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Handbook of Percentage Points of the Inverse Gaussian Distributions

James A. Koziol
November 29, 2017

The purpose of this handbook is to provide comprehensive tables of percentage points of the inverse Gaussian distribution. There is no other publication available today which condenses these tables - to such extent-in a concise, straightforward manner. The inverse Gaussian distribution is not only...

Spectroscopy in the Biomedical Sciences

R.M. Gendreau
November 29, 2017

The intent of this book � a collection of manuscripts - is to provide general descriptions of analytical techniques which we believe to be useful to the biological scientist, and to provide examples of the utility of each technique. The contributing authors were asked to focus on examples in which...

Glutamine and Glutamate Mammals: Volume II

Elling Kvamme
November 29, 2017

Based on the joint effort of a great many top scientists, this book covers most aspects of the metabolism and function of glutamine and glutamate in mammals....

The Chemistry and Metabolism of 4' - Deoxypyridoxine

Stephen P. Coburn
November 29, 2017

This review organizes the existing literature on deoxypyridoxine in order to provide additional insights for developing further work. By providing a thorough analysis of previous work with deoxypyridoxine, it can be used more effectively as a tool for examining various metabolic pathways and...

Copper Proteins and Copper Enzymes: Volume I

Rene Lontie
November 29, 2017

These volumes of Copper Proteins and Copper Enzymes are intended to describe the contemporary spectroscopy and other biophysical chemistry now being applied to copper proteins in order to determine the structures of their active sites. Several chapters of the treatise describe the functional...

Crystallization of Membrane Proteins

Hartmut Michel
November 29, 2017

The precise knowledge of the structure of biological macromolecules forms the basis of understanding their function and their mechanism of action. It also lays the foundation for rational protein and drug design. The only method to obtain this knowledge is still crystallography. At present, the...

The Role of Phosphonates in Living Systems

November 29, 2017

Throughout the last three decades, a large amount of information on phosphonates has accumulated, but has not been compiled. At this time of the increasing importance of phosphonate class of molecules, this information needs to be drawn together to make a manageable volume for use as a reference...

Handbook of Medicinal Herbs: Herbal Reference Library

James A. Duke
November 29, 2017

A Practical, Authoritative CompendiumThis handbook catalogs 365 species of herbs having medicinal or folk medicinal uses, presenting whatever useful information has been documented on their toxicity and utility in humans and animals. Plants from all over the world - from common cultivars to rare...

Ia Antigens: Volume II: Man and Other Species

David Ferrone
November 29, 2017

The purpose of this book is to provide the reader with a ready source of information regarding Ia antigens in several animal species.The significance role played by the gene products of I regions in cell-cell interactions has stimulated interest in the characterization of Ia antigens. Through the...

Eukaryotic Gene Regulation: Volume I

Gerald M. Kolodny
November 29, 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...

The Melanotropic Peptides: Volume I: Source, Synthesis, Chemistry, Secretion, Circulation and Metabolism

M.E. Hadley
November 29, 2017

The three volumes on "The Melanotropic Peptides" are the outcome of a conference of the same name that was held in Tucson, Arizona, from October 11-12, 1986. The format of the three volumes provides a complete coverage of what is known about the Melanotropic Peptides. Volume I provides information...

The Melanotropic Peptides: Volume II: Biological Roles

M.E. Hadley
November 29, 2017

The three volumes on "The Melanotropic Peptides" are the outcome of a conference of the same name that was held in Tucson, Arizona, from October 11-12, 1986. Volume II disdcusses the diverse putative physiologial roles of MSH and MCH. A concluding chapter of this volume provides a discussion of the...