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Biological Variation in Health and Illness: Race, Age, and Sex Differences

Theresa Overfield
July 13, 2017

Specifically for the health professional, this book contains an extensive compilation of research findings on biologic variation by race, age, and gender relating to health and illness. Completely rewritten, revised, and updated, the Second Edition includes an increased discussion of biologic...

Cannabis Physiopathology Epidemiology Detection

Gabriel G. Nahas
July 13, 2017

Cannabis Physiopathology and Detection features an outstanding collection of contributions from leading researchers around the world. Papers were presented at the Second International Colloquium on Illicit Drugs, held at the French National Academy of Medicine in April 1992. The book reviews the...

Cellular Immune Mechanisms and Tumor Dormancy

T. H. M. Stewart, E. Frederick Wheelock
July 13, 2017

Cellular Immune Mechanisms and Tumor Dormancy features the work of internationally recognized experts from various disciplines as they discuss the phenomenon of tumor dormancy in humans. Animal models are described in which cellular and molecular components of the immune control of dormancy have...

CRC Handbook of Eicosanoids, Volume II: Prostaglandins and Related Lipids

A. L. Willis
July 13, 2017

Building upon the extensive compilation of biochemical data featured in Volume I of the Handbook of Eicosanoids, the new Volume II describes the past, present, and potential future impact of eicosanoid research on new drug development. The reader is taken from a historical perspective through...

Alcohol and the Gastrointestinal Tract

Victor R. Preedy
July 13, 2017

This book covers all aspects of gastrointestinal tract problems caused by alcohol misuse. Opening chapters discuss epidemiology and the metabolism of alcohol and the liver's role in that process. Alcohol and acetaldehyde dehydrogenases, free radicals, and endocrine changes are discussed in detail....

Alcohol Interactions with Drugs and Chemicals

Edward J. Calabrese
July 13, 2017

Alcohol Interactions with Drugs and Chemicals is a concise volume that identifies, documents, and assesses the capacity of alcohol to alter the toxicity of chemical pollutants and drugs in animal models and humans. The book systematically assesses interactions according to general chemical classes...

Delivery Strategies for Antisense Oligonucleotide Therapeutics

Saghir Akhtar
July 13, 2017

With contributions from leading experts, this book is the first to focus solely on addressing the problems and reviewing the strategies currently being used to improve the delivery of antisense nucleic acids. Important delivery issues, such as improving biological stability, improving cell-specific...

Benzene Carcinogenicity

Muzaffer Aksoy
July 13, 2017

An in-depth exploration of Benzene Carcinogenicity including source, measurement, analysis, and clinical conclusions....

Biological Effects of Low Level Exposures to Chemical and Radiation

Edward J. Calabrese
July 13, 2017

This book features papers presented at a workshop discussing current knowledge about the biological effects of low level exposures (BELLE). The book is designed to help establish a scientific base for future BELLE initiatives and is focused on the issue of the toxicological implications of...

Continuous Cultures of Cells: Volume II

Peter H. Calcott
July 12, 2017

This two-volume set will be useful to the established continuous culture operator, as well as the researcher, teacher, and student who is interested in learning how the technique of continuous culture could be useful in answering both basic and applied questions in microbiology and cell...

Why Are We Conscious?: A Scientist’s Take on Consciousness and Extrasensory Perception

David E.H. Jones
July 11, 2017

There are two huge gaps in scientific theory. One, the contradiction between classical and quantum mechanics, is discussed in many publications. The other, the total failure to explain why anything made of atoms (such as ourselves) can be conscious, has little acknowledgement. The main thesis of...

Python for Bioinformatics, Second Edition

Sebastian Bassi
July 10, 2017

In today's data driven biology, programming knowledge is essential in turning ideas into testable hypothesis. Based on the author’s extensive experience, Python for Bioinformatics, Second Edition helps biologists get to grips with the basics of software development. Requiring no prior knowledge of...