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Biological Regulation of the Chondrocytes

1st Edition

Monique Adolphe
June 16, 1992

Biological Regulation of the Chondrocytes provides a comprehensive examination of the various regulations in which cartilaginous cells are involved. The book's introductory chapter provides an overview of the different types of chondrocyte, while following chapters discuss the various biological...

Lymphatic Transport of Drugs

1st Edition

William N. Charman, Valentino J. Stella
April 22, 1992

Lymphatic Transport of Drugs provides a thorough review of the determinants that affect the uptake and delivery of drugs and xenobiotics to the lymphatics. Factors affecting the transport and delivery of lipophilic drugs through the lymph after oral administration, lymphatic transport of polar...

Post-translational Modifications of Proteins

1st Edition

John J. Harding, M. James C. Crabbe
December 13, 1991

Post-Translational Modifications of Proteins discusses several important topics of interest to researchers and students in protein chemistry and biochemistry, including the occurrence and function of hydroxylated residues and the three enzymes required for their formation; the damaging effects of...

Cocaine: Pharamacology, Physiology, and Clinical Strategies

1st Edition

Matthew P. Galloway, Francis J. White
October 29, 1991

This book brings together for the first time state-of-the-art research from both the basic sciences and the clinical fields to present an in-depth discussion of the numerous effects of cocaine. The issues discussed include metabolism and distribution of cocaine, behavioral and electrophysiological...

Metallothionein in Biology and Medicine

1st Edition

Curtis D. Klaassen
August 27, 1991

This book brings together work from leading researchers to present the most recent advances in research on metallothionein. This protein interests toxicologists because it is thought that metallothionein protects against metal toxicity and possibly against oxidative stress. It is of interest to...

Calcium Channels: Their Properties, Functions, Regulation, and Clinical Relevance

1st Edition

L. Donald Partridge, John K. Leach
July 03, 1991

The most comprehensive compendium of information available on calcium channelsCalcium channels are a common component of the membranes of a wide range of excitable cells, and their presence is crucial to the functioning of these cells. This book presents a current review of the biophysics,...

Adenosine and Adenine Nucleotides As Regulators of Cellular Function

1st Edition

John W. Phillis
June 14, 1991

This book provides valuable information for investigators interested in the signaling and regulatory functions of adenosine and the adenine nucleotides. Topics covered in this comprehensive volume include the historical development of research on adenosine and adenosine triphosphate; various...

Degradation of Bioactive Substances: Physiology and Pathophysiology

1st Edition

Jens H. Henriksen
May 28, 1991

Intended primarily for researchers working with bioactive substances such as hormones, neurotransmitters, growth factors, and connective tissue makers, this book discusses the principles of degradation in major groups of bioactive materials with respect to physiology, location, and regulation....

Modern Methods of Pharmaceutical Analysis, Second Edition, Volume II

2nd Edition

Roger E. Schirmer
December 19, 1990


Polymers for Controlled Drug Delivery

1st Edition

Peter J. Tarcha
November 21, 1990

Polymers for Controlled Drug Delivery addresses the challenges of designing macromolecules that deliver therapeutic agents that function safely and in concert with living organisms. The book primarily discusses classes of polymers and polymeric vehicles, including particulates, such as latexes,...

Molecular Description of Biological Membrane Components by Computer Aided Conformational Analysis, Volume II

1st Edition

Robert Brasseur
September 25, 1990

The goal of these two volumes is to help fill the gap between theory and experiment in membrane science. This is the only work available today which covers the domain of computer-aided conformational analyses of membranes. Written in a detailed, yet comprehensive manner, this book uses the...

Early Phase Drug Evaluation in Man

1st Edition

September 05, 1990

Early Phase Drug Evaluation in Man is a comprehensive, practical guide that covers pre-clinical information relevant to early human studies, including pharmaceutical, metabolic, toxicological, and regulatory aspects, as well as the general considerations relevant to all early human studies. Each...