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- Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 73.00
Why organisms age and why sexual reproduction exists are major unsolved problems in biology. This book provides an integrated explanation of aging and sex based on current knowledge of DNA damage and repair. Key Features * Discusses the universality of the problem of DNA damage * Describes aging as a consequence of accumulated DNA damage * Considers... more...
- Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 59.00
The reviews in this volume deal with questions of the mechanisms of pathogenesis and with organisms that have only recently been extensively studied on the molecular level.**The introductory section presents an overview of pathogenesis, emphasizing common elements and genetic mechanisms of regulation and a review on the population genetics of bacterial... more...
- Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 104.00
Interest in the functional roles of astrocytes in the nervous system has grown significantly as it is recognized that these cells not only have their own pharmacology but also release neuro- and vaso-active factors. This book relates astrocyte pharmacology to cell function for the first time, making it an attractive text across the neuroscience community.... more...
- Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 111.00
An explosion of information has occurred over the past few years in the field of signal transduction. As information form prokaryotes and eukaryotes has accumulated, it has become evident that diverse sensory systems share common mechanistic themes. This volume reviews our the current knowledge of molecular mechanisms for sensory transduction in a... more...
- Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 143.00
In recent decades, there has been an explosive growth in knowledge on the important biological roles of carbohydrates, especailly as specific information carriers. Neoglycoconjugates have been indispensable tools in these studies. This timely book, with both synthetic and application studies, will be of great value to researchers in a number of disciplines.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 214.99
Describes the fundamental biology and applications of the bacteriophages, viruses that infect bacteria. This book provides a contemporary guide to each major phage family, highlights interesting topics, and provides a description of the kinds of phages that are associated with the major classes of eubacteria and archaea. more...
- Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 204.00
This book examines the role that dopamine plays in schizophrenia, examining its role in not only the symptoms of the disease but also in its treatment. It also reviews all neurotransmitters that have been implicated in schizophrenia, exploring the genetic data, clinical data implicating the transmitter, and the preclinical data exploring how a transmitter... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2011; US$ 213.00
Intracellular cell signaling is a well understood process. However, extracellular signals such as hormones, adipokines, cytokines and neurotransmitters are just as important but have been largely ignored in other works. They are causative agents for diseases including hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and arthritis so offer new, and often more... more...
- Elsevier Science 1990; US$ 104.00
This 2nd revised edition equals the popular 1st edition in providing a clear and detailed overview of cell culture. It presents information on: characteristics of cultured cells; culture vessels; glassware preparation and sterilisation techniques; subculturing; primary cells; cell culture media; techniques; contamination; the cell cycle; cell synchronisation;... more...
- Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 99.00
Human Molecular Genetics is a practical guide to the applications of molecular biology and genetics techniques to human cells. A wide range of experimental procedures for investigating human genes and genomes are presented. * * Mutation Detection in Human Genes - chemical mismatch cleavage, DNA mini-sequencing, SSCP method, RT-PCR, electrophoretic... more...