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Biologically Active Peptides: Design, Synthesis and Utilization

1st Edition

David B. Weiner, William V. Williams
November 04, 1993

Investigation into basic and advanced peptide design, synthesis, evaluation and utilization. New therapeutic approaches from experimental systems....

Opioid Peptides in Substance Abuse

1st Edition

Joseph I. Szekely
October 22, 1993

Opioid Peptides in Substance Abuse presents an encyclopedic survey of in vivo data examining the interrelationship between endogenous opioids and substance abuse. It emphasizes two main groups of abused substances (morphine congeners and psychostimulants) and addresses the following questions:...

Handbook of Receptors and Channels: G Protein-Coupled Receptors

1st Edition

Stephen J. Peroutka
October 20, 1993

The cloning, sequencing, and expression of a variety of membrane receptors and channels indicate the existence of at least four "superfamilies" of molecular structures that mediate signal transduction. Presently, more than 400 receptors have been cloned and sequenced. The Handbook of Receptors and...

Pesticides and Neurological Diseases

2nd Edition

Donald J. Ecobichon, Robert M. Joy
October 18, 1993

Since the publication of the original edition in 1982, pesticide-related poisonings, both single cases and epidemic-scale situations, have continued to occur unabated. This new edition of Pesticides and Neurological Diseases reviews current literature describing the effects of insecticides (...

Protein Purification Process Engineering

1st Edition

Roger Harrison
October 15, 1993

Offers coverage of the development of protein purification processes for large-scale commercial operations, and addresses process development, scale-up, applications and mathematical descriptions. Technologies currently used at the commercial scale are covered in depth....

Nondestructive Biomarkers in Vertebrates

1st Edition

Cristina Fossi, Claudio Leonzio
October 13, 1993

Nondestructive Biomarkers in Vertebrates presents an innovative approach for hazard assessment in vertebrates based on nondestructive rather than destructive methods. The book reviews the state of the art and defines the development and validation procedure of this new strategy. Biological...

Clinical Trials: An Introduction

1st Edition

Ann Raven, Frank Wells
October 01, 1993

This volume provides an introduction to the process of clinical drug development. It demystifies the way new medicines are discovered, tested and regulated. This book is intended for those who wich to understand the background of clinical trials from a pharmaceutical company perspective, and is...

Preclinical and Clinical Modulation of Anticancer Drugs

1st Edition

Kenneth D. Tew, Peter J. Houghton, Janet A. Houghton
September 15, 1993

Preclinical and Clinical Modulation of Anticancer Drugs focuses on the theoretical and practical approaches to designing and enacting modulation principles. Each class of anticancer drug and the different types of modulators used within each drug class are discussed within individual chapters. The...

Regulation of Human Cancer by Cytokines: Present Status and Future Prospects

1st Edition

Fumimaro
August 31, 1993

This book considers clinical problems associated with new modalities of cancer treatment involving recombinant cytokines. The first half of the book is devoted to various types of associations of cytokines with tumor cells, while the second half addresses the therapeutic potential of...

Structure and Function of Glutathione S-Transferases

1st Edition

Kenneth D. Tew, Cecil B. Pickett, Timothy J. Mantle, Bengt Mannervik
August 26, 1993

Structure and Function of Glutathione S-Transferases provides some of the latest information available on a variety of structural and functional components of glutathione S-transferases, a family of isozymes involved in many endogenous and exogenous functions in cells. Molecular studies presented...

Controlled Drug Release Of Oral Dosage Forms

1st Edition

Jean-Maurice Vergnaud
July 31, 1993

Numerical analysis of matter transfer is an area that pharmacists find difficult, but which is a technique frequently used in preparing controlled drug release and oral dosage forms. This book provides clear and straightforward information enabling the reader to carry out numerical analysis of...

Mechanisms of Taste Transduction

1st Edition

Sidney A. Simon, Stephen D. Roper
July 23, 1993

Mechanisms of Taste Transduction introduces a number of topics essential to a complete understanding of taste. These topics range from the control of food intake to the biophysical mechanisms of transduction and the design of food flavors in the food industry. The responses and organization of...

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