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Biochemistry of Vitamin A

1st Edition

Jagannath Ganguly
September 30, 1989

The main emphasis of this text is on the biochemistry, metabolism and systemic mode of action of vitamin A. The physiological, biochemical and nutritional aspects of naturally occurring retinoids are clearly addressed. Chapters review biogenesis, absorption, storage, transport, and metabolic...

Absorption and Utilization of Amino Acids, Volume I

1st Edition

Mendel Friedman
July 31, 1989

Containing 45 papers written by outstanding international authors from 14 countries, this three-volume compendium brings together the elements needed to understand the factors which influence the utilization of amino acids. The wide-ranging topics include descriptions of metabolic pathways and...

Proteins and Non-protein Nitrogen in Human Milk

1st Edition

Stephanie Atkinson, Bo Lonnerdal
June 30, 1989

For the first time, an entire publication has been dedicated to providing a critical review of the identification and analysis of the milk specific proteins such as lactalbumin, lactoferrin and casein; the non-milk specific proteins such as plasma and membrane proteins; and the minor...

Nutrition and Cancer Prevention

1st Edition

Thomas Moon
October 21, 1988

Scientific advances have led to the recognition that many chronic diseases such as cancer may be preventable. In this volume, 36 contributions test cancer prevention hypotheses, attempt to interpret their results, and provide a guide to the background, rationale, and selection of cancer prevention a...

Drugs and Nutrients: The Interactive Effects

1st Edition

D. A. Roe
May 03, 1984