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Biosensors: Microelectrochemical Devices

M Lambrechts, W Sansen
January 01, 1992

Biosensors are analytical devices that combine a biologically sensitive element with a physical or chemical transducer to selectively and quantitatively detect the presence of specific compounds. Balancing basics, principles, and case studies, Biosensors: Microelectrochemical Devices covers the...

Arithmetical Word Problem Solving After Frontal Lobe Damage

L. Fasotti
January 01, 1992

Patients with frontal brain lesions show a striking disorder in arithmetical word problem solving; they tend to give impulsive responses, skipping one or more of the essential solution steps. The research presented here along with its implications for treatment was conducted by the Dutch Institute f...

The Barriers and Fluids of the Eye and Brain

December 18, 1991

This volume presents the latest findings regarding the control of the fluid environments of the eye and brain. The book is comprised of papers presented at a symposium honoring the 80th birthday of Professor Hugh Davson. The contributors are previous students of Hugh Davson who are now leading...

Post-translational Modifications of Proteins

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...

DNA Profiling

Simon Easteal, Neil McLeod, Ken Reed
November 25, 1991


Ay's Neuroanatomy of C. Elegans for Computation

Theodore B. Achacoso, William S. Yamamoto
November 22, 1991

AY's Neuroanatomy of C. elegans for Computation provides the neural circuitry database of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans, both in printed form and in ASCII files on 5.25-inch diskettes (for use on IBM® and compatible personal computers, Macintosh® computers, and higher level machines). Tables...

Cocaine: Pharamacology, Physiology, and Clinical Strategies

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...

Principles of Cardiac Toxicology

Steven I. Baskin
September 23, 1991

What chemicals are poisonous to the heart and why are they toxic?Find out by reading Principles of Cardiac Toxicology. Certain chemicals can produce toxicity by interacting with elements of the cardiovascular system. This book presents the anatomical, physiological, biochemical, and pathological...

Brain-gut Peptides and Reproductive Function

Charles D. Barnes, Craig Johnston
September 20, 1991


Dermal and Ocular Toxicology: Fundamentals and Methods

September 06, 1991

Dermal and Ocular Toxicology: Fundamentals and Methods is a procedurally-oriented volume of detailed methods and practical examples discussing the dermal and ocular aspects of toxicology. The book is divided into a dermal section and an ocular section. Each section begins with a chapter on the...

Biosensor Principles and Applications

August 30, 1991

Considers a new generation of sensors for use in industrial processes, which measure the chemical environment directly by means of a biological agent mainly enzymes so far. Various specialists from Europe, the US, and Japan identify the device's place in their disciplines; review the principles of m...

Systemic Autoimmunity

P. E. Bigazzi
August 30, 1991

Surveys the biotechnologically influenced advances in the understanding of systemic autoimmune disorders, highlighting recent research using cell biology and biochemistry, the cloning of immune cells, recombinant DNA, and molecular genetics. Among the topics are the role of complement in inflammatio...