Biomedical Science

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Peptide Biosynthesis and Processing

1st Edition

Lloyd D. Fricker
July 24, 1991

This book provides a comprehensive review of the field of peptide biosynthesis. Individual chapters range from historical perspectives of the field to current knowledge regarding specific enzymes. Every step from gene to final bioactive peptide is covered in detail. Approximately two thirds of the...

Immunochemistry of Solid-Phase Immunoassay

1st Edition

John E. Butler
July 23, 1991

Immunochemistry of Solid-Phase Immunoassay fills a niché in the field of immunoassay and immunology. Although solid-phase immunoassay constitutes a major technology in biology and medicine, there is no comprehensive source devoted to the immunochemical principles involved. As a result, this book...

Cytokines and Inflammation

1st Edition

Edward S. Kimball
July 15, 1991

This important new book focuses on the involvement of cytokines in specific areas of inflammatory diseases, such as granulomatous responses, lung disease, hepatic dysfunction and the acute phase, arthritis and accompanying bone remodeling, neurogenic inflammation, and shock. The roles of GM-CSF, IL...

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,...

Developmental Neurobiology of Breathing

1st Edition

Gabriel Haddad
June 28, 1991

This monograph provides a comprehensive basis for understanding the complex interactions that take place between synaptic input, cellular properties, and the oscillatory output of a neural network, especially in the maturing or developing nervous system. Emphasis is placed on drawing a parallel betw...

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...

Prevention of Pressure Sores: Engineering and Clinical Aspects

1st Edition

J.G Webster
June 01, 1991

Prevention of Pressure Sores: Engineering and Clinical Aspects collects together material from throughout the literature. The book first discusses the causes of pressure sores and then describes warning signs and behavior to prevent the incidence of pressure sores. It also examines the numerous...

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....

Molecular Dosimetry and Human Cancer: Analytical, Epidemiological, and Social Considerations

1st Edition

Paul L. Skipper, John D. Groopman
May 21, 1991

This book provides readers with a broad view of the field of molecular dosimetry by discussing its origins, underlying concepts, the wide range of approaches to making the measurements and applications for the results. Specific topics include the direct assessment of human carcinogens and...

Handbook of Natural Toxins: Toxicology of Plant and Fungal Compounds

1st Edition

R. F. Keeler
March 01, 1991

This volume describes some of the new research published since volume 1 of the series, Plant and fungal toxins , was published in 1983. A few chapters update topics previously treated, but most describe in depth the toxicologic and chemical aspects of other topics. Thus volumes 1 and 6 together prov...

Handbook of Natural Toxins: Reptile Venoms and Toxins

1st Edition

Anthony Tu
February 28, 1991

In 24 contributed chapters, 37 international specialists describe the latest developments in research on snake venom including different types of venoms and toxins, actions, antidotes, and applications and summarize what is known to date on Gila monster and frog toxins. Some 70 tables provide essent...

Early Parenting and Later Child Achievement

1st Edition

Arnold Honig
February 04, 1991