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Molecular Genetics of Biological Rhythms

1st Edition

Michael Young
November 18, 1992

Reviews cellular model systems in an effort to determine the mechanism by which mutation can alter rhythmicity. The text explains how new research fits into the emerging picture of the genetic and molecular basis of biological rhythmicity....

Thermodynamics of Membrane Receptors and Channels

1st Edition

Meyer B. Jackson
November 18, 1992

Thermodynamics of Membrane Receptors and Channels synthesizes a wealth of new information regarding the biophysics of membrane proteins. New insights provided by molecular genetics, single channel recording, and high resolution structural techniques are discussed from a conceptual perspective....

Immuno-Gold Electron Microscopy in Virus Diagnosis and Research

1st Edition

Alexander D. Hyatt, Bryan Eaton
November 10, 1992

This book presents a wide variety of immuno-gold techniques for use in virus diagnosis and research. Protocols are presented for state-of-the-art techniques, including in situ hybridization, freeze substitution, and the utilization of ultra-small probes and replicas for use by virologists and...

Principles and Applications of Quinoproteins

1st Edition

Victor Davidson
October 30, 1992

Provides up-to-date information on all aspects of basic and applied research on quinoproteins and quinonoid co-factors such as pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ) - exploring the scope, direction and potential value of investigations in this multidisciplinary field....

Platelet Activating Factor Receptor: Signal Mechanisms and Molecular Biology

1st Edition

Shivendra D. Shukla
October 23, 1992

Platelet activating factor (PAF) is the most potent phospholipid agonist known to date. PAF has a wide variety of physiological effects and has also been implicated in patho-physiology of cells. Since the structural elucidation of PAF in 1979, several laboratories have embarked upon characterizing...

Mechanisms of Intracellular Trafficking and Processing of Proproteins

1st Edition

Y. Peng Loh
October 23, 1992

Mechanisms of Intracellular Trafficking and Processing of ProProteins provides an in-depth discussion of the cellular organization and current views of the molecular mechanisms underlying the trafficking, sorting, and processing of various classes of proproteins. The book covers the mechanisms of...

Gene Amplification in Mammalian Cells: A Comprehensive Guide

1st Edition

Rodney E. Kellems
October 16, 1992

Serves as a comprehensive review to the substantial impact of gene amplification in molecular biology, genetic engineering and medical science. The book covers the mechanism of gene amplification, organization and structure of amplified genes....

The Adrenal Medulla, 1989-1991

1st Edition

Stephen W. Carmichael, Susan L. Stoddard
October 13, 1992

The Adrenal Medulla, 1989-1991 offers a comprehensive review of the world literature on the adrenal medulla published during this period. The book emphasizes the role of the adrenal medulla in advancing our knowledge of neuroscience; for example, the Nobel Prize-winning technique of patch clamping...

Cellular Membrane: A Key to Disease Processes

1st Edition

S. Tsuyoshi Ohnishi, Tomoko Ohnishi
September 29, 1992

Cellular Membrane: A Key to Disease Processes focuses on cellular membranes as a key to unlocking important new information about the pathological processes of strokes, heart attacks, diabetes, cancer, and other major diseases. The clinical relevance of basic research is particularly emphasized....

Cell Interactions in Atherosclerosis

1st Edition

Horst Robenek, Nicholas J. Severs
September 25, 1992

Cell Interactions in Atherosclerosis covers the scientific foundations of the most important disease inflicting the developed world today. It presents a collection of topical aspects on the general theme of cell interactions in atherosclerosis, providing authoritative, up-to-the-minute accounts of...

Induced Effects Of Genotoxic Agents In Eukaryotic Cells

1st Edition

Toby G Rossman
September 21, 1992


Bacterial Endotoxic Lipopolysaccharides

1st Edition

David C. Morrison, John L. Ryan
September 11, 1992

Bacterial Endotoxic Lipopolysaccharides provides an up-to-date, two-volume review of the latest information regarding bacterial lipopolysaccharide structure and activities. These volumes cover the biochemistry, pharmacology, and pathophysiologic properties of endotoxins. The volumes also...