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- Wiley 2011; US$ 199.95
A Companion to Paleopathology offers a comprehensive overview of this rapidly growing sub- field of physical anthropology. Presents a broad overview of the field of paleopathology, integrating theoretical and methodological approaches to understand biological and disease processes throughout human history Demonstrates how paleopathology sheds light... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 166.00
Ion channel dysfunction in humans leads to impairment of the excitable processes necessary for the normal function of several tissues, such as muscle and brain. It follows that an increasing number of human diseases have been associated with malfunctioning ion channels, many of which have a genetic component. This volume presents a broad and comprehensive... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 195.00
One of the only books discussing new advances in venous ulcer therapy, Venous Ulcers provides a comprehensive look at the molecular biology and pathophysiology of venous ulcers. It discusses the many new treatments currently being used that offer non-invasive treatment options to patients with venous ulcerations. * Leg ulcers are defined as a discontinuity... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 199.99
More than 40 articles provide an extensive coverage of clinical and basic science advances over the last three years of research on subarachnoid hemorrhage-induced brain injuries. Early brain injury, the new frontier of subarachnoid hemorrhage research, which may be a key contributor to the high mortality and morbidity, promotes collaborative efforts... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2010; US$ 189.95
Metabolic Syndrome Pathophysiology: The Role of Essential Fatty Acids provides current research exploring the links among insulin, insulin receptors, polyunsaturated fatty acids, brain growth and disease. Specific interactions of essential fatty acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids in brain development and several disease groups are described. The... more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 159.95
Describes the structure of the enzymes, the role of copper and the unusual cofactor 6-hydroxydopa quinine derived from a posttranslational modification of a tyrosine residue. This work also covers the differences in amine oxidases from bacteria, plants and mammals. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 119.99
Reviews the molecular events initiated by unfolded or misfolded proteins leading to conformational human diseases, with special emphasis on the macromolecular homo- and heteroassociations of the malfolded proteins into characteristic ultrastructures found primarily in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. more...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 210.00
Morphological and functional studies revealed a complex system of primary sensory neurons which parallels the autonomic nervous system not only in its extent, but probably also in its significance. Neuropeptides released from activated nociceptive afferent nerves play a pivotal role in inflammatory reactions and pain, significantly modulate cardiac,... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2008; US$ 165.95
Reviews the various aspects of neuropathology that may have forensic or medical-legal import. This book presents coverage of the role of the neuropathologist in a legal setting before delving into specific forensic aspects of neuropathology, including comprehensive discussions of various syndromes and conditions affecting adults and children. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 160.00
Gap junctions are key elements in communication between cells in multicellular organisms. It is clear that their activity is essential for normal embryonic development and normal function in adult organs, although the individual roles of the proteins that form the channels (connexins) are not yet fully understood. The last few years have... more...