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Toxicants Of Plant Origin: Proteins & Amino Acids, Volume III

1st Edition

Peter R. Cheeke
July 31, 1989

This comprehensive treatise offers an in-depth discussion of natural toxicants in plants, emphasizing their effects as defenses against herbivory. Coevolution of plants and her-bivores are covered with a detailed treatment of toxicant metabolism and systemic effects in mammalian tissues....

Toxicants of Plant Origin: Glycosides, Volume II

1st Edition

Peter R. Cheeke
July 31, 1989

This comprehensive treatise offers an in-depth discussion of natural toxicants in plants, emphasizing their effects as defenses against herbivory. Coevolution of plants and her-bivores are covered with a detailed treatment of toxicant metabolism and systemic effects in mammalian tissues....

Adoptive Cellular Immunotherapy of Cancer

1st Edition

H. C. Stevenson
July 17, 1989

This volume presents the most complicated and powerful cancer biotherapies developed. It provides an overview of human immune system function and the mechanisms by which adoptive cellular immunotherapies (ACI) harnesses the activity. The volume provides a vision on the developments in ACI....

Injured Index and Pathogenic Bacteria: Occurence and Detection in Foods, Water and Feeds

1st Edition

Bibek Ray
June 30, 1989

This book emphasizes the occurrence of sublethal injury in the indicator and pathogenic bacteria commonly encountered in foods, water and feed and modifications of the currently recommended methods for the effective detection of these bacteria. Chapters include methods for recovering injured "...

Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer

1st Edition

Henry T. Lynch, Takeshi Hirayama
June 30, 1989

This multi-authored book provides a unique accounting of the cancer problem from the standpoint of those primary genetic factors which may be interacting with myriad environmental exposures in cancer etiology. It provides a comprehensive coverage of cancer of all anatomical sites in conjunction...

Color Atlas of Dermatoimmuno Histocytology

1st Edition

Ueki/Yaoita
June 30, 1989

More than 25 years have elapsed since the first application of immunofluorescent techniques in dermatology. These techniques have shed light on many problems concerning skin disorders. Microorganisms, antigens and antibodies, complements and enzymes have been observed in both intracellular and...

Brucellosis: Clinical and Laboratory Aspects

1st Edition

Edward J. Young, Michael J. Corbel
May 31, 1989

Fourteen brucellosis experts from seven countries discuss the history, epidemiology, microbiology, immunology, diagnosis, treatment, and control of brucellosis in animals and man. Edited by members of the World Health Organization's Expert Committee on Brucellosis, this text is the first...

Ultrasound and Infertility

1st Edition

Asim Kurjak
April 30, 1989

A comprehensive survey of the use of ultrasound in management of infertile patients is presented in this publication. Particular atten-tion is given to recently developed techniques such as assessment of endometrial changes, ovarian blood flow measurements, and per-cutaneous oocyte retrieval for in...

Nickel and the Skin: Immunology and Toxicology

1st Edition

Howard I. Maibach, Torkil Menne
April 30, 1989

This publication serves as a guide to medical doctors and dentists in the evaluation and management of problems related to nickel allergy. The chemistry, analysis, and monitoring of nickel is explored. Recent advances in the immunology of nickel are dis-cussed. Additionally, sensitization assays...

Biology of Sleep Substances

1st Edition

Shojiro Inoue
March 31, 1989

All aspects of sleep sciences are included in this excellent resource text, with special reference to sleep substances and sleep modulators. The historical development of the theories of sleep are reviewed in conjunction with the technical problems. All candidate substances are overviewed as to...

Genetic Engineering Fundamentals: An Introduction to Principles and Applications

1st Edition

John Kammermeyer
March 31, 1989

This important reference/text provides technologists with the basic informationnecessary to interact scientifically with molecular biologists and get involved in scalinguplaboratory procedures and designing and constructing commercial plants.Requiring no previous training or experience in biology,...

Xenobiotic Metabolism and Disposition: The Design of Studies on Novel Compounds

1st Edition

Harry P.A. Illing
February 28, 1989

This publication explains the principles of the techniques used in disposition and metabolism studies in animals, in man, and in vitro. It includes methods for studying routes and rates of absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of novel compounds and their metabolites. Relevant...

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