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The Legacy of Edith Kramer: A Multifaceted View

Lani Gerity, Susan Ainlay Anand
December 11, 2017

The Legacy of Edith Kramer presents a unique exploration into the life and work of the groundbreaking artist and art therapist. This edited volume examines the artist’s personal and cultural history prior to relocating to the United States as well as the later years when she worked as an artist,...

Understanding Healthcare Economics: Managing Your Career in an Evolving Healthcare System, Second Edition

Jeanne Wendel, PHD, Teresa D. Serratt, PHD, RN, William O'Donohue, PHD
December 11, 2017

Healthcare economics is a topic of increasing importance due to the substantial changes that are expected to radically alter the way Americans obtain and finance healthcare. Understanding Healthcare Economics, 2nd Edition provides an evidence-based framework to help practitioners comprehend the...

The 2 x 4 Model: A Neuroscience-Based Blueprint for the Modern Integrated Addiction and Mental Health Treatment System

Robert Andrew Chambers
December 08, 2017

Over a quarter century of studies have shown that addictions, mental illnesses, and their combinations (dual diagnoses) are pervasive in the general population. Meanwhile, emerging neuroscience is revealing that the neurodevelopmental basis of major mental illness and addiction diseases are tightly...

Biochemistry of Women: Clinical Concepts

A.S Curry
December 08, 2017

This book concerns the clinical chemistry of women � from conception to the grave. It concerns their medical problems and the laboratories� role in elucidating these and in monitoring treatment. The book represents the current �state of the art� and although in many areas there are sometimes widely...

Actions of Prolactin On Molecular Processes

James A. Rillema
December 08, 2017

It is well established tht the intial interaction of prolactin with its target cells is with specific receptor molecules located on the external surface of the plasma membrane. Subsequent to the prolactin-receptor interaction, however, the molecular events that culminate in the regulation of...

Protein/Peptide Sequence Analysis: Current Methodologies

A.S. Bhown
December 08, 2017

This book is an attempt to provide in a single source current state-of-the-art methodologies for protein sequence analysis. It is hoped that these various chapters are presented in such a way that both the newcomer and the established protein chemist will find useful information and directions to...

Steroid Biochemistry: Volume II

R. Hobkirk
December 08, 2017

An attempt has been made to attract contributions which illustrate the importance of certain enzymatic processes involved in steroid biosynthesis and metabolism and, in some cases, leading to steroidal action in target sites. Investigators actively engaged in research in such areas were invited to...

Freeze-Fracture Studies of Membranes

Sek Wen Hui
December 08, 2017

This volume is a kind of celebration of the progress of freeze-fracture electron microscopy in recent years. Many of the authors are leaders of the advancing front. Instead of offering an instruction manual of how to perform new techniques or a review to recover what has happened in the past in...

Handbook Methods For Oxygen Radical Research

Robert A. Greenwald
December 08, 2017

This volume is divided into five sections. Section I deals with preparative methodology for isolation and purification of the components of the oxy radical experimental systems use most frequently, including all three forms of SOD and several other important scavengers. Section II provides the...

Localization Of Putative Steroid Receptors: Volume II: Clinically Oriented Studies

December 08, 2017

These volumes represent the "state-of-the-art" in morphological methods for detection of steroid receptors. Some physician authors have applied many of the new methodologies in clinical research projects deisgned to improve medical practice, and these attempts have been placed in Volume II. The...

Cytolytic Lymphocytes and Complement Effectors of the Immune System: Volume 2

Eckhard R. Podack
December 08, 2017

These volumes, Cytolytic Lymphocytes and Complement: Effectors of the Immune System, originate from the realization that pathways of recognition and killings of foreign targets follow similar routes in the humoral and cellular part of the immune system. In particular, the homology of immunoglobins...

Eukaryotic Gene Regulation: Volume II

Gerald M. Kolodny
December 08, 2017

The cause of cancer and its many manifestations is at present unknown. Since many of its manifestations, including is control of cell division, appear to represent abnormal patterns of gene expression, studies of the regulation of gene expression nwill provide important insights in the...