill a vital need in the healthcare industry. The biological drugs are produced by recombinant DNA technology that allows for large-scale production and an overall reduction time...

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