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Autoimmune Diseases of the Endocrine System

Robert Volpe'
October 05, 1990

This book is a comprehensive, easy-to-read discussion of the organ-specific autoimmune endocrine diseases emphasizing new contributions and trends for research and management. It begins with a brief chapter introducing the general principles of immunology, followed by discussions covering topics...

Iron Transport and Storage

Prem Ponka, Herbert M. Schulman, Robert C. Woodworth, Goetz W. Richter
September 25, 1990

The objective of this book is to review and summarize recent developments in our understanding of iron transport and storage in living systems. It includes an overview of the evolutionary aspects of iron metabolism and bacterial iron transport, as well as a detailed discussion of molecules with...

Protein Nutrition and Mineral Absorption

Raul A. Wapnir
September 25, 1990

This volume presents information regarding the mechanisms of protein absorption under normal and pathologic conditions, in addition to reviewing changes that occur at various stages of life. General modifiers of intestinal absorption, such as the processing of foods, the nutritional status of the...

Oxidoreduction at the Plasma Membranerelation to Growth and Transport, Volume I

Frederick L. Crane, D. James Morre, Hans E. Low
September 24, 1990

The concept of general oxidoreductase function at the plasma level is new. Oxidoreduction at the Plasma Membrane: Relation to Growth and Transport provides the first truly comprehensive coverage of the oxidoreduction reactions in plasma membranes and the role that can now be attributed to these...

Childhood Obesity: A Biobehavioral Perspective

Kenneth L. Lichstein, Gilman Grave, Norman Kretchmer
August 31, 1990

This volume highlights recent research findings which elucidate the biological and behavioral underpinnings of childhood obesity. The book is divided into four sections: Perspectives, Determinants, Prevention, and Treatment. Topics include the social and psychological factors that comprise the...

Childhood Obesity: A Biobehavioral Perspective

Norman Kretchmer
August 31, 1990

This volume highlights recent research findings which elucidate the biological and behavioral underpinnings of childhood obesity. The book is divided into four sections: Perspectives, Determinants, Prevention, and Treatment. Topics include the social and psychological factors that comprise the...

Late Phase Allergic Reactions

Walter Dorsch
August 27, 1990

This important publication presents new information regarding "Late Phase Allergic (or Inflammatory) Reactions" (LPR). It includes present knowledge on the pathogenesis of LPR in human skin, nose, bronchi, and other organ systems. The book discusses the roles of antibodies, mediators, and cells as...

Mechanisms of Differentiation, Volume I

Paul B. Fisher
August 27, 1990

Significant recent advances in cell culture technology now permit a detailed biochemical and molecular analysis of differentiation in both normal and tumor cells. These studies are important in attempting to understand the complex factors involved in normal growth and development, as well as the...

Immunocytochemistry for Steroid Receptors

Louis P. Pertschuk
August 15, 1990

A comprehensive review of the literature on steroid hormone receptor immuncytochemistry. It includes the development of the first monoclonal antireceptor antibody and initial procedures designed to localize steroid receptors in situ up to the present. The step-by-step instructions provide easy...

Acquired Neurological Speech/Language Disorders In Childhood

Bruce E Murdoch
July 26, 1990

The long-held belief that acquired aphasia in children is primarily of the non-fluent type has been challenged in recent years. This book discusses language problems arising from cerebro-vascular accidents occurring in childhood, and from other...

Osseo-Integrated Implants, Volume II

Gunther Heimke
July 25, 1990

The focus of this two-volume work is osseo integration. It discusses the use of glue to attach bony tissue as well as the use of the absence of biochemical interactions between some oxide ceramics (particularly pure A1203 ceramic) and the adjacent tissue. This book also demonstrates the possibility...

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